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Top 16 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa - Updated 2021

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Michelle Jamie
Michelle Jamie

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 home to Manhattan-like- skyscrapers, Sandton City’s pyramid-style rooftop, and 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 must book Airbnb vacation rentals in Sandton, Johannesburg

1. Luxury apartment (from USD 52)

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
294 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable aircon to keep you cosy on cold nights
the wifi is excellent and there is a tv with dstv and netflix
lea’s place is in a great safe area and her apartment is beautiful and offers nice views
it’s a lovely clean apartment with a great view and amenities
very clean apartment excellent area and situation
lea place is very clean and stylish as described
convenient clean and exceptional value for money
expect a great stay in this modern clean and safe apartment
this is a great neat and clean place with everything you need
she’s the best host
great host and amazing place
great hosts and parking too
great security and friendly staff
lea is a great host
good location & comfortable apartment
perfect location within walking distance from sandton city
great neighborhood too close to everything
neat place and great location
the place is well located & safe
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2. City center penthouse (from USD 130)

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 Center Penthouse with rooftop Jaccuzi
Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
252 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment with awesome city views
the apartment is beautifully done up with amazing views of the city
roof deck is beautiful even if it is two stories down to a bathroom
even with jet lag we managed to sleep like babies because the rooms were designed for maximum relaxation
spacious apartment and great fully stocked kitchen and dining area
ade's place is amazing communication went smooth and the appartment is spacious and clean
loves all the gadgets in the house everything was clean and in a very good state
the penthouse is huge and super clean
this place was spacious clean and in a great location
ade was a great host
such a great host
dylan the host was very informative and gracious
dylne who was the on site manager was super helpful too
hosts are great people who are easy to contact and very helpful
central location and great value
great modern apartment in a great location
you get a good johannesburg feel with close proximity to the city's experiences
and ade's penthouse is in a great location
beautiful apartment in jhb cbd that is within a close distance to maboneng and other sights
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3. Modern penthouse in central Sandton (from USD 55)

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 Apartment in Sandton with Great Views
Sandton, GP, South Africa
182 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a great view from the balcony (11th floor) and made full use of the kitchen
great apartment with an amazing view
thoughtfully furnished with comfortable bed and sofa modern kitchen with washer/dryer
it is very beautiful apartment with a perfect view
great city view stylish decor and very comfortable
very clean and modern design
a stylish clean and modern apartment
amazing place very clean and modern
really stunning place clean and homey
beautiful place classy and spotless clean
leigh was a thoughtful host
leigh was really responsive
leigh is a super host
leigh was super responsive
leigh is very accommodating and a responsive host
central and secure and close to everything
great location in the heart of sandton
central to with easy access to sandton
good location and stylish building
good location would highly recommend
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4. Sunny duplex loft with stunning views in Sandton (from USD 59)

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
87 reviews
Entire loft 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning views gracious hosts efficient service (superb internet well-stocked kitchen with basics glorious balcony)
the apartment is on the top floor of the complex and offers great views
my family and i enjoyed our stay at anisha's beautiful apartment
our stay was comfortable with the the loft being the highlight for my children
very nice flat although equipment (missing kitchen ware hair drter toaster) could have been à bit more developed
clean and all we basically needed
i totally loved this place and how clean it looked
house is beautiful and immaculately clean
neat and very clean
the apartment is a clean and relaxing place to chill after a busy day exploring johannesburg
the owner very nice and response quickly
what a wonderful host and space
love the place loved the host
it was an awesome stay alisha was a great host
amazing place and the host was very welcoming and helpful i'd recommend it to friends and family
location is perfect in terms of being close to everything
the house is located in a beautiful and secure location
this is a really beautiful apartment located in the most convenient location too
otherwise the location was great for us - it was near sandton city (only about 10-15 minute drive)
good location quite secure and very comfortable apartment
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5. Luxury studio apartment (from USD 49)

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
210 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment with a great view can’t fault it
this air bnb is better than a r1500 per night hotel room in sandton
great facilities small area for cooking flat screen tv his and hers sink bath tub and shower
the furnishings are beautiful the bathroom is truly wonderful and a time
modern apartment based in an excellent location
very clean and stylish interior decor
clean bright and well appointed
very clean and concierge very friendly
very cool apartment - clean and convenient
beautiful apartment well appointed and very clean
rajesh is a super host
this apartment exceeded my expectations and the host was very hospitable polite and helpful
he is great host and ready to help and go extra mile to support if needed
rakesh was a great host and a true example of amazing hospitality
rakesh is a wonderful host his responses were extremely efficient and helpful
great location very comfortable
extremely well located in a very quite central area close to the sandton city shopping mall and others
very close to the centre so perfect location
it’s in a perfect location and the mall is a walking distance from the appartment
an airbnb plus stay is supposed to be faultless (or close to)
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6. Sandton Skye studio apartment (from USD 55)

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
104 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room interior is truly outstanding with the actual look even better than the photos
great studio with full cooking facilities
the room was beautiful clean and very cozy
the apartment was beautifully furnished clean and quiet
clean modern apartment that was quite spacious for a studio
the place is as described very clean and comfortable
the pad was sparkling clean with some extra touches in the warm drinks sweets and candles department
the host immediately responses and very helpful
amazing place and wonderful host
great place and great host
the host was very friendly and always responded speedily
stylish apartment and the host is great
great stay close to everywhere
great and secure location
aniss' place is very beautiful and is located very close to sandton city mall
beautiful room convenient location excellent security
a very enjoyable stay great location
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7. Hotel-like apartment

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.

Furnished Apartment - Close to Sandton & Rosebank2
Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
15 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
clean and neat with no frills
clean comfortable ina good location close to amenities
the front desk was helpful during check-in and check out
the location is in a safe area and not that far from good restaurants
very stylish with thoughtful touches and central location
place was central lotsa places to eat nearby quiet and value for money
very friendly staff clean rooms close to 2 big shopping malls
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8. Sleek and sophisticated apartment (from USD 57)

Enjoy a beautifully designed vacation rental you can stay in when in Johannesburg, decked with modern furnishings and superb amenities for a pleasant stay. Two guests, ideally couples, are welcome to stay in this property where they can sleep on a comfy queen bed and relax in the seating area with a flat-screen TV. There is also a work-friendly station for business travelers to use. A full kitchen with updated cookware and electric appliances is available as well. The bathroom is clean and functional with a toilet and shower for guests’ convenience. There is a private driveway, parking, and entrance, as well as a backyard garden and patio area for guests to relax in.

Sexy and Sophisticated City Escape on 4 Lulworth
Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
84 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ever a chic yet cozy space balanced in natural and modern design
very clean and nice place to stay
the space is phenomenal and clean
whaat wonderful place indeed very homely very clean and immaculate vacation getaway
very clean and beautiful place truly had an amazing and peaceful stay
definitely enjoyed my stay here the communication of the hosts was outstanding & the space was very clean
jonathan was an amazing host
jonathan was such an amazing host
very private great host
great hosts and i would definitely recommend it
these hosts went the extra mile for us and were extremely friendly
impressive accommodation close to the office
great location in a quiet suburban area
the place is perfectly suited to business travelers
perfect location and great hosts
jonathan’s place is great it's ideally located and super stylish allowing for a comfortable luxurious stay
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9. Modern and chic open-plan flat with a pool (from USD 24)

Check out this stylish home and make it your home away from home. Apart from chic decor and bright interiors, this apartment has a spacious living room, a flat-screen TV, as well as a dining and kitchen area with basic cookware and heating facilities. The bathroom is clean with shower essentials provided. Two guests can comfortably sleep on a queen bed with soft linens and plush pillows. An outdoor pool with a garden is available for guests to relax in after a long day exploring Johannesburg. The property is walking distance to Corlette Drive and is just 15 minutes from the metro.

Sandton Apartment (107) - 4.6KMS from Sandton City
Sandton, GP, South Africa
299 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i was really glad there was free wifi
the only entertainment is if you use the wifi to watch videos on your phone
the place needs renovations bathroom and sink basin taps needs replacing as they have grit and don’t look great
cozy and neat space not far from sandton city and nelson mandela square if you want to explore
clean quiet and communication was very smooth to check in
great space clean quiet private
very clean and a nice place to stay at
very clean very comfortable very polite
the apartment is spacious and very clean
she was prompt on responses & helpful
alexa was such a wonderful host
great host and amazing value for money
it is actually very great and the care taker is so sweet
the caretaker was extremely friendly and welcoming
great location as well
great location good security
pretty and located close to most shops etc
i enjoyed my stay and everything was close to the property making it convenient
alexas place is well located very comfortable and in a quiet space
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10. Bright and airy apartment (from USD 34)

Consider this superb listing for two guests, ideally couples or solo travelers. This home boasts bright and airy interiors with bohemian touches. It features an open-plan living room and dining room. There is wide seating, a four-seater doing table, and a fully functional kitchen where guests can prepare their meals. Guests will have a pleasant sleep on the queen bed with soft linens and plush pillows. Other amenities include WiFi access, free parking, and a laptop-friendly workspace for guests who need to get work done.

Charming Loft-Style Apartment 2
Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa
232 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i love my cooking so really enjoyed the gas stove and cast iron pots and pans
very quiet and comfortable place to stay
it was clean and homey
lovely clean neat and safe place
spacious clean private and very comfortable
very clean spacious and has everything you need
private clean spacious and comfy
the host is extremely friendly and helpful
thanks for being a great host tracy
very helpful host and willing to assist with more than the usual
tracy-lee is an amazing host friendly professional and extremely helpful
thank you to tracy and her husband for hosting us
great location and beautiful house
cute place located across from a pub
lovely sized kitchen and located in walking distance to restaurants
central to all the cool spots in jozi
great location with very cute pub nearby (good gins)
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11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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

15. Magnificent luxury home, ideal for work or leisure

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
146 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the thatched roof the creaky floors lots of comfortable furniture
comfortable and very spacious house nice and thoughtful amenities
love the fireplaces fully kitted kitchen and excellent entertainment areas
we loved the kitchen with the fireplace as well as the beautiful garden
we had a fabulous comfortable stay
the house was clean and as great as advertised
great place to stay in great communication and the place was very clean
everything was clean organised and very clearly communicated
the house is very beautiful and clean
candace's house is beautifully decorated and clean
the hosts were very responsive
great host and amazing experience
the staff is friendly especially precious
quick responses a helpful and knowledgeable input from precious the housekeeper
candace is an amazing host
location good- around 20 mins from sandton mall
so central and safe
the location is fantastic and very safe
candace place was in a great location in morningside sandton area
great property great location loads of space
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16. Elegant suite in Sandton

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
134 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazingly thoughtful touches a deliciously cozy bed and what a treat to have a lovely hot bath
had an amazing experience with cindy - she goes above and beyond expectation beautiful bathroom/shower
sparkling clean beautiful and the bed is comfortable
the place was clean with a few added personal touches
so many thoughtful touches in the rooms and very clean and comfortable stay
the place was very clean and had all the necessities we required during our stay
our unit was so comfortable and spotlessly clean and she has thought of every detail
cindy was a great host
wonderful host highly recommended accommodation
cindy was a lovely host and made us feel welcome and at home
cindy was such a generous host
cindy is the best host ever
fantastic accommodation well located and safe
there are shops and excellent restaurants a short drive away in the neighbourhood
nothing has come close to cindy’s ability to host and make one feel a home away from home
its a lovely area and so central will defnitely be back when i visit jhb again
comfortable spotless great location and cindy is the perfect host
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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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