Stay at Birchwood While You Explore the East Rand

Located in the heart of the East Rand – Boksburg was established in 1887 and lies in The City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality. The name “Ekurhuleni” means “place of peace” in XiTsonga. It holds a long history of growth through mining, manufacturing, and industrial developments.

The city has prime residential estates, glitzy entertainment venues, mega shopping malls, lively townships, historical villages, good schools, recreational facilities, and five golf courses. 

Ekurhuleni is the perfect location to be based when you explore Johannesburg. We are not only close to OR Tambo International Airport, but we have easy access to major highways that connect cities and business hubs of Sandton, Tshwane, and Johannesburg CBD.

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East Rand Mall

Boksburg is the home of The East Rand Mall, which is one of the most popular and biggest malls in Johannesburg. Its tenant combination includes all of South Africa’s major Chain Stores and a host of smaller specialised stores.

It has an extensive range of entertainment facilities including restaurants, coffee shops, and a 9-theatre Digital Cinema Centre. The East Rand Mall is less than 1 kilometre from the Hotel, and transport can easily be arranged from The Birchwood Hotel to the Mall.

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Sandton City

Defining the Sandton skyline, Sandton City boasts some of the most exclusive retail and leisure experiences in Africa, Each year Sandton City is visited by millions of locals and tourists alike. It is only a 30-minutes drive or less than a 15-minute ride on the iconic Gautrain from Birchwood Hotel.

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Travel Around Johannesburg During Your Stay at Birchwood

There is so much to see in Johannesburg. Awesome attractions within easy reach from Birchwood Hotel include Gold Reef City, Monte Casino, The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve, Dinokeng Reserve. Arrange a day trip to the Johannesburg City Centre, Apartheid Museum, or explore the history of Soweto on a bicycle tour.