An Exclusive Urban Oasis

Published 4 years ago

Brand Voice by The Houghton Hotel

When it comes to the evolution of unparalleled hospitality in Johannesburg, luxury has a new location at one of Johannesburg’s most exclusive addresses. Whether you are an avid local or international traveller, looking for leisure or a business base, the Houghton Hotel has something to suit your needs. This urban oasis, with a unique and personalised offering, makes guests feel right at home in a modern, contemporary space. The Houghton Hotel prides itself on providing unforgettable experiences for all types of travellers; making every effort to ensure that the hotel exceeds expectations, enveloping guests in a luxury experience that lingers long after check out.

An exceptional lifestyle resort situated on the sprawling expanse of a signature Jack Nicklaus golf course, in the leafy suburb of Houghton, one of the oldest and most beautiful parts of Johannesburg; the R880 million establishment is the crowning glory in a newly built residential estate, flanked by footpaths navigating lush landscaped gardens. An unexpected escape from the hustle and bustle, and a stone’s throw from the metropolis, The Houghton Hotel is perfectly positioned, affording discerning guests a plethora of options; from exploring the nearby neighbourhoods to soaking up the sumptuous comforts of the hotel, with its signature services and state-of-art facilities.


Expertly designed by Boogertman + Partners architects, with the interiors by DSGN, the Houghton Hotel showcases the very best of South African luxury design and craftsmanship. As a prestigious member of the Leading Hotels of the World, and having recently been named the Best Luxury Hotel in South Africa, at the HOSCO Luxury Tourism Awards; it boast 68 beautiful rooms, suites and penthouses cocooned in layered luxury and offering unobstructed views of the city skyline and scenic surrounds. Drawing inspiration from the most iconic hotels around the world, paired with intuitive service that surpasses standards and exceeds expectations; The Houghton Hotel certainly delivers a ‘decidedly extraordinary’ experience as one of Johannesburg’s most luxurious destinations.

With a palpable passion for hospitality that is deeply rooted within its cultural identity, The Houghton Hotel is a world-class facility that rivals some of the greatest hotels globally, while fulfilling the role of a home away from home. From a fully equipped business centre to boardrooms proffering personal assistants, and bespoke business conferencing solutions of up to 500 delegates, as well as a 24 hour concierge service to ensure that no need goes unmet, there is no detail that has been overlooked in the architectural gem, which truly captures the imagination: from exotic Egyptian cotton bedding to extended breakfasts and a five star flagship wellness centre from Amani Spa; with a restorative and relaxing rasul chamber, meditation garden and heated infinity pool. Affording guests all the amenities imaginable, not to mention a spectacular sundowner spot at Sky Bar, with an uninterrupted vista over Johannesburg; if you can dream it, the Houghton Hotel should probably be able to make it possible.

For guests interested in medical tourism, The Houghton Hotel takes pleasure in offering on-site Medical Suites with world-class specialists and practitioners, and the suites are suited to provide extra care to medical tourists post-procedure.

The special attention to the guest’s dining experience includes the culmination of good food and great produce at the Nova Deli; with its culinary cave of cured meats, cheeses, pastries and imported product offerings. Signature dining at “The H” provides a unique haute cuisine experience, where guests can enjoy a personalised gastronomic journey.


The Houghton Hotel was created for people who have earned the right to demand more from life – a place where the option of casual and luxury meld into one; and living up to its promise, the Houghton Hotel is central to The Houghton experience. Combining luxury hotel living with the convenience of the concierge services of a private club, the Houghton Hotel is designed to ensure that every need is not only met, but exceeded.

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