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1 room, 2 adults

The Capital Empire, Sandton

4-star4 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
177 Empire Place, cnr Rivonia Road, Sandton, Gauteng, 2196, South Africa

4-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Sandton City Mall
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Great location
Good internet service
Fantastic service
Great room

The Capital Empire, Sandton

from $50
  • Standard Room
  • Executive Room
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

What’s around The Capital Empire, Sandton


  • In Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area
  • Nelson Mandela Square - 15 min walk
  • Sandton City Mall - 7 min walk
  • Sandton Convention Centre - 14 min walk
  • Johannesburg Stock Exchange - 21 min walk
  • Hyde Park Corner - 37 min walk
  • Wanderers Stadium - 41 min walk
  • Dunkeld West Shopping Centre - 44 min walk

Getting around

  • Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) - 31 min drive
  • Johannesburg (HLA-Lanseria) - 28 min drive
  • Johannesburg Sandton Station - 10 min walk
  • Johannesburg Park Station - 26 min drive
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free train station pick-up
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free train station drop-off
  • Free shopping center shuttle

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 130 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Free train station shuttle *


  • Free self parking


  • Free area shuttle within 5 kilometers

  • Free shopping center shuttle

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa services on site
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2014
  • Elevator
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


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

The Capital Empire, Sandton’s small print

Also known as

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


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which 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.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 220 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 600 per vehicle (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 37 reviews

Good 6.0
poor service lets down hotel
First Impression is that hotel looks like a very nicely designed prison. Grey everywhere and ugly inner courtyard does very little for overall perception. But once inside the room, it's decent, clean and well put together. Comfortable bed. But service is poor. I had to ask for room cleaning after first night. And no I did not put up a do not disturb sign. Very poor effort. Breakfast was OK. Good for single business traveler. Not for families. Needs plants and greenery.
Rob, usBusiness trip
Very Good 8.0
Not so great
The phone CPU was down which meant that I couldn’t phone house keeping or order in. The next day I was told that it would be repaired but it wasn’t. Otherwise the stay was okay. The security staff stopped my baggage at the front door and wouldn’t let my nanny and the children go ahead whilst I settled the bill.
Talita, za1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Good hotel in Sandton
Clean and comfortable; excellent location; close to Gautrain and Sandton city. Breakfast was a very sad affair ---- definitely needs improvement! Tea and coffee making facility in room as well as bottled water.
Raziya, za1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
The major point I have really disliked is the loud music all the time. Techno and dance music 24 hours a day. Don’t know why. Specially when it s time take breakfast and I had to mention it fe times. But still the same.
samuel, caBusiness trip
Very Good 8.0
Good Hotel
Very okay. My concern was that the hotel served only continental foods. I found it funny to be in Africa and be limited to European dishes only. Big hotels in Nigeria where I come from will offer you both local and continental dishes; Capital Empire need to borrow a leaf from that.
Sunday, ieBusiness trip

The Capital Empire, Sandton

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