HOTEL SKY SANDTON TO OPEN AT 150 WEST STREET IN 2020
You read it here first. The new hotel at 150 West Street in the heart of Sandton will be the Hotel Sky Sandton, due to open in October 2020 and promises to be a luxury destination, integrating state-of-the-art hospitality technology.
As the newest hotel in Africa’s business hub, Hotel Sky Sandton will boast over 450 rooms, as well as world-class conference venues, restaurants, bars and other facilities.
An anticipated, must-experience attraction will be three artificial intelligence powered robotic assistants named Micah, Lexi and Ariel, tasked with assisting with baggage portage, room service deliveries and guest relations. They will also be able to answer guests questions about Hotel Sky Sandton, local attractions and anything else residents could want to know.
Sharing a street with the Sandton Convention Centre (SCC), the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and Africa’s tallest building, The Leonardo, Hotel Sky Sandton will offer those traveling on business all the essentials, including a 190-seater auditorium and 240-seater conference rooms, along with smaller meeting and conference rooms for up to 14 people.
The hotel will also feature The Galileo Lounge, located in a huge atrium on the 2nd floor, and will feature a unique self-playing grand piano, complimenting two of the hotels mouth-watering restaurants.
The Eclipse Restaurant on the 5th floor looks to serve up a delicious menu complimented by unparalleled views of Sandton, whilst The Equinox Restaurant on the 1st floor will primarily serve breakfast and dinner, featuring live cooking stations. The pool terrace, offering a light menu of tapas, finger snacks and drinks, which can be ordered through the Hotel Sky app, will also be home to a heated pool that promises to be the largest hotel pool in Sandton.
The Hotel Sky Sandton will also be home to a spa located on the 1st floor, with a wide selection of relaxing and pampering experiences in seven treatment rooms, ranging from massages and skin treatments to cleanses and pedicures. On the same floor, there will also be a gym, kitted out with a range of state-of-the-art weightlifting, cardio and other fitness equipment.
According to the Hotel Sky Sandton Facebook page, rooms will be priced at R695 per room per night, as an opening special.