Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square, Hotel in Johannesburg

Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square

Hotel at Cnr Union Ave & Main Road, Kliptown, Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeHotel
  • Guests96
  • Units/Rooms48

About Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square

The Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square offers delectable cuisine, luxurious accommodation and soulful jazz with a distinct cultural flavour, intermingled with contemporary flair.


This 4-star facility has 46 Deluxe Standard Rooms and 2 Presidential Suites (including a paraplegic room). Inter-leading rooms are available for families and groups. Rooms are equipped with televisions (with a broad bouquet of local and international channels), coffee/tea making facilities, wireless connectivity, hairdryers and in-room safes.

Room service, laundry and dry-cleaning services are also available. The hotel also has three boardrooms seating six, eight and 14 guests each and fully equipped with AV equipment.

Breakfast & Dining

The Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square is also the proud home of the Jazz Maniacs Restaurant. This restaurant is named after the famous 50’s band, the Jazz Maniacs, whose pictures adorn the walls of the restaurant. This elegant, 60-seater restaurant is open daily to the public as well as resident guests, and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Exquisite menus adapted to retell the history and heritage of Soweto are captured in the township continental breakfast of sautéed chicken livers and traditional dumpling (ujeqe), magwinya (vetkoek) and atchar and the ever famous “Russian” sausage reminiscent of township fare. The breakfast buffet also offers an array of hot porridges such as Palishi (maize meal porridge), Mdoko or Ting (sour porridge) and Mabele Meal (sorghum porridge) as well as Continental and Full English breakfast options.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • Hairdryer
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Wake up calls
  • Wheelchair access


  • Air-conditioning
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Breakaway area(s)
  • Business services
  • Catering (in-house)
  • Co-ordinator (in-house)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Parking
  • Standard conf. equipment
  • Wheelchair friendly

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Room service


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance
  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 1650
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -26.278106
Longitude: 27.887386

Closest airport(s)
OR Tambo International - 40km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

Listed on
July 2011 - 1 Review

Travellers' Reviews

July 2010 was the most recent of several stays at the Soweto Hotel. They provide excellent accommodations and good food in a historic setting. We have...

Anne Petersen, Kalamazoo, MI USA Travellers' Rating


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  • American Express
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