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House rentals in Johannesburg

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Top-rated house rentals in Johannesburg

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Private room · Houghton Estate
Edwardian Country Home in the City
!!! We are following Airbnb's COVID cleaning protocol !!! We offer spacious, comfortable accommodation in our secure home with high pressed ceilings throughout, a large bedroom (with a super-comfy bed!), a separate private bathroom, a large living room with adjacent dining room and a screened veranda. Relax in our large, luscious garden surrounded by mature trees, play a round of golf at one of the nearby country clubs, or enjoy an ethnic mix of cuisine within walking distance.
Jun 24 – Jul 1
€ 22 per night
Private room · Sandton
City Oak
A newly renovated, fresh and well-equipped bedroom, living room, kitchen and bathroom. It has a separate entrance from the main house and access to beautiful gardens. We are 2km from Sandton Clinic, 8km from Sandton City and 7,5km from Montecasino, so super central! Come and enjoy our warm hospitality!
Jan 12 – 19
€ 31 per night
Superhost
Private room · Melville
Private Room (MES), Melville, Johannesburg
Private Room with en-suite bathroom, queen bed and lots of cupboard space. Workspace, own tea station, WIFI. Use of kitchen, cutlery, crockery and cookery. Shared with myself and other guests. Kitchen, sitting room, living room. Outside areas, swimming pool. Own keys and freedom to move as you like. Walking distance to all needs.
May 18 – 25
€ 27 per night
Superhost

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Stay near Johannesburg's top sights

Photo of Sandton Convention Centre
Sandton Convention Centre15 locals recommend
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Johannesburg Zoo63 locals recommend
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Apartheid Museum168 locals recommend
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Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct87 locals recommend
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Melrose Arch41 locals recommend
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Emmarentia Dam72 locals recommend

Vacation rentals in Johannesburg

Apartment · Sandton
Fully Serviced Luxury Hotel Room in Sandton!
Mar 2 – 9
€ 43 per night
Superhost
Apartment · Johannesburg
Cozy, Modern Living in Maboneng: 105 Artisan Lofts
Nov 28 – Dec 5
€ 24 per night
Guest suite · Randburg
Private self-catering studio #6
Apr 20 – 27
€ 24 per night
Condo · Sandton
Studio Apartment on Fredman - BlackBrick G6
Oct 30 – Nov 6
€ 46 per night
Superhost
Apartment · Randburg
Private Self Catering studio #1
May 13 – 20
€ 22 per night
Apartment · Braamfontein
😁 ENTIRE PLACE - Best Rates! Private & Central.
Nov 7 – 14
€ 35 per night
Loft · Braamfontein
Exchange Loft Apartment Braamfontein, Johannesburg
Jan 1 – 8
€ 40 per night
Superhost
Condo · Johannesburg
Chic 2 Balcony Apartment With Stunning City Views
Nov 9 – 16
€ 26 per night
Condo · Sandton
Lovely Morden 1 bedroom with a beautiful view.
Jul 24 – 31
€ 33 per night
Superhost
Private room · Sandton
Executive Apartment in Sandton CBD
Mar 10 – 17
€ 31 per night
Apartment · Sandton
Elegant flatlet in leafy Hurlingham Sandton
Feb 21 – 28
€ 32 per night
Superhost
Apartment · Sandton
Hydro Sandton Penthouse Apartment
Oct 18 – 25
€ 65 per night

Apartment rentals in Johannesburg

Apartment · Germiston
The Nicol Bedfordview Studio
Apr 18 – 25
€ 34 per night
Apartment · Johannesburg
20Mb WiFi LuxSuite vibrant area art 2km 2 gautrain
Jul 31 – Aug 7
€ 59 per night
Superhost
Apartment · Johannesburg
A Modern Cozy Galleries Rosebank Apartment
Aug 11 – 18
€ 62 per night
Superhost
Apartment · Johannesburg
Modern 1 bed apartment, Central Location, Rosebank
Aug 26 – Sep 2
€ 60 per night
Apartment · Johannesburg
MainStreetPulse
Jul 13 – 20
€ 26 per night
Superhost
Apartment · Melville
Modern apartment in culturally vibrant Melville
Dec 17 – 24
€ 41 per night
Superhost
Apartment · Johannesburg
Spacious Living In New Build | Rosebank | Studio
Aug 25 – Sep 1
€ 55 per night
Apartment · Johannesburg
Modern Perfectly Located Rosebank Studio Apartment
Sep 24 – Oct 1
€ 42 per night
Apartment · Sandton
217 Cottonwoods - 1 bed, 1 bath
Dec 12 – 19
€ 40 per night
Superhost
Apartment · Johannesburg
New Airy 1 Bed in Rosebank
Oct 9 – 16
€ 52 per night
Apartment · Newtown
1611: The Franklin Luxury Suites
Apr 28 – May 5
€ 48 per night
Apartment · Sandton
Executive flat in Hurlingham Sandton
Dec 15 – 22
€ 30 per night
Superhost

Monthly house rentals Johannesburg

Home · Johannesburg
Luxurious Comfortable Home in Trendy Norwood
Mar 25 – Apr 1
€ 117 per night
Superhost
Private room · Sandton
Balcony room with outside entrance
Jan 20 – 27
€ 22 per night
Superhost
Home · Sandton
Elgin 1 - Cheerful bachelor cottage in Bryanston
May 31 – Jun 7
€ 27 per night
Home · Randburg
Spacious, warm and elegant residential home
Aug 22 – 29
€ 182 per night
Home · Houghton Estate
Luxury living, stellar views, total gem
Jun 15 – 22
€ 165 per night
Superhost
Home · Randburg
Modern 7 Bed Pool Villa minutes from Sandton City.
Feb 6 – 13
€ 350 per night
Superhost
Private room · Westdene
Rallentando Guesthouse - Piaf Room
Jan 10 – 17
€ 19 per night
Superhost
Home · Melville
Gorgeous home away from home!
Jul 3 – 10
€ 77 per night
Superhost
Home · Sandton
Elgin 2 - Cheerful Bachelor cottage in Bryanston
Jul 8 – 15
€ 24 per night
Private room · Randburg
Queen Pool Room in a Relaxing Peaceful Place Wifi
Mar 3 – 10
€ 17 per night
Superhost
Home · Randburg
Beautiful cottage in Joburg North
Apr 18 – 25
€ 29 per night
Superhost
Home · Sandton
Cheerful 4 Bedroomed residential home in Bryanston
Jul 9 – 16
€ 215 per night

Your guide to Johannesburg

All About Johannesburg

One of the largest cities in the world, Johannesburg — affectionately called Jozi or Joburg by South Africans — is going through a cultural reawakening. Sleek, new high-rise buildings are popping up constantly, and from the observation deck on the 50th floor of the Carlton Centre you can take in the city’s unique and ever-shifting skyline. In Braamfontein, Johannesburg’s oldest district, you’ll find pop-up shops, gourmet food markets, and clubs sitting side by-side. Public art is omnipresent in the hipster-friendly Maboneng Arts District, known for its up-and-coming gallery scene and craft cocktail bars set in repurposed industrial buildings.

If you’re looking for a quieter experience, hit up a cozy cafe in the suburb of Craighall, or hunt in Linden’s boutiques and shops for mid-century furniture, antiques, and crafts. Anyone who visits this city should spend some time to learn about Johannesburg’s complex history at one of the many museums, such as the Apartheid Museum or the Nelson Mandela Museum.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Johannesburg?

Visitors from the U.S. should be aware that Johannesburg’s location in the Southern Hemisphere means the seasons are opposite to what you’re used to. Winter lasts from June to August, and though the weather never gets too cold, this time of year sees the fewest visitors. The city is busiest during summer (December to February), although it also sees the most rain during this time. If you’re looking to avoid peak travel season while still enjoying good weather, spring and fall are ideal.

With the city being such a major cultural hub, there will be something going on no matter when you visit. The year kicks off with January’s Johannesburg International Mozart Festival, celebrating the composer’s birthday with a week of symphonic concerts and opera performances. In March, Hobby-X draws a wide array of craft and hobby communities.


What are the top things to do in Johannesburg?

LoCrate Market

This self-described “lifestyle market to break all markets” is held on the first Sunday of every month in the southwestern suburb of Soweto. Hyper-local artisans sell craft beer, organic food and beauty products, and hand-made designer clothes. You’ll have your pick of food trucks to choose from before enjoying some live music, a poetry reading, or simply some people watching.

Melville Koppies Reserve

With geological findings dating back three billion years, this nature reserve and City Heritage Site is the sole conserved piece of land from before the discovery of gold near here in 1884. Hiking through the reserve’s 370 acres of indigenous grasses and wildflowers, you might forget you’re in the heart of one of the biggest cities in the world — until you take in the spectacular panoramic views of Johannesburg from the top of the koppies (small hills).

Wits University Origins Centre

Located on the west campus of the University of the Witwatersrand in Braamfontein, this museum showcases the history of the region’s peoples, going back nearly 80,000 years, as well as the emergence of modern humans in southern Africa. You’ll see ancient hominid fossils, rock art and indigenous artifacts, dinosaur reconstructions, and a garden with native plants.