12 Best Airbnbs In Sunninghill, Sandton, South Africa - Updated 2024

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Sunninghill is a commercial and residential suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa, bordering the suburbs of Paulshof, Kyalami and Woodmead. It comprises of many townhouses which are popular in Johannesburg due to the low ownership cost as compared to an individual housing property. Most of the residents are skilled young adults working in financial, legal or consultancy companies. The hospital in Sunninghill is one of its kind and is managed by the Netcare Group. Some of the large corporations with offices in Sunninghill are Acer, Eskom, AstraZeneca, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. The Chilli lane, the core, and the square are some of the shopping centers in Sunninghill and are hosts to offices, various food outlets, and retailers. Renowned retailers like Woolworths, Pick n Pay and Virgin Active Gym have their stores at the chili lane shopping center. ​Come and relax as you check out the best Airbnbs in Sunninghill, Sandton, South Africa.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 24, 2024.

1. Modern and stylish apartment with pool access (from USD 55)

Experience true comfort and convenience in this large two-bedroom apartment nestled in Sunninghill. This fully furnished space offers a modern and pleasant stay, providing all the essential conveniences for a relaxing experience. Enjoy the convenience of a well-equipped kitchen, a smart television, and unlimited internet access throughout your stay. The complex boasts a delightful shared pool and a play area for children, creating the perfect setting for leisurely days.

Benefit from the apartment’s ideal location near Waterfall and Fourways, with easy access to nearby shops and amenities.

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Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
2.53 km (1.6 mi) from Liliesleaf
20 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
your furniture is awesome it’s new immaculate and modern…this is a brilliantly furnished apartment
very clean and cozy
her place is better than the pictures it’s clean spacious designed well and smells amazing
the home is amazing the host is equally amazing
lovely space with a lovely host i had the best weekend thanks so much tabeth
tabeth is a great host she is kind helpful and is quick to respond
it is also in a good area close to shops and malls
amazing place to spend time with your family
lovely location close to all amenities
very clean place with nice modern furniture & close to the shopping centres with good restaurants
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2. Cozy cottage in prime location (from USD 40)

Escape to a tranquil haven in the heart of Sunninghill with this stylish one-bedroom cottage. Relax in the cozy living room, prepare meals in the fully furnished kitchen equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, and cooking essentials, and stay entertained with the television and unlimited internet connection. Take in the views of the serene courtyard area from the private patio or balcony, and enjoy the convenience of secure on-site parking.

This chic and well-appointed cottage offers a peaceful retreat while providing easy access to nearby corporate offices, making it an ideal choice for business travelers.

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Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
2.32 km (1.5 mi) from Liliesleaf
16 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is superb
neat and tidy open plan living area with very well equipped kitchen
comfortable and warm bedding
beautiful and spotless little place for a couple's getaway
michael’s place is very nice clean and looks just like the pictures
beautiful clean great location for what we needed
the hosts were friendly and always willing to help
super nice place with super nice hosts
they were very helpful and there if needed
host is lovely communicates well and is really helpful with getting things that you require
michael is an excellent host and he is quick to respond messages
nice and central close to highways
the location was super convenient located close to major shops gym high-way access and everything one may need
it’s safe to walk on the main road
this place delivers on all aspects needed for a good comfortable stay
the place is neat and well maintained
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3. Elegant unit (from USD 45)

A perfect base for exploring the commercial town, this self-catering accommodation in Sunninghill is strategically located in a peaceful and quiet area. The house has two bedrooms with queen beds draped in stylish Egyptian cotton beddings. It is ideal for up to four guests. It’s well decorated with modern furniture, and in the garden outside one can enjoy some sun and breeze. Amenities include a well-equipped kitchenette, a bathroom with a bathtub. A washing machine is also available for use. Also accessible for guests is free wifi access, ample parking space, the clubhouse and swimming pool. A few steps away, guests can visit the towns restaurants, shops, and grocery stores for some fresh produce.

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Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
4.03 km (2.5 mi) from Liliesleaf
138 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice environment stable wifi
another bonus of the apartment is the fast wifi that is included
the unit is spacious and has all the necessary amenities to make your stay super comfortable
the apartment has a wonderful modern touch to it and it has all necessities
it is clean and neat
very secure and clean apartment
very clean neat and upmarket
new clean and as described
amazing place very clean quiet and accessible
frans is a great host
the host is very helpful and communicates timeously
the place is beautiful great host
frans has been great and responds asap and is a great host
you can experience the beauty of sunninghill with a great host
nice place and secure neighbourhood
awesome place great and central location
the location is close to shopping and restaurants but is quiet and in a safe complex
great apartment close to sandton and waterfall with limited traffic
we were visiting friends in sunninghill so it was the perfect location for us
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4. Cozy apartment (from USD 33)

Located at the back part of the commercial town, this furnished apartment to rent in Sunninghill will most definitely provide you with a variety of convenient and engaging activities, making it ideal for both leisure and business travelers, a couple or solo traveler. The house offers spectacular views, and the large windows allow in the soothing breeze. At the restaurants close by, one can sample from a variety of diverse sumptuous meals. Guests have access to a kitchen and a dining area for two. Free wi-fi, cable Tv, a swimming pool and clubhouse in the complex are accessible for guests​.

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Sandton, GP, South Africa
2.48 km (1.6 mi) from Liliesleaf
165 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
netflix and wifi on the most comfortable couch
great to find a place where the wifi and pay tv actually work
really beautiful and accurate apartment
netflix and the fast wifi took the experience to a great level
the offer of netflix show max and wifi etc make the stay more cozy and comfortable
very clean and tidy
everything is clean and tidy
a beautiful super clean apartment
very clean and very comfortable space
fantastical clean and very comfortable
frans was a great host and very helpful
frans was a wonderful host communicating constantly to make sure we enjoyed our stay
frans is a great host and knows how to be a great host
great place great hassle free host
frans is a fantastic host and will recommend him anytime
plently of good restaurants close by
great location minutes away from the heart of joburg
place is ideal for a stay over & the location is central to almost everything
the apartment was a cute cozy spot located in close proximity to everything you need
great location if visiting sunninghill hospital
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5. Executive apartment (from USD 36)

Be spoiled by the exceptional beauty and elegance of this private rental in Sunninghill in a secure complex, located close to restaurants and entertainment establishments. The rental is ideal for couples, solo adventurers, or business travelers. The interior décor is well done, with modern furniture which contributes to the contemporary yet soothing atmosphere, The rental features an open-plan kitchen, living room and dining area for four. Guests have easy access to public transport (Gautrain bus), Shopping centers and the Netcare hospital. Free wi-fi, complex clubhouse, and a swimming pool are accessible​ for the guests.

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Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
1.79 km (1.2 mi) from Liliesleaf
92 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful touches with the wi-fi smart tv and even a blanket and heater for the cold nights
perfect location light airy clean strong wi-fi endless entertainment
sparkling clean all essentials available reliable wifi and very secure
very clean place and comfortable
stylish clean very quite place
great place clean comfortable and safe
very clean neat and comfy place
awesome accommodation clean comfortable and upmarket
good hosts we need more hosts like this on airbnb
ayanda was a great host as well where he made us feel very comfortable at check
the hosts are very nice and accommodating
ayanda and his wife are great hosts and answer quickly any questions you might have
great place hosts are quick to reply and overall an amazing experience
convenient location in a very peaceful neighborhood
brilliant location between waterfall and sandton with easy acces to highways
this place is situated perfectly
the apartment is located in a quiet secure and well maintained complex
it is comfortable very easy to get to close to all the arterial roads
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6. Serene house (from USD 47)

Relax in style and savor the beauty of Sunninghill in this beautiful place to rent in Sunninghill that has an immaculate and spotless living room and dining area. The well-adorned, two-bedroomed apartment has two beds and can accommodate up to four guests. The rental is on the first floor and overlooks the swimming pool and well-manicured garden, that’s within the residence. Its location is very convenient, as most of the landmarks are a few minutes away, the train station, Sunninghill Hospital, and Eskom Megawatt Park too. For some recreational activities, there’s a swimming pool. ​Free wi-fi and cable Tv are accessible.

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Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
1.93 km (1.2 mi) from Liliesleaf
220 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i'm a fan and will definitely stay there again"
feels more like a hotel than an apartment
the flat was very comfortable modern and well stocked
absolutely sparkling clean and spacious
safe clean comfortable and neat
great stay in a clean and modern apartment
great spot very clean modern and comfortable
loved it very clean and on point
frans is an amazing host
frans is an outstanding host
host was helpful and prompt
frans was a wonderful host and attended to all our needs
great host and great place
it’s close to the sunninghill shopping centers as well as the freeway
it is also wonderfully located in a safe neighbourhood of joburg
nice place in a great location
awesome place and excellent location
great location near sunninghill hospital and an efficient security system
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7. Upmarket Sunninghill apartment

Enjoy every minute of your stay at this amazing and tastefully decorated one-bedroom house, which features, a well equipped spotless kitchen, a living room area with very comfortable sofa seats. It is ideal for a couple or solo traveler. It is conveniently located close to the town center allowing you to explore and take up activities without any trouble. Its location allows magnificent views overlooking the town. Guests have access to a laptop-friendly workspace, free parking space and wi-fi is available at a cost.​

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Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
1.94 km (1.3 mi) from Liliesleaf
97 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the loft balcony is my favorite aspect of the entire apartment
wi-fi would be nice even if it's capped
beautiful apartment with two balconies and a wonderful view of sandton- quiet and peaceful
very neat modern and comfy apartment with great views
was clean and well kept
it was clean and neat
very lovely and clean apartment
which is lovely clean and simple
the place was neat and clean
the host was a good host
the host was easily accessible and very helpful
the owner was very good with communication
the host is very professional responsive and flexible when needed
ishmael was an amazing host the place is just as in the pictures
nice location and neat apartment
close to shopping centres and very secure and safe
great location will definitely come back again
great location very stylish and it is just a stone throw away from mall of africa
the area was conveniently close to everything and a good neighbourhood
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8. One-bedroom house (from USD 57)

Stay at this stylish and captivating apartment in the heart of Sunninghill. Its location enables one to enjoy comfort and convenience at the same time. The one-bedroom house has two beds, therefore can accommodate up to four guests. The rental also features an open-plan kitchen, a living room area opening up to a shaded patio in a private garden. Two swimming pools with entertainment areas, a tennis court, laundry room and visitors parking are accessible for guests, at the complex. Free wi-fi, a dryer, a laptop friendly workspace, and ample parking space is also available for guests.

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Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
2.12 km (1.4 mi) from Liliesleaf
85 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is very comfortable with a spacious outdoor patio and garden to sit in
the pool in the complex was such a treat will definitely stay here again
great accommodation- very comfortable with plenty of thoughtful touches
very clean and safe
the apartment is very clean and well equipped
sparkling clean very comfortable and homely finishing touches
the unit was clean updated and had every comfort needed to make our stay exceptionally
the apartment is well equipped and very neat and clean
host is very kind and reactive
jodi is and excellent host
excellent host great place to stay
this is a great unit with a super host who responds quickly
jodi was a fantastic host and was very considerate
great location close to sandton
an excellent little venue close to shops and offices
quiet and safe neighbourhood and you can walk around
this place is a must stay if you are in joburg the location was convenient and very safe
five star accommodation in a perfect location for a business mans stay over
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9. Stylish unit

Located on the third floor, this beautiful house offers spectacular views of the town and apartment blocks close by and the woods beyond for you to enjoy. Ideal for up to four guests, it is only a few minutes away from the city center. The interior décor is discretely done, with a blend of cool colors, creating a calm ambiance in all the rooms. It features a modern kitchen with all up to date appliances, living room, dining area, bathroom, and toilet. At the town center, you can find supermarkets and restaurants that offer a variety of sumptuous meals that include authentic local delicacies. Guests have access to free wi-fi, the complex swimming pool, and enough parking space.

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Sandton, South Africa
1.89 km (1.2 mi) from Liliesleaf
90 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
large veranda and extra tv room upstairs is amazing
very clean spacious apartment with a big balcony for entertainment
very clean and lovely apartment
the house was very clean
accommodation well represented clean and comfortable
this place was clean and safe and secure
new modern and very clean
amazing host with quick response time
ishmael was also a great host and very timely in response
responses from the host were really quick and extremely helpful
the host was also very helpful as well
ishmael was a phenomenal host easy to talk to & a great help
great location with easy accessible shopping centres
great place in a great location with easy access to main attractions
very well located and well kept apartment
great stylish place that is well located near mall of africa and sandton city
well located and stylish apartment equipped with everything needed for a comfortable stay
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10. Tranquil garden homes

Stay at this amazing house in Sunninghill whose location enables one to enjoy comfort and convenience at the same time. The two-bedroom house has two beds, therefore can accommodate up to six guests. The apartment features a well-equipped kitchen, bathroom, and toilet. The rental is only a few minutes from the bus station, and several retail shopping centers and about 15 minutes from Sandton City. Guests have access to the complex’s free wi-fi, laundry services, a clubhouse, children’s play area, and swimming pool.

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2.96 km (1.9 mi) from Liliesleaf
Entire apartment 2 Beds 6 Guests

11. Amazing guest room

Enjoy your stay in this charming room, neatly set a few minutes from the Sunninghill Hospital, and a few minutes drive to the mall of Africa, in a calm part of town. This house features a single bed, a toilet, and a bathroom. The rental can accommodate one guest at a time. From the large windows, spectacular views of the town can be experienced. With all the modern and basic amenities in the room, a hot cup of tea can be prepared and enjoyed in the warm and cozy dining area, that is communal. The patio and barbecue area are also communal. Guests have access to the swimming pool, which has been fenced off for security reasons and can be accessed through the guest house management. Free wi-fi and cable TV are available for guests.

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2.12 km (1.4 mi) from Liliesleaf
5 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 1 Guests

12. Exquisite apartment

Retreat in the privacy of this exquisite one-bedroom house in a pleasant and secure complex. In close proximity to Sandton City, Rosebank, Melrose Arch, and a few minutes to Sunninghill and Waterfall Netcare Hospital. The house has well-lit rooms with unique and modern furniture with one bed, ideal for a couple, a balcony from which spectacular views of the town and surrounding homes can be observed. The interior décor is well done, with a blend of warm and cool colors, creating a cheerful ambiance in all the rooms. The kitchen has all the modern amenities, cable TV and free wi-fi are accessible. The restaurants in town offer a variety of authentic meals, public transport stations and all the major highways are close by. Guests have access to the complex pool and gym.

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Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
2.24 km (1.4 mi) from Liliesleaf
34 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Tranquility and luxury

You’ll discover why Sunninghill, Sandton, Johannesburg is one of the most beautiful, ​tranquil and luxurious places to visit by staying at one of the aforementioned Airbnb rentals.

If you would like to explore nearby accommodations, you can also check out these Airbnb vacation rentals in Rivonia only 12 minutes away from Sunninghill.

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