12 Decades Hotel - Johannesburg

286 Fox Street, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2094  show map
 3 stars
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12 Decades Hotel - Johannesburg

Paid Wi-Fi

Parking

ZAR 50 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Pub

Dining room

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Steam bath

Reflex massage

Health club

Overview

Located in an entertainment area of Johannesburg, the 3-star 12 Decades Hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool and a library. 12 Decades Hotel has been welcoming guests to its non-smoking rooms since 1960.

The property is set 10 minutes' walk from Parktown, Ellis Park Stadium and Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary. A 20-minute walk to the center of Johannesburg.

The Pyramid Conference & Venue Centre is 2.5 km from the hotel and Alexandra is about 2.1 km away.

It stands minutes away from Ellis Park Railway subway station. Due to its location 20 km from OR Tambo airport, it will take about 20 minutes' drive to get there.

Rooms

12 Decades Hotel features rooms with a modern interior that come with a sofa, satellite TV, a laptop safe, a dining area and a mini bar for a pleasant stay in Johannesburg. The rooms look on to the skyline. Guests can make use of towels, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the restaurant every morning. The onsite restaurant specializes in international cuisine.

Services

Guests can take advantage of a news stand, currency exchange and an elevator.

Relax

A health club and a spa lounge as well as massage and steam baths are available to guests on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for additional charge.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at ZAR 50 per day.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   16.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Drugstore/Pharmacy
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Carte blanche
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • European plan
  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Pub
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills
  • Health club
  • Steam bath
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dining room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel 12 Decades Hotel - Johannesburg Johannesburg location
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Hotel Address:

286 Fox Street, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2094

Get directions
City Center
  • Johannesburg
    4300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Ellis Park Railway Station
    2300 ft
  • Fordsburg
    2.7 mi
Underground stations
  • Ellis Park Railway Station
    2300 ft
  • Gautrain Park Station
    1.6 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    16

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How to reach hotel

hotel 12 Decades Hotel - Johannesburg Johannesburg location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

286 Fox Street, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2094

Get directions
City Center
  • Johannesburg
    4300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Ellis Park Railway Station
    2300 ft
  • Fordsburg
    2.7 mi
Underground stations
  • Ellis Park Railway Station
    2300 ft
  • Gautrain Park Station
    1.6 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    16

Hotel Awards

South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedJohannesburg12 Decades

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in South Africa

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12 Decades Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • The Civic Theatre - 1.6 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center - 4000 ft

Places of interest

  • Market on Main - 400 ft
  • Gauteng Provincial Government - 1.2 mi
  • FNB Bank City - 1.2 mi
  • Chamber of Mines of South Africa - 1.3 mi
  • Anglo American Platinum - 1.4 mi
  • Neighbourgoods Market - 1.7 mi
  • Clearwater mall - 1.7 mi
  • Market Theatre flea market - 1.8 mi

Train stations

  • Ellis Park Railway Station - 2000 ft

Shopping areas

  • Constitution Hill - 1.4 mi

Amusement

  • zoolake bowling club - 1.7 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Carlton Centre - 4300 ft
  • Gandhi Square - 1.0 mi
  • Hillbrow Telkom Tower - 1.4 mi
  • Nelson Mandela Bridge - 1.6 mi

Museums

  • Joubert Park - 1.0 mi
  • Wemmer Pan - 1.8 mi

Parks

  • Ellis Park Stadium - 2700 ft
  • Johannesburg Stadium - 4000 ft

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Johannesburg Zoo - 1.7 mi

Business areas

  • Oriental Plaza - 2.2 mi

Galleries

  • Observatory Golf Club - 2.1 mi

Underground stations

  • Ellis Park Railway Station - 2000 ft
  • Gautrain Park Station - 1.5 mi

Public parking

Local attractions

  • James Hall Museum of Transport - 1.2 mi
    Pioneers' Park, Rosettenville Road, Johannesburg
  • Newtown - 1.4 mi
    JohannesburgSouth Africa
  • Museum Africa - 1.7 mi
    121 Bree St, Johannesburg
  • Alexandra - 1.3 mi
    JohannesburgSouth Africa
  • Sci-Bono Discovery Centre - 1.6 mi
    Corner of Miriam Makeba & President Street, Johannesburg

Near the hotel

  • Carlton Centre - 4400 ft
    50th floor, Johannesburg
  • Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary - 4700 ft
    R512, Johannesburg
  • Johannesburg Art Gallery - 4900 ft
    Joubert Park, Johannesburg
  • Top of Africa - 4500 ft
    Main Street near Krus Street, Johannesburg
  • Parktown - 4800 ft
    JohannesburgSouth Africa
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    16

Hotel Awards

South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedJohannesburg12 Decades

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in South Africa

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12 Decades Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at 12 Decades

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 14 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    7.8

    Excellent and friendly staff, nice music in the restaurant, unusual place to stay in Joburg

    What about a warmer blanket ?

  • Couple
    9.2

    Friendly reception, safe parking, neat and tidy rooms with modern amenities and artistic items on the walkway and rooms. The hotel room sort of "cocoons" one from the chaos of the city that surrounds the hotel. This is an excellent getaway place within the city surroundings. I certainly will call again.

    Please ensure that breakfast is served earlier than 7h00. People on business visits leave early and you potentially miss out on serving them breakfast, which is really tasty.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The signature rooms each represent a decade in South Africa's history. We stayed in 1976 - 1986. It must be the only hotel room in the world with a camera obscura. Loved the room; loved the proximity to The Bioscope (saw Super Fly a 1972 grindhouse classic); loved the proximity to town and the highway; loved the proximity to the airport.

    1. The receptionist can be more prominent - she sits behind a computer at a table, behind the reception desk. 2. In keeping with the attention to details, each signature could get a keyring identifying it with that decade, rather than a cheap plastic tag. 3. There was no prominent information about the restaurant in the hotel; only saw a notice after we had already ordered take-aways friom a nearby cafe. 4. The rooftop is an amazing space for viewing Joburg, The rubble must be removed and the stairs kept clean. 5. Finally, the decor in 1976 - 1986 provided by the camera obscura is so unique, there's no need for the random framed photos.

  • Single
    7.8

    Location of the city centre and Lebo at reception is great!

    On my last mornign there was not running water, and the receptionist was not yet in, and the security guards had no idea of what to do in this instance.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Felt very safe; excellent staff; very efficient staff; excellent service from Eric - our Chauffeur, his driving was first class and always prompt !

    The room was a bit warm - basically that's all!

  • Couple
    7.8

    the sixe of the room. the area in which the hotel is situated is quite clearly the centre of an exciting and colouful part of the city.

    arts on main

  • Couple
    8.8

    The rooms are stunning. The Main Street Living project to regenerate the inner city and just the art galleries, the bioscope, the restaurant and the inner city feel are the highlights of this Hotel. On a sunday they have the greatest market (Arts on Main) there. The roof of the hotel (with gym and bar) has a spectacular view of Johannesburg. There is nothing "fake" about this Hotel (like most malls, hotels and casino's in South Africa).

    I couldn't pay online, and the restaurant (pata pata) downstairs only serves drinks after 21:30 which is waaay too early for Europeans who usually eat around ten.

  • Single
    4.2

    Interesting loft concept with some cultural activities. Fairly short walk to downtown area, a bit dark at night though. Easy secure parking at street or inhouse garage. Poor catering, especially at night. Fantastic location for young backpackers, students, artists, adventurers with lots of space. No public transportation. Not suitable for unexperienced middle class tourists.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Great hotel. Loved the decor and surrounds.

    The noise from bars/clubs in nearby buildings is unacceptable, especially late at night.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Staff! Location and design of room

    No internet in room. Lack of coffee, breakfast options. Few towels

How to reach hotel

hotel 12 Decades Hotel - Johannesburg Johannesburg location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

286 Fox Street, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2094

Get directions
City Center
  • Johannesburg
    4300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Ellis Park Railway Station
    2300 ft
  • Fordsburg
    2.7 mi
Underground stations
  • Ellis Park Railway Station
    2300 ft
  • Gautrain Park Station
    1.6 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    16

Hotel Awards

South AfricanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedJohannesburg12 Decades

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in South Africa

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