The Haystack

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About The Haystack

The Haystack provides guests with comfortable self-catering accommodation on half an acre of landscaped gardens in the Rivonia suburb of Sandton.

Air-conditioned rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, private heated bathrooms, complimentary Wi-Fi, minibars, and a top stove and microwave. Some rooms have separate seating areas and there are cosy bathrobes and slippers to make guests feel more at home.

The Haystack provides free on-site parking and has a large year-round swimming pool for guests to refresh themselves after a long day of exploring the city.

Guests can grill meals on the property's barbecue or dine at nearby restaurants, Taste of India Rivonia and Saravana Bhavan, less than a one-kilometre drive away.

The property is approximately 30 kilometres away from O.R. Tambo International Airport by car. The Coachman's Crossing Shopping Centre is a six-kilometre drive away. The Peacemakers Museum is less than a two-kilometre drive from the property. BOUNCE Waterfall Trampoline Park is an eight-kilometre drive away.

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Computer with internet
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Body treatments

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 12:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Amazing hosts

There are positive comments regarding the excellent hospitality that is offered at this property. Guests feel welcome upon arrival and they state that everything is taken care of during their stay. Every room request or issue with rooms is attended to in a prompt manner. The hosts are said to go above and beyond to make guests feel right at home. They are also always available if guests need to ask questions or get directions to attractions and nearby shops.

Lovely clean rooms

According to previous guests, the rooms are very clean and tidy. They state that the rooms are free of dirt and dust and the linens are fresh and washed on a regular basis. Guests mention that they never had to worry about returning to a dirty room or bathroom. The hosts are on top of their housekeeping duties and perform them on a daily basis.

Facilities are beautiful

Positive reviews indicate that guests love the pool and love relaxing in the beautifully landscaped garden that stretches over half an acre. There is a lot of space for relaxing outside, whether it be poolside or in the lush garden. Overall, guests rave about the facilities at this property.

Negative Reviews

Limited TV channels

If heres one negative point guests can agree on, its that the rooms here feature a satellite TV package that offers insufficient stations.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 92 reviews across the web
8.6 /10
  • Expedia
    9.0 /10
  • Hotels.com
    9.2 /10
  • SafariNow
    9.0 /10
  • Other Sources
    8.1 /10
8.6 out of 10 based on 92 reviews