Review: InterContinental Johannesburg – Sandton Towers

IC Sandton Featured View

When: April 2018
Duration: One night
Room booked: King Deluxe Room
Room upgrade: King Club IC – that’s right, Club lounge access as an upgrade!
Free drink on arrival: Had the choice for points or welcome drink but as I was upgraded to Club, I took the points
Newspaper: Available upon request
Bathroom amenities: Agraria (classic IC brand)
Ambassador amenities: 3 pieces of fruit, handcrafted almond nougat and a bottle of South-African wine!

Overall experience: Excellent

IC Sandton Towers ambassador giftsAmbassador gifts in my room!

This year I stayed in IC Athens, IC Le Vendome and IC Phoenicia and so far this stay has been my favourite one! It’s the first time I get upgraded to club as an ambassador. A €20 worth of South-African wine was waiting for me in the room as a gift. The room is great, there’s a very spacious bathroom with shower and bathtub. In the evening, they knocked at my door for the turn down service. I experienced this for the first time in my life and wow, it feels awkward as I am not used to this.

IC Sandton Towers RoomTurn Down Service IC Sandton Towers
Turn-down service… an attendant came to close my curtains, put my slippers next to the bed, refilled water, offered a chocolate and removed the decorative pillows from my bed.  IC Sandton Towers bathroom IC Sandton Towers bathroom IC Sandton Towers Room viewRoom with a view on a beautiful day…

The whole building is impressive. You can see all the floors as the middle part of the hotel is open. The elevator has a glass wall on one side. During my stay I was treated exceptionally like a real VIP.

IC Sandton Towers indoorsIC Sandton Towers Club LoungeSmall cosy club lounge of IC Sandton Towers

IC Sandton Towers Club LoungeFruits and South African wine in the evening in the club lounge… I also received some hot snacks but sorry, forgot to take pictures!

IC Sandton Towers breakfastEven a service bell was available on the table during breakfast in case I needed more coffee, tea or anything else…!

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