AtholPlace Hotel & Villa

This luxury boutique hotel is a 14-minute walk from trains at Sandton Station, 10 km from the Johannesburg Botanical Garden, and 14 km from Constitution Hill, a former prison with a museum. The 9 swanky suites feature free Wi-Fi and minibars, plus flat-screen TVs and laptop-sized safes. All have balconies, living areas with sofas, and en suite bathrooms offering heated floors. A 4-bedroom private villa adds a living/dining room. Room service is available.

Breakfast is included. An upscale restaurant has a terrace. Other amenities include a cosy bar and a lounge with a fireplace, plus an outdoor pool, and a garden that has a fire pit.