The only hotel in Gauteng located on a golf course with direct access to the greens, The Fairway Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort is a gem that boasts amazing views across the golf course while offering quick and easy access to major highways, shopping centres and business districts.
Situated in Randburg’s leafy green residential area, the hotel offers a true breakaway, resort feel without having to travel for hours to reach it. Facilities at the hotel include an award-winning restaurant, brand-new craft bar, gorgeous spa, sparkling pool, conference venue, and of course the beautiful golf course in front of the hotel; there’s no looking at a city view from public areas or guest rooms, all views are across the golf course to the surrounding hills.
Boasting a total of 116 guest rooms; configurations include large hotel rooms, double-storey villas with four en-suite bedrooms and a single-storey villa with two en-suite bedrooms. All accommodation has views across the first fairway, river and greens. A room for the physically-disabled is also available. En-suite bathrooms have large bathtubs, walk-in showers, double vanity, separate toilet and underfloor heating. Rooms also have tea and coffee making facilities, digital safes, hairdryers, air-conditioning, flatscreen TV with select DStv package, comfy seating on the patio, and a minibar facility in select configurations.
The Balata Restaurant has been accredited with the American Express Fine Dining Award every year from 2013 to 2018. Famous for its breakfasts, the restaurant also serves light business lunches and is known for its exquisite fine dining. The hotel has two bars – Bar Verve with its trendy ambience and a secluded wine cellar which is perfect for a sophisticated private venue, and The Roundabout Bar which is popular with golfers coming off the course at the end of a game. All are open to the public.
Brand new at the hotel is the Highball Craft Bar. While it is everything you’d expect from a Jozi city bar, it comes with the added bonus of the beautiful view across the golf course and hills surrounding Randburg. Offering a range of amazing craft gins, vodkas, rums and more, as well as a fusion tapas menu, Highball is set to become one of the trendy go-to spots in the city.
Conference facilities at The Fairway Hotel include two conference rooms (Windsor I and II) which can be joined to create one large venue accommodating up to 180 delegates. There are three boardrooms (Randpark I, II and III) adjacent to the Windsor rooms, and these are ideal for use as breakaway rooms during a conference. The boardrooms can also be combined to accommodate up to 80 delegates. The Randpark boardrooms open onto the Vista Deck, an ideal spot for cocktails at the end of the day’s conferencing.
The Fairway Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort opened in 2010 in time to host the Brazilian soccer team for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Since then, the hotel has played host to German football clubs Hoffenheim and SV Werder Bremen. The SA Cricket team and several other sports groups have conferenced at The Fairway, taking advantage of the villa configurations and overall breakaway feel of the property.
One of the hotel’s greatest attributes is its TripAdvisor Guest Satisfaction Rating of 93% and Bookings.com rating of 9.2 out of 10. The Fairway Hotel has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence every year since 2012, a Hall of Fame certificate in 2017 and was awarded in the Traveller’s Choice Awards in 2016 and 2018.
The Fairway Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort is a member of Guvon Hotels.