Industrial chic with plenty of contemporary artwork and finishes, the hotel rooms opened in early 2017, each with a balcony offering city views. The 46-room 4-star hotel was recently bought and reopened under new ownership of Steyn Investments. There are grand plans in place that will unfold in 2020.
Home to the super-stylish and atmospheric landmark, Marabi Club, a fine dining and jazz music hotspot plus one of the city's coolest barbershops, Hallmark House looks set to become a favoured Joburg destination for its superbly impressive roof bar and weekend brunch spot that offers 350-degree views of the city from its wraparound balcony. The hotel also recently reopened its ground floor all-day eatery Thorn and is a great stop en route to a city experience in Maboneng.
The Marabi Club
54 Siemert Rd, New Doornfontein
Effusive reviews for this place all generally remark on the atmosphere or (that South Africanism) “vibe” of The Marabi Club, a combination of superb food, slick service from jauntily dressed wait staff, interiors that conjure Joburg in an earlier age and