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The Capital Empire

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Premium bedding, in-room safe, individually furnished, desk
Premium bedding, in-room safe, individually furnished, desk

Overview of The Capital Empire

The Capital Empire

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Sandton with outdoor pool and restaurant

8.2/10 Very good

189 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
The price is £82
Price available on 27/12/2022
Map
177 Empire Place, cnr Rivonia Road, Sandton, Gauteng, 2196
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free shopping centre shuttle
  • Free train station pick-up
  • Free train station drop-off
  • Fitness centre
  • 24-hour room service
  • Spa services
  • In-room childcare
For families
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Montecasino - 25 min drive
  • Gold Reef City - 30 min drive

Getting around

  • Johannesburg (HLA-Lanseria) - 28 min drive
  • Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) - 33 min drive
  • Johannesburg Sandton Station - 10 min walk
  • Johannesburg Park Station - 26 min drive
  • Free local area shuttle
  • Free train station pickup
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free train station drop-off
  • Free shopping centre shuttle

Restaurants

  • Bigmouth - 10 min walk
  • Trumps Grillhouse & butchery - 10 min walk
  • The Royal India - 14 min walk
  • Raj - 15 min walk
  • Knead - 15 min walk

About this property

The Capital Empire

The Capital Empire offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ZAR 600 per vehicle one-way. You can indulge in massages, facials or manicures and pedicures, and grab a bite to eat at The Veranda, which serves fusion cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other features of this upmarket hotel include an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and a fitness centre. The helpful staff and location get good marks from fellow travellers.

Languages

Afrikaans, English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

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

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 130 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM until midnight
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

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

  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free covered on-site self-parking

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*
  • Free train station shuttle

Off-site

  • Free area shuttle within 5 kilometers
  • Free shopping centre shuttle

Other information

  • Designated smoking area (fines apply)

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • 24-hour room service

Travelling with children

  • Free local shuttle
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)

Working away

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference centre

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2014
  • ATM/banking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Fitness centre
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services

Accessibility

  • Lift

Languages

  • Afrikaans
  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Premium satellite channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Free cot/infant bed

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Desk chair
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include facials and manicures and pedicures.

Dining

The Veranda – Overlooking the pool, this restaurant specialises in fusion cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 220 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 600 per vehicle (one-way)

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 500.0 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

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.

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.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually wrapped food options are available through room service.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Empire Executive Apartments & Hotel
Empire Executive Apartments & Hotel Johannesburg
Empire Executive Johannesburg
Capital Empire Hotel Johannesburg
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Capital Empire Johannesburg
Capital Empire Hotel Sandton
Capital Empire Sandton
Capital Empire
The Capital Empire Sandton Greater Johannesburg
Empire Executive Apartments Hotel
The Capital Empire Hotel
The Capital Empire Sandton
The Capital Empire Hotel Sandton

Frequently asked questions

Does The Capital Empire offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Capital Empire does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Capital Empire?
As of 6 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Capital Empire on 27 Dec 2022 start from £82, 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Capital Empire?
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.
Is there a pool at The Capital Empire?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Capital Empire?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Capital Empire?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by The Capital Empire?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 600 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Capital Empire?
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
Is there an on-site casino at The Capital Empire?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Montecasino (25-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at The Capital Empire and nearby?
The Capital Empire has an outdoor pool and a fitness centre, as well as spa services and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Capital Empire?
Yes, The Veranda offers fusion cuisine and pool views. Nearby restaurants include Bigmouth (10-min walk), Trumps Grillhouse & butchery (10-min walk) and The Royal India (14-min walk).
What's the area around The Capital Empire like?
The Capital Empire is a short 10-minute walk from Johannesburg Sandton Station and 7 minutes' walk from Sandton City Mall. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings

8.2

Very good

8.8/10

Cleanliness

8.0/10

Staff & service

8.4/10

Amenities

8.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.5/10

Eco-friendliness

6/10 Good

No hot water. Location was great. Apart from that, nothing significant.
Modesto, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Bradford, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Melissa, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Take forever to clean the rooms
fortune, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jacqueline, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

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Aphelele, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The view from window
Christian, 5-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great and very neat property
Martin, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Amee-Leigh, 2-night trip
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