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The Rec Room


Category: Bathhouse with full facilities Hours / Entry Fee: Sun: 1 pm - 1 am; Mon - Thu: Noon - 1 am; Fri - Sat: Noon - 7 am / Fees vary, see website Directions: Located near Westbridge Engen Garage, 500 meters south of N1 Western Bypass.
Submitted: Jan 05 2004 (Edited 02/10/17)
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4.75/5 based on 4 votes. The median rating is 5.
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Address: Phoenix Centre, Malibongwe Drive, Randburg, 2192
City: Johannesburg
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Country: South Africa
Phone Number: +27 11 792 1288
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Posted Feb 05 2017:
Please take note that the lockers provided do not have locks. You'll have to bring one along or buy a new one from Rec Room (and keep it).

Edited on 02/10/17


Posted Jul 19 2007:
Sunday evenings are great at Rec Room!


Posted Aug 08 2005:
The largest bathhouse in Johannesburg and the oldest gay establishment in the city. Full bar, open seven days a week. Facilities include indoor and outdoor jacuzzis, steambath, sauna, private cubicles, showers, lockers, private lounge, mazes, darkrooms, complementary towels, secure parking. Centrally situated, close to the main highways.


Posted May 06 2005:
Great place to meet hot guys. Weekdays are busy, but the best time is to visit during weekends, especially Sunday evenings when the place is packed. Good facilities, friendly staff and laid-back vibe. Management is very anti-drugs, so beware! All in all, a great place.


Posted Jan 05 2004:
I have traveled all over the world and found this to be the cleanest bathhouse I’ve ever been to! They give you a large towel and beach sandals when you arrive. They have a full bar, sauna, steamroom, inside and outside Jacuzzi, dark rooms, private rooms, maze and much more. The guys are absolutely fine, as most South African gay men are!

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