The Peech

Johannesburg, South Africa

At a Glance

  • Set in beautiful gardens, a real oasis in the city

  • Excellent eco-credentials and Fair Trade Tourism certified

  • Owner-run with a strong attention to detail and friendly staff

  • Stay in a garden room or suite and enjoy a private patio or balcony

  • Take part in one of the regular wine tasting evenings, sampling the finest South African produce

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Johannesburg has a relatively mild climate, with warm, dry summers and moderate winters. Generally dry heat which makes it relatively comfortable.

The rainy season in Johannesburg begins in October and continues through April, with intermittent mild showers occurring throughout that season. Winters are very dry, generally mild with cold clear evenings and bright, sunny days with mild to warm temperatures. Snow and rain in the winter time are almost unheard of.

Travellers interested in spending time in the area during the local events and festivals which characterize the culture there will probably find that autumn is the season to head to Johannesburg.

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Insider's View

Sip on some pinotage from the vibrant Wine Bar and sit under the stars in the garden while you listen to the hadedas birds sing.

Enjoy craft beers at the bar and fresh ingredients at all your meals - the homemade muffins at breakfast are delightful

Call us on 65 3165 4050 to start planning your holiday to The Peech or take a look at our itineraries to South Africa


The Peech is an oasis in the vibrant city of Johannesburg making it the perfect spot to relax and within easy reach of some of the city's best bars and restaurants. With stylish surroundings and strong eco-credentials, it's a wonderful boutique hotel.

The Peech offers a boutique stay with just 16 chic bedrooms set in beautiful landscaped gardens complete with a fantastic outdoor pool. A real haven in the city, the hotel is only 10 minutes from Melrose Arch which is home to excellent bars and restaurants as well as having it's own restaurant which regularly hosts wine tasting evenings.

The Peech has just 16 spacious bedrooms which are contemporarily styled and create an intimate stay with a high level of personalised service. Two of the rooms are in the main house with the remaining rooms spread around the grounds. All of the rooms and suites in the garden have either a balcony or private patio which make the most of the lovely setting and are spacious with en-suite bathrooms, flat screen televisions and Nespresso machines among other features.

The Peech is owner run and is focused upon delivering a friendly stay, tailored to your needs. The friendly staff will be only too happy to help you plan your time in Johannesburg, assist with restaurant reservations and help you to have a relaxing and rejuvenating stay.

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Anna Coplon (Staff)

The Peech is a lovely and quaint property situated in the heart of Cape Town, with the main shopping area, museums, art district, and airport all within a 5-20 minute drive. Whether you are in town on business or here for leisure with your family, the Peech will welcome you with open arms and ensure that your stay supports the local communities- from the food you eat, the beverages you drink, the artwork you will enjoy in your rooms to their energy conservation plans; while still providing the amenities of a larger property with a planet fitness next door and spa services that can be arranged on site. Dont hesitate to utilize the childcare services and seek out the hotels resident cat, poppa.


Kelly Connor (Staff)

A lot of boutique hotels are owner run and operated but you do not feel the presence of the owners and how invested they are until you stay at The Peech. Vicky and James Peech are not only fabulous hosts who live right next door, but are masterminds in creating a true home away from home. Perfect for an overnight stop on your way to your next destination, you can put your mind to ease and get some rest in the relaxing environment they have created. Whether you take your morning tea on your own terrace overlooking the garden, curl up with a good book in the library, or practice yoga in the green room, you will find that all these small spaces were made especially for you to feel like you are in your own home.


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Johannesburg, South Africa

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