Hands On Retreat Craighall

Type: Self-Catering

27 (0)11 326 3181

4 Argyle Avenue, Craighall, Johannesburg

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About Hands On Retreat Craighall

Hands On Retreat is a 4 Star Boutique Guest House & Spa that is situated in Craighall, Johannesburg and close to Rosebank, Sandton, Hyde Park Corner and Randburg. And only a short 10 minute drive from the Sandton or Rosebank Gautrain stations.

Hands On Retreat has a back to nature atmosphere and is set in a park-like garden with lots of tall trees, its own river flowing through it and abundant bird life. Guests have access to both sides of the river to work, meditate or just relax and enjoy nature at one of the many rest spots dotted around the garden.

Travellers recharge and recover in our tranquil surroundings, yet we offer the most modern of amenities including WiFi access in all the rooms. Each unit has its own garden entrances with a dedicated patio area, seating and table. Enjoy the fresh air while you’re working on your smartphone or laptop via the WiFi Internet or relax with a book or a newspaper.

The Apart Hotel is a popular Brazilian concept – it’s both a hotel room and an apartment with a kitchenette. Guests may choose to cater for themselves using the microwave oven, refrigerator and other conveniences.

Six double en-suite rooms with private garden access, with small kitchenette ideal for long stays for the discerning business or leisure traveller. All units have both showers and baths in their en-suite bathrooms, extra length and depth queen sized beds, underfloor heating, mini safe and flat screen TV with 14 satellite channels.

The Premium Units feature double sized Jacuzzi baths and double shower – ideal for that special anniversary, wedding and honeymoon. What more do you need for a romantic weekend getaway.

One wheel-chair friendly room available.

The onsite Fresh Coffee Shop is open daily where guests can enjoy breakfast, lunches, high teas and conversation picnic baskets. Dinner trays (booking essential) can be enjoyed in your room. 3 and 4 course dinners are available on Friday and Saturday evenings in the dining room in front of a cozy fire.


Wi-Fi Internet. Safe off street parking. Day Spa. Wellness retreat.

Distance From:

Atholl 7 km
Blackheath 8 km
Blairgowrie 3 km
Bryanston 7 lm
Ferndale 7 km
Fontainbleau 7 km
Fourways 12 km
Gallo Manor 11 km
Honeydew 14 km
Hurlingham 2 km
Jukskei Park 13 km
Kensington B 6 km
Linbro Park 10 km
Melrose 5 km
Olivedale 11 km
Parkmore 3 km
Randburg 4 km
Rivonia 11 km
Sandhurst 3 km
Sandown 6km
Sunninghill 8 km
Woodmead 16 km

Our Rooms


From Sandton - on William Nicol Dr towards Hyde Park Corner shopping centre - Turn right into 2nd Ave CRAIGHALL. Alternatively, coming from Hyde Park Corner shopping centre on William Nicol Dr towards Sandton, turn left into 2nd Ave CRAIGHALL. At the T-junction, turn left into Waterfall Ave. After only 10m, turn right into Talbragar Ave. After 500 m, turn left into Argyle Ave. Cross over Douglas Ave.

For the Day Spa: Turn left into Alexandra Ave. Hands On Retreat Spa is to your right.

For the Guest House: Cross over Alexandra Ave. Hands On Retreat Spa is to your right. Hands On Retreat is to your left.

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