Why Alcazaba


  • It is the latest B&B with cutting edge architecture in Fordsburg
  • It looks beautiful, better even than the photos on our website - come and see for yourself!
  • All the technology of a modern hotel is available: wi-fi in all rooms, overseas calls from rooms or private booths, DSTV, microwaves, fridges and air-conditioning.
  • Breakfast is served as early as 7:30, have breakfast and watch TV or catch up on your emails.
  • We have every type of room:  Business rooms for the budget traveller, family rooms catering for up to 8 persons and executive rooms - the BMW equivalent of a hotel room.
  • We even have a honeymoon-suite with a Jacuzzi and private patio - you might enjoy this so much you'd want to marry again and again...
  • Alcazaba offers you green accommodation with solar-heater gesyers, gas stoves and recycling of waste.
  • In-house laundry and ironing facilities.
  • Security are provided with in-house guards and back-up from ADT - with a 3 minute reaction time.
  • A promise of the best possible service, a contract between staff and guests:  Any complaint will be dealt wiht promptly.
  • An on-floor sit-in food outlet, nationally franchised, is available, as well as Standard Bank ATMs.
  • We are the only building in Fordsburg with a generator capable of keeping the the facilities permanently operative during power outages.
  • If the demand exists we shall have dedicated transport for you locally, to tourists' spots, airport transfers, family visits and more.
  • For our Muslim guests we have ablution and Salaah facilities as well as a Halaal dining room.
  • Alcazaba is the most central hotel at the junction of Mint and Main roads int he heart of Fordsburg, with Newtown, Braamfontein and Mayfair within walking distance.  Wholesalers, the Oriental Plaza and China City are a mere stone's throw away.
  • Major sporting stadia, including Ellispark and Soccer City, are nearby for the sports lovers.
  • A myriad of food outlets are available - Eastern or Western.
  • We are affiliated with a medical practice, with free consultation for emergencies for our guests.
  • Alcazaba is located near some of the most prominent hospitals and clinics, including, Garden City, Milpark, Brenthurst, Parklane Clinic, Helen Joseph and the Johannesburg hospitals.
  • There is great vistas of our inner city, stretching to Sandton and surrounds, from the top floors - as has been described as the New York of Africa.
  • We offer value for money - you get more than what you pay for!

Add-on Services

Shuttle Service

An Airport and Local shuttle service is available to guests at excellent rates, safe and secure.

Business & Conferrence Facilities
Internet café to check mails and printing.
Small group meeting venue available from 11 am onwards.

Packages and Day Tours

Contact our Tour Organiser Mohammed on 0814124377 to create a package including accomodation, day tours and transport.

Day Tours Options:

  • Gold Reef City - Theme Park
  • SciBono - Science and Information Centre
  • Various Shopping Centres
  • Paint Ball and Tree Top Adventures
  • Open Bus City Tours 
  • Gautrain trip