Johannesburg hotels

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Low season October
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  Average price (weeknight): AED 359
  Average price (weekend night): AED 695

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Top tips for finding the perfect Johannesburg hotel

  • Learn all about Apartheid, President Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu at the Soweto and Mandela Museum. These landmarks and more are located in Moraka, Soweto, about 40 minutes from the heart of town. This neighborhood is under development and you can now stay at its own Soweto Hotel & Conference Center. Here you can choose to rent a room with twin beds or a suite with a spacious living room for your Johannesburg vacation.
  • If you’re interested in wildlife, you’ll definitely want to visit the Lion & Safari Park. Close to this attraction is both the Venue Country Hotel and the Alpha Conference Center. Secluded and surrounded by natural beauty, these hotels provide a serene and peaceful lodging opportunity in Johannesburg.
  • Known for its vibrant and colorful flowers, you’ll also want to visit the beautiful parks and gardens in and around Johannesburg. The Johannesburg Botanical Gardens and Emmarentia Dam is a must-see for vacationers. Only a couple of miles from this attraction is the Garden Court Milpark Hotel. It provides guests with spacious rooms and amenities such as a pool, airport transportation and on-site dining.
  • Westcliff is one of the most elite neighborhoods in Johannesburg. It sits hillside, providing excellent views of the city. In this community there is a Four Seasons Hotel with a grand reception area and wonderful amenities like a courtyard, fitness room, pool, minibars and private balconies.
  • Getting around Johannesburg can be easy and exciting on the Gautrain. For convenience, you can stay at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel which is right at Central Station.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Johannesburg

How can I find hotels near me?
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What hotels are there in downtown Johannesburg?
If you want to stay in the heart of town, you’ll have many hotel options. Businessburg Hotel is a budget-friendly hotel within walking distance of the science museum, neighborhood market and Joburg Theater. Other hotels in the downtown area include the Sasby Hotel, Protea Hotel Johannesburg and City Lodge Hotel Newton.
What hotels in Johannesburg are close to the airport?
Tambo International Airport (JNB) is one of the main airports close to Johannesburg. It is about a 25-minute drive to the center of the city depending on traffic. If you have a late or early flight, it might be wise to stay by the airport. There are several hotels in this area to choose from including the Protea Hotel by Marriott that is not even a mile from JNB.
Are there any 4-star hotels in Johannesburg?
The Reef Hotel offers 4-star accommodations close to downtown. It is an eclectic, ultra-chic hotel with a modern, lounge-like decor. Guests staying here can enjoy magnificent views of the city, on-site dining, satellite tv and spacious rooms with separate living areas.
What are the best family-friendly hotels in Johannesburg?
If traveling to Johannesburg with your family, you’ll need to find a kid-friendly hotel. Several hotels in this large city have family rooms with kitchenettes and a pool for kids to enjoy after a day of sightseeing. The kids will also want free wi-fi so that they can play games or keep up with friends on social media. Hotels with all of these features and more include Genesis All-Suite Hotel, Kiendo Bed and Breakfast, and the Holiday Inn Johannesburg.

Where to stay in Johannesburg?

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Most recommended Johannesburg hotels

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Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg - Johannesburg
8.5 Excellent (3,214 reviews)
AED 551+
The Capital 20 West - Johannesburg - Building
8.5 Excellent (1,516 reviews)
AED 338+
Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport - Johannesburg - Building
8.2 Excellent (4,487 reviews)
AED 404+
Hoeveld House - Johannesburg - Building
9.5 Excellent (337 reviews)
AED 441+
Signature Lux Hotel By Onomo, Sandton - Johannesburg - Building
7.8 Good (9,532 reviews)
AED 257+
Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport - Johannesburg - Building
8.3 Excellent (2,863 reviews)
AED 419+
Holiday Inn Johannesburg Airport - Johannesburg - Building
8.3 Excellent (1,551 reviews)
AED 323+
Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg - Johannesburg - Building
9.2 Excellent (2,350 reviews)
AED 1763+
Faircity Mapungubwe Hotel Apartments - Johannesburg - Lobby
8.3 Excellent (1,626 reviews)
AED 217+
Reef Hotel - Johannesburg - Building
7.9 Good (2,265 reviews)
AED 275+
Sandton Sun - Johannesburg - Bedroom
9.1 Excellent (2,018 reviews)
AED 867+

Best rooms in Johannesburg

Orangerie Guesthouse - Johannesburg - Building
9.5 Excellent (137 reviews)
AED 220+
City Lodge Hotel Newtown - Johannesburg - Building
8.8 Excellent (402 reviews)
AED 353+
54 On Bath - Johannesburg - Building
9.1 Excellent (617 reviews)
AED 845+
The Oasis Boutique Hotel - Johannesburg - Bedroom
9.5 Excellent (271 reviews)
AED 411+

Best Johannesburg hotels near Rosebank Mall

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Hyatt Regency Johannesburg - Johannesburg - Building
8.8 Excellent (1,830 reviews)
AED 845+
The Winston Hotel - Johannesburg - Bedroom
8.6 Excellent (436 reviews)
AED 701+
Crowne Plaza Johannesburg - The Rosebank - Johannesburg - Building
8.5 Excellent (1,897 reviews)
AED 393+
Holiday Inn Johannesburg - Rosebank - Johannesburg - Building
8.4 Excellent (1,012 reviews)
AED 503+