Area Attractions

Hyatt House Johannesburg Rosebank is conveniently located in the trendy and well established Rosebank, alively suburb popular among tourists and locals for its shopping malls and marketplaces, cinemas, art galleries, restaurants and nightclubs. From historic sites to eclectic Sunday markets to unique art galleries, this buzzy neighborhood has something for everyone.

Hyatt House Johannesburg Rosebank

28 Tottenham Avenue Melrose 2196
Johannesburg, South Africa, 2196



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Rosebank Mall and Sunday Market

The popular Rosebank Mall houses all the country's big consumer brand stores and a variety of eateries. Every Sunday, the parking lot is converted into the Rosebank Craft Market, which offers visitors a true expression of South Africa’s vibrancy, variety, diversity and culture. With a wide variety of handmade arts and crafts ranging from beaded sculptures to hand-woven baskets, antiques, gourmet delights and other small knick-knacks, there is something to suit any budget. The views of the Johannesburg skyline and sunsets from here are also spectacular! It attracts over 10,000 people every Sunday. The perfect flea-mark vibe with lots of bargains for the discerning shopper!

Arts + Culture

Goodman Gallery

Art lovers must visit the distinguished Goodman Gallery, which is at the forefront of contemporary arts in South Africa. The gallery focuses on artists whose work engages with African and post-colonial contexts. It houses the works of internationally renowned artists like William Kentridge, Ghada Amer, Candice Breitz, Mikhael Subotzk, Alfredo Jaar, Shirin Neshat, Kapwani Kiwanga, while also finding and developing new talent from the continent.

Wits Johannesburg Planetarium

For an experience that’s truly out of this world, visit the Wits Johannesburg Planetarium, the first full-sized planetarium in Africa. Explore the magic of the solar system, look up at the shiny galaxies far, far away and enjoy the tour of the stars and planets with various shows through the day, tailored to suit all ages.

Mandela House

Visit the former home of South African hero Nelson Mandela in the Soweto district, and pay tribute to the anti-apartheid activist and Noble Peace Prize winner. The modest brick house contains artifacts from Mandela’s life, from photographs and paintings from his early years to memorabilia from his time as the President of South Africa. There are also bullet holes and scorch marks still intact on the walls from when Mandela was in prison, serving as a poignant reminder of his battle for democracy and the challenges he had to encounter.

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden

Far from the noise of Johannesburg’s city center, Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden is considered among the world’s most beautiful botanical gardens. The botanical reserve's 740 acres (300 hectares) are home to over 600 native plant species and 220+ species of birds, including a breeding pair of rare Verreaux’s eagles that nest near the park’s waterfall. A perfect place for a stroll, bird-watching or a picnic. Make sure to visit the Witpoortjie Falls, grab a bite at the Eagles Fare Restaurant and buy a plant from the Nursery while you’re there! There are also regular guided tours and workshops for visitors interested in learning more about its biodiversity.

Local Attractions

Wanderers Stadium

The home of cricket in Johannesburg, Wanderers Stadium is an international cricket stadium with world class facilities. The venue is known for some of the most iconic high scoring cricket matches of cricketing history, and is a must-visit for fans of the sport.

Johannesburg Zoo

A quick drive from the hotel, Johannesburg Zoo is a must-visit for animal enthusiasts to catch a glimpse of exotic wildlife from around the globe. Open all year round, the zoo houses over 2000 animals across 300 species. From African big cats and wild dogs to Amazonian spider monkeys, from Sumatran orangutans to Ethiopian jackals, there’s a truly exciting collection of animals for one to see. Children can also spend time at the Farm Yard, where they can pet sheep, horses and ponies. The zoo also offers tour packages, including a moonlit tour, a behind-the-scenes tour and an overnight camp.