Urban oasis

Modern sophistication and attentive service are key at Southern Sun Hyde Park, Sandton

City slicker

Business and leisure travellers drawn by the allure of Johannesburg will enjoy a distinctive city escape when they make Southern Sun Hyde Park, Sandton, their home away from home. Situated in one of Jozi’s most affluent suburbs, the hotel achieves a perfect balance of sophistication, relaxation and excellent service. The appeal of Hyde Park Corner shopping centre and many fine-dining restaurants makes it an ideal base from which to explore.

Breathing room

With its 132 well-appointed en-suite bedrooms, the hotel is renowned for its very high standards of comfort and its sweeping views of the leafy surrounds. A sense of quiet luxury permeates each space, emphasised by a variety of soft textures as well as warm neutral shades of taupe and chocolate. In-room amenities include free high-speed WiFi, iPod docks, DVD players, tea and coffee facilities, and mini-bars. Guests are also cordially invited to make use of the convenient 18-hour room service, porter assistance and wake-up-call facility.

In good taste

Whether dining with family and friends or business associates, Southern Sun Hyde Park, Sandton’s restaurant offering promises to provide exquisite cuisine to please all palates. For a meal to beat all others, head to Luce, where East meets West and the menu showcases both traditional Japanese cuisine and authentic Italian flavours. Perhaps a starter of ocean-fresh sushi followed by a hearty main meal of lamb shank will pique your fancy? Luce is also one of Tsogo Sun’s participating auction-wine restaurants, offering rare and collectable vintages – bought at SA’s top wine auctions – to accompany your meal.

Down to business

Where better to conduct business than in Sandton, dubbed Africa’s Richest Square Mile? Corporate guests are most welcome to use the three separate conference venues: a well-equipped boardroom and two larger function rooms. Whether you are planning an intimate meeting of 16 or a cocktail party of 120 delegates, the conference team at Southern Sun Hyde Park will assist you with any requests, offering a full range of services and menus.

Stress less

Unwind after a busy day of sitting in meetings or exploring the attractions, with a refreshing beverage on the pool deck. Let the soothing sound of water tumbling over the edge of the rim-flow pool lull you as the sun is replaced by nightfall. In the morning, get a head start to your day with an energetic session at the hotel’s well-equipped gym.

For more information, visit tsogosun.com/southern-sun-hyde-park-sandton

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