Transport & Getting around
The hotel is centrally situated in Johannesburg and well serviced (by Johannesburg standards) with transport.
City Sightseeing Bus:
This is a hop-on-hop off open-top red double decker bus service. It's routes are designed to cover Joburg's best places to visit and sights to see. There is a bus stop 1 block from the Bannister. Highly recommended. www.citysightseeing.co.za/
The new & fast underground train is very good for getting to Rosebank, Sandton, Pretoria and the OR Tambo Airport. Trains leave every 12 -30 minutes and are also serviced by the Gautrain Busses. www.gautrain.co.za/
In addition to the Gautrain busses, there are the Metro Busses, the Rea Vaya Busses (www.reavaya.org.za). These stop close to the hotel.
Uber & Taxify (local app) are well used and popular services taking you anywhere at any time of day or night at reasonable rates.
Meter Taxi's / Cabs:
Sometimes good; sometimes bad. These guys tend to overcharge. Be careful. There are a mixed bunch from the formal to the unregistered that can take you anywhere. Here are a few companies.
Rose Taxi's 011 403 0000 ; Zebra Cabs 0861 105 105
There are many "minibus" taxi's that operate around Johannesburg. These minibusses go on fixed routes and are convenient though they have a reputation for dangerous driving. A fare is typically around R20.
A new form of transport for Johannesburg that's becoming popular. They charge R5/km with a minimum charge of R25.