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Africa Paradise

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Front of property
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Superior Studio Suite, 1 Bedroom, Jetted Tub, Pool View | Terrace/patio

Overview of Africa Paradise

Africa Paradise

3.5 star property
Suburban hotel in Benoni with outdoor pool and restaurant

7.2/10 Good

14 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
Map
9 Stymie Avenue Westdene, Benoni, Gauteng, 1501

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About this area

Getting around

  • Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) - 17 min drive
  • Johannesburg (HLA-Lanseria) - 69 min drive
  • Johannesburg Park Station - 24 min drive
  • Johannesburg Sandton Station - 26 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Grapes - 9 min walk
  • Café Bellini - 11 min walk
  • Tajine Moroccan Restaurant - 13 min walk
  • Lemongrass - 13 min walk
  • The Victorian Secret - 14 min walk

About this property

Africa Paradise

Africa Paradise offers an airport shuttle (available on request) for ZAR 200 per vehicle one-way. You can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant, or indulge in deep-tissue massages, facials or aromatherapy. An outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and a fitness centre are other highlights at this Art Deco hotel. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff.

Languages

Afrikaans, Arabic, English, Greek, Polish, Xhosa, Zulu

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 10 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 11 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cots (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM*

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • BBQs
  • Private dining
  • Private picnics
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Playground

What to do

  • Waterskiing nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting room
  • Computer station
  • Co-working spaces

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2010
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Fitness centre
  • 18 holes of golf
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • Braille/raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Pool access ramp on site

Languages

  • Afrikaans
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Greek
  • Polish
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Private indoor hot tub
  • Garden
  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Jetted bath
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Designer toiletries
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Microwave
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

Dining

On-site venue – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately ZAR 100 for adults and ZAR 100 for children
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 200 per vehicle (one-way. Maximum occupancy 4)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 350.0 per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

Policies

<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Africa Paradise Hotel Benoni
Africa Paradise Hotel
Africa Paradise Benoni
Africa Paradise - Airport Guest Lodge And Travel Centre Benoni
Africa Paradise Hotel
Africa Paradise Benoni
Africa Paradise Hotel Benoni

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Africa Paradise?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at Africa Paradise?
As of 8 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Africa Paradise on 20 February 2023 start from NZ$81, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is there a pool at Africa Paradise?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Africa Paradise?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Africa Paradise?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Africa Paradise?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM on request. The charge is ZAR 200 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Africa Paradise?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 11 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at Africa Paradise?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Emperors Palace Casino (18-min drive) and Carnival City & Entertainment World (18-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Africa Paradise and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as waterskiing. Additional recreation nearby includes casino gaming. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a fitness centre and private indoor hot tubs. Africa Paradise also has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Africa Paradise?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant that offers international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Grapes (9-min walk), Café Bellini (11-min walk) and Tajine Moroccan Restaurant (13-min walk).
Does Africa Paradise have rooms with private hot tubs?
Yes, each room has a private indoor hot tub and a jetted bath.
Does Africa Paradise have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a garden.
What's the area around Africa Paradise like?
Africa Paradise is a short 19-minute walk from Lakeside Mall and 11 minutes' walk from Benoni Lake Golf Course.

Reviews

7.2

Good

8.8/10

Cleanliness

8.3/10

Staff & service

8.7/10

Property conditions & facilities

Reviews

2/10 Poor

NP, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review

2/10 Poor

Booked and prepaid my room. Upon arrival they had given it to someone else. They were then fully booked. I was sen5 to another hotel. Would never recommend this hotel. Will not reply to my request for a refund. Terrible
1-night trip with friends
Verified Travelocity guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Lovely lodge
This was our first stop after getting of the plane, we got there earlier than the check in time, really friendly staff who showed us where everything was and our room was ready before our check in time, we to use the facilities whilst waiting, room clean and pleasant.
Sonia, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

Disappointing
Major discrepancy between what is on the booking site and in real life, e.g. advertised as jetted bathtub and shower, but the bathroom did not have a bath. See-through curtains instead of the advertised curtains with block-out. "Premium bedding" turned out to be average at best - in addition, no top sheet; you sleep directly under the duvet, and I am not so sure that the duvet cover is washed every time. Breakfast was disappointing. To top it all, I was charged R20.00 for a glass of flat Coke being poured from a 2L bottle. I inquired about the charge as the listed price in the brochure was R15.00. The response was simply: " the prices went up, but we have not updated the brochure yet".
1-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Enjoyable stay
We enjoyed staying at Africa Paradise. Benoni is a bit far from many of the tourist attractions, but we always felt very safe and we really appreciated the free, secure parking. The fact that a full British breakfast is included is a plus. Be aware that the airport shuttle is a BMW sedan - we had a lot of luggage, but Tesh, the driver made it work. Tanke gave us some good suggestions of things to do and corrected problems as they arose. The only two negatives were no refrigerator in the room and we were underwhelmed with both quality of food and service when ordering dinner at the hotel. Given that there are no restaurants within easy walking distance and we were uncomfortable walking or even driving after dark we would have liked the hotel to provide a better dinner dining experience.
Walt, 5-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

lovely guesthouse
Very happy with the accommodation and service
Verified Hotels.com guest review

2/10 Poor

Worst hotel experience ever
Worst booking ever. Room offered didn't have a bathroom and you had to go up stairs and share a bathroom with 2 other rooms. None of this was ever communicated. Had to walk around the guest house in the middle of the night trying to locate the toilet. The TV in the room didn't work. 2x single duvets used on a double bed. Don't think it gets any worse than this place service wise. Blinds were outside the room which means there's no privacy.
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Amazing place to stay
My wife and I had been on a 4 day safari in Kruger where we had little in terms of running water and electricity. After a few late nights, early morning infs and sitting around a camp fire every night, we were tired and smelly. When we arrived at this place, I felt like the fresh prince of Joberg. Modern, safe luxury place, really friendly staff, rooms are very comfortable and a decent size pool where you can also relax by. Would really recommend it to anyone.
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Always a Pleasure to Stay Here
It is always a pleasure to stay here. This is my 2nd time staying here in the last 4 months. The staff is friendly and helpful. We were greeted as soon as we drove through the gate, feels like you arrived at Fantasy Island. The only one missing is Tattoo. Our bags were taken to our room, which was large, clean, and had all the amenities we needed in making our stay enjoyable. The menu was good and food was delivered to our room at the appointed time. We had a good nights sleep and in the morning our breakfast was ready when we wanted it. The staff here really goes out of their way to make sure that you comfortable. Being an international traveler, they make you feel like one of the family here. I have found a home away from home here at Africa Paradise and you will too.
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

A Pleasant Surprise
After driving 4 hours from Hazyview, and not knowing the area, we booked a room near the airport. It is located just off N12, and in a secure neighborhood. The staff was great and attended to our needs. The room we were booked into was nice, clean, and spacious. There was a problem with the room, as it was not picking up wifi. They immediately changed our room where the to a bigger room with a Jacuzzi where the wifi worked. They asked what time we wanted breakfast, and had it ready at the appointed time. When we came down for breakfast, the tv was tuned into the channel that I was watching the night before. The staff member told my daughter that he noticed what I was watching the night before and had it tuned it in for me the next morning. The hotel is very nice, secure, clean, plus the staff goes the extra mile to make sure you are comfortable. Although we did not use the pool or any amenities this is the place to stay. I will definitely stay here again on my next trip to Joburg.
Verified Expedia guest review