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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Sandton Suites

From R1400* unit


Set in a wonderful setting, within the heart of Sandton. A very peaceful complex offering the best facilities.... More Info

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Festina Lente

From R900 pps


Come stay in style at Festina Lente At Festina Lente (Latin for “haste slowly”) we believe that the things that we like, that intrigue us and give us joy, are those things that are made over time wit... More Info

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The Peech Hotel

From R2120* unit


sixteen (16)The Peech Hotel is Joburg’s ‘chic’ boutique hotel. Situated at 61 North Street, in Melrose it offers sixteen (16) bedrooms and suites, a Bistro restaurant with champagne bar and a boardroo... More Info

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The Kanyin

From R1100* unit


Ruby Homes would like to welcome you to its exclusive fully furnished self-catering apartments in up-market suburbs of Sandton. We have a wide range of loft and garden Apartments that can be customise... More Info

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Accoustix Lodge & Backpackers

From R85 pps


Experience a great outdoor experience indoor ...... More Info

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No 5 on Franschoek

From R420 pps


For luxurious accommodation in Sandton, one needs to look no further than No 5 On Franschoek Guesthouse. Only minutes away from the office parks and business premises of Rivonia, Sunninghill, Woodmead... More Info

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84 on Fourth Guest House

From R325 pps


84 on Fourth Guest House offers ultra-luxury rooms at affordable rates on a bed and breakfast basis. Situated a stone’s throw from 7th Street, Melville’s main strip of restaurants, cafes, coffee bars... More Info

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12 Stars Lifestyle Apartments

From R675 pps


12 Stars luxury apartments are situated in the vibrant and central Johannesburg suburb Melville and are ideal for the business travelers or those who have a longer term stay in mind. These 12 self ... More Info

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Sandhurst Towers

From R1400* unit


In the Sandton CBD in walking distance to Sandton City and Sandton Convention Centre where most local and international events are held regularly. There is a 24 hr manned security control where hig... More Info

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49 On Norman Guesthouse

From R365 pps

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49 on Norman is a four star graded guest house designed with the discerning business traveler and tourist in mind - providing luxury, comfort and spacious accommodation in a stylish setting. Ultimatel... More Info

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Johannesburg Reviews

Johannesburg Accommodation has been rated 4/5 based on 655 reviews.

Braamfontein
Very comfortable place. The shops, streets and the people are nice and I'll encourage any person to visit Braamfontein.
- Mrs M. Henning

Linden
Very conveniently situated for our needs.
- Sheri Stone

Rivonia
Just delightful
- Donnie Govender

Bryanston
Its a very quiet and nice area. Love it
- gabriel mareme

Fourways
Awesome area
- Shaughn Pieterse