We’re only a few months in, but 2021 has already been an exhausting year. Taking a break from absolutely everything, including making your bed is a survival tactic we can appreciate.

I spent a relaxing Friday night at The Capital Hotel on The Park in Sandton with my mini-me and we quietly had a blast.

You don’t have to leave the city

As everyone complained and whined on social media about the traffic leaving Johannesburg ahead of the long weekend, me and my mini-me lounged by the pool 20 minutes away from home and sent out sympathies.

With the price of petrol rising, the anxieties that come with travelling at an all-time high and the five and a half hours drive from Johannesburg feeling a lot like a day stolen from your four day holiday, ‘stay-cations’ in your own city sound like a better idea with every spirit-crushing minute at a toll plaza.

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It’s kinda like home, but also a hotel

If you love the homeliness of Air BnB; being able to cook your own meals, deciding to pop some popcorn in the microwave and not feeling guilty about vegging out in front of the TV… BUT also love the convenience of having someone else take care of the clean-up, clean towels and making the beds, Capital Hotel Apartments are a great way to get the best of both worlds.

On a Friday afternoon after a long week, I was super excited about taking a hot bath (in a huge tub) while my mini-me geeked out over the smart TV. Our holidays are mostly about “doing stuff”, going from one place to another, and most of the time, we come home even more exhausted than we were when we left.

This was a refreshing change of pace. I loved the option of having dinner downstairs, having a drink at the bar, going to one of the many restaurants within walking distance or even Sandton City, but I chose to chill, and I have zero regrets about ordering room service.

 

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The possibilities are endless

Aside from being an awesome staycation, Capital Hotels and Apartments can actually be your home or an investment opportunity.

While scrolling through the site, I casually read up on buying a unit and renting it out to Capital Hotels or keeping it for yourself as a full-time home or holiday home.

 

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