Luxury Holidays in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The Westcliff is a 5 star luxury hotel set on a cliffside in Johannesburg, South Africa. Book with Luxury Worldwide Collection for exclusive offers. The Westcliff has an almost rural air despite being in the city centre.
Its swimming pool and private terraces look out over the adjacent zoological gardens where animals can be spotted beneath the trees.
This sets the scene for a safari in Botswana, the next stage of many of its guests’ journeys. Stay at this charming retreat and, as with all Orient-Express hotels, you will be perfectly positioned for all that Johannesburg has to offer, yet cosseted in peace and calm when you so choose.
Jogging and Cycling
This resort has a range of room types to suit your budget and party size.
Luxury rooms are spacious, elegant, peaceful and ideal for work or relaxation, with either twin or king beds.
Most of the Junior Suites feature charming bay windows with glorious views of Johannesburg’s leafy northern suburbs or private balconies overlooking the Zoological Gardens below.
Stylish and spacious, these open-plan suites feature a large lounge area, custom-made for relaxation or entertaining.
An elegant and spacious one bedroom suite boasting a separate lounge, these lavish suites are ideal for guests who want to entertain or conduct private meetings.
The hotel’s most spectacular, extensive and sophisticated suite is located in prime position at the top of the Westcliff Estate, directly above the restaurant with a spacious terrace overlooking the hotel’s spectacular rim flow pool below.
Find out what makes this resort special. Here are some of our personal highlights.
Tucked away amidst The Westcliff’s cascading gardens and delightful fountains, lies the Botanica Spa, an inviting oasis of indulgence and relaxation.
Step inside one of our spa suites, designed with your total well-being in mind. Whether it’s soothing aromatherapy, an all-embracing body wrap or one of our gentle pedicures, you’ll find a wide variety of treatments that will suit your mood.
Our therapies have been inspired by the earth’s natural gifts. From across Africa we offer a range of invigorating herbal remedies to revitalise and inspire. Our elite team of therapists is waiting to welcome you.
The Westcliff Estate boasts two heated horizon pools, the most notable being the infinity pool on the Pool Terrace, with a bird’s eye view of the Johannesburg Zoological Gardens below. Swim to the edge of the pool and you might just catch a glimpse of an elephant.
Explore the historic surrounds of The Westcliff and Parkview by taking off on one of the four mountain bikes available for the exclusive use of hotel guests, or ask our concierge for a jogging map of the city.
An incredible 36 of the top 100 golf courses in South Africa are located within an hour’s drive from northern Johannesburg, which means golfers are more than spoilt for choice. Enthusiasts can enjoy the facilities of a nearby club, which offers guest membership benefits to The Westcliff.
Moreover, your golfing experience in the city can be made considerably more pleasant and easy by hiring the services of a golf concierge service. Arrangements can be made via the Front Desk.
The elegant Jacaranda Hill has become one of the most sought after special event venues in Johannesburg.
With its breathtaking views and luxurious rooms and suites, it is little wonder that The Westcliff is known as the city’s most romantic destination.
Bridal couples will stay in a luxurious suite and enjoy special romantic touches and amenities on their wedding night, followed by a lavish English breakfast the following morning. And there is an open invitation to return for a complimentary overnight stay in a luxury room on the special occasion of their first anniversary.
Jacaranda Hill is a self-contained, multi-tiered building with its own state-of-the-art catering facilities. Designed to accommodate an executive conference or gala dinner for 120 people, a directors’ board meeting or an intimate dinner for ten, Jacaranda Hill boasts the leading edge business and catering technology.
In addition to a ramp, allowing for vehicle access to the ballroom (perfect for motor launches and spectacular entertainment), the conference centre features state-of-the-art audio visual and IT equipment alongside elegant interior finishes and furnishings created by interior designer Graham Viney.
The Conference Centre has been strategically positioned next to the hotel’s Business Wing, where visiting conference delegates have full access to the executive services provided by the fully-equipped Business Centre.
The Westcliff welcomes children of all ages and we go to great lengths to make them feel like princes and princesses.
Below are the range of facilities and amenities that we offer to our younger guests.
New born (0-3 years)
– A cot in the room
– Special fine cotton linen pillows and duvets
– Baby toiletries
– A bottle warmer
– A baby bath
– Fresh milk
– Baby-sitting services available
– Children (3-7 years)
– A children’s dressing gown
– An assortment of treats and soft drinks
– A special toy as a gift
– Children’s movies
– In-room dining, with a specially designed children’s menu
The indulgent morning and afternoon tea have become something of an institution where you lazily feast on tantalising delicacies, from fluffy scones served with preserves and whipped cream to scrumptious cakes, delicate finger sandwiches and fruit tarts.
La Belle Terrasse and Loggia
Exceptional cuisine, an extensive wine list, and a backdrop of the forest by day and the glittering lights of Johannesburg at night, have earned La Belle Terrasse the distinction of being among the city’s most sought after restaurants.
Whether enjoying breakfast, dinner or our Sunday brunch, expect a memorable experience.
The Conservatory & Pool Bar
The relaxed, welcoming ambience of the Conservatory and Pool Terrace is perfect for get-togethers, meetings or light meals.
The light lunches and tapas served in the Conservatory are complemented by spectacular views over the elevated pool deck.
The Polo Bar
A popular drawcard among Johannesburg’s in crowd, the Polo Bar features a wide selection of traditional cocktails and mixers. With an all new tapas and light lunch menu, an extensive Champagne selection and interesting liqueurs, it is the perfect place to meet and enjoy good company.