South Africa’s larger than life city, Johannesburg, is bursting with places to go and things to see. With so much to do, you’re surely spoilt for choice! And that’s the same when it comes to the accommodation situation in Johannesburg. Airbnb has an excellent array of places to rent that will help ensure your time in Joburg is unforgettably enjoyable. So, check out this list of the best Airbnbs in Johannesburg, South Africa, below.
For a memorable stay with breathtaking views anybody could fall in love with, look no further. This mountainside cottage is the essence of beauty. Large windows flood the bedroom with light and provide a stunning reminder of the wilderness that flourishes on the building’s doorstep. Its rustic decor gives this rental a cosy country feel, yet it is on the edge of some of Johannesburg’s most interesting suburbs like Rosebank, Illovo and Sandton.
Johannesburg Mountainside Garden CottageJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Top guest reviewstheir place had a lovely view was comfortable and i appreciated the coffee providedwifi was excellent and i would certainly stay there againguy and tanya's cottage was cute and very comfortable set in a beautiful garden with an amazing viewit has everything you’d need from bathroom essentials to different linens to mosquito net and fanwe highly recommend their cozy cottage on the mountain sidegreat hosts; clean and a comfortable bedit was clean bright and airy and very comfortable as well as being very privatethe house is pretty homely and cleanthe view was very beautiful and the house was clean and cozy
Host:thanks for being a great hostboth are lovely hosttanya and guy are great hostsguy and tanya were amazing hostsguy and tanya are great and helpful hostsRead more reviewsa very good location in johannesburgvery close to norwood which has nice shops as well as orange grove with a great italian eateryi would recommend this location to anyone visiting johannesburgit's a very cute cottage within walking distance of a grocery store and several restaurantsbeautiful place overlooking johannesburg and close to everywhere i needed to be
Secured by a large gate, this secluded getaway gives five star quality for a fraction of its price. The garden and patio are private and luxurious, just like the building’s interior. The old, 1912 original building has had new life breathed into it by the owner, who has artistically finished this cottage with stylish furniture and visually pleasing color palettes. Basic food supplies are provided, even with a welcoming offer of 2 cold beers courtesy of the owner. Plenty of things will keep you occupied in this space, from the sound system to the Netflix and Apple TV. If that’s not enough, then a trip out of the leafy suburbs and into Johannesburg’s busier areas is far from difficult thanks to Uber.
Country-style city livingJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Top guest reviewsthe place is designed with a wonderful flow the furniture is great and the beds really lovelyi have been staying at this very comfortable cottage rather frequently during the last few monthsevery room and space is beautifully designed - yet not pretentious in the slightestit’s perfect for couples or small families as there are 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroomit's safe clean accurate description and did i mention the wi-fi netflix (the kids loved that)extremely clean comfortable and privatea well appointed and clean placeclean flat outstanding communication and definitely a great option to stay in johannesburgthe house is nice and clean and great bathroomvery cozy sparkling clean space with beautiful touches
Host:lovely garden and accommodating hostjoao is a great hostjoao is a great hostjoao is one thoughtful hostjoao is very welcoming and is responsive to any requestsRead more reviewsa perfect location for usclose to the airport but in a much nicer neighborhood that say kemptonwhat's to love- location: so close to everything i wanted to do in johannesburggreat value for money and good central location in johannesburg making it easy to get aroundvery central to the city centre and feels extremely safe
This gorgeous apartment, highlighting upscale hospitality, is located in the bustling part of Maboneng, the cultural hub of Johannesburg. From its eye-catching decorations to homey facilities such as a well-equipped kitchen, you won’t want to leave this sizable accommodation. During your free time, you can take advantage of the high-speed WiFi or the smart TV with access to Netflix and DSTV. Also, you can explore the art spaces, restaurants, and shops, just a few strolls away. The fully secured place is accessed via an elevator and free parking is provided.
Cozy, Modern Living in Maboneng: 105 Artisan LoftsJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Top guest reviewsthe wifi connection is good and always availablewe had a nice and save stay at the apartmentthe apartment is clean stylish and well equippedvery cosy and cleangreat place very clean private & overall value for moneyalso the kitchen was super cleanplace is sparkling clean and has everything that you'll definitely need in an apartment
Host:the host's response time was superbi was so happy with the hospitality the host gavehis a really great host and his response time is quick which makes it even betternthulane is an impeccable host and his apartment is stunningnthulane is a gracious and thoughtful hostRead more reviewsgreat location with amazing restaurants nearbythe place is comfortable and in a great locationwe really enjoyed staying at nthulane's apartment perfect place in the heart of mabonenggreat place at the great location with the great hostit’s well located clean and well furnished
Maboneng’s artsy personalty can be seen in this apartment. The space has been used so as to cleverly combine modern chic with Johannesburg’s mining history. Paying homage to the past, the bookcases house the story of the miners and the birth of the lively city that surrounds the apartment. The super king sized bed sits on a secure loft platform, making the best use of the space and giving it an airy, open feel.
True loft-style Maboneng mine themeJohannesburg, GP, South Africa
Top guest reviewsbesides having to buy our won wifi voucher the place was greatthe furniture is luxurious and comfortable including the loft bed upstairsfully equipped kitchen stunning happy and always positive vibes from andresand you float in a heavenly bed with a completely undisturbed view for milesit is very spacious and its interior is is very interesting and comfortablethe space was contemporary clean and comfortableclean and spacious for the two of usvery neat clean and everything you needthe apartment is very beautiful and cleanfantastic location and great and clean homes
Host:the staff was friendly and helpful with recommendations and directionsandres was the perfect hostthe host was very friendly and helpfulandres is a great hostthe security was always kindRead more reviewsgreat location close to everythingperfect location in the heart of maboneng in johannesburgthe location was one of my favorite things about this airbnbit's located on safe street that has 24 hour securitygreat place in the heart of jozi maboneng will visit next trip
Adorned with beautiful objects of art, this house has been passionately formed into a masterpiece in and of itself. The owners are clearly passionate about art and are willing to share this love with guests through not only the space, but also friendly conversation and knowledge about the local art scene. The contemporary feel creates a relaxed ambience in which to unwind and rest up in preparation for discovering bustling central Johannesburg.
1904 Richmond Farm ShopJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Top guest reviewswifi was strongthe bed is very comfortable and the high-speed internet very much appreciatedthis is a lovely large flat with very nice furniture and a very comfy bedthe bed is big and comfortable with heated sheets for cold nightsthe bed is super huge with quality sheetstheir place is really nice clean and well decoratedthe apartment is clean and the beds are comfythe place was beautiful and clean and extremely spacious and full of light
Host:stacy was a perfect host and will make you feel very welcomestacey and corne are super friendly attentive and aproachablewonderful hosts who went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable and enjoyablestacey and her partner cornelius were very good hosts and accommodated my requestsexcellent hosts - very friendly helpful and responsiveRead more reviewsgreat place close to some decent night lifelocation is really ideal for getting around joburg and melville's best offerings are just a short walk awaywe loved staying here walking distance to restaurants and quick ride to downtown nature shopping nightlifestacey's place is beautiful and in a great locationgreat house comfortable he'd and a wonderful neighborhood where everything is within walking distance
Sleeping six guests, this luxury home is expertly pieced together with three double bedrooms. The owner has taken care to renovate with the authentic features of the house in mind, as well as the convenience and comfort of guests. Fully equipped with all 6 adults could possibly require, from books to a hairdryer to private parking - this Airbnb in Johannesburg, South Africa, has it all. Then, enjoy a pleasant breakfast shared with friends in the kitchen, fully complete with sit in furniture. What better way to start a day of exploring Johannesburg?
Spacious Art Deco HomeJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Top guest reviewswifi a bit patchy in the main bedroom but good everywhere elsethe wifi works wonderfully we didn't have any issuesa very beautiful apartment with tasteful furnishingsnice spacious apartment with all amenities and a super host to ensure her guests stay comfortablyvery serene and comfortableaccomadatoms were clean and as expectedeverything at the apartment was great - clean spacious modern and comfortableeverything was clean and tidy and we could see that joane takes pride in being a hostthe kitchen is clean roomy and has modern and historic features in concertadditional the flat is very spacious and super clean
Host:joane is a wonderful hostjoane was a wonderful hostjoane was an amazing hostjoane was super responsive to our questions and requeststhank you for being a gracious hostRead more reviewssuper close to a mall and petrol stationit is ideally located in a safe area close to two mallsgreat place and convenient locationcentral location makes it easy to get aroundgreat place and perfectly located
This well-secured, artful studio is located in Maboneng, close to myriads of dining options to explore. The interior is spacious and designed to make you feel at home. Kick back in the living area and catch your favorite movies or series on the smart TV that is connected to DSTV, Amazon Prime, and Netflix. Plus, there’s a pool on site to take a dip after a stressful day. If you don’t feel like dining out, you can try out your cooking skills in the fully appointed kitchen. Laundry amenities and free parking are also provided for your convenience.
Maboneng on Craft with WiFi, Netflix,Showmax,PrimeJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Top guest reviewsnice stylish unit clean toothe place is clean and great value for moneyi love how quick they respond to the enquiries and the place was very cleanchristinah and khwezi's place is quite modern stylish and clean
Host:great host and even better staychristinah and kwezi are absolutely amazing hosts don’t think twice about booking with themboth hosts are welcoming and respond to issues quicklyit was a comfortable space and the host was efficient and quick to respondRead more reviewsoutstanding accommodation the place is within proximity of shops and other needed storeschristinah’s place is beautiful she was quick to respond and everything is is so near definitely worth the value
Spacious and welcoming, a studio apartment surrounded by leaves and wildlife like this means that a cocktail on the balcony is almost obligatory. Cable TV and capped WiFi add to the home comfort of the space, which is further enhanced by the ambient lighting and wooden furnishings. Having your own car is recommended for this place, however Uber is also a great way to get around and see the local sights.
Avond Guest Unit in MELVILLE, Johannesburg.Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Top guest reviewsgreat features: big screen tv with internet and netflixlovely apartment feels like a tree house up in the canopy great amenities and cleanthe bed is huge and comfortable and above all the wifi is fasti definitely recommend this stylish warm comfortable and convenient cottage for anybody spending time in jozia fully furnished and awesome place to relax and unwind almost a five star hotel room in a gardenit was warm clean and cozyeverything is very cleanto expensive for what it it is clean up the garagesecond stay at hanlie's and it was just clean and accomodating as the first staythe studio was immaculate at my arrival and the communication with hanlie super easy
Host:the host was very welcomingfriendly host and great accommodationkind and welcoming man and wifegreat place and great hostthe hosts are very warm and friendlyRead more reviewssituated in a pleasant neighbourhoodhanlie's place is located in a nice neighborhoodthis was the perfect location for mevery close to restaurants and entertainmentthe location is great and within waking distance of the bustling 7th street
A fun little getaway sat in Braamfontein, this studio apartment is both trendy and practical. This Johannesburg vacation rental has huge windows that allow for spectacular lighting and views, whilst the blinds ensure rest and tranquillity when necessary. The owners wish to capture genuine city living and an authentic Braamfontein experience with this space, which is shown through the vibrant decor and the care so obviously invested in this place.
City Treetop StudioJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Top guest reviewswonderful as usual always a treat staying in roan and jéan’s charming apartmenti loved the netflix & wifi thanks a lot beautiful apartment & wonderful staywe enjoyed our time in roan and jèan’s apartmentvery sweet apartment/loft with thoughtful touchesroan and jean’s apartment is greatapartment very clean and stylishvery clean with a comfortable bedvery clean safe nice appartmentvery comfortable stylish and clean placeeasy check-in clean and modern
Host:the doorman was quite helpfulthe hosts were helpful and responsivethe hosts are very friendlythey were super responsive alwaysgreat hosts they go the extra mileRead more reviewsgreat location very walkablelocation is trendy and easy access to fun urban eateries and gentrifying centerscentral location parking and close to lots of great thingsgood location with a doorman very safe and near the city centregreat location and an amazing space
Tucked in the stylish suburb of Melville, a private poolside room with effortless access to nearby restaurants, including halal restaurants, shops and bars is immaculately maintained with you, the guest, in mind. Sleek decor and all the home comforts you could wish for (WiFi, hairdryer, media centre, and a heavenly double bed) give this apartment in Johannesburg, South Africa its five-star record.
Private Poolside Room
This tiny studio apartment, one of the best Airbnbs in Johannesburg, couldn’t be more true to the idea “quality not quantity”. Its size far from hinders the incredible luxury it aims to provide. Its facilities include a kitchenette, Nespresso machine, free WiFi, Apple TV and Netflix. Private access to the apartment means you can find the perfect personal escape after a busy day of exploring Johannesburg.
The Luxurious Olive SuiteJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Top guest reviewsperfect for a reader and a fan of art in all its formsnice glasses and fully equipped kitchenthe place is beautiful not so crazy about the dogs because i’m personally not a fanthe apartment was clean and welcoming with coffee tea and hot chocolatelove thandi's homemade breakfast rusks and the sherry as well thanks for the wonderful staycleanclean ect ectvery clean and modernsparkling clean and very comfortablevery clean cosy and great finishing touches
Host:thank you for being great hoststhey are great host syou will feel like home and feel like you are the owner of the propertyhighly recommended friendly and helpful hostshosts were very communicative and the hospitality services were top notch recommended would stay here againRead more reviewsnice accommondation in a good locationawesome space great location definitely worth a visitthe location is not too far from the airport and also very clean and quietgreat little space if you need to be close to johannesburg's cbdthe place is cozy and intimate and therefore best suited for couples
Another of Melville’s mountaintop getaways, this sanctuary offers the choice of peace and quiet as well as the abundant entertainment from the local nightlife. Three king sized beds each sit in their own elegantly designed room on the second floor, meaning the views of the African sunset are yours for the viewing. Neutral tones are implemented in the communal areas like the sitting and dining rooms, exuding a warm and cleanly atmosphere. This property oozes with style, packed to the brim with comfort and sophistication.
Sleek, Modern Urban Designer LivingJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Johannesburg is bursting at the seams with rental opportunities for you to grasp with both hands and embrace. So what are you waiting for? If you have the opportunity for a vacation to Johannesburg, skip the traditional hotels and check out a great and conveniently located Airbnb vacation rental or a self-catering accommodation instead!
Frequently asked questions about Airbnbs in Johannesburg, South Africa
1. Which Airbnbs in Johannesburg offer air conditioning?
Since summertime in the city always gets hot and humid, an Airbnb vacation rental that comes with an air conditioning system is beneficial for a traveler. This delightful olive suite is an Airbnb in Johannesburg that offers air conditioning.
2. Which Airbnbs in Johannesburg provide free parking?
A free parking spot is great for those traveling by car, as it eliminates the hassle of finding paid parking in or around the area. This spacious art deco home and the Melville guest studio have excellent free parking facilities in Johannesburg.
3. Which Airbnbs in Johannesburg have a kitchen?
Kitchens are essential spaces in an apartment where you can cook great meals instead of having to order-in or eat out. For many travelers, having a kitchen is a boon. This spacious Art Deco home, the private poolside room and the mine-themed loft-style apartment are some of the Airbnbs in Johannesburg that have a kitchen.
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