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Signature Life Hotels signs up two luxury boutique hotels in Sandton

Signature Life Hotels signs up two luxury boutique hotels in Sandton

Signature Life Hotels has signed up in the exclusive area of Sandton, Johannesburg, two world class luxury boutique hotels.

Seeing in the New year with the ultimate sophistication, Alan Vels Md of the Signature Life Hospitality group says: “ The Strathavon and The Athol are two word class boutique hotels, which complement our portfolio and are perfectly positioned for our guests. The properties themselves have a unique sense of style and luxury and personal service, and we look forward to managing the sales and marketing of both”.

The Strathavon is an exclusive 53 room luxury boutique hotel in a class of its own. Aimed at the upmarket, refined traveller it provides a haven of peace in a secluded enclave, which is next door to the Sandton business hub,  the Gautrain and major arterial routes.
Cutting edge facilities amidst timeless opulence, this boutique hotel provides a sanctuary for the discerning business and leisure guest. Private, elegantly designed suites and rooms are beautifully furnished and have private terraces overlooking the gardens. The executive suites have their own lounge and separate kitchenette and for guests whose privacy is of the utmost importance, the executive suites have separate entrances whilst presidential suites have their own elevators. There are 24 Standard Rooms - 20 Standard Suites -6 Executive Suites - 3 Presidential Suites.

The award winning Moloko Spa offers an holistic approach to body treatments and the ultimate relaxation after a hard day of work, the spa also offers gift vouchers, so those with travelling companions may make use of this world class day spa. There is also a small gym on site.

A gourmet experience for both business and pleasure can be enjoyed at the on site restaurant, seating 60 guests in an unusual circular design, this eaterie offers a fine dining menu with a fresh and seasonal continental menu that is as exclusive as it is varied. Decks open onto the beautifully lit garden at night, and the restaurant “space” is a highly sought-after venue for special signature events. The Cigar Lounge adds a dramatic late night touch, called “Off the Record”  the lounge offers the very finest cognacs and cigars –the Strathavon Hotel is the perfect venue for both private and corporate functions. International elegance combined with sophisticated, warm South African hospitality maker for a unique and unforgettable luxury stay.


The second signature boutique hotel is AtholPlace,Sandton. Guests are invited to enjoy a gem of contemporary and refined hospitality in everything from accommodation, to a cosy furnished library with built-in fireplace, to a large swimming pool. The beautiful garden or bar are the perfect place to unwind or have a meeting and each suite has a unique sense of style and luxury.

AtholPlace ensures the comfort of each guest, with personal service and exquisite attention to detail. This boutique hotel defines subtle, tasteful luxury and elegance throughout, with five superior suites, four deluxe suites and one mini deluxe suite. One of the style “signatures” is all beds are made up in the finest crisp white percale Frette bed linen imported from Italy, with luxurious duck-down duvets and soft, silky cushions   All 10 suites have been individually designed, providing a sanctuary of comfort and tranquillity. The large suites, all with en-suite bathrooms, are extremely spacious – no suite is smaller than 50 square metres.

All meals are freshly prepared by our in-house Chef. Sumptuous breakfasts, light lunches and gorgeous dinners are served in the dining area with its own lounge and guests may also dine outside under the trees in the landscaped garden.  Every evening guests are welcome to enjoy complimentary pre-dinner drinks and canapés, served in the library or lounge and the restaurant and service at Athol Place are exclusively for the use of our guests and are not open to the public. Room service is also available.