Four Seasons The Westcliff Johannesburg | Johannesburg, South Africa

    Luxury Hotels and Resorts  Refurbishment  Urban and Boutique Hotels 


    Operator: Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
    No. of Keys / Area: 115 Keys
    Completed: 2015
    Type of Project: Luxury Boutique Hotel with Conference & spa Facilities

    Set on a cliff-side in a garden estate in Johannesburg, The Westcliff offers a hillside setting and endless city views that are unmatched in this vibrant, cosmopolitan city.

    The original architectural concept was to utilise the gradient and slope to create a Mediterranean village atmosphere with winding roads and pathways and individual courtyards.

    Capturing the serenity of Johannesburg’s lush gardens and greenery, the nature-inspired Spa at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg, is a completely new, custom-designed destination for well-being. Johannesburg’s leading day spa, this resort-style urban retreat features nine treatment rooms – including a deluxe couple’s suite – many with windows overlooking the outdoor infinity lap pool.

    An iconic hotel reborn. The new Four Seasons “The Westcliff” Johannesburg, is a stylish urban resort. Situated on Westcliff Ridge offering panoramic views across the Johannesburg Zoo and the prestigious suburbs of Forrest Town, Saxonwold and The Parks.

    The hotel is conveniently close to business, culture, shopping and leisure activities. Situated just 40 minutes from both O.R.Tambo International Airport and Lanseria International Airport. Four Seasons “The Westcliff” serves as a gateway to all of Southern Africa – ideal before or after a safari in Botswana or the Kruger National Park.

    The refurbishment of the hotel was extensive, including the redesign of kitchens, food and beverage outlets as well as a new destination Spa and Fitness Centre on the site of the original tennis court and undercover parking.

    A major new feature is the twin panoramic glass lifts, which take guests directly to the upper Terrace and Restaurants.

    The hotel has 117 guest rooms which includes Presidential and Executive Suites.      The five contemporary Dining and Bar venues generates a vibrant social scene.

    Embodying the excitement of Johannesburg’s urban revival, Four Seasons Hotel “The Westcliff”, Johannesburg, offers five-star luxury hotel accommodations in the city’s prestigious northern suburbs.

    The new Four Seasons the Westcliff Johannesburg boasts:

    • 117 Rooms in total (12 suites and 105 guest rooms)
    • A new 5* Luxury Spa with 9 treatment rooms including a couple’s suite.
    • Indoor and outdoor function areas, a ballroom and additional meeting rooms.
    • 3 restaurants and 2 Private Dining options. The selection ranges from contemporary cuisine through to an authentic South Africa Braai (BBQ) experience.
    • Jacaranda Hill the ballroom/conference venue can accommodate Banquets & Weddings of 110 guests and Conferences of 160 guests.
    • The hotel now offers both a lap pool, a family pool, and various fitness facilities.

    Winner of the 2016 SAPOA Award of Excellence – Refurbishment Category.

    Photographs courtesy of Four Seasons The Westcliff Johannesburg

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