Isando city is located in the Gauteng province in South Africa. Among the many attractions in Isando the most famous one are the reserves game as well as the natives culture, the heritage sites, the wide beaches, surfing, the narrow trains, the desert trails with the beautiful mountain view, shopping, the gold and diamond mine and the sunny and warm climate which is spread through out all year long.
Isando hotels are offering a variety of hospitality options from the cheap one and two stars hotels and up to the luxury five star hotels. When looking for accommodation in Isando one should consider staying at the Don Johannesburg Int’l located on Electron Avenue in Isando. The hotel is a part of the famous Don Suite Hotels brand and offers a great place for those who seek a comfortable and enjoyable place in Isando.
Conveniently located minutes away from Johannesburg’s busiest Airport, the Don ORTIA, one of Johannesburg Hotels, provides first class accommodation at an economy fare. The 2-bedroom suites have 2 bathrooms for you and your partners’ convenience.
Transportation in Isando
The closest transportation source to Isando is the OR Tambo International airport of South Africa. The airport is located about five kilometers from Isando and host domestic and international airlines in it. The main city of Johannesburg is located about twenty kilometers from Isando and can easily be accessed by trains, public busses or taxis. In the neighborhood of Isando you can find some great restaurants and bars as well as some of the finest Isando hotels.
Johanseburg Botanic Garden
There are three hundred and sixty five acres of gardens that are well taken care of and in high quality of maintenance. This botanic garden is located on peaceful shores of the Emmarentia Dam and within the city borders. It is easily accessed from the north suburbs of Johannesburg. The rose garden has more than four thousands five hundred species of roses. The Shakespeare garden contains species that were mention on the Bards play written by the famous artist. The water garden contains fountains and terraced ponds and finally the Herb Garden which is dedicated to the traditional African medicines. The garden is opening free of charge and open from six in the morning till six in the late afternoon.
Many very important archeological were made in the Sterkfontein Caves including at least one hominid skull (Australopithecus africanus) from over two and half million years ago. The archeologicals keeps on working their and the visitors can see the site within the caves. An information center is also available. The site is open daily on the periods February to December except Mondays from nine in the morning till four in the afternoon. Guided tours are also available at the Sterkfontein Caves.
If the Sterkefontein Caves are your last attraction of the day you can rest at one of the Isando Hotels and continue your next day tour afterwards
This is a modern museum that takes his visitors through series of areas know as spaces that document the full story of the apartheid, from the Afrikaner nationalism in the 1940’s and 50’s, the segregation between and whites and blacks, the rise of the black consciences, the first democratic election of the country and in 1944 and the new constitution. It is exciting and vivid of old pictures, hundred of television footage, exebitions of passbooks and armored vehicles used by the apartheid government to suppress demonstrations in the townships.
Isando is great location where you can continue to explore the rest of Johannesburg but if your tour of day ends here and you wish to look for accommodation in Isando there are some great places to stay. Among all Isando Hotels steacking out is the Don Johannesburg Intl which offer a prefect place to spend the night in.
Don Johannesburg Intl
The hotel is located near by the International airport of Johannesburg, only 5 minutes by car/taxi. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service from the airport to the hotel. The Front desk is very efficient, helpful and willing to solve any problems that guests may have. All rooms are large and with kitchen in them. It is good place to stay two to three nights before or after touring Johannesburg and going back or to different locations in South Africa.