The Houghton Hotel Conferencing, Wellness and Leisure Expo was held on 26 July 2023 at the prestigious 5-star urban resort in Johannesburg.
This inaugural expo showcased the diverse and luxurious offerings at The Houghton Hotel to esteemed members of the meetings, incentive, conferencing and events (MICE) and tourism industries, and corporate guests.
The event was met with such overwhelming support from attendees that it will now become an annual event on The Houghton Hotel’s calendar, serving as a valuable networking tool for the tourism and conferencing industries.
CEO of The Houghton Hotel, Jaco Minnaar expressed his immense pride in presenting the wide range of experiences the hotel offers to visitors, remarking that it was an interactive event that allowed participants to fully immerse themselves in everything the urban resort has to offer.
With an array of activities and experiences to enjoy, The Houghton Hotel caters to discerning travellers from around the world seeking a haven of luxury and hospitality. The offerings at The Houghton Hotel include:
Rooms with a View: The Houghton Hotel offers an exquisite range of accommodations, from spacious 48m² suites to an impressive 850m² multi-level penthouse. Each room is meticulously designed to provide utmost comfort and relaxation, offering guests breathtaking views of the surrounding resort and the renowned Houghton Golf Course.
A Gastronome’s Paradise: Dining at The Houghton Hotel is an exceptional culinary experience. Séjour, led by Chef Freddie Dias, serves innovative dishes with influences from around the world. Nova Bistro offers delectable options for breakfast, lunch, and light dinner, while the Astra Lounge provides the perfect setting for signature cocktails and tapas.
Raising the Events Bar: The Venue, a sophisticated conference and events venue, can accommodate up to 500 conference delegates and 350 banqueting guests, making it an ideal destination for corporate functions and celebratory events of all sizes.
Rejuvenation & Relaxation: The Houghton Hotel Spa promotes holistic living and offers a range of quality treatments in an avant-garde facility boasting an outdoor relaxation area with a heated infinity pool, providing a serene environment for ultimate relaxation.
Golf Anyone? The Jack Nicklaus designed Houghton Golf Course, adjacent to the hotel, presents a challenging and picturesque experience for golf enthusiasts.
Workout in Style: The FitBar gym is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and technology, offering a comprehensive list of services and amenities for fitness enthusiasts.
World-Class Medical Suites: The hotel features medical suites catering to various medical needs, ensuring guests receive top-notch care and enjoy a unique remedial experience. These world-class facilities include dentistry, optometry, aesthetics, laser treatments, physiotherapy, as well as skin, hair, and beauty services.
The feedback from expo attendees was overwhelmingly positive, with many compliments shared during the guided tours showcasing the hotel’s amenities and services.
The Houghton Hotel is more than just a multi award-winning, luxurious 5-star establishment nestled in one of the most prestigious areas of Johannesburg — it is a sanctuary of hospitality, design, and wellness. With its impeccable service, stunning facilities, and prime location in Johannesburg, this urban resort continues to exceed expectations and solidify its reputation as a premier destination for travellers seeking the perfect blend of urban accessibility and unrivalled luxury.
ABOUT THE HOUGTON HOTEL, SPA, WELLNESS and GOLF:
The Houghton Hotel Spa, Wellness and Golf was created to offer a 5- star sanctuary for local and international visitors, for both leisure and business travel. Great care is taken to provide our guests with luxury facilities and world class, personalized service. Our ethos is depicted by warm smiles, genuine delight in delighting each guest and our mantra is: we are in the business of making friends. Our home becomes your home.
Designed by Boogertman + Partners architects, with the interiors by DSGN, the property showcases the best of South African luxury design, with bespoke furniture, art and a level of attention to detail on par with the best hotels in the world. The unique construction and design provide for ultimate privacy and convenience, whilst the service gives you the feeling of being amongst friends and family.
With its secluded location, nestled amongst the tree-lined streets of Houghton Estate, The Houghton Hotel Spa, Wellness and Golf offers magnificent views, belying its proximity to Johannesburg’s major business hubs, upmarket retail centres and easy access to the major transport links. It redefines luxury resort living amongst the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg.
• A 3000 sqm PIAZZA
• BUSINESS LOUNGE WITH 4 BOARDROOMS AND 2 EXECUTIVE OFFICES
• MULTIPLE SWIMMING POOLS (heated indoor Zen pool and 4 additional swimming pools)
• AWARD-WINNING SPA
• FITBAR GYM
• JACK NICKLAUS SIGNATURE GOLF COURSE
• 22KM FROM OR TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
• SHUTTLE SERVICE TO ALL JHB BASED AIRPORTS & MAJOR SHOPPING PRECINTS
ACCOMMODATION – All rooms feature:
- Floor to ceiling windows
- City, pool or golf course views
- Flat screen TV’s
- Free standing baths
- Walk-in rain shower
- Exclusive Serenity range in-room amenities
- Free Wi-Fi
- 24-hour room service
- Mini bar
- Access to the FitBar
• 36 King Suites Rooms – 48sqm
• 8 King Twin – 48sqm
• 10 Executive King Suites -120sqm
• 2 Junior Suites – 87sqm
• 4 President Suites 120sqm
• 4 Luxury Penthouse – 350sqm to 450sqm
• Iconic Penthouse – 630sqm
• Rockstar Penthouse – 830sqm