Where to stay around Johannesburg?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 193 holiday lettings near Johannesburg. From 84 apartments to 34 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Johannesburg is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Johannesburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Johannesburg. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Apartheid Museum: 175 holiday lettings
  • Bruma Flea Market: 176 holiday lettings
  • Bedford Centre Shopping Mall: 178 holiday lettings
  • Bruma Lake Flea Market: 176 holiday lettings
  • Eastgate Shopping Centre: 180 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Johannesburg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Johannesburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 84 apartments in Johannesburg. Our other popular types of Johannesburg holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Johannesburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 82 holiday homes with pool available in Johannesburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make A Holiday Rental Villa in Johannesburg, Your Home Away From Home

    Those visitors looking to spend their holidays in Johannesburg will find a wide choice of self catering accommodation in the form of villas and apartments. This holiday accommodation is mainly to be found towards the central areas of Johannesburg, which is the largest city in South Africa. From here you may explore the wealth of activities travellers would expect to find in this major international city.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Johannesburg, South Africa

    There are a number of activities available for visitors spending their holidays in Johannesburg. As would be expected from such a major cosmopolitan city there are a number of art museums and galleries, including the Johannesburg Art Gallery and the Museum Africa, where the history of the city and rock art exhibits are displayed. Johannesburg is often referred to as one of the greenest cities in the world, with its large number of vast, well maintained city parks and open spaces. For those wishing to partake in a spot of retail therapy during their holiday in Johannesburg will no doubt be drawn to the shopping centres in Hyde Park and Sandton City.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Johannesburg, South Africa

    Many travellers spending their holidays in Johannesburg will be looking to venture beyond the city limits to such attractions as the Cradle of Humankind, some 16 miles from the city. This UNESCO World Heritage site boasts a maze of limestone caves and a wealth of fossils, millions of years old. The Lesedi Cultural Village, and Hartbeespoort Dam are other popular attractions. Although Johannesburg Zoo boast one of the largest collections of captive animals in Africa, many people spending their holidays in Johannesburg may be looking to view these animals in their natural environment on an organised safari to one of the many game parks outside of the city.

    Weather in Johannesburg, South Africa

    Visitors looking to enjoy their holidays in Johannesburg will be happy to discover that the city enjoys what is described as a subtropical highland climate. Summer temperatures in Johannesburg can reach up to 35 degrees Celsius in January. Winter temperatures may often drop below 4 degrees Celsius. This is due to the city‘s high altitude and there may even be a possibility of frost or even snow at night in the Southern Hemisphere winter. Johannesburg experiences an average annual rainfall of around 28 inches.

    Travel to Johannesburg, South Africa

    Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Johannesburg will expect to fly to OR Tambo International Airport. There are a number of airlines offering regular and affordable flights to OR Tambo International Airport (JNB), including British Airways, South African Airways and Virgin Atlantic. Flights depart from such UK airports as London Heathrow (LHR), Edinburgh (EDI), Belfast (BFS) and Manchester (MAN).

    Attractions in and around Johannesburg

    Looking for things to do while you're in Johannesburg? Some of the area's family-friendly attractions for travellers include Johannesburg Zoo, Montecasino and Lion Park. Don't miss cultural highlights such as Museum Africa, South African Museum of Military History and Turbine Hall. You could easily spend a day shopping at Newtown Junction Mall, Bus Factory and 1 Fox. Don't forget to buy tickets if you want to attend a game or event at Ellis Park Stadium or Johannesburg Stadium. Turffontein Race Course and Honeydew Mazes are just a couple of activities around the area. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Gold Reef City, Apartheid Museum or First National Bank Stadium to your agenda.