Member Profile : The Michelangelo



Strategically adjoining Nelson Mandela Square in the heart of the richest square mile in Africa, The Michelangelo exudes the class, luxury, style and sophistication that are associated with the finest hotels in the world. A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, The Michelangelo overlooks the cosmopolitan piazza built around the iconic statue of Nelson Mandela.


Boasting 242 rooms and suites, the hotel also offers a resident’s lounge for early arrivals and late departures, business centre, regular shuttle service to and from OR Tambo International Airport, laundry, dry cleaning and valet service. Car rental and a VIP limousine service are available on site, as well as complimentary shuttles within a 5km radius.


Sculptured and built in Renaissance architecture, The Michelangelo has five categories of en-suite accommodation. The two Presidential Suites overlook the Square, accommodate up to four guests when connected to an interleading Deluxe Room, have a fully functional kitchenette and are served by a butler. Premier and Executive Suites offer a separate lounge and dining room, bedroom and guest bathroom. All room categories, including Superior Rooms, provide a hairdryer, plasma TV screen, DStv, an electronic safe, air-conditioning/heating, direct-dial telephone, unlimited WiFi access, minibar and complimentary tea & coffee making facilities with a Nespresso coffee machine.


Guests at the hotel can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at Piccolo Mondo Restaurant. It offers a superb Italian à la carte menu and has seating for 140 guests. Il Ritrovo Bar & Lounge is open 24 hours a day and is situated in the spectacular atrium. It’s the ideal spot for a cocktail or light meal and high tea is served daily in the lounge. Twenty-four-hour room service is available daily.


Conference rooms and facilities at The Michelangelo can accommodate up to 160 delegates. L’Incontro can be subdivided into two rooms for conferences or functions. Il Paviglione can be divided into two smaller rooms suitable for meetings, private dining or cocktail parties. The most up-to-date audio-visual equipment is available.


The hotel also offers a baby-sitting service, express check out, executive lifestyle fitness centre with heated and indoor pool, sun deck sauna and steam bath, spa and has a doctor and dentist on call. Guests at the hotel have very easy access to the retail offerings, restaurants and entertainment options of Sandton City and Nelson Mandela Square.  

The Michelangelo is part of the Legacy Hotels & Resorts group of properties.