The Quatermain exudes old English charm


Looking for a Sandton business hotel that’s not big and impersonal? Well, say hello to the Quatermain.

The inspiration behind the name of the hotel is Allan Quatermain, the hero of Rider Haggard’s book, King Solomon’s Mines. The hotel reflects English and African cultures beautifully.

The architecture is reminiscent of a stately English country home, whilst the indigenous gardens and use of African prints and ceramics throughout the hotel, incorporate a local feel.

The Quatermain hotel has the perfect location

Swim in the Quatermain pool
Swim in the Quatermain pool

It’s ideally situated, with the Sandton Gautrain station, Sandton Convention Centre, major highways, shopping centres and restaurants nearby.

You’d be forgiven feeling as though you’ve escaped to the countryside. The grounds are scattered with fountains and koi ponds and large trees add greenery throughout the brick buildings.

Quatermain offers standard, superior, executive and deluxe rooms as well as suites. Guests can expect amenities such as air-conditioning, extra-length King-sized beds (twin beds available on request), flat screen TV with a selection of DSTV satellite channels, minibar (stocked on request), hairdryer, full bathroom complete with heated towel rail, separate bath and showers, direct-dial telephone, free unlimited high speed Wi-Fi, international plug socket outlets, and electronic safes.

Sleep in luxurious rooms in Quatermain
Sleep in luxurious rooms

The hotel has a swimming pool, well-equipped gym, conservatory and their outside Bistro is a courtyard sanctuary.

If you need to be in Sandton for business or leisure, I would highly recommend this quaint yet splendid hotel.

Visit 60 West Road, South Morningside, Sandton, or call 011 290 0900 or email

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