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Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel Sandton Johannesburg

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Good hotel and across the road from Sandton City shopping complex and restaurants. Unfortunately the staff at the outlets are terrible. They chat amongst themselves, argue and spend the latter part of breakfast playing up staff meals rather than worrying about the guests.

Everything about our stay was good except for the breakfast service. The trainee chefs need constant guidance as they were overwhelmed in producing the egg service. It would be helpful if a senior chef guides them as the really messed up our order on the first morning. The bacon was a bit over cooked. Otherwise a generally good stay save for the above.

The hotel is both well located and service is excellent. From check in to housekeeping to meal preparation (lovely breakfast) to everything. My favorite Joberg hotel!

The hotel is a great place to stay as it is right outside the Gautrain station. The rooms were clean and comfortable. I checked out of the hotel at 7:30 in the morning and left my luggage at reception for later collection. When I reached my meeting I realised that I did not have my wallet. I concluded that the wallet was either in the room or the luggage. Upon my return at 16:30 I searched my luggage and found that the wallet was not there and that therefore meant that it was in the room. Housekeeping insisted that they didnt find my wallet, which is impossible. This is very disappointing that they hire staff members that are untrustworthy. Sure they said valuables are left at own risk but I expected better from this hotel.

We stayed for one night when stopping over through JNB. Location is great - just off the Gautrain. Close to Nelson Mandela Square where there is a big mall and restaurants. Personally, we preferred our stay in the Rosebank area (off the Guatrain a few stops from Sandton) as there were many more restaurants and bars and the area seemed more lively to us. The one thing that was annoying about the Radisson is that instead of just putting a hold on your credit card for potential room additionals, they actually charge your card (not fun with transaction fees!). When I checked out, I had to remind them to give me a refund. There was also some confusion as to whether I already paid for my room and would get the full deposit back. While it was all resolved, I would have preferred them to put a hold on credit cards like most hotels do instead of actually charging your card and reminding them to refund you for it.

The hotel staff was very nice and attentive. The location was great as it was directly across from the train station and a mall with many shops and restaurants. The view from the hotel balcony was really nice as well. Tours/excursions can also be arranged directly through the hotel staff. However, the best parts of the hotel has to be the breakfast buffet, bedding, pillows and the rain shower; awesome!

Corner of Rivonia Road and West Street Sandton Gauteng

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Sandton City Mall and Sandton Convention Centre
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel Sandton Johannesburg places you within a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions such as Sandton City Mall and Sandton Convention Centre. This 220-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Centrally located in Sandton, the hotel is also a short walk from Johannesburg Stock Exchange and Nelson Mandela Square.


Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning with full breakfast, available for a fee from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


All 220 air-conditioned rooms feature minibars, safes, and phones. Guests can expect 32-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Ironing boards and desks are other standard amenities.

Property features

At Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel Sandton Johannesburg, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. If you drive, self parking is ZAR 50 per night, or you can take advantage of the shuttle from the hotel to the airport (available 24 hours) for ZAR 590 per person. A multilingual staff is on hand to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include 5 meeting rooms, a conference center, and a business center.

Room options

Business Class Room

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Junior Suite

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

78% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 1178 reviews