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The Bannister Hotel launched in 2013.  Ideally situated in the heart of Braamfontein,  Johannesburg’s most vibrant district.

Transport & Getting around


The hotel is centrally situated in Johannesburg and well serviced (by Johannesburg standards) with transport.

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.

In addition to the Gautrain busses, there are the Metro Busses, the Rea Vaya Busses ( These stop close to the hotel.

über Taxify are well used and popular services taking you anywhere at any time of day or night at reasonable rates.

There are three totally different taxi's.

Braamfontein is the centre of transport in South Africa.  Park Station has trains, busses and the Gautrain.

Are a mixed bunch from the formal to the unregistered that can take you anywhere. Fares are generally around R12-R15 per kilometre with a certain minimum. 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 R10.

Tuk Tuks:
A new form of transport for Johannesburg that's becoming popular. They charge R5/km with a minimum charge of R25.