The Winston Hotel – Melrose, Johannesburg
The Winston Hotel, situated in the exclusive and leafy suburb of Melrose Estate in Johannesburg, exudes five-star luxury and style.
Voted one of Condé Nast Travelers Hot List Hotels for 2011, they describe The Winston as ”a perfect little urban retreat … chic and intimate”.
The décor is an eclectic blend of colonial and contemporary. The rooms of this boutique establishment are elegantly high ceilinged and the floors solidly teak. Comfort and security are a top priority, and it’s minutes from established shopping districts, restaurants, street cafés and the Rosebank Gautrain station.
Designed by renowned South African Architect Derick Tabbert, it has 30 guest rooms styled either with a French boudoir or classic English manor house feel.
Well appointed en-suite bathrooms have separate showers and combine the luxury of marble with mahogany. Each room offers a well lit work station and complimentary internet.
Facilities include a pool and library, while The Commissioner restaurant offers a menu based on authentic South African dishes with influences of North Africa and the Mediterranean.