IHG opens Africa’s first Voco hotel

(02 February 2022)
IHG opened voco The Bank Johannesburg Rosebank, the first voco hotel in Africa.

The newly built hotel is located a short distance from the Gautrain (Metro Express) and is surrounded by the bustling walk-work-play district of Rosebank, one of Johannesburg’s trendiest areas.

Occupying six floors of this mixed-use development, voco The Bank Johannesburg Rosebank shares the building 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 stone’s throw away. side. Door step.

Superior Room at Voco The Bank Johannesburg Rosebank

“As part of our growth strategy in Africa, we have partnered with Valor to expand our footprint on the continent. Valor has been our long-time partner in the US and UK, and we are thrilled to open our first voco hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa,” said Haitham Mattar, Managing Director, India, Middle East and Africa, IHG. “This new opening in trendy Rosebank adds to the momentum we are building in the IMEA region, with the opening of six Voco hotels in key cities.”

The hotel’s 131 rooms feature bedding made from 100% recycled materials, in-room handheld steamers, Antipodes organic amenities in larger dispenser bottles, high-speed Wi-Fi , smart TVs, executive desks with international adapters and USB ports. and in-room refreshments.

Amenities include valet parking, an all-day dining restaurant, a remote workspace with a choice of meeting and event spaces, in-room dining, and a gym.

“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.


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