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Maboneng Precinct
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Welcome to Hallmark House

Hallmark House, which was built originally in the 1970s as a diamond-polishing centre, is in the heart of the Maboneng district on the east side of the Johannesburg CBD.  Maboneng – which means ‘place of light’ in Sotho – is owned and developed by Propertuity.  It is an exciting and vibrant new neighbourhood that’s quickly becoming a destination for people who enjoy seeing the expression of current creativity and entrepreneurial spirit in all its modern urban forms:  from graffiti to art centres and photo walks; from markets to yoga studios and new designer shops; the area is edgy and vital.  Newmark’s boutique hotel in Hallmark House reflects this character in its style and ambience and offers businesspeople and tourists alike the opportunity to stay in the heart of this multi-cultural city hub and explore all the area has to offer.

Hotel Activities

Che Argentine Grill | 303 Fox Street, Maboneng Precinct

1.1kms from hotel (walking)
Che is set in the trendy urban neighbourhood of the Maboneng precinct, serving traditional Argentine asado, or as we know it, braai.

 

The Cosmopolitan:
Bar, restaurant, sculpture garden and galleries all blended in one historic space

 

Industry Bar – Lounge:
INDUSTRY, Joburg’s newest, trendiest and sexiest gay club launches on 3 September. Why not free your inhibitions and come turn it out with us… it’s an institutionalised form of showing off.

 

Love Revo Café | 300 Commissioner Street, Maboneng Precinct

1kms from hotel (walking)
The Cafe, which will serve as a bistro, is very much based on electric vibe and youthful offering. A focus on the ambience through music played, the funky chic decor, the large bar mixing all types of alcohol and the more affordable meals prepared with quality meats.

 

Origin Artisan Coffee Roasters | 268 Fox Street, Maboneng Precinct

1kms from hotel (walking)
They call Themselves “the artisan roasters of Africa” because they emphasize on a hands-on mastery of all the aspects of coffee crafting – from the careful selection of our green beans, to the precise roasting, blending, grinding and pouring of the coffee.

 

Cocobel | 300 Commissioner street, Maboneng Precinct

900m from hotel (walking)
Cocobel is set up in an old truck on the side of the streets of Maboneng, this truck is filled with all sorts of frozen goods. There is a wide range of frozen desserts that one can choose from.

 

Lenin’s Vodka Bar | 300 Commissioner Street, Maboneng Precinct

900m from Hotel (walking)
Lenin’s Vodka Bar is a great after – hours hangout. With some of the hottest bartenders in town serving up the best-made cocktails in Joburg, along with more than 40 different types of vodka from around the world, it’s become a favourite on the local bar and craft cocktail scene.

 

Soul Souvlaki | Maverick Corner, 18 Albrecht St Cnr Fox St, Maboneng Precinct

900ms from hotel (walking)
Soul Souvlaki is a Greek restaurant/cafe serving freshly prepared Greek souvlaki on demand. Some house favourites are Lamb in pita, Bifteki in pita and Grilled Haloumi in Pita!

 

The Blackenese | 20 Kruger Street, Maboneng Precinct

1kms from hotel (walking)
The Blackanese Sushi and Wine Bar Fuses African flavour with Japanese cuisine. Sushi can be enjoyed throughout the week and on Saturdays and Sundays guests can relax whilst we prepare tasty prawns on the braai. The restaurant also offers a catering service and runs regular sushi classes.

 

Mama Mexicana | 264 Fox Street, Arts on Main, Maboneng Precinct

950ms from hotel (walking)
Two friends spent literally two years perfecting their nachos, burritos, quesadillas, chimichangas and enchiladas at their Sunday Market on Main stall..

 

Chalkboard Café | 286 Fox Street, Maboneng Precinct

1kms from hotel (walking)
At the start of 2011, The Bioscope opened up the adjoining restaurant and craft beer bar Chalkboard.

 

James Xvi Ethopian Café | 300 Commissioner Street, Maboneng Precinct

800ms from hotel (walking)
James XVI serves authentic Ethiopian food in the Maboneng Precinct in the buzzing Maverick Corner.

 

Shakers Cocktail Bar | 300 Commissioner Street, Maboneng Precinct

1Kms from hotel (walking)
Shakers Cocktail will have a wide selection of drinks, ranging from classic cocktails to a large selection of signature Jam Jars, a coffee bar with flavoured coffees, and a craft beer garden serving both bottles and draughts.

 

Thalis Roadside | 300 Commissioner Street, Maboneng Precinct

1Kms from hotel (walking)
Thalis is a locally owned, independent food take away restaurant that provides sit-down meals and home deliveries. They provide top quality, wholesome eastern cuisine.

 

Time Anchor Distillery | Ground Floor, Aerial Empire, 7 Sivewright Avenue, Maboneng Precinct

450ms from hotel (5 minutes Walking)
Johannesburg’s first Craft Distillery! Their spirits are crafted by hand in small batches by some of the smartest, most passionate people on the planet.

Inner City Urban Hiking Tour | By Mainstreet Walks

East City Cycle Tour – By Mainstreet Walks

Art & Justice Tour | By Mainstreet Walks

Soweto tour

Joburg tour

Elis park Stadium | walking distance – 650m (8minutes) | Driving Distance – 1.4km (4minutes)

Calton Center – The Top of Africa | 1.3km walking distance | 2.2km driving distance

Soccer City (FNB Stadium) | 11km’s Driving Distance

Soweto (Vilakazi Street) | 18km’s Driving Distance

Constitutional Hill | 3km’s Driving Distance

Apartheid Museum | 9km’s Driving Distance

AGOG is a unique art gallery where the meaning of art is also the meaning of the artist.

On the ground floor they will have the home of The Nine Barrels, a unique wine bar, first of its kind in Johannesburg. The Nine Barrels will serve wines by the glass and its intention is to have the biggest choice of wines by the glass, currently there are only a few places with a limited selection.

Spacious creative workshop space at Access city in Maboneng North where they can accommodate workshops and events for up to 30 adults and children

Visit the largest second hand bookstore in the Southern hemisphere. There are books stacked everywhere in this 8 story building, plus LPs, maps, porcelain & postcards

Tiakaya showroom- Specialising in Urban design. Our showroom boasts a handmade showroom, from the decked flooring to the ceiling. We peacock our wide range of eco-urban landscaping solutions for both businesses and homes. Living Room Venue – High above Joburg, sits our Urban Oasis, a favourite inner city wedding venue, and event space known for its floral ambience, breath-taking views, and handcrafted decor.

Art Afrique Gallery and Consulting boasts 2 floors of emerging, established and fresh artists from all over the continent

The Bioscope is an Independent Cinema located in the heart of Maboneng

It’s about cycling through Jozi in style. Riding the city for the sheer joy of it. The kick of speed you get, being light as a feather speeding past the traffic.

SoMa Art + Space is a unique art space, bar and events venue on Maverick Corner. The double story venue on Maverick Corner hosts monthly art exhibitions, performance art nights, pop-up shows and jazz and DJ nights. It’s a light, open space with a contemporary concrete bar and open truss ceilings, and can be transformed to fit the needs of all sorts of private parties, corporate and commercial events, launches, promotions as well as intimate conferences.

Art is Maboneng’s resident theatre and performing arts centre, based at Main Street Life, showcasing the freshest in SA theatre, stand Up comedy and other live performance mediums. An independent Johannesburg based theatre, production company and performing arts centre.

MOAD is a trans-African cultural centre, and the continent’s first design laboratory.

The original anchor behind the entire Maboneng precinct, Arts on Main is a workshop and gallery space for established and up-and-coming African artists. The most famous artists that utilises the space is William Kentridge, but there are some very talented people calling these studios home

Every Sunday, this old parking garage is packed to the brim with some of the best artisanal food that this city has to offer. From exotic Ethiopian dishes through to juicy burgers, everything here pairs perfectly with a craft beer.

Hotel Facilities

The new state-of-the-art building includes:

  • 24-hour manned security
  • Secure parking
  • High-speed internet over fibre optics
  • Gym
  • Instant access to all the excitement and happenings of the area
  • Conferencing facilities
Hallmark House Facilities

Hallmark House Facilities

Hotel Accommodation

The hotel has 46 apartments on two storeys but also runs a concierge service for the residents’ apartments. Each room boasts various views of Johannesburg’s up and coming area. Each room is fully equipped with the necessary to provide our guests with a comfortable, sophisticated experience as well creating the opportunities for our guests to explore the bustling city that is downtown Johannesburg.

Deluxe: 24- 40 sq. metres. 20 Deluxe rooms face the West (Johannesburg CBD) however most rooms are South facing with views of Turfontein Race Course amongst others.

Premium: 25 -45 sq. metres. There are 16 Premium rooms which have King Size beds whereas the smaller rooms are equipped with twin beds with extra length.

Executive: 39 – 42 sq. metres. There are various options with regard to the directions that the rooms face, however the biggest difference between executive and the others on offer is the size of the rooms as well as the size of the beds in the executive rooms. Beds in the executive rooms are extra length King Size beds.

Room amenities

  • Electronic Safe
  • Flat screen Television
  • Bar
  • Wifi
  • Hair dryer
  • Tea and coffee
  • Room service
Hallmark House Accommodation

Hallmark House Accommodation

Our Location
Johannesburg | South Africa
54 Siemert Road, Maboneng, Johannesburg

Hallmark House in the exciting Maboneng precinct in downtown Johannesburg. Hallmark House, on Siemert Road, comprises a mix of residential and hotel apartments. Hallmark is situated in the up and coming Johannesburg area, full of vibrant, young and trendy spots while still being in close proximity to the business sector of down town Johannesburg.

It is home to numerous independent retail, restaurants and entertainment venues as well as loft apartments, offices, hotel, a museum and creative factory spaces in a connected urban environment. The Precinct is an innovative example of how the development of an integrated, mixed-use community where people play, live and work, can define an urban way of life.


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Tel: +27 11 402 0220
Fax: +27 11 402 0196
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Physical Address:
54 Siemert Road, Maboneng, Johannesburg

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Hallmark House, which was built originally in the 1970s as a diamond-polishing centre, is in the heart of the Maboneng district on the east side of the Johannesburg CBD.  Maboneng – which means ‘place of light’ in Sotho – is owned and developed by Propertuity.  It is an exciting and vibrant new neighbourhood that’s quickly becoming a destination for people who enjoy seeing the expression of current creativity and entrepreneurial spirit in all its modern urban forms:  from graffiti to art centres and photo walks; from markets to yoga studios and new designer shops; the area is edgy and vital.  Newmark’s boutique hotel in Hallmark House reflects this character in its style and ambience and offers businesspeople and tourists alike the opportunity to stay in the heart of this multi-cultural city hub and explore all the area has to offer.

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Things to do in Maboneng:
Market on Main

  • Every Sunday, this old parking garage is packed to the brim with some of the best artisanal food that this city has to offer. From exotic Ethiopian dishes through to juicy burgers, everything here pairs perfectly with a craft beer.

Arts On Main:

  • The original anchor behind the entire Maboneng precinct, Arts on Main is a workshop and gallery space for established and up-and-coming African artists. The most famous artists that utilises the space is William Kentridge, but there are some very talented people calling these studios home

Museum Of African Design (MOAD):

  • MOAD is a trans-African cultural centre, and the continent’s first design laboratory.

POPArt Theatre:

  • Art is Maboneng’s resident theatre and performing arts centre, based at Main Street Life, showcasing the freshest in SA theatre, stand Up comedy and other live performance mediums.  An independent Johannesburg based theatre, production company and performing arts centre.

Soma Art + Space:

  • SoMa Art + Space is a unique art space, bar and events venue on Maverick Corner. The double story venue on Maverick Corner hosts monthly art exhibitions, performance art nights, pop-up shows and jazz and DJ nights. It’s a light, open space with a contemporary concrete bar and open truss ceilings, and can be transformed to fit the needs of all sorts of private parties, corporate and commercial events, launches, promotions as well as intimate conferences.

Whippet Cycling Co:

  • It’s about cycling through Jozi in style. Riding the city for the sheer joy of it. The kick of speed you get, being light as a feather speeding past the traffic.

The Bioscope Independent Cinema:

  • The Bioscope is an Independent Cinema located in the heart of Maboneng

Art Afrique:

  • Art Afrique Gallery and Consulting boasts 2 floors of emerging, established and fresh artists from all over the continent

Living Room / Tiakaya Show Room:

  • Tiakaya showroom- Specialising in Urban design. Our showroom boasts a handmade showroom, from the decked flooring to the ceiling. We peacock our wide range of eco-urban landscaping solutions for both businesses and homes. Living Room Venue – High above Joburg, sits our Urban Oasis, a favourite inner city wedding venue, and event space known for its floral ambience, breath-taking views, and handcrafted decor.

Collectors Treasury:

  • Visit the largest second hand bookstore in the Southern hemisphere. There are books stacked everywhere in this 8 story building, plus LPs, maps, porcelain & postcards

Wecreate.ZA:

  • spacious creative workshop space at Access city in Maboneng North where they can accommodate workshops and events for up to 30 adults and children

Agog Gallery & Nine Barrels Wine Bar

  • AGOG is a unique art gallery where the meaning of art is also the meaning of the artist.
  • On the ground floor they will have the home of The Nine Barrels, a unique wine bar, first of its kind in Johannesburg. The Nine Barrels will serve wines by the glass and its intention is to have the biggest choice of wines by the glass, currently there are only a few places with a limited selection.

Close by Attractions:
Elis park Stadium | walking distance – 650m (8minutes) | Driving Distance – 1.4km (4minutes)
Calton Center – The Top of Africa | 1.3km walking distance | 2.2km driving distance
Soccer City (FNB Stadium) | 11km’s Driving Distance
Soweto (Vilakazi Street) | 18km’s Driving Distance
Constitutional Hill | 3km’s Driving Distance
Apartheid Museum | 9km’s Driving Distance

Tours:
Inner City Urban Hiking Tour | By MAINSTREET WALKS
East City Cycle Tour – BY MAINSTREET WALKS
Art & Justice Tour | BY MAINSTREET WALKS
Soweto tour
Joburg tour            
Restaurants & Bar’s:
Che Argentine Grill | 303 Fox Street, Maboneng Precinct
1.1kms from hotel (walking)
Che is set in the trendy urban neighbourhood of the Maboneng precinct, serving traditional Argentine asado, or as we know it, braai.

The Cosmopolitan:

  • Bar, restaurant, sculpture garden and galleries all blended in one historic space

Industry Bar – Lounge:

  • INDUSTRY, Joburg’s newest, trendiest and sexiest gay club launches on 3 September. Why not free your inhibitions and come turn it out with us… it’s an institutionalised form of showing off.

Love Revo Café | 300 Commissioner Street, Maboneng Precinct
1kms from hotel (walking)
The Cafe, which will serve as a bistro, is very much based on electric vibe and youthful offering. A focus on the ambience through music played, the funky chic decor, the large bar mixing all types of alcohol and the more affordable meals prepared with quality meats.

Origin Artisan Coffee Roasters | 268 Fox Street, Maboneng Precinct
1kms from hotel (walking)
the They call Themselves “the artisan roasters of Africa” because they emphasize on a hands-on mastery of all the aspects of coffee crafting – from the careful selection of our green beans, to the precise roasting, blending, grinding and pouring of the coffee.

Cocobel | 300 Commissioner street, Maboneng Precinct
900m from hotel (walking)
Cocobel is set up in an old truck on the side of the streets of Maboneng, this truck is filled with all sorts of frozen goods. There is a wide range of frozen desserts that one can choose from.

Lenin’s Vodka Bar | 300 Commissioner Street, Maboneng Precinct
900m from Hotel (walking)
Lenin’s Vodka Bar is a great after – hours hangout. With some of the hottest bartenders in town serving up the best-made cocktails in Joburg, along with more than 40 different types of vodka from around the world, it’s become a favourite on the local bar and craft cocktail scene.
Soul Souvlaki | Maverick Corner, 18 Albrecht St Cnr Fox St, Maboneng Precinct

900ms from hotel (walking)
Soul Souvlaki is a Greek restaurant/cafe serving freshly prepared Greek souvlaki on demand. Some house favourites are Lamb in pita, Bifteki in pita and Grilled Haloumi in Pita!

The Blackenese | 20 Kruger Street, Maboneng Precinct
1kms from hotel (walking)
The Blackanese Sushi and Wine Bar Fuses African flavour with Japanese cuisine. Sushi can be enjoyed throughout the week and on Saturdays and Sundays guests can relax whilst we prepare tasty prawns on the braai. The restaurant also offers a catering service and runs regular sushi classes.
Mama Mexicana | 264 Fox Street, Arts on Main, Maboneng Precinct

950ms from hotel (walking)
Two friends spent literally two years perfecting their nachos, burritos, quesadillas, chimichangas and enchiladas at their Sunday Market on Main stall..

Chalkboard Café | 286 Fox Street, Maboneng Precinct
1kms from hotel (walking)
At the start of 2011, The Bioscope opened up the adjoining restaurant and craft beer bar Chalkboard.

JAMES XVI ETHOPIAN CAFÉ | 300 Commissioner Street, Maboneng Precinct
800ms from hotel (walking)
James XVI serves authentic Ethiopian food in the Maboneng Precinct in the buzzing Maverick Corner.
Shakers Cocktail Bar | 300 Commissioner Street, Maboneng Precinct

1Kms from hotel (walking)
Shakers Cocktail will have a wide selection of drinks, ranging from classic cocktails to a large selection of signature Jam Jars, a coffee bar with flavoured coffees, and a craft beer garden serving both bottles and draughts.
Thalis Roadside | 300 Commissioner Street, Maboneng Precinct

1Kms from hotel (walking)
Thalis is a locally owned, independent food take away restaurant that provides sit-down meals and home deliveries. They provide top quality, wholesome eastern cuisine.

Time Anchor Distillery | Ground Floor, Aerial Empire, 7 Sivewright Avenue, Maboneng Precinct
450ms from hotel (5 minutes Walking)
Johannesburg’s first Craft Distillery! Their spirits are crafted by hand in small batches by some of the smartest, most passionate people on the planet.

The new state-of-the-art building includes:

  • 24-hour manned security
  • Secure parking
  • High-speed internet over fibre optics
  • Gym
  • Instant access to all the excitement and happenings of the area
  • Conferencing facilities

The hotel has 46 apartments on two storeys but also runs a concierge service for the residents’ apartments. Each room boasts various views of Johannesburg’s up and coming area. Each room is fully equipped with the necessary to provide our guests with a comfortable, sophisticated experience as well creating the opportunities for our guests to explore the bustling city that is downtown Johannesburg.

Deluxe: 24- 40 sq. metres. 20 Deluxe rooms face the West (Johannesburg CBD) however most rooms are South facing with views of Turfontein Race Course amongst others.

Premium: 25 -45 sq. metres. There are 16 Premium rooms which have King Size beds whereas the smaller rooms are equipped with twin beds with extra length.

Executive: 39 – 42 sq. metres. There are various options with regard to the directions that the rooms face, however the biggest difference between executive and the others on offer is the size of the rooms as well as the size of the beds in the executive rooms. Beds in the executive rooms are extra length King Size beds.

Room amenities

  • Electronic Safe
  • Flat screen Television
  • Bar
  • Wifi
  • Hair dryer
  • Tea and coffee
  • Room service

Hallmark House in the exciting Maboneng precinct in downtown Johannesburg. Hallmark House, on Siemert Road, comprises a mix of residential and hotel apartments. Hallmark is situated in the up and coming Johannesburg area, full of vibrant, young and trendy spots while still being in close proximity to the business sector of down town Johannesburg.

It is home to numerous independent retail, restaurants and entertainment venues as well as loft apartments, offices, hotel, a museum and creative factory spaces in a connected urban environment. The Precinct is an innovative example of how the development of an integrated, mixed-use community where people play, live and work, can define an urban way of life.

Contact Details:
Tel: +27 11 402 0220
Fax: +27 11 402 0196 Reservations@newmarkhotels.com

Physical Address:
54 Siemert Road, Maboneng, Johannesburg

Postal Address:
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