Voco The Bank Johannesburg Rosebank Hotel opens in South Africa
IHG Hotels & Resorts has opened voco The Bank Johannesburg Rosebank – the first voco property in Africa.
The Bank, Rosebank’s striking new architectural gem, is a short distance from the Gautrain (Metro Express) and surrounded by the bustling Rosebank district. voco The Bank Johannesburg Rosebank takes space, sophistication and art to the next level, with a range of beautifully appointed rooms and suites featuring the thoughtful, relaxed and non-stuffy design so characteristic of the voco brand, as well as an enviable collection of original local artwork.
An upscale sanctuary in the heart of one of the city’s trendiest neighborhoods, an international business hub renowned for its shopping, art and design, and exclusivity, voco The Bank Johannesburg Rosebank delivers on the promise of its name – “invite” or “invite”. get together” in Latin.
Haitham Mattar, Managing Director, India, Middle East and Africa, IHG said, “As part of our growth strategy in Africa, we have partnered with Valor to expand our footprint on the continent. Valor is our long-standing partner in the US and UK, and we are delighted to open our first voco hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa. voco The Bank Johannesburg Rosebank is a premier property and an excellent market entry for IHG. voco The Bank is a distinct hotel with individual character in vibrant Rosebank and will be a great addition to the destination. This new opening in the trendy Rosebank district adds to the momentum we are building in the IMEA region with the opening of six Voco hotels in key cities.
The 131-room hotel embodies the hallmarks of voco with exclusive features and distinctive features, setting it apart for a memorable stay. Every guest will experience the warm signature voco “come in” welcome, promising quick and easy check-in, with dedicated voco hosts available throughout the guest’s stay as resident experts, and a locally inspired welcome treat. As part of the transformation work carried out at the property, the rooms benefit from the voco design concept with thoughtful comforts such as plush bedding made from 100% recycled materials, high-quality Antipodes organic amenities in larger bottles vending machines and high-speed Wi-Fi. Fi, Smart TV, executive desks and in-room refreshments. This way, guests can relax and have some time for themselves when staying at Voco.
Double-volume ceilings, chic modern bathrooms, and valet parking complete this distinctive upscale experience, while business travelers will delight in thoughtful features like in-room handheld steamers and large workspace with international adapters and USB ports.
For a taste of ‘voco life’, the exciting and modern mid-century inspired restaurant, Proud Mary, is located on the ground floor of The Bank building, while Workshop17, a work haven remotely, is just one floor up. The voco Johannesburg Rosebank also has a fully equipped gym.
Guests staying at voco The Bank Johannesburg Rosebank can enjoy in-room dining choosing from Proud Mary’s innovative menu featuring delicious small plates, salads, grills and a wine list you won’t find at any other restaurant. from the city.
With its firm commitment to ensuring the highest levels of sustainability, reflected in the award-winning building’s use of primarily renewable energy sources and voco The Bank Johannesburg Rosebank’s leading global sustainable practices, guests will be assured that their stay is both the epitome of comfort while being easy on the planet.
“We know that customers these days like to feel they are making a difference,” said Jessica Redinger, Managing Director of voco The Bank Johannesburg. “We have done everything we can to minimize our hotel’s impact on the environment, using best sustainable practices wherever we can. But it’s just important to us to take care of our customers while taking care of the planet. So we haven’t sacrificed our world-class amenities and the comfortable, friendly customer experience people expect from Voco.
Occupying six floors of this mixed-use building, voco The Bank Johannesburg Rosebank shares this innovative space with iconic tenants such as Rand Merchant Investments, Bespoken Man Barbers and Tailor Me, with Rosebank Mall, The Firs and The Zone shopping districts just a short walk away. side. his door.
For clients in a hurry, Workshop17 private meeting and event spaces can be easily booked through voco The Bank Johannesburg Rosebank.