45% Based on 241 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 3.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Johannesburg awaits you at Sunnyside Park Hotel. You'll be 2.6 km (1.6 mi) from Johannesburg Zoo and 3 km (1.9 mi) from South African Museum of Military History. Highlights at this Victorian hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free daily breakfast.

TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 152 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, sitting areas, and in-room childcare. Dining in is an option with 24-hour room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Coffee/tea makers, free bottled water, and safes are also available.

The restaurant, Milners Restaurant, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Pound and Penny is the hotel's own pub, serving drinks along with lunch and dinner. Enjoy the fitness centre, steam room, and pool loungers. Business travelers can take advantage of a 24-hour business centre, conference space, and meeting rooms. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free hot/cold buffet breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 10 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Within a 15-minute drive of this 4-star Johannesburg hotel, attractions include Gold Reef City and Museum Africa.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£74 per night

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room (Gate House Twin Double)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

45% of guests recommend out of 241 reviews

Excellent 63
Good 89
Average 51
Poor 24
Terrible 15
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>3.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.0</span> out of 5

Property Features

Sunnyside Park Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool, a steam room, and a fitness centre. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Business amenities include A 24-hr business centre, a limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. The family-friendly Sunnyside Park Hotel also features a terrace, a garden, and coffee/tea in common area. A round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Victorian Johannesburg hotel.

  • 152 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 3 conference rooms
  • Built in 1895
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


Free self parking


  • Airport: Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) (21.5 km / 13.4 mi)
  • Train station: Johannesburg Park Station (3.6 km / 2.2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle, area shuttle, and shopping centre shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Sunnyside Park Hotel offers 152 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Satellite televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Johannesburg's hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include an iron/ironing board.

  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free hot/cold buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Milners Restaurant – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Pound and Penny – Overlooking the garden, this pub serves lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Open selected days.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a steam room and a fitness centre.

  • Golfing nearby


If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time ends at 6 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance for details.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Only service animals are allowed


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR450.00 per person (one-way)
  • Early check-in fee: ZAR1350.00
  • Late check-out fee: ZAR800.00

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Sunnyside Park Hotel Johannesburg
  • Sunnyside Park Hotel
  • Sunnyside Park Johannesburg
  • Sunnyside Park
  • Hotel Sunnyside Park

You should know

  • Sunnyside Park Hotel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.

National Rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.