AtholPlace House & Villa

Johannesburg, South Africa

At a Glance

  • Seclusion without the compromise, relish in the exclusivity with your own gym, bar, library, temperature pool and lush gardens.

  • Tread in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela on the Long Walk to Freedom or unearth Johannesburg's mining past at Gold Reef City. AtholPlace's team is at your beck and call to arrange excursions with a difference.

  • Feast your senses on locally sourced delectable meals which have been tailored by your own private chef just for you.

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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.

Travelers 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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The exclusive use AtholPlace Villa almost makes you feel like being in the bush it is so peaceful.

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Escape the ordinary and savour seclusion at AtholPlace House & Villa, a 5* exclusive use retreat in the chic Sandton area of Johannesburg. The two lavish villas are superb for a sumptuous overnight stay or longer break with friends and family.

AtholPlace consists of two exclusive use properties perfect for families or groups traveling together who desire privacy. AtholPlace House is ideal for larger parties, and can sleep up to 18 with five superior suites and four deluxe suites. All nine suites have been individually designed, providing a sanctuary of comfort and tranquillity. The large suites, all with en-suite bathrooms, are extremely spacious and no suite is smaller than 50 square meters. The deluxe suites are interconnecting as well, making them ideal for families traveling with children.

AtholPlace Villa has been created to give you a temporary home of your own in the amazing City of Johannesburg. The homely space includes three Deluxe rooms each with their own full bathroom, one Junior Room en-suite (perfect for our young guests) and a superior living and dining area - accommodating a maximum of six adults and two small children. The Villa is booked on an exclusive use and fully inclusive basis.

All meals are expertly prepared in our private kitchen by our in-house chef. Sumptuous breakfasts, light lunches and dinners are served in the elegant dining area with its adjoining lounge. In addition, guests have the option of dining outside on the terrace or under the trees in the tranquil seclusion of our landscaped garden. Room service is also available at AtholPlace. Every evening guests are welcome to enjoy complimentary pre-dinner drinks and canapés, served in the library or lounge. AtholPlace is committed to ensuring the comfort of each guest visiting the hotel, providing you with refreshingly personal service and attention to detail. We offer you an unforgettable leisure experience in Johannesburg's cosmopolitan heart.

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Five Superior Suites and Four Deluxe Suites. If you'd like an exclusive use property then just next door is AtholPlace Villa, a private four bedroom villa that sleeps 6 adults and 2 children.


Lounge, Restaurant, Library and bar, Complimentary WiFi, Heated Swimming Pool, Secure Parking, 24 hour security, In room massage treatments, Gym


  • First Thursdays - Johannesburg

    On the first Thursday of every month explore the art galleries of Johannesburg until late. Inspired by the rich and complex culture of the city, cultural attractions open their doors and allow visitors to discover Johannesburg's unique history.

Location & directions

Johannesburg, South Africa

Located in a quiet, leafy street in the upmarket suburb of Sandton with its many restaurants, AtholPlace is close to OR Tambo Airport and the Johannesburg city center.

Speak to our specialists 858 523 9000

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