Johannesburg Accommodation

Johannesburg is South Africa’s largest city and the hub of the country’s commercial, financial, industrial and mining activities. It is situated in the province of Gauteng in the interior of South Africa. Its position on the Highveld plateau affects its climate, bringing hot summer days, punctuated by afternoon thundershowers, and cool, sunny days with very cold nights in winter. Generally the climate is mild so staying in Johannesburg at any time of year will be a pleasant experience.

Gauteng, owing to its situation on the diamond and gold-rich belt of the Witwatersrand, is one of the wealthiest regions in Sub-Saharan Africa and much of this wealth is concentrated in Joburg. This explains the city’s vast expansion as more and more people flock to the urban area to take advantage of its booming economy. Given its focus on commercial and financial enterprises, it is not generally known as a popular tourist destination but being the location of OR Tambo, South Africa’s biggest international airport, it sees lots of tourists passing through and a lot has been done to make the place more appealing to tourists.

Many of the Johannesburg tourist attractions relate to South Africa’s Apartheid history. The Apartheid Museum is one such example. It is a relatively new museum and curated in such a way as to give visitors the sense that they are actually living in the Apartheid era, being assigned a race and receiving different treatment accordingly. The Hector Pieterson Museum and Memorial in Soweto is also a significant historical sight which will no doubt enlighten its visitors.

Soweto, the large township in the south of Johannesburg, has become a tourist attraction in itself. Many companies offer tours of the township allowing visitors to glimpse what life looks like within the township’s boundaries. Not only will you get to meet some locals but share in a traditional meal too.

Some other notable suburbs of Joburg include Sandton, a wealthy business area and home to the Sandton Convention Centre and the Sandton Shopping Centre, pockets such as Melville, Parkhurst, Greenside and Rosebank, renowned for their boho atmosphere, sidewalk cafes and bars, and the wealthy northern suburbs such as Bryanston, Houghton and Sandhurst.

Attractions close to Johannesburg include the Cradle of Human Kind at Sterkfontein, Sun City entertainment resort outside Rustenburg and many game reserves within a few hours’ drive of the city.

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Soul Fusion is one of two dwellings nestled on 1.2 hectares. We are incorporated within the green belt of Kyalami which offers a bird sanctuary, golf courses, Lipizzaner's to name a few. Our location ... More Info

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“Situated in the heart of Kyalami (between JHB and PTA) this beautiful double storey English Country home offers the best in both comfort and location. Two up market en suite rooms are available. Room... More Info

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Situated in the Northern Suburbs of Johannesburg, this lovely bed & breakfast offers home from home style accommodation in well appointed en-suite rooms. The thatch style accommodation provides the ru... More Info

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The Sleepy Gecko Guesthouse is established right in the heart of trendy Melville, in Johannesburg. Situated at the corner of 7th Street and 3rd Avenue Melville it is right on the doorstep of the best ... More Info

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We offer fully furnished, self catering apartments close to Sandton central, in well maintained complex with pool, 24 hr security, DSTV, close to transport, shopping and restaurants. Ground floor A... More Info

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In the busy buzz of Johannesburg, you will find yourself in a tranquil, quaint and cosy and luxury self-catering garden cottage not far from city life. Auberge Le Fleur is set in a beautiful garden fi... More Info

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Rosebank Lodge & Backpacker and Monte Casino Lodge & Backpacker are our latest creations to become Part of The Lodge & Backpacker Johannesburg Group, Accoustix Lodge and Backpacker and Sleek Trave... More Info

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The Syrene Hotel offers an extraordinary experience for the discerning traveller whether it is for business or pleasure. Our Luxury rooms offer all the comforts and facilities you may need along wi... More Info

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Amohela Guesthouse is conveniently located in the heart of Gauteng, providing excellent access to all corners of the province. We are located on an equestrian security estate which boast over 27 kilom... More Info

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Upmarket bed and breakfast in Hurlingham Sandton. Executive Flat, Master Suite and Garden Cottage available. Situated 3km from Sandton City. Set in a large, tranquil, one acre garden close to all amen... More Info

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Johannesburg Reviews

Johannesburg Accommodation has been rated 4/5 based on 802 reviews.

Kyalami
It is nice place and natural.
- Andiswa Mlanduli

Sunninghill
Lovely garden, surroundings and close to all amenities
- Rose Van Rooyen

Melville (JHB)
Awesome...lots to do!
- Crystal Hackett

Jukskei Park
Lekker
- Harry Carlse

Sandton Central
You could easily be in any top City in the world
- Carel Bredell