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City Lodge Hotel Durban
City Lodge Hotel Durban
8.4 Excellent
Cnr Brickhill & Old Fort Roads, P O Box 10842 Durban, South Africa, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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0.8 km from city centre, Durban, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 209 reviews
8.4

Situated in Durban, City Lodge Hotel Durban provides modern 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport
Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport
7.7 Good
Kempton Park, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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19.8 km from city centre, Johannesburg, South Africa 
GoodBased on 1,962 reviews
7.7

Southern Sun OR Tambo International Airport provides 3-star accommodation in Kempton Park, just minutes from OR Tambo International Airport. It features a spa, as well as a currency exchange, a free shuttle service and an outdoor pool.

Secret Garden Guesthouse
Secret Garden Guesthouse
9.1 Excellent
33 Gull Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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14.0 km from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 49 reviews
9.1

Secret Garden Guesthouse provides a modern setting while in Cape Town. It also offers an outdoor pool, a rooftop terrace and free Wi-Fi.

Lakeview Boutique Hotel & Conference Center
Lakeview Boutique Hotel & Conference Center
8.0 Excellent
94 Wilge Street, Farramere, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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24.8 km from city centre, Johannesburg, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 345 reviews
8.0

Boasting an outdoor pool, Lakeview Boutique Hotel & Conference Center is situated in Benoni and provides comfortable accommodation. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a limousine service and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Idwala Boutique Hotel
Idwala Boutique Hotel
13 Garrick Road, Darrenwood, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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10.1 km from city centre, Johannesburg, South Africa 

Located in Johannesburg, Idwala Boutique Hotel is an easy drive from University of the Witwatersrand and offers free private parking on site. It provides an outdoor pool, a plunge pool and complimentary Wi-Fi access.

Premier Hotel Or Tambo
Premier Hotel Or Tambo
8.4 Excellent
73 Gladiator Street, Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
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1.6 km from city centre, Kempton Park, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 3,044 reviews
8.4

Situated in Kempton Park, Premier Hotel O R Tambo offers modern 4-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool. There is also a fitness centre with a swimming pool.

aha The Rex Hotel
aha The Rex Hotel
8.9 Excellent
8 Gray Steet, Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa
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0.4 km from city centre, Knysna, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 692 reviews
8.9

Aha The Rex Hotel offers 4-star accommodation in Knysna. The multiple amenities this modern hotel has to offer include a safe, a shopping mall and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Bella Casa Guesthouse
Bella Casa Guesthouse
8.2 Excellent
53 Devonshire Avenue, Bryanston Johannesburg, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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0.7 km from city centre, Johannesburg, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 145 reviews
8.2

Situated under a 10-minute walk from Johannesburg Railway Station, Bella Casa Guesthouse offers guests an ideal base when in Johannesburg. It also offers massage services, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.

Champagne Castle Hotel
Champagne Castle Hotel
8.8 Excellent
R600 Champagne Valley, Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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29.8 km from city centre, Winterton, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 797 reviews
8.8

Situated in Winterton, Champagne Castle Hotel offers 4-star accommodation, as well as outdoor tennis courts and a bowling alley. It also provides a playground, massage services and meeting rooms.

Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport
Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport
8.1 Excellent
Corner of York & Gladiator Streets, Rhodesfield,Kempton Park, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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20.7 km from city centre, Johannesburg, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 2,719 reviews
8.1

Featuring an outdoor pool and a swimming pool, Protea Hotel by Marriott O R Tambo Airport is situated in Kempton Park and provides stylish accommodation. It has a gym, as well as a free shuttle service, 24-hour room service and a sun deck.

Tips for booking a South Africa hotel

Cheapest month:October
Most expensive month:May
Average price in South Africa:$188/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$11/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Sunday
$97 - $420
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$95 - $230
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The Portswood V&a Waterfront
The Portswood V&a Waterfront
8.7 Excellent
Portswood Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3.4 km from city centre, Cape Town 

The PortsWood provides 4-star accommodation in Cape Town. It is conveniently located for those wanting to visit local attractions.

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Cape Grace Hotel
Cape Grace Hotel
9.5 Excellent
West Quay Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.9 km from city centre, Cape Town 

Situated in Cape Town, Cape Grace Hotel & Spa offers elegant 5-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool, a sauna and a rooftop terrace. It also commands views of the harbour and the marina, plus Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and Table Mountain.

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Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg
Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg
9.1 Excellent
67 Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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3.6 km from city centre, Johannesburg 

Boasting a rooftop terrace, a sauna and a Turkish steam bath, Four Seasons Hotel WestCliff is located in Johannesburg and provides elegant accommodation. It offers 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays
Protea Hotel by Marriott Knysna Quays
8.5 Excellent
Waterfront Drive, Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa
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0.5 km from city centre, Knysna 

Featuring views of the ocean, Protea Hotel Knysna Quays offers 4-star accommodation in Knysna. It also boasts a rooftop terrace, plus views of the lagoon.

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Champagne Castle Hotel
Champagne Castle Hotel
8.8 Excellent
R600 Champagne Valley, Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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29.8 km from city centre, Winterton 

Situated in Winterton, Champagne Castle Hotel offers 4-star accommodation, as well as outdoor tennis courts and a bowling alley. It also provides a playground, massage services and meeting rooms.

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Lakeview Boutique Hotel & Conference Center
Lakeview Boutique Hotel & Conference Center
8.0 Excellent
94 Wilge Street, Farramere, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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24.8 km from city centre, Johannesburg 

Boasting an outdoor pool, Lakeview Boutique Hotel & Conference Center is situated in Benoni and provides comfortable accommodation. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a limousine service and an express check-in and check-out feature.

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Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills
8.6 Excellent
54 Lighthouse Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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15.5 km from city centre, Durban 

Set just a few steps from Umhlanga Lighthouse, this modern hotel features both a bar and a restaurant. Popular amenities, such as an outdoor pool, a swimming pool and outdoor tennis courts, ensure a satisfying stay in Durban.

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The Twelve Apostles Hotel And Spa
The Twelve Apostles Hotel And Spa
9.0 Excellent
Victoria Road Camps Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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10.0 km from city centre, Cape Town 

This award-winning hotel provides unique accommodation in Cape Town. It has a gym, as well as free Wi-Fi, a free shuttle service and an outdoor pool.

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Bella Casa Guesthouse
Bella Casa Guesthouse
8.2 Excellent
53 Devonshire Avenue, Bryanston Johannesburg, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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0.7 km from city centre,  

Situated under a 10-minute walk from Johannesburg Railway Station, Bella Casa Guesthouse offers guests an ideal base when in Johannesburg. It also offers massage services, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.

$30
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Secret Garden Guesthouse
Secret Garden Guesthouse
9.1 Excellent
33 Gull Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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14.0 km from city centre,  

Secret Garden Guesthouse provides a modern setting while in Cape Town. It also offers an outdoor pool, a rooftop terrace and free Wi-Fi.

$40
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Mercure Johannesburg Randburg Hotel
Mercure Johannesburg Randburg Hotel
7.8 Good
Corner Republic Rd & Brightwater Common, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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12.6 km from city centre,  

Mercure Johannesburg Randburg provides modern 3-star accommodation in Johannesburg. It also features a sauna, a heated pool and a Jacuzzi.

$43
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Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Cape Town
Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Cape Town
8.0 Excellent
64 New Church Street, Tamboerskoof, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.9 km from city centre,  

Located in the centre of Cape Town, this hotel features a trendy restaurant and a night club. It provides a spa and wellness centre, as well as 24-hour room service, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.

$49
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Genesis All-Suite Hotel
Genesis All-Suite Hotel
9.0 Excellent
10 Sandler Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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8.2 km from city centre,  

Situated in Johannesburg, Genesis All-Suite Hotel offers modern 4-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a coffee bar and an all-inclusive meal plan.

$50
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Lakeview Boutique Hotel & Conference Center
Lakeview Boutique Hotel & Conference Center
8.0 Excellent
94 Wilge Street, Farramere, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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24.8 km from city centre,  

Boasting an outdoor pool, Lakeview Boutique Hotel & Conference Center is situated in Benoni and provides comfortable accommodation. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a limousine service and an express check-in and check-out feature.

$52
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aha The Rex Hotel
aha The Rex Hotel
8.9 Excellent
8 Gray Steet, Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa
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0.4 km from city centre,  

Aha The Rex Hotel offers 4-star accommodation in Knysna. The multiple amenities this modern hotel has to offer include a safe, a shopping mall and an express check-in and check-out feature.

$52
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cape Town - Upper Eastside
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cape Town - Upper Eastside
8.4 Excellent
31 Brickfield Road, Woodstock, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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1.5 km from city centre,  

Situated in Cape Town, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cape Town - Upper Eastside provides modern 4-star accommodation, as well as free wireless internet access in all areas. It also features a currency exchange, a 24-hour reception and meeting rooms.

$53
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Hotel prices in South Africa

2 stars or below

$11 - $118

Once in Joburg

No. 1 most popular

Once in Joburg
9.0 Excellent
$14
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Happy Rhino Hotel

No. 2 most popular

$21
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Urban Hive Backpackers

Best value

$11
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3 stars

$13 - $140

The Cabanas Hotel at Sun City Resort

No. 1 most popular

$140
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Mizizi House of Sandton Bed & Breakfast

No. 2 most popular

$72
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Mojo Hotel

Best value

Mojo Hotel
7.8 Good
$13
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4 stars and up

$40 - $747

Taj Cape Town

No. 1 most popular

Taj Cape Town
9.0 Excellent
$88
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One&Only Cape Town

No. 2 most popular

One&Only Cape Town
9.3 Excellent
$747
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Secret Garden Guesthouse

Best value

$40
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About South Africa

Renowned for its wildlife reserves, wine country and rugged coastline, South Africa stretches between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans at the southernmost tip of Africa. It’s the launching point for cross-continent adventures between Cape Town and Cairo and boasts the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Africa.

Things to do

From the colourful streets of Soweto to the stunning landscapes of the Cape Winelands and the big-game encounters of Kruger, South Africa offers larger-than-life experiences.

Discover Cape Town. Dominated by the flat-topped peak of Table Mountain, Cape Town is a vibrant port city on the Atlantic Coast. It lies between the picturesque vineyards of the Cape Winelands and the dramatic coastal landscapes of the Cape Peninsula, home to the Boulders Beach penguin colony and the Cape of Good Hope.

Drive the Garden Route. Stretching for around 300 kilometres from Witsand to Storms River, the Garden Route is a spectacular self-driving route that takes in white sandy beaches and charming holiday villages. Inland lie scenic lagoons and rolling hills blanketed with Cape Fynbos, together with the dramatic Outeniqua Pass that links to the semi-desert landscapes of the Little Karoo.

Wildlife spot in Kruger National Park. Home to the “Big 5”, Kruger National Park sprawls across grassy plains, tropical forests and rugged mountains. Thrilling game drives offer up-close encounters with elephants, rhinos and buffalos, as well as a huge diversity of bird species that include martial eagles, lappet-faced vultures and Pel’s fishing owl.

Explore Soweto. The birthplace of Nelson Mandela, Soweto is a culturally significant township within Johannesburg. The former president’s childhood home has been preserved as a museum while the Orlando Power Station Cooling Towers are adorned with murals depicting Mandela and his community.

Getting around

Cape Town International Airport, OR Tambo International Airport and Durban International Airport are the main gateways to South Africa, with several smaller airports offering domestic flights throughout the country. Buses connect towns and cities across South Africa, while minibuses are the main means of getting around the country’s urban centres.

South Africa travel FAQs

  • Where is the best place to stay in South Africa?

    South Africa has plenty to offer. Consider staying in some of its most favoured locations, like Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Sun City.

  • What are the best hotels in South Africa?

    Taj Cape Town is a very popular hotel in South Africa, with a score of 9.0 from 1,641 reviews. The Palace Of The Lost City At Sun City Resort (8.1 from 1,836 reviews) and One&Only Cape Town (9.3 from 271 reviews) are also highly rated South Africa hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.