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Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg

  • 67 Jan Smuts Avenue P.O. Box 2700, Johannesburg, Saxonwold 2132, South Africa

Willem Du Toit

Hotel Manager
“What has always inspired me is the Ubuntu mindset in our industry, Ubuntu is a South African term for togetherness, which the team at Four Seasons are renowned for thanks to the Golden Rule.”


Four Seasons Tenure

  • Since 2023
  • First Four Seasons Assignment: current  

Employment History

  • Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel; Taj Hotel Cape Town; Orient Express Hotels Cape Town and Johannesburg including The Westcliff; Hilton Sandton and Hilton Durban


  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology with a Diploma in Hotel Management


  • Cape Town, South Africa

Languages Spoken

  • English, Afrikaans

With a rich tapestry of over 25 years in the luxury hospitality realm, Willem Du Toit's journey unfolds against the backdrop of South Africa's most prestigious hotels. In this case, Willem has returned to the iconic property he once worked at in 2006. Willem’s passion for impeccable guest experiences resonates deeply, as does his dedication to unlocking Johannesburg's vibrant tourism potential.

A graduate of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Willem's voyage from a server at a Country Inn to senior roles at renowned establishments such as the Taj and Mount Nelson is a testament to his unwavering commitment. He advocates learning through leadership, fostering respect, and building a tight-knit community within the workplace, which results in united and successful teams. Willem's return to The Westcliff heralds a new chapter of excellence, with his mission to catalyze growth resonating far and wide.