About Craighall House
On your arrival at Craighall House, the garden will envelop you with bursts of color from our carefully tended roses, shady oak trees and evergreen shrubs. Enjoy the summer patio on warm Johannesburg days and cozy indoor fireplace on cold winter evenings. Craighall House is a small, personally run guesthouse that is centrally located to Sandton, Rosebank, Melrose Arch and is just a short drive from Randburg and the Johannesburg CBD. Our staff will welcome you with exceptional courtesy and personal service. The recently re-furbished en-suite individual rooms are comfortable and charmingly decorated with attention to detail.
Our six individual and uniquely styled en-suite double rooms with bath and separate shower each have their own garden entrance from the patio. All rooms have a mini kitchen for self-catering purposes containing a microwave and fridge, plates and cutlery for two persons.
Secure off-street parking is provided for all guests. All rooms are furnished with a flat screen TV with DStv and a built in DVD, free and fast wireless internet connection, tea tray, hair dryer, gowns, fan and underfloor heating. Free and fast internet is provided in all our rooms and patio area. There is a selection of DVD’s available in the library for our guests to use.
Breakfast and Dining
Our fresh coffee shop provides delicious teas, coffees, cakes, light breakfasts and lunches. The venue lends itself to one on one business meetings in the garden or on the patio. Breakfast can be enjoyed on the sunny garden patio or in front of the fire on cold days. Our fruit salad is freshly made using only in-season fresh fruit and is served with a delicious full English breakfast.
What makes Craighall House different?
Our staff will strive to make your stay as comfortable as possible. You will leave wanting to return to Craighall House, time and time again. Our focus is on the seasoned traveller who seeks a tranquil environment away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Our regular clients include tourists’ over nighting on their way to or from safari lodges, solo travellers, recuperating medical patients, business travellers and consultants staying for extended periods. Many delegates attending conferences at Hackle Brook and the Sandton Convention Centre choose to stay at Craighall House.
on site salon
We appreciate that our guest’s time is precious so we offer the services of an on-site hair and beauty salon with accommodating hours for guest house clients. Sam White is known for her experience in colour and tinting of hair using Joico hair shampoo, treatment and colour products. She also stocks Hannon beauty and hair products.
Our beauty salon uses Essie nail products. Gelish is also available. Our facial products are the affordable Maria Garcia skincare range. Need to firm up? Try our trio slimming three hour package for guaranteed centimetre loss. Waxing treatments, eyebrow tinting and paraffin wax hand and / or foot treatments can be booked. Pre-booking is essential. Contact us further for details regarding specials and further treatments offerings.
We are located off of Jan Smuts Avenue, which offers easy access to the Valley Shopping Centre with Postnet, Clicks, Woolworths and a bottle store. Planet Fitness Gym is a block away in the Pick n Pay centre in Jan Smuts Avenue. Hyde Park Shopping Centre, which offers a wonderful selection of restaurants and clothing boutiques, is situated five minutes up Jan Smuts Avenue. We are a ten minute drive from the Rosebank Mall if you would like to take in a movie, a light snack or even a quick coffee. The Everard Read Gallery (Circa on Jellicoe), which exhibits various fine art works and sculptures, is just a short distance away. SandtonCity which offers an abundant selection of stores with exclusive brands of clothing and shoes, home décor, restaurants and movies is also only a ten minute drive away.
A lovely outing would include stopping off at Moyo Restaurant at Johannesburg's Zoo Lake to enjoy the beautiful surroundings and an African buffet feast. A short drive by car can take you to our well-known 4th Avenue in Parkhurst which boasts a selection of popular sidewalk restaurants like Georges on 4th, Melissa’s, VovoTelo, Espresso Cafe & Bistro and many more. Take a stroll down 4th Avenue and enjoy the wide variety of quaint little shops.
Staying in Johannesburg on business? We are conveniently located to the Gautrain Station; the train will bring you in from the airport in a matter of 15 minutes. The Sandton Convention Centre is five to ten minutes drive from Craighall House. We are situated in the most central suburb of Johannesburg with easy access to the Gautrain stopoff points in West Street (off Rivonia Road) and Rosebank (off Oxford Road). Attending a conference or function at Hackle Brooke on Conrad Drive is less than a five minute drive away.