911: The Franklin Luxury Suites


Entire rental unit hosted by Ndzutha

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
Ndzutha is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Free cancellation for 48 hours.


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Set in the heart of the city, this 82 square meter luxury apartment is the ideal location for couples and the would-be traveller. Overlooking the bustling city, the Franklin is perfectly positioned within the historic centre of Johannesburg’s financial district. Within ear shot of the Johannesburg’s M1 highway, a mere walking distance from Newtown Mall and Mandela Bridge; the Franklin is the true definition of convenience.

The space
Offering a variety of cultural exposure; this luxury apartment not only has the Market theater on its doorstep, it is also only 5km from Johannesburg Stadium, 6 km from Gold Reef City Casino, 7km’s away from the Apartheid Museum and a mere 25km from the closest airport, OR Tambo International.

Through the front door, you'll receive a warm welcome from the 24-hour front desk staff, state of the art security and underground parking ensure you always have a sense of comfort. Entering unit 1611, an immediate sense of tranquility ensues. Boasting a contemporary design and comprising all the amenities and facilities you would expect from an upscale high-rise apartment block, 1611 offers ultimate privacy. With minimalistic features, its the quintessential picture of peace. If your'e into easy living, then you would definitely appreciate the spacious lounge furnished with the most invitingly comfortable and luxurious couches, coupled with a large flat screen TV, Netflix & a selection of satellite/cable-TV channels to choose from. A well kitted gym is available to blow off that unwanted steam. For the business traveler, a corner work desk is available for continued productivity.

After a good night’s rest on an extra-length queen sized bed equipped with memory foam, Egyptian cotton fitted sheets, and non-feather pillow’s – take a refreshing shower or luxuriating bath before hopping onto a city tour bus from the front door. Visit prominent locations including Johannesburg heritage sites such as the Oriental Plaza, China Town and Kwa Mai Mai hostel and traditional market.

Sit down for lunch, grab take-aways at some of South Africa’s best rated restaurants; including Junkshin at No.1 Fox street which offers a variety between universal and traditional South African meals to give you that nostalgia.

If you're looking for a more soulful adventure, visit First15 Brewhouse, home of the Golden Giraffe, only 1.5km from the Franklin at 44 Quinn street.

For the nightlife, Braamfontein and Maboneng are both just across the iconic Mandela Bridge, offering an epic night life experience for the city dweller.

Guest access
Upon arrival at the Franklin, our guests will receive a warm welcome at the front desk where they can check themselves in for their booking.

For those using their own private transport, parking can be made available in our secure underground parking facility.

For those not wanting the added labour of driving, public transport systems such as Uber can pick up or drop off our guests right at front door.

For those that have enjoyed the offerings of the Gautrain, the nearest bust stop is right around the corner from the Franklin.

Our guests will have full access to their accommodation including the building facilities such as the indoor private gym.

Where you'll sleep

1 queen bed

What this place offers

Free street parking
50" HDTV with Netflix, Apple TV, standard cable
Washer – In unit
Dryer – In unit
Luggage dropoff allowed
Security cameras on property

7 nights in Johannesburg

Feb 5, 2023 - Feb 12, 2023

4.76 out of 5 stars from 54 reviews


Where you’ll be

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

The City never sleeps.
For our guests who enjoy the city life around the world; the Franklin is definitely the place to be.

Hosted by Ndzutha

  1. Joined in February 2019
  • 111 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
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During your stay

We give our guests superhost experiences by being available around the clock to help them with their every need.

Ndzutha is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with building staff
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Security camera/recording device Show more
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy