Johannesburg is the provincial capital of Gauteng and the biggest city in all of South Africa. With a rich history, there are plenty of reasons why you should visit this amazing city. Surrounded by greenery all around due to man-made forests, this is the perfect place for those who just want to relax in a place with good weather. The city also has multiple museums that not only share the history of Johannesburg but also of the entire continent. Whether you are into music or arts, you can find everything here—making it a place that fits everyone’s criteria. Planning a trip to this lively city soon and wondering about where to stay? Read on for a list of the best Airbnb monthly rentals in Johannesburg, South Africa.
1. Lovely Airbnb in the heart of the city (from USD 44)
If you are looking for a month-to-month rental in Johannesburg, this Airbnb could be right up your alley. Set in the historic neighbourhood of Killarney and minutes away from the mall, this holiday apartment enjoys a superb location.
The cosy king-sized bed offers rest and relaxation after a hectic day of exploration. Guests can lounge about on the cushy sofa in the living area and pick up a book from the well-stocked collection on the shelves. Music aficionados can play the piano and hum a favourite song. WiFi can be accessed for both work and leisurely activities.
Live like a local in leafy KillarneyJohannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaSuperhost
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Cleanliness:the interior is nicely decorated all rooms are clean and brightgreat spot in jozi the apartment is spacious and cleanas to the overall experience - the place could do with a good cleanthe apartment is absolutely safe clean great located awesome interior
Host:the host was also very responsive and caringthis is a wonderful apartment and john was a very attentive hostlisa is a great hostthis flat is a great find and lisa is a welcoming responsive and accommodating hostRead more reviews
Location:good location spacious and comfortable apartmentgreat stay at lisa’s placewould recommend this place and will return if in johannesburg againit’s such a wonderful place to stay
2. Comfortable apartment with free car parking
This month-to-month furnished rental in Johannesburg is an ideal choice for couples, solo travellers, and business guests. Nestled on a tree-lined avenue, this Airbnb rests on the top floor of a quaint building.
Fully equipped for long-term stays, this apartment features a functional kitchen where you will find a Bosch gas cooker among other necessary appliances. You can conveniently fix meals here before you go about your day. Housekeeping services along with free car parking facilities on-site are available.
Rosebank Apartment 5Johannesburg, GP, South AfricaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the building is a bit old but the apartment itself has a modern feel with beautiful interior designthe apartment has excellent amenities is in a great location and is good valuei had a great stay at susan’s apartment
Cleanliness:the place was nice clean and located in a great area
Host:susan was a great and accessible hostsusan is the perfect host she ensures everything is as expected (or better)Read more reviews
Location:a very walkable and fun neighborhoodsusan is a wonderful host has a superbly decorated place in close proximity to all of rosebank’s amenities
3. Spacious chalet with stunning mountain views
Located in the mountains and surrounded by lush trees, your stay at this spacious chalet is going to be one for the books. The Airbnb vacation rental has two bedrooms as well as two-and-a-half baths, ensuring guests a cosy stay. On the lower floor is the open-plan kitchen along with a lounge and a wide balcony. Due to the location of the chalet, you can often find birds like owls and other wildlife around the area. There is also an eco-pool where you can take a dip during the summer.
Stunning Private Holiday House with amazing views!Johannesburg, GP, South AfricaSuperhost
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Cleanliness:i specifically checked about pool cleanliness prior to check in and was told its a natural filtered poolclean air tranquil and a very large lush forest garden to stroll
Host:cheers to great hoststhe host are also very lovely and laid back peoplewonderful gracious hosts who were willing to help at the drop of a hattranquil peaceful place with a caring hostthe home the property with greens all over and the great hosts made our stay really enjoyableRead more reviews
Location:great location inspiring space and magnificent surroundingsgreat location close to centre of johannesburgthis is a great locationexcellent location near restaurants and shopswhat an amazing place it could not be situated more perfectlyMonthly discount: 30% off
4. Modern apartment close to Melville (from USD 46)
Surrounded by plants this one-bedroom modern apartment has everything that guests need to have a comfortable stay along with a few extra amenities. The bathroom here is newly renovated to ensure that it meets all of your requirements. There is also a fully equipped kitchen available for guests’ use. Aside from that, this apartment complex also boasts a gym, a pool, and a squash court that you can make use of during your stay. Places of interest, such as Rosebank, Western Suburbs, and Sandton, are just a few minutes away.
Rental unit in Johannesburg · ★4.81 · Studio · 1 bed · 1 bathJohannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:overall a nice cosy apartment with lovely furniture in an ideal areathe apartment was easily accessible modernly neat and cozy
Cleanliness:clean beautiful and breath takingvery clean and a quiet neighborhoodclean and cozy homethe place was sparkling clean stylish and spaciousthe place is sparking clean and stylish
Host:the host is so thoughtfultristan was an exceptionally amazing hosthe was super responsivethe hosts were readily available to help with any issueshost always responds quickly and was always willing to helpRead more reviews
Location:such a beautiful amazing place close to restaurantsperfect location close to restaurants and barsbeautiful place in a good locationstylish modern and secure apartment in close proximity to melville/parkhurstrick's place is truly a rare find totally recommend this placeMonthly discount: 30% off
5. Minimalist cottage surrounded by nature (from USD 48)
Located in a garden full of trees, this minimalist cottage has been recently renovated with modern conveniences to meet all your requirements. Apart from the basic furniture, this cottage is also equipped with a fully functioning kitchen that has everything you need to make a delicious meal. There is also a wood-burning fireplace to keep you warm on cold nights. Places of interest such as Melrose Arch, Sandton, Illovo, and Rosebank are all just a few minutes away; so if you love sightseeing, then this cottage might just be the place for you.
Trendy & tranquil cottage - loadshedding free!Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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Amenities & Room:patio and cottage full kitchen comfort bed and high quality linens
Cleanliness:great clean space and very welcomingthe apartment was quaint and clean and had all the amenaties that made it feel like home
Host:the view was beautiful the home was cousy the host was also amazing the dogs kept us companywhat a great place and a stunning hostthank you for hosting my husband on his business tripits has a great ambiance and the hosts are very welcomingbeautiful place with a super bubbly hostRead more reviews
Location:very secure and a great location for easy access to restaurants groceries shopping etclovely place in a great locationher place is fantastic a stone away from melrose archgreat spot and very close to melrose arch where i needed to workMonthly discount: 30% off
6. Luxurious studio filled with antique furniture (from USD 40)
An Airbnb Plus, this studio apartment has everything that you can ask for and more. From the bedsheets to the antique décor, your entire stay at this apartment is going to be full of luxury. The space has all the amenities you could possibly need to feel comfortable, including a full kitchen and a dining room. When you look outside the window, you’re bound to catch breathtaking views of the city. Guests who want to burn off some calories can also access the gym on site. Shops and restaurants are close by, making this place rather convenient.
The Franklin Apartments 1402Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:good to know is that wifi only is free up to 1gb paid for there afterthe best of everything photos are a true reflection of the apartment
Cleanliness:very clean and tidybeautiful clean and neat apartmentgreat place clean and securenice big clean space in the heart of the citythis place is amazing safe and clean
Host:the host was also thoughtful and caringderek was an excellent hostderek was a superb hostamazing apartment and amazing hostfrederick was a good hostRead more reviews
Location:location is perfectly safei absolutely loved it but the location is a little jarringgreat place to stay in central jhb very good security and safe parkingyou won't be disappointed if you choose to stay at frederick's placeluxorius place in the middle of the jburg safe place with 24/7 receptionMonthly discount: 39% off
7. Elegant cottage with modern amenities (from USD 30)
Located in Melville, this open-plan cottage has one room with a king-size bed that can be split into two singles if need be. Apart from the basic necessities, the cottage has a well-stocked kitchen with things like pots and pans. A washing machine and laundry services can be provided to guests upon request. The space is also equipped with things for small children such as cots, tableware, covers for plug sockets, and cribs. With most of Melville’s popular spots being located nearby, this place is a convenient choice.
GAP Gallery in MelvilleJohannesburg, GP, South AfricaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the room interior was nice and welcomingwe had a comfortable stay in andrea’s cottageclean and cozy and close to a range of amenities and walkable to restaurants and coffee shopsit was spacious spotless and cozy with plenty of natural light entering the spacevery stylish accommodation contained everything needed for a comfortable stay
Cleanliness:very clean and convenientsuper clean and comfyeverything was clean and neatthe place is clean and peacefuleverything was clean and overall it was a great place
Host:andrea was a very welcoming hostandrea was such a wonderful hostandrea is a great approachable hostgreat hospitality and considerate hostthe host is also fabulousRead more reviews
Location:perfectly located in mellville - great restaurants and shops in walking distancebeautiful space really close to melville hotspotsvery comfortable studio great location restaurants in walking distancecomfortable beds & convenient locationthis place is in an awesome locationMonthly discount: 10% off
8. One-bedroom home in the center of Melville (from USD 41)
Located in Melville, this treetop home has one room and décor that will take you back in time with its wooden floors and a Victorian bath for you to relax in. The loft has a small kitchenette stocked with all the basic necessities. Outside, there’s a beautiful, well-maintained garden where guests can have some alone time. Guests also have access to a swimming pool, and if you’re travelling with kids, you can always ask the hosts for an inflatable doughnut to help out the little ones when they’re in the water. Restaurants, bars, and tourist spots are all close by.
Loft in Johannesburg · ★4.89 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bathJohannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the house is also beautiful the amenities are great and the bed was very comfortablethe bed is comfortable and the room is fully equippedwe can fully recommend to stay at their beautiful apartmentthe bed itself is so cozy that our tiredness disappear after a great night sleepwhat a fab place had everything we needed for a really comfortable stay
Cleanliness:it was very clean spacious and lovelysuch an awesome stay the place was clean neat and well decoratedthe place have a beautiful design and and is super cleanit was clean cosy and close to one of the great restaurant streets in melville
Host:beautiful and very accommodative hostsjovana and jared are wonderful hostsgreat host and wonderful placejared and jovana are wonderful hostsjared and jovana are great hostsRead more reviews
Location:and great location nthe location is amazing safe and walking distances to great restaurants and pubbeautiful and sunny room in a great location we had everything at walking distancebeautiful place cute and safenice and cozy place in a perfect location/neighborhoodMonthly discount: 40% off
9. Comfortable rental with a fully equipped kitchen (from USD 22)
Located in one of the artsiest places in Johannesburg, this studio apartment has everything to make sure you have a comfortable stay throughout. As the apartment faces North and gets plenty of sun, there is a lounge area where you can soak up vitamin D in the early hours of the morning. You can also do this while watching TV with over 50 local channels, or reading a book borrowed from the rental’s mini-library. Basic necessities can be found in the kitchen, so if you’re not in the mood to dine out, cooking is possible here. Not only is the apartment monitored by CCTV cameras, but it is also well-patrolled.
East City Living ! Maboneng!Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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Amenities & Room:oh yeah and amazing wifigreat that there was really good wifiamenities were all great bed was comfortable great shower etcgreat apartment with all the necessities good wifi tv and close proximity to nightlife in mabonengthe apartment was nicely furnished and a joy to experience
Cleanliness:clean and check-in was very smooththe place was very clean and welcomingit was also very clean and tidythe apartment is basic but spotlessly cleanvery homie and clean unit
Host:keagan was very communicative via message so that was helpfulnice apartment host is very responsive to address questions or concerns related to your staythanks for being great hostkeagan and his mom were very helpful whenever we needed them and very quick with responseskeagan and earl are great hosts would definitely stay here againRead more reviews
Location:great location and cute spacethe place was close to amazinggreat location with lots of restaurants nearbygreat location right in the heart of the bustling neighborhoodgreat room and great locationMonthly discount: 50% off
10. Attractive abode located in a garden courtyard (from USD 32)
This unique cottage is bound to become your home away from home. Ensuring guests have privacy during their stay, this open-plan cottage has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Moving around the house is easy, with the dining area attached to a fully functioning kitchen. Outside, there’s a well-maintained garden that the guests can visit, as well as a swimming pool that they can access during their stay. After a long day of sightseeing, retire to this rental and feel at peace.
My Place in MelvilleJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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Amenities & Room:the wifi is very good and so are the beds airco and showerfelt comfortable enough to sleep with the sliding door open and walk to local restaurantsthe room was perfect and very comfortablewe loved the breakfast which was available for a small feegreat location stylish room with thoughtful touches and corlien was very helpful
Cleanliness:beautiful rooms very clean and with thoughtful touchesgreat room: spacious and very cleanthe place is clean and stylish and it has everything you could ask forcorlien's apartment was spotless and situated in a serene garden setting attached with a larger b&bit was also realy nice that the apartment got cleaned a couple of times during our stay
Host:lovely host and great gardenthe host made us feel very welcomedthe most friendly hoststaff is helpful and extremely hospitablethe staff is extremely helpful and friendlyRead more reviews
Location:close to good restaurants (walkable)central to most places and easy to navigatewalking distance from nice restaurants pubs and shopsthis is a pleasant safe bnb close to all the mellville vibecorlien's bnb is situated in a safe and pretty garden and is close to shops and restaurantsMonthly discount: 10% off
11. Stylish suite in a quiet setting (from USD 38)
With two bedrooms and one bathroom, this suite is ideal for three guests. After going through its private entrance, guests can find everything they need to have a comfortable stay. The kitchen is equipped with modern appliances. There is a washing machine as well as a dryer, so guests don’t have to venture far should they need laundry services. The suite also has amenities for little children such as travel cots, toys and more. Guests have full access not just to the gardens but also to the pool.
Stylish Suite (Self Catering) @ Highlands NorthJohannesburg, GP, South AfricaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:comfortable beddings and effective heaters available in the unit
Cleanliness:it was a very clean placevery clean peaceful and spaciousi really loved the place it was very clean and spaciousa beautiful place quiet peaceful super clean super host so cheerful and helpful
Host:great hospitality and very kind hostthe host was extremely kindnicolette is a wonderful hostnicolette is a lovely host accommodating and sweetthe owner really did her utmost best to come up with solutions but nothing helpedRead more reviews
Location:great location and beautiful spaceMonthly discount: 20% off
12. Pleasant cottage ideal for a couple
Looking to spend a romantic getaway with your partner in Johannesburg? Then, look no further than this pleasant abode with one bedroom and one bath. It also comes with a fully equipped kitchen, so you can surprise your loved one with a romantic dinner. For indoor entertainment, this rental boasts a speedy WiFi connection. Pets are also allowed, so don’t hesitate to bring your fur babies with you.
The Pleasant Cottage. Nice and Simple.New: Air-conJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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Cleanliness:a beautiful and clean placegreat space very clean & your privacy is respectedcomfortable clean safe and most importantly my private space was respected
Host:steven and claire were great hoststhe hosts are really lovely and kind as welli really recommend and the host really helps you when you askwhat a great place good value for money claire was an awesome hostenjoyed our stay very accommodatingRead more reviews
Location:a cute little place in a quite neighborhoodlovely street close to everything you needwell located and nice surroundsvery safe location and felt right at homeawesome place private secure and well situated to get to almost anywhere in jhb
Immerse yourself in the beauty of Johannesburg
As one of the biggest cities in South Africa, Johannesburg has a lot to offer everyone. From lush greenery to attractions with a rich history, this place has to be on everyone’s travel list or you will really be missing out. With a variety of options when it comes to accommodations, especially the Airbnb long-term rentals in Johannesburg, take this chance to vacation in this city and immerse yourself in its wonderful culture.
Frequently asked questions about Airbnb monthly rentals in Johannesburg, South Africa
1. Which Airbnb monthly rentals in Johannesburg, South Africa, have a pool?
If you are looking for an Airbnb monthly rental with a pool in Johannesburg, South Africa, some of the good options to consider will be the modern apartment close to Melville, the one-bedroom home in the center of Melville, or the attractive abode located in a garden courtyard.
2. Which Airbnb monthly rentals in Johannesburg, South Africa, have parking?
Most of the Airbnb monthly rentals in Johannesburg, South Africa, provide guest car parking on the premises. You can check out some of the best ones such as the spacious chalet with stunning mountain views, the minimalist cottage surrounded by nature, or the luxurious studio filled with antique furniture for onsite parking.
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