If you are coming to Johannesburg for the Joburg Shopping Festival then the ideal place to stay is at Abbotsford House which is situated midway between the Oriental Plaza and Sandton CIty. No matter which centre you want to shop at you are only 10 minutes away from the Joburg Shopping Festival.
Sandton City boasts 300 local and international retailers. It’s located in northern Johannesburg and easily accessible from the Sandton Gautrain station, highways and main roads within the Sandton CBD.
The Oriental Plaza, right in the heart of Johannesburg’s CBD, has attracted shoppers for more than 30 years.
In close proximity to the Oriental Plaza are a number of theatres, restaurants and iconic destinations such as the Market Theatre, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Gandhi Square and the Nelson Mandela Bridge.
If you want to get to Sandton City or the Oriental Plaza using public transport then you can use the Gautrain bus which goes from the SASCOC stop to the Gautrain Rosebank station and then take the Gautrain to Sandton. To get from Abbotsford House to the Oriental Plaza you take the Gautrain to Park which is the end of the Gautrain line and then you can take a Gautrain bus or the Hop On Hop Off Red Bus.
Abbotsford House is offering a Joburg Shopping Festival special offer of 10% off our normal rates for bookings that are made directly with us for that period.
The Joburg Shopping Festival
The Joburg SHopping Festival promises retail therapy on a grand scale. Just make sure you wear your most comfortable shoes – or buy some at either Sandton CIty or the Oriental Plaza.
There is nowhere better to buy samoosas to eat while at the Oriental Plaza. But any of their restaurants offer a range of delicious curry dishes.
In Sandton CIty you are spoiled for choice with all the food options available to give you strength to carry on shopping.