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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Marion Lodge situated in the prestigious Sandton, the heart of Johannesburg. Situated in the energetic and elegant Sandton where you can experience the beautiful South African climate in a secure and ... More Info

From R480 pps


Saffron Guesthouse is located in 7th street, the heart of trendy Melville, close to Johannesburg CBD, the SABC, Media 24, Wits, the University of Johannesburg, Milpark hospital, Capitol hill and Melro... More Info

From R375 pps

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The comforts of home since 1997 set in a beautiful treed garden with lots of bird life. Located close to major centres such as Cresta, Northcliff and Randburg, with easy access to the Airport, Pretor... More Info

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The Royal Princess Garden Randburg is a self-catering guest house for your business trip or holiday to the Gauteng region of South Africa, in The Royal Princess Garden in Johannesburg This lovely holi... More Info

From R350* unit


Services: . A light breakfast is available daily . 24 hour vending machines  stocked with snacks and beverages . Indoor and secure parking . 24 hour reception service .Transfers available. ... More Info

From R480* unit


Monica's Cottage offers a one bedroom, two sleeper accommodation in Johannesburg, 5 km from Johannesburg Stadium and 11 km from Sandton City Shopping Centre. The air-conditioned unit is 11 km from Gol... More Info

From R660 pps


This elegant lodge is situated in Morningside Manor, one of Sandton's secure and tranquil suburbs, overlooking the willowed banks of the Sand River with an abundance of bird life. Main features inc... More Info

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Red Rose Bed and Breakfast is situated in a quiet boomed suburb, entrance guarded 24 hrs.... More Info

From R595 pps


Set in the beautiful, enclosed & secured equestrian estate of Beaulieu, Midrand, is 'The Paddocks'. We offer two upmarket accommodation options at affordable prices; our two bedroom luxury Cottage &... More Info

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Oaktree Lodge has been welcoming guests since 1991 and has a proud history of warm hospitality. The Lodge is set under thatch in beautiful gardens, is privately owned and is situated in the picture... More Info

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Johannesburg Reviews

Auckland Park
Just good.
- Pinky Mashabane

Glen Austin AH
Beautiful area
- Ulrich Andrews

Eikenhof
Great area quiet and beautiful
- Keemenao Sehume

Bryanston
I love Bryanston it is a great area and central to most things.
- Rebecca Makalani

Glen Austin AH
Great job. Keep up the good work.
- Thabile Khumalo