Renovated in 2003, this air-conditioned hotel comprises a 20-storey main building and a 28-storey annex with 564 rooms, including 38 suites, 15 studios, 2 wheelchair-accessible rooms and 101 non-smoking rooms. The lobby houses a 24-hour reception, a currency exchange facility, a safe and a lift. Further facilities include a shop, a bar, a beauty salon, dry cleaner's/laundry and 4 restaurants serving Japanese, African, Portuguese and Italian cuisine. The ?Vilamoura' restaurant offers seafood specials into the early hours. In addition, there is a conference room and a public Internet connection. Secretarial, room, laundry and medical services, as well as a garage, are on offer. There is also an airline desk and a tour desk within the hotel.
This exclusive hotel is located in the heart of Sandton, the residential and business district of Johannesburg, with a direct link to Sandton City - South Africa's premier shopping complex. The hotel is superbly situated for business travellers and is also the ideal base for golf lovers, with several of South Africa's major courses located within a 50-kilometre radius.
The rooms come with a bathroom with a telephone, bathrobes and hairdryer, tea and coffee-making facilities, a direct dial telephone with voice mail, satellite/cable TV (pay TV) with a remote control and a wide range of film and satellite channels, a modem for Internet access, a minibar, a fridge and a hire safe. Guests can check out by video in their rooms.
There is a swimming pool in the hotel grounds. Guests can also relax on sun loungers, in the sauna, the steam room or with a massage. Sports enthusiasts may play tennis, squash and golf, or work out in the hotel gym.
American Express, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.
From Johannesburg airport to the hotel: travel east bound to Sandton and/or Sandton city. The hotel is located on the Western End of the landmark shopping complex. There is a shuttle service to the airport.
The deluxe rooms are in the Intercontinental Sandton Towers building and the standard rooms in the Intercontinental Sandton Sun building.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV