Auckland Park Accommodation

Auckland Park is a very old suburb located north west of Johannesburg's city centre. It is unique on many levels, not least because of its status as a residential suburb despite its proximity to the centre. It also happens to be one of Joburg's oldest suburbs, in existence since the turn of the century, when it was treated as a holiday retreat for the city's gentry. It was named by a visiting New Zealander who developed the area. He named it Auckland Park ostensibly because the landscape, with its gentle hill, reminded him of his home in Auckland, New Zealand.

Today Auckland Park is a wealthy area which is home to a mixture of modern homes and impressive, old stately ones. Overall though, the area has a decidedly suburban atmosphere with well-kept houses and gardens, large sidewalks and many trees. A few minutes' down the road though and you'll find yourself in the heart of downtown Johannesburg, seemingly worlds away.

Auckland Park is very unique because of the way the urban and suburban rub shoulders there. Apart from the original Joburg central business district, nearby areas include Melville, a funky bohemian neighbourhood brimming with bars, restaurants which spill onto the pavement, and the famous Melville Koppies, which make for a nice walk, throwing up elevated views of the city.

The gentrified neighbourhood of Newtown is also very close to Auckland Park - head to this part of town if you are interested in graffiti as it is the heart of Joburg's street art culture.

Auckland Park is also home to the head offices of South African Broadcasting Commission as well as the University of Johannesburg.

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Plumpudding Guesthouse
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From R490 pps

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Plumpudding B&B is the ideal home away from home for the business professional and visiting lecturer. For the international traveler, it is the perfect hub from which to explore the rest of South Afri... More Info

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From R300 pps


Auckland Park Manor is a cosy and quaint b and b. Located near SABC, UJ, WITS, ABSA call centre, Times Media, AFDA, Academy of Sound Engineering, Bernina, Netcare, Garden city hospital, Milpark hosp... More Info

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From R550 pps


Zietsies is situated on the highest koppie in Johannesburg - some people say second highest, but we believe otherwise - with a 180 view to the north, east and west. We also believe that our Guest Hou... More Info

From R600 pps


Your home away from home, the Mi Casa Su Casa trio of guest houses offers you an experience of warm hospitality, friendly service and four-star quality amenities. The Melville trio offers its guests a... More Info

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The View Boutique Hotel is a luxury five-star hotel located in the heart of the historic leafy suburb of Auckland Park, a suburb once famed for being in the country, relative to the city. Built in th... More Info

From R650 pps


The rough finishes and singular styles have been retained, creating a raw, corporeal charm, complemented by an inconceivably high level of luxury. Guests will be won over by the sheer boldness of the ... More Info

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Situated in the leafy suburb of Auckland Park, Johannesburg is the upmarket Twickenham Villa. We offer 3x fully furnished cottages (1x 2 bedroom, 2x 1 bedroom). The cottages are fully furnished inc... More Info

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Sunbury House
0.9 km
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Sunbury House is friendly, welcoming and hospitable. This lovely old home with pressed ceilings and warm wooden floors has been attractively and comfortably furnished, colourfully decorated, as a bed-... More Info

33 on First
0.9 km

From R450 pps


33 on First Guesthouse is located in 1st Avenue close to Main Road in Melville. Whether you are here on vacation or on a business trip, you are going to enjoy the attention to detail of old fashione... More Info

The Hillside House
1 km

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Somewhere between the pages of a design magazine and a family home from childhood you'll find The Hillside House. Patiently restored and imaginatively designed, this most special guest house offers th... More Info

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Auckland Park Reviews

Auckland Park
It was a nice area unlike Maboneng
- Laina Iiyambo

Auckland Park
Good place.
- Eric Mwandla

Auckland Park
Comfortable and very pleasant
- Meenal Patel

Auckland Park
Auckland Park is a clean and up and coming suburb, very central to all facilities.
- Ruth Spencer

Auckland Park
The diversity of people, buildings and nature in Auckland Park illustrates a mini reflection of South Africa.
- Berthilde Waetzoldt