Museum Africa is within a mile (2 km) of The Devonshire, and other popular attractions like Johannesburg Zoo are within a few miles (5 km). This 63-room, 3-star hotel has 3 restaurants along with conveniences like free in-room WiFi and free self parking. Located in central Johannesburg, the hotel is also near South African Museum of Military History and University of Johannesburg.


Enjoy dining at The Jorissen Restaurant, one of 3 onsite restaurants. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.


All 63 rooms feature coffee makers, phones, and desks. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Free toiletries are also standard.

Property features

Renovated in 2014, The Devonshire offers a nightclub, free WiFi in public areas, and a conference center. You can take advantage of free parking if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has staff standing by to help with dry cleaning or laundry, and answer any questions about the accommodations. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include a business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and free newspapers.


  • Close to Museum Africa
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This 3-star property offers access to a business center.

High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. 5 meeting rooms are available. This family-friendly hotel also offers a nightclub, coffee/tea in a common area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in January 2014.

  • ATM/banking 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Conference center 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 63 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Nightclub 
  • Year Built 1930 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Free self parking 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Devonshire offers 63 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary toiletries. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10 AM.

The Jorissen Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Bellissimo Pizzeria - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ZAR 110 for adults and ZAR 110 for children (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

National Rating

Quality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.

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