Accommodation near Turffontein Racecourse

The Turffontein Racecourse is located in the leafy southern suburbs of Johannesburg, just 3 km outside of the thriving city centre.

Turffontein Racecourse was founded in 1887 by the Johannesburg Turf Club and is South Africa's premier horse racing venue. The track, which has a 3500m oval circumference, is considerably challenging and a true test of stamina for jockeys and their thoroughbreds. Since it was founded, the course has played host to numerous equine champions.

Annually, the racecourse sees approximately 40 race days attended by thousands of race-goers. A veritable highlight for many is the long-running and most prestigious horse race; The Summer Cup. This annually held event, which takes place in November, combines horse racing with the latest fashions as spectators dress up in their fanciest getups for the occasion.

Turffontein Racecourse has high-rise glass windows that provide spectators with a spectacular bird's eye view of not only the course, but Johannesburg's mesmerising skyline as well. Having recently undergone extensive renovations, race-goers now have the opportunity to get up-close-and-personal with the jockeys and the horses prior to the commencement of the races. A day at the races is a unique experience for the family. With the mild Highveld weather and the racecourse's beautifully manicured gardens, spectators can enjoy a horse race or two while picnicking on the sprawling lawns.

While primarily used for horse racing events, Turffontein Racecourse is the ideal spot for a miscellany of functions - from conference meetings and weddings to end-of-year business luncheons. The in-house catering company 'Isizwe hospitality', alongside their acclaimed chefs, provide patrons with a quality dining experience.

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Gold Reef Place
2.4 km

From R350 PPS

Gold Reef Place is close to Gold Reef City Casino and Theme Park and Apartheid Museum. Within easy access to FNB Stadium (Host 2010 Soccer venue) Ellis Park (Coca-Cola Stadium) and all Johannesburg ma... More Info

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The Reef Hotel
3.3 km

From R725 PPS

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The Reef Hotel is located in the Financial District Johannesburg and with views of an ever-bustling city, this is a well-appointed, modern 4* Johannesburg hotel. The hotel is situated close to all maj... More Info

Faircity Mapungubwe
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The Johannesburg inner city is abuzz with business travellers from around South Africa as well as abroad. Faircity Mapungubwe offers busy business travellers and leisure guests alike, the opportunity ... More Info

Gold Reef Lodge
3.8 km

From R750* Unit

Welcome to the Gold Reef Lodge guesthouse. Our guesthouse is situated in the heart of Johannesburg, a fast paced city located in South Africa packed with rich culture and history. Your Host Stanton Mo... More Info

Alcazaba Lodges
4.4 km

From R750* Unit

For the discerning guest who wants quality, cleanliness and a personal touch, Alcazaba Lodges offers a variety of accommodation, Bachelor, Couples or Family suites with no compromise in taste and serv... More Info

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Regal Guest House
4.4 km

From R325 PPS

Regal Guest House is situated in the South of Johannesburg. Crown Gardens is centrally located and have easy and quick access to the major highways. Our establishment offers 4 bedrooms each with an... More Info

Bayete Lodge
4.4 km

From R700* Unit

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Close to Gold reef city, Soweto tours, Nasrec, Soccer City, City center, Maboneng. Very close to all highways to Vereeniging, Alberton and Randburg The cottage can accommodate up to 4 guests and co... More Info

Judy Selfcatering BnB
4.4 km

From R280 PPS

Judy Self catering is a home away from home, situated in quiet surroundings. We take pride in our true hospitality and excellent service. We are situated in the south of Johannesburg, very close... More Info

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Glenvista Executive Guest House
4.9 km

From R600 PPS

Our Exclusive Guest House is your home away from home, with only two apartments you are guaranteed personalized service. Relax on the balcony and enjoy a sunset overlooking the Klipriviersberg Nature... More Info

The Bannister Hotel
5 km

From R720* Unit

The Bannister Hotel (formerly the Metro Hotel) is a luxury budget hotel with 43 en-suite rooms and 20 smaller rooms with communal bathrooms. Beds of a 5 Star quality ensure a good nights sleep! The d... More Info

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