Hotel Lamunu’s cheeky chocolate conferences will fire up your delegates' days with chilli-spiced hot chocolate, dunking marshmallows, chocolate sweets, pastries and complimentary chocolate body paint for every delegate. A full-day conference at just more than R300 per person includes free WiFi, 2 coffee breaks, a 2-course lunch, and stationery and equipment.

Did you know?

The hotel has payed tribute to academia by naming its 6 floors and 4 meeting rooms after illustrious graduates of the University of the Witwatersrand, which is in the same suburb.

Whether hosting a private board meeting, product launch, cocktail party or small conference, Hotel Lamunu provides guests with an exceptional and unforgettable experience.

Located in the heart of Braamfontein - Johannesburg’s rapidly rejuvenating live-work-play district - it’s the perfect place to stay to explore authentic Johannesburg.

Just a stone’s throw from the iconic Nelson Mandela Bridge and the new Wits Art Museum, it's also a mere 5-minute drive from Newtown, Johannesburg’s arts and culture precinct. It is similarly nearby to Constitutional Hill, the seat of South Africa’s Constitutional Court.

Hotel Lamunu offers 3 boardrooms, all with standard meeting facilities, (whiteboard, flip charts, screens and projectors) catering for 8-14 delegates. There is also a presentation room that can cater for up to 130 delegates cinema-style. 

Conferencing at Hotel Lamunu is complemented by 60 contemporary, city-inspired hotel rooms that offer all the modern conveniences, like as iPod docking stations and laptop-friendly safes. There is free wireless Internet connectivity throughout the hotel, and Gautrain shuttle services are available.

Private parties for up to 100 can be hosted in The Lounge bar on the hotel’s 1st floor. For larger functions, the exclusive rooftop venues - Skyline Gardens and Randlords – will more than meet your expectations. Both boast 360-degree views of the Johannesburg skyline.

Hotel Lamunu’s La Menu restaurant serves simple, delicious cuisine. Here guests can enjoy full English breakfasts, light lunches and dinners. Drinks are available at the popular Lamunu Bar with its indoor and outdoor seating area that overlooks The Grove’s large outdoor screen – perfect for watching sports.

Travel tips & Planning info

Who to contact

Hotel Lamunu
Tel: +27 (0)11 242 8600

How to get here

From the north, take the M1 South motorway and the Jan Smuts Avenue exit. Continue along Jan Smuts Avenue to just before the Nelson Mandela Bridge. Take the slipway to the left into Juta Street. Cross over De Beer Street and turn left into Melle Street. There is underground parking for hotel guests at 20 Melle Street.

Around the area

Nearby you can visit Constitutional Hill, the Origins Centre, the Wits Art Museum (University of the Witwatersrand ), the Joburg Theatre, the Planetarium, and the Newtown cultural precinct with its SAB World of Beer, Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, Market Theatre and more.

Tours to do

Take a tour of Soweto and the Apartheid Museum; explore the history of gold mining at the Gold Reef City Theme Park; go hot air ballooning in Magaliesberg; and learn about your human ancestry at the Cradle of Humankind.

Get around

You can explore Braamfontein on foot, with many attractions in walking distance. Park Station, the Gautrain terminus, is also within walking distance. The Gautrain stops at the Rosebank and Sandton shopping precincts. You can also use the city's Rea Vaya rapid bus transport service or take a metered taxi.

What to eat

If you’re staying at Hotel Lamunu on a Saturday, be sure to visit the nearby Neighbourgoods food market. It’s funky and vibey and has delicious foods to enjoy. The market is open from 09:00 – 15:00.