Springs Accommodation

The town of Springs is situated on the East Rand of the Gauteng Province, to the east of Johannesburg and southeast of Pretoria. It is 50 kilometres and 72 kilometres from the two settlements respectively.

Springs, which falls under the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, began its life in the late 1880's when a patch of municipal land known as the Springs, was designated as a mining area. The name came from the numerous natural water springs found in the area. In 1904, when both gold and coal mining were well underway, Springs was declared a town. By the 1930's there were 8 gold mines in the area making it the single largest gold producing region in the world. By the end of the 60's though the mining boom was over and the town became better known as an industrial hub.

Today Springs is still home to a small number of gold and coal mines in addition to the industries, such as processed metals, chemicals and paper, which keep its economy ticking over. These industries ensure that while Springs is not an enormous settlement, it is a well-developed one. The downtown region is home to a number of high-rises as well as two major shopping centres (The Avenues and Palm Springs & Veranda Shopping Centre), with more in the town's suburbs. The small city is also known for having the biggest collection of small-scale art deco architecture outside of Miami, Florida.

Generally Springs' climate is similar to the rest of Johannesburg with hot summers and afternoon thunder showers and cold winters sometimes resulting in early morning frost. The surrounding landscape is that of Highveld grassland.

Springs is most commonly visited by travelling businesspeople so the numerous parks are a welcome respite, especially the wetland area which is brimming with bird life.

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Sandalwood Guest House

From R425 pps

Simply, elegant accommodation. Officially it's a guest house but it's really so much more than that. More intimate & exclusive than a hotel, more relaxed & engaging than a boutique hotel. We call it s... Read More

Jonkers Villa Guesthouse

From R285 pps

Jonker's Villa, managed by the owners on a 24/7 basis, is a well established Guest House strategically positioned on the East Rand close to amenities with a balance of convenience, privacy, unobtrusiv... Read More

La Maison De Ville

From R450 pps

* * * * STAR EXCELLENCE Escape away to a peaceful country Estate, where tranquillity is our top priority. The La Maison De Villè is a spacious, double-story, 5 bedrooms luxury home, situated on t... Read More

Emerald at Springs

From R440 pps

Nestled in the quiet upmarket suburb of Selcourt, this gracious home is set in deep green gardens, surrounded by a high wall with electric fencing for your safety. Within walking distance of the bustl... Read More

Charter Guesthouse

From R225 pps

Come and enjoy a peaceful stay, in a stylish home from home environment. We are situated in a secure and quiet area where attention to detail and the comfort and needs of our guests come first. War... Read More

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Thabong Guesthouse
8.5 km

From R550* unit

Our name translates into Joy for People and that is exactly what we strive for. We offer a top-notch stay with very exclusive bedrooms, where our guests will stay in the absolute lap of luxury. Ou... Read More

Green Fig Guest House
10.2 km

From R325 pps

Green Fig Guest House is nestled in Kenleaf, Brakpan and offers luxurious double rooms with en-suite bathrooms over looking a beautiful garden, a swimming pool and sufficient parking. All rooms ha... Read More

Lapeng Guesthouse
14.3 km

From R450* unit

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Welcoming guests looking to experience genuine South African hospitality, this lodge is in the heart of the Gauteng province, in the township of Daveyton. Maintaining an intimate atmosphere, Lapeng ... Read More

Goldfields Lodge
14.6 km
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From R300 pps

Goldfields Lodge is perfect for discerning guests seeking prestigious accommodation, conferencing, weddings, launches and workshops combined with immaculate service, in the historic rural rendezvous o... Read More

Nigel House
16.4 km

From R325 pps

Located in Nigel on the East Rand, Nigel house boasts an outstanding value for money luxury Bed and Breakfast experience. Ideally situated in a tranquil residential area, Nigel House offers outstandi... Read More

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