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Top 13 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa - Updated 2019

Top 13 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa - Updated 2019
Michelle Jamie
Michelle Jamie
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Sandton, also known as the richest square mile in Africa, is an affluent neighborhood in the municipality of Johannesburg. It is the most important financial and business district in the whole of South Africa. Aside from the stock exchange, investment banks, financial consultants and convention centers, it is also a home to Manhattan-like- skyscrapers, Sandton City’s pyramid-style rooftop, and the Nelson Mandela Square. You’ll also find here posh and unique Airbnb rentals that will make you not want to leave. In case it gets hard to decide which vacation rental to pick, we have compiled a list of our top 13 must book Airbnb vacation rentals near Sandton.

1. Sandton Skye - luxury apartment (from USD 51)

Sandston Skye is an apartment-hotel type Airbnb rental in a tower which has public amenities, a restaurant, pool deck as well as a gym and spa. Aside from the amenities of the building, your unit also has everything you needed including a comfortable queen sized bed, a sofa, and a stylish semi-equipped kitchen. You also have a bathroom with toiletries and a shower. You’ll surely have a relaxing and comfortable vacation when you book this place.

Sandton Skye - Luxury Apartment
Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
275 reviews
Entire condominium 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Very amazing room with nice restaurant downstairs
The security of the building was questionable
Excellently positioned flat for the executive traveller
The apartment itself is very nice
The per night rate is high and does not match the value of the apt
Cleanliness:
Lea place is very clean and stylish as described
Was as described great place very clean and safe and Lea
The apartment was not clean to our standards
Place is kept clean and well maintain Check in is
The apartment is stylish spacious clean and centrally located in the heart of Sandton
Host:
Beautiful space centrally located host is very accommodating as well
Extreme good reactivity and welcome thanks Lea
amazing views as well would definitely book here again
modern and super clean Lea was very helpful and responsive giving us clear instructions to make check in and check out very easy
Great location exactly as advertised Lea also checks in via message to make sure you have settled in - nice touch
Location:
Perfect location within walking distance from Sandton City
It's near to central within a 3 to 5 min drive away with a scenic view of the city Located within CBD area and safety
Great location very convenient for a conference I attended at the Sandton Convention Center 5 minutes away by Uber Safe building with a restaurant on the ground floor
The place is well located & safe
Amazing apartment in a great location
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2. City center penthouse (from USD 112)

Looking for a luxurious and spacious but cozy Airbnb rental near the night scene of Johannesburg’s posh CBD? This is one you shouldn’t miss. Did you already read that it has a roof deck terrace, a Jacuzzi, and a rooftop pool? Yes, it has all that and more. This huge penthouse can accommodate a party of 8 and has 3 bedrooms to choose from.The living room is very modern with its open plan and the posh wood burning stove. The kitchen has top of the line cabinets and appliances. And let’s not forget the balcony which will provide you with amazing views of the city.

Huge City-Centre Penthouse With Rooftop Jacuzzi
Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
236 reviews
Entire apartment 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's nothing like relaxing in the apartment's rooftop hot tub as the sun sets the surrounding skyscrapers aglow
The space is three stories
Amazing loft apartment with an incredible rooftop terrace Very trendy and modern
Great penthouse apartment with all the amenities you can possibly need: pool jacuzzi
We all enjoyed relaxing on the rooftop deck in the evening
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and in a very good state
This penthouse is very tastefully decorated with the tenant in mind
Things were very clean and in good order
I can't say enough good things about this place
This space is stylish and centrally located to everything
Host:
he was so very nice and helpful throughout our stay
We had a wonderful stay with many happy memories being made
His co-host Dylne gave us a warm and informative welcome and was very helpful with advice
He was very responsive and able to check us in with ease
He was prompt with answering messages thorough with explanations and incredibly accommodating Dylne
Location:
and in a great location
There are several local groceries stores walking distance
The area itself is safe and it's not noisy
No night life downtown at this location
Beautiful apartment in JHB CBD that is within a close distance to Maboneng and other sights
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3. Penthouse style modern apartment in central Sandton (from USD 61)

Located strategically in Sandton Central, it is a perfect accommodation for you and your partner. It has a well-furnished cozy bedroom and offers a beautiful view of the skyline from its attached balcony. The penthouse style property is situated on the 11th floor and offers all the facilities for a relaxed stay. You can use the bathtub to relax after a hectic day outside and savor a glass of complimentary South African wine or African-roasted coffee. Also enjoy a host of modern facilities including a swimming pool, free parking space, self-check-in, hairdryer, coffeemaker, TV, Wi-Fi access, and washer/dryer while staying here.

Penthouse-Style Luxury Apartment in Sandton CBD
Sandton, GP, South Africa
166 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all the necessary kitchen tools hot shower - and then some (like the soaking tub)
All the necessities are on point - comfortable bed
Great flat/place - everything as shown pictures Will be back next time we are in joburg
We had a great view from the balcony (11th floor) and made full use of the kitchen
The apartment is sparkling clean and all the amenities worked well
Cleanliness:
Really stunning place Clean and homey
The place was neat and really central
The apartment was super clean convenient location
Great clean place with stunning views and no regrets Leigh was very much helpful as i had a last minute booking
Great location Central and secure and close to everything Clean apartment with fantastic views Will definitely return
Host:
she approved a very late check out with no questions asked or additional cost
and she was super responsive and friendly
and she made it happen and was so thoughtful about it
She was a great host to us allowing me to ask her many questions
She also really went the extra mile to make sure her guests are taken care of
Location:
The location is perfect less than a 6 minute uber to Sandton City
The apartment is in a great location in Sandton close to the city centre and short walking distance to the local shops
Convenient and safe location 15 min walk from Sandton station and Nelson Mandela Square Can use Uber to get anywhere in Jo'burg
Quiet building with 24/7 security Shopping and restaurants in walking distance
restaurants cafes Plus the beautiful Mandela Square
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4. Sunny duplex loft with stunning views in Sandton (from USD 71)

In case you are looking for a secured property and are fond of peaceful spaces, you have come to the right place. Ideal for a small family or a few friends, the accommodation can sleep four persons and is a few steps from the nearest police station. This sunny and well-kept loft apartment is very close to Gautrain and Sandton city and is a part of a posh complex. It is also a short walk from facilities like a grocery store, liquor shop, take-away, and eateries. Avail amenities like a TV with cable channels, free on-site parking space, an equipped kitchen, and Wi-Fi access. Guests can also access facilities like a swimming pool and barbecue.

Sunny duplex loft in Sandton! Stunning views!
Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
78 reviews
Entire loft 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen and the living areas are well equipped
Amazing plc with a beautiful view
Our stay was comfortable with the the loft being the highlight for my children
The WiFi was great and the TV lounge area
Was worried after reading one review saying communication was slow and was difficult to access the propertyWe
Cleanliness:
Great location clean spacious and comfortable accommodation
Neat and very clean Close to restaurants and malls
House is beautiful and immaculately clean Highly recommended
quite secure and very comfortable apartment
Everything was just as promised Great value
Host:
very central great host
Amazing place and the host was very welcoming and helpful
The owner very nice and response quickly
The host is very responsive and the location is great
We had nice hot showers and baths
Location:
the shops and restaurants are just a door step
The house is located in a beautiful and secure location Close to restaurants groceries and other shops
Really lovely place to stay in Close to shops and restaurants
A lovely place in a great location to get to and from different places in the surrounding areas Lovely apartment to stay at
Location is perfect in terms of being close to everything 24 hour supermarket fast food restaurants
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5. Luxury studio apartment (from USD 61)

This is a studio type apartment with hotel like service. Your room includes one long king-size bed and on its side is a small coffee table with chairs. It has a semi-equipped kitchen where heating is made easy by a microwave. There is also an available television and Wi-Fi with a strong connection. In addition, you can also use other amenities available in the building such as the gym, pool and the spa. There is also an onsite restaurant.

Elegant Studio With Hotel Style Amenities in Sandton Central
Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
153 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the the bed is super comfortable and the shower is great - three key factors in my book
The place was as described
Very nice and modern space
The flat itself is lovely well appointed and lacking nothing
The building is very modern
Cleanliness:
Very Clean and stylish interior decor
Clean modern and perfectly located with some stunning views over Sandton
stylish clean and the staff are
Beautiful apartment well appointed and very clean
The apartment itself is very tastefully decorated
Host:
good food Rajesh is a super host
Rakesh is a great host & made communication super easy
He is great host and ready to help and go extra mile to support if needed
Rakesh is a very gracious host who always responded quickly to my unending requests
Super nice guy ready to answer anything and also help you out in any way Defo be back 6 stars
Location:
Awesome safe and perfect location
quiet and in a safe location
There is security 24 hours per day
The apartment is in a perfect central location with lots of good restaurants close by including the cod father restaurant in the building with superb food
This place is conveniently located with a restuarant in site and pool Brilliant amenities and very safe
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6. Sandton Skye studio apartment (from USD 64)

A luxurious studio type apartment located in Sandton Skye, an award-winning innovative building in South Africa. Accessibility to the financial district as well as tourist destinations is not an issue here, for the apartment is in the heart of Sandton. This air-conditioned Airbnb rental has one queen-sized bed, a semi-furnished kitchen, and a bathroom with a bathtub. You are also free to use the gym available in the building.

Luxurious Sandton Skye Studio Apartment - Unit 703
Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
96 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The place is as described
really hotel- like but more comfortable the views were also spectacular
The floor is carpeted; 2) There is a sizable shower box; 3) There is a pull-down blind at the window which is very effective at blocking sun light
there's a fabulous restaurant downstairs that fed us plenty
The restaurant downstairs has delicious food
Cleanliness:
Very clean and tidy Idealy situated
The place is very nice and spacious with beautiful decor
Very neat n clean Aniss is a great host
the only shortcomings were that there were no wash clothes to use and granted we are a bit of clean freaks
The apartment was beautifully furnished clean and quiet Also enjoyed the restaurant gym and spa facilities in the safe and luxurious Sandton Skye
Host:
the host is great Great experience and stay
The host was very friendly and always responded speedily
The host was accomedating and checked in during our stay through texts to make sure all was ok
The host immediately responses and very helpful
Aniss is very helpfull and quick to answer Nice pool and gym downstairs as well as a spa Excellent
Location:
The spa which is located at The Sandton skye
Short distance to the shopping center near by
Good Location Easy Check in and check out process
Amenities are great and perfect location
Very well located probably the best building to stay in JNB
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7. Magnificent luxury home, ideal for work or leisure (from USD 175)

This spacious, romantic, and plush home in Sandton, South Africa is suitable for a maximum of 10 persons simultaneously. Exuding a mix of French flair and farmhouse feel, it will have a relaxing effect on you as soon as you enter here. It is in proximity to all the attractions of Johannesburg. The best feature of this accommodation is that though it is very close to the main city, it is located in a peaceful neighborhood. Guests can also access a charming terrace garden and prepare their meals in the large equipped farmhouse kitchen. Ideal for a small group or a big family, this secured property also arranges for free on-site parking, indoor fireplace, and Wi-Fi access.

Magnificent luxury home, ideal for work or leisure
Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
129 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The pictures do not do it justice
You will not want to leave the house
We opted for the latter Our group of 6 adults needing 4 bedrooms
The home is just as large and beautiful as the photos depict you will not be disappointed with your stay
We all felt at home and found everything to well suited to relaxation with plenty of space for the five of us
Cleanliness:
The house is tastefully decorated and everything was clean and neat
The house is beautifully decorated and spacious
The House was clean and as great as advertised
Comfortable and very spacious house
Everything was clean organised and very clearly communicated
Host:
and he let us through
We were welcomed by wonderful Precious who made our stay that extra bit more special so warm and accommodating
a great garden with pool and
The hosts were very responsive
She made sure that all was perfect during our stay
Location:
it's in a very safe location and better than advertised
It's located in the safe neighborhood of Sandton
Beautiful house peaceful safe area
About 5 minutes drive from grocery and gas station
The community felt very safe
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8. Elegant suite in Sandton (from USD 41)

This rental is a cozy suite with a private entrance and a double door opening to the garden where the swimming pool is situated. The room is very elegant and filled with dappled light. It has an equipped kitchen, a dining area that can sit two and a stunning living room. The bathroom also contains a bathtub. The property is located near a lot of shopping centers and Johannesburg must visits.

An Elegant Escape in Sandton, Bryanston
Sandton,, Johannesburg, South Africa
130 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
spacious comfortable with useful amenities
A comfortable bed spacious bathroom
oh so comfortable place tells it all
beautiful and the bed is comfortable
I feel really blessed to have met Cindy
Cleanliness:
So many thoughtful touches in the rooms and very clean and comfortable stay
The place was clean safe beautiful
The place was clean with a few added personal touches
are amazing hosts and will look after your needs
Cindy's place is stunning comfortable and beautifully clean
Host:
she was an excellent host great communication and friendly
but she has welcomed me into her beautiful home
and her home was gorgeous and so well kept
She was very accommodating and very quick to respond to any questions
She is beyond sweet personable
Location:
There are shops and excellent restaurants a short drive away in the neighbourhood Cannot recommend enough
Only stayed for 1 night at Cindy's place but really enjoyed it
Yet another amazing stay at Cindy's
The property itself is situated on almost an acre of beautiful groves palms and custom stone walkways
went out of their way to make it special
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9. Hotel-like apartment (from USD 53)

A one bedroom hotel-like apartment near Melrose Arch 2. It is perfect for couples who are on holiday or for a businessman on a trip. It has all the things you need for this is a fully furnished Airbnb rental. The apartment includes a separate bedroom with a queen-sized bed, a dining area for 4, and a fully-equipped kitchen. No need to bring additional items for they got you covered.

Hotel-Apart, near to Melrose Arch Sandton 2
Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
12 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The place is neat and organized with basic amenities
The apartment could be improved including ventilation
very small and more shelving could be provided for toiletries
There is a shelve above the toilet but not proper to use for toothbrush and facial products
The front desk was helpful during check-in and check out
Cleanliness:
It is a well located self catering facility Clean and neat with no frills
Host:
WIFI got cut in the evening and the host didn't help to address this issue until the next morning
Communication is easy and quick extremely good value for money
Location:
The location is in a safe area and not that far from good restaurants
Place was central lotsa places to eat nearby quiet and value for money
Great place Very stylish with thoughtful touches and central location
Centrally located old school apartment -IdealForPensioners
The place seems to be part of some type of extended stay/
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10. Executive home in secure Sandhurst

To say that this Airbnb rental is beautiful is an understatement. If you want to live in a mansion for the holidays, this is your chance. Book this mansion in Sandhurst and live lavishly for a day or two. You will be in charge of this 4 bedroom vacation rental that can accommodate up to 8 persons. There is also an available housekeeper to help you with cooking, laundry, and ironing services. Inside the property, there is a pool and a large garden where you can barbecue or just lounge. It has a boutique hotel ambiance without losing the appeal of a home. Its furniture is in excellent condition adding up to the elegance of the house. You’ll surely find the much-needed comfort here.

World class executive home in secure Sandhurst.
4 reviews
Entire villa 4 Beds 8 Guests

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11. Stylish loft rental

This is a modern spacious loft with floor to ceiling windows where you can watch the sunset and view the amazing Sandton’s skyline. This Airbnb rental is the one you shouldn’t miss when you’re in the area for its stylish exterior and modern amenities. The 100 sq-meter (1000 square-foot), 2 level, penthouse loft has 1 king-size bed and can accommodate up to 2 guests. It has an open plan living room, a kitchen with all the essentials for cooking, and a dining area that can seat at least 8 persons. In addition. It has a 10Mbps Wi-Fi speed on site and a secure underground parking.

Stylish Spacious Loft Panoramic Sunset/City Lights
129 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests

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12. Spacious and well-equipped apartment

If you’re in Sandton for a business trip, this apartment in the CBD is the one for you. It is a 5-minute walk from Sandton’s business district. It is a cozy 2-bedroom apartment that has an additional sofa bed for your guests. It can accommodate a total number of 6 persons without feeling crowded. It has an open plan living room and dining area. You can cook while interacting with your friends and family. Additional amenities include a wireless intercom, a doorman, and a free parking within the premises.

Walk to Sandton CBD, Gautrain and Sandton CC
98 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 6 Guests

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13. Spacious two-bedroom apartment

This Airbnb rental’s goal is to make you feel at home. With their home away from home motto, you’ll surely feel relaxed and refreshed in the whole duration of your stay. It is located on the upper east side where Rivonia shopping center is also located. You can shop, dine, and stroll all you want here. Your two bedroom apartment is fully furnished and can accommodate up to 4 guests. It has a functional kitchen, a living area, and a dining room. All you need to bring is yourself and full energy to explore everything Sandton has to offer.

Long Stay Spacious 2-Bedroom Apartment in Rivonia.
7 reviews
Entire place 2 Beds 4 Guests

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A wonderful experience

Have a luxurious stay in one of the richest neighborhoods in South Africa. Indulge yourself in the amazing skyline, rich culture and jaw-dropping works of arts that only Sandton can offer you. Visit this destination and enjoy a wonderful experience exploring the city and staying in your amazing Airbnb vacation rental.

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