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Top Hotels in Johannesburg

City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport
City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport
3 out of 5
Above Multi-Storey Parkade 2, Level 5, OR Tambo International Airport, Kempton Park, Gauteng
The price is CA $84 per night from Mar 30 to Mar 31
4.3/5Excellent! (982 reviews)

"Very convenient and well priced, friendly staff and comfortable"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 22, 2021

City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport
Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre
Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre
4 out of 5
44 Viewpoint Road, Bartlett, Boksburg, Gauteng
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $44 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6
4.2/5Excellent! (223 reviews)

"Super internet, instant hot water, air conditioning is a blessing and wonderful staff, would definitely recommend!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 21, 2021

Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre
The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International Airport
The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International Airport
3 out of 5
Corner of Bosch Street and Kempton Road, Kempton Park, Gauteng
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3.9/5Very Good! (996 reviews)

"The carpets need a clean"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 17, 2020

The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International Airport
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Top things to do in Johannesburg

Johannesburg Travel Guide

Urban renewal is underway in the nation's capital; this is a city that is growing to embody the spirit of modern South Africa.  Johannesburg is a place set to surprise even the most experienced travellers. Despite a troubled past, the city has some excellent cultural attractions, amazing sites and a diverse population. Although you will still need to be careful when visiting, there are many places where it is quite safe.

To get straight into the action, visit the slowly rejuvenating central business district. Certain parts should still be avoided, but others offer a good glimpse of life in the metropolis. For great views of the city, check out the Carlton Centre’s Top of Africa viewing area. 

Take a guided tour of Soweto to see how many poorer locals live. It’s a series of townships comprised of cheap or make-shift housing and infrastructure. The area might be shocking for some, but most visitors are pleasantly surprised by the lively atmosphere and fascinating culture. It can be rough in places, so don't venture there on your own. Experience Vilakazi Street's unique atmosphere or visit the house where Nelson Mandela once lived. See other important sites such as the Hector Pieterson Memorial and the Regina Mundi Church. 

For a look at some of the older districts in the city, check out Parktown and Newtown. You’ll find historic buildings, a diverse crowd and sidewalks lined with cafés, restaurants and shops. Make your way out to the northern suburbs to see where many of the city’s wealthier residents live. There are upmarket boutiques, bars and restaurants. 

History buffs will definitely want to visit a selection of Johannesburg’s museums. Explore the Apartheid Museum and learn about South Africa’s turbulent history. Take a tour of Constitution Hill to see more evidence of the capital's troubled history at the prison museums. Those with more of an eye for art should visit the Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG) for a great selection of local and international art. 

To escape the hustle and bustle of the city, stroll through the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden. If you would like to go a bit further, go for a hike in the Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve or organise a trip to Lion Park to see Africa’s most famous wild animal.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Johannesburg vacation package cost?
From as low as . Yes, you read that correctly. Our Johannesburg packages are the easiest way to make your dollar go further. Bundle your preferred hotels, flights and car rentals and get out and explore this exciting destination.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Johannesburg vacation package?
Because we understand life can be unpredictable, the answer is yes. For further details, head to our Customer Service Portal. But generally speaking, if you’ve made your booking in the last 24 hours, you may be able to change or cancel it free of charge. Your airline, hotel or car rental company may charge a fee if you made your booking a while ago.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Johannesburg?
Book everything all in one place with our Johannesburg vacation packages. You’ll find bargains on flights, hotels, tours and more that’ll keep your pocket happy and your adventurous spirit alive. Actually, you can save up to C$590 just for bundling your bookings. And, with more than 400 partner airlines and 321,000 hotel options globally to pick from, you’ll have endless opportunities to mix and match.
Where should I stay in Johannesburg?
If you’ve always wanted to visit Voortrekker Monument and Kruger Museum, Pretoria is the place for you.
What are the top hotels in Johannesburg?
For hotels in Pretoria with comfy beds and friendly service, check out Sheraton Pretoria Hotel and The Capital Menlyn Maine. If you plan to visit Hammanskraal as well, you can look forward to a relaxing night’s sleep at Foreva Wild or Ritsako Game Lodge.
When is the best time of year to visit Johannesburg?
There are perks to taking your Johannesburg vacation in December. Usually, you can pick up the best deals at this time of year. March, on the other hand, is the most expensive time to visit. If you enjoy the excitement that comes with peak season, travel to Johannesburg in July, April, June. The quieter months of December, November, October will help you avoid the crowds.
How far in advance should I book my Johannesburg vacation?
Reserving your seat early with Expedia means one less thing to have to worry about. Most air carriers advertise tickets up to 12 months prior to take off. Usually, this is the cheapest time to book. If circumstances have left you booking late, last-minute deals to Johannesburg sometimes occur just a few weeks before departure.
What does an Expedia Johannesburg travel package include?
Expedia has everything you need to lock in Johannesburg getaway, but how you structure your package is entirely up to you. Pick from any combination of hotels, flights and rental cars. Searching for some tours or activities to keep you entertained? Once you’ve made your booking, you can add them on too. No matter your budget or style, there’s a package to meet your needs.
What should I know before booking a Johannesburg travel package?
You can save a tidy sum by bundling your hotels, airfares and rental cars. Once you’ve made your booking, you can add on things like activities or tours. Your next awesome vacation is only a few clicks away.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Johannesburg vacation packages?
Most good vacations can become costly, so it’s nice to know that Expedia has a solution to make things easier. Thanks to our partnership with online lender Affirm, you can get the most out of your savings with a Book Now, Pay Later vacation package.
Can I choose my airline with a Johannesburg Expedia vacation package?
Yes — and it’s simple too. Expedia has access to more than 550 partner airlines all over the world. Our vacation packages give you the flexibility to pick from available flight, hotel or activity options that suit you.