4-star hotel


123 Google Reviews

ETIC bronze rating
6.6 / 10
51.06 kg CO2e


Villa Lugano

Free WiFi

No Smooking Rooms

Free parking

Airport shuttle

100 The Broads Street, Mulbarton, 2058 Johannesburg, South Africa [View Map]

ETIC silver rating

6.6 / 10

Situated in the picturesque suburb of Mulbarton in Johannesburg, this upscale guest house is known for its charming Mediterranean-inspired decor and opulent accommodations. Conveniently located just a 20-minute drive from OR Tambo International Airport, Villa Lugano Guesthouse offers a luxurious getaway for guests. Whether you choose to lounge by the pool, soak up the sun in the garden, or stay active at the on-site gym, there are plenty of options for relaxation and recreation. The rooms at Villa Lugano Guesthouse are designed with a light and airy aesthetic, featuring chic and elegant furnishings with colonial-style accents. Drawing inspiration from the Italian towns of Lugano and Portofino, the rooms exude a stylish European charm. In addition to its luxurious amenities, Villa Lugano Guesthouse also offers a range of exciting tours for guests to explore. From the Soweto Fair Tour to visits to the Rhino Park and Lion Park, there are plenty of opportunities for adventure. The knowledgeable staff can also assist in organizing tours to notable attractions such as the cradle of Humankind, the De Wildt Cheetah Centre, and the Elephant Sanctuary. For those in search of retail therapy, Villa Lugano Guesthouse is conveniently located near the popular shopping centers, The Glen and Glenvista Shopping Mall. Golf enthusiasts will also appreciate the proximity to Glenvista Country Club, which is just 1.5 km away.


Most Popular Facilities

Indoor Swimming pool

Free WiFi


Spa and Wellness Center

Non-Smoking rooms

Fitness Center

Tea/Coffee maker




Wardrobe or closet



Internet services


Flat-screen TV

Satellite channels



Invoice provided

Luggage storage

Tour desk


Bike tours

Walking tours

Movie nights



Golf course (within 3 km)



Electric kettle


Outdoor fireplace

Outdoor furniture

Sun terrace

BBQ facilities





Toilet paper


Bath or shower


Free toiletries




Shuttle service

Shared lounge/TV area

Designated smoking area

Air conditioning

Non-smoking throughout

Wake-up service


Car hire

Packed lunches


Soundproof rooms

Barber/beauty shop

Ironing facilities

Airport shuttle

Non-smoking rooms



Room Amenities

Socket near the bed


Outdoor swimming pool



Meeting/banquet facilities


Safety deposit box

Living Area

Seating Area



Daily housekeeping

Ironing service

Dry cleaning


ETIC Green Scores

ETIC silver rating

6.6 / 10


51.06 kg CO2e

THE ETIC Silver Certification is awarded to ethical and sustainable hotels having a score of at least 6 out of 10.

Thresholds for "good" kg CO2e scores can vary depending on the context and the specific activity being measured. However, in the context of hotel stays, a relatively good kg CO2e score could be considered below 10 kg CO2e per room per night. This would indicate that the hotel is implementing energy-efficient practices and utilizing cleaner energy sources, resulting in a lower environmental impact.

What Makes The Hotel Ethical And Sustainable

The hotel has implemented various practices related to ESG/CSR. They have eliminated the use of single-use plastic bottles for water, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, stirrers, straws, beverage bottles, cups, and cutlery/plates. They have also installed water-efficient toilets and showers. The hotel gives guests the option to opt-out of daily room cleaning and reuse towels. They source most of their food locally and offer vegetarian menu options. The lighting throughout the property uses energy-efficient LED bulbs. The hotel also makes efforts to reduce food wastage and offers tours and activities organized by local guides and businesses. They provide a platform for local artists to display their talents. The hotel provides guests with information regarding local ecosystems, heritage, [more...]

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Etic Green Scores

Learn more about the ETIC Green Standard (EGS)

I. Environment (6)
1.1. Conserving Resources 5.1
1.1.1. Environment Friendly 4.4
1.1.2. Consumable Goods 6.1
1.1.3. Energy Conservation 6.6
1.1.4. Water Conservation 3.3
1.2. Reducing Pollution 5.8
1.2.1. GHG 9.1
1.2.2. Waste Water 3
1.2.3. Waste Management 8.8
1.2.4. Harmful Substances 4.5
1.2.5. Minimize Polution 3.6
1.3. Conserving Biodiversity, Ecosytems and Landscapes 7.2
1.3.1. Wildlife Species 9
1.3.2. Wildlife Captivity 5.8
1.3.3. Landscaping 4.6
1.3.4. Biodiversity Conservation 8.9
1.3.5. Interaction with wildlife 7.9
II. Social (8)
2.1. Fair Trade 6.4
2.1.1. Community Development 7.5
2.1.2. Local Development 5.3
2.1.3. Fair Trade 7.7
2.1.4. Support Local Entrepreneurs 7.6
2.1.5. Respect Local Communities 4
2.2. Labour Rights 8.1
2.2.1. Exploitation Harassment 7.5
2.2.2. Equal Opportunity 9.3
2.2.3. Labour Rights 7.4
2.3. Services 9.6
2.3.1. Community Services 9.6
2.3.2. Local Services 9.5
III. Culture & Site Protection (6.6)
3.1. Cultural Visits and Promotions 9
3.1.1. Culture Visits 9
3.2. Historical Artefacts 4.4
3.2.1. Historical Artefacts 4.4
3.3. Protection of Sites 5.9
3.3.1. Protection of Sites 5.9
3.4. Incorporation of Culture 6.9
3.4.1. Incorporation of Culture 6.9
IV. Sustainable Managment (5.7)
4.1. Sustainable Management System 6.8
4.1.1. Sustainable Mgmt System 2
4.1.2. Health & Safety 9.5
4.1.3. Legal Compliance 9.4
4.1.4. Employee Training 8.2
4.1.5. Customer Experience 7.7
4.1.6. Accuracy of Promotional Materials 4
4.2. Buildings and Infrastructure 3.2
4.2.1. Buildings & Infrastructure Compliance 3.5
4.2.2. Cultural Surroundings 3.4
4.2.3. Buildings & Infrastructure Practices Materials 2.7
4.3. Adaptive Incorporation 7
4.3.1. Access For Persons With Special Needs 5.7
4.3.2. Natural Surroundings 7
4.3.3. Reporting And Communication 8.3

Key Facts

Questions & Answers


Child Policies

Child policiesChildren of any age are welcome.Children aged 16 years and above are considered adults at this property.To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.Cot and extra bed policiesCots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age Restrictions

No age restriction There is no age requirement for check-in

Check-In Time

From 14:00 to 22:00

Check-Out Time

Until 10:30


Airports Around

  • O.R. Tambo International Airport1 (16 mi)
  • Grand Central Airport2 (22 mi)
  • Lanseria International Airport2 (26 mi)

Public Transport

  • Train: Fun Train: (4.8 mi)
  • Train: Booysens (4.9 mi)
  • Metro: Gautrain Park Station (7 mi)

Restraunts Around

  • Restaurant: Kraal Kombuis (1.9 mi)
  • Restaurant: Steers (1.9 mi)
  • Restaurant: Steers (2 mi)

Top Attractions Around

  • Absa Money Museum (6 mi)
  • Gandhi Square (6 mi)
  • Carlton Centre (6 mi)
  • SAB World of Beer (6 mi)
  • Sci-Bono Discovery Centre (6 mi)
  • Nelson Mandela Bridge (7 mi)
  • Constitution Hill (7 mi)
  • Melville Koppies Nature Reserve (9 mi)
  • Johannesburg Botanical Gardens1 (10 mi)
  • Hector Pieterson Memorial1 (10 mi)


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