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Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge
Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge
8.1 Excellent
Portswood Road, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.1 mi from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 1,346 reviews
8.1

Housed in a 20th-century building and overlooking Table Mountain and V & A Waterfront, Protea Hotel by Marriott Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge features modern accommodation in Cape Town. It provides private parking on site and is conveniently set for sightseeing, with Cape Town International Convention Centre a short drive away.

Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport
Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport
7.7 Good
Kempton Park, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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12.3 mi from city centre, Johannesburg, South Africa 
GoodBased on 1,962 reviews
7.7

Southern Sun OR Tambo International Airport provides 3-star accommodation in Kempton Park, just minutes from OR Tambo International Airport. It features a spa, as well as a currency exchange, a free shuttle service and an outdoor pool.

Peermont Metcourt Khoroni, Thohoyandou
Peermont Metcourt Khoroni, Thohoyandou
6.9 Good
Mphephu Street, Thohoyandou, Limpopo, South Africa
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2.4 mi from city centre, Thohoyandou, South Africa 
GoodBased on 3 reviews
6.9

Peermont Metcourt Khoroni Thohoyandou provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Thohoyandou. Those staying at the property have access to an outdoor pool, a sauna and outdoor tennis courts.

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani
Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani
7.9 Good
63 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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0.9 mi from city centre, Durban, South Africa 
GoodBased on 1,278 reviews
7.9

Boasting an outdoor pool, Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani is located in Durban and offers modern accommodation. It is ideally positioned for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

The Hyde All Suite Hotel
The Hyde All Suite Hotel
8.4 Excellent
13 London Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3.2 mi from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 381 reviews
8.4

Situated in Cape Town, The Hyde All-Suite Hotel offers stylish 4-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool. It also provides a coffee bar, a beauty centre and a free shuttle service.

Premier Hotel Cape Town
Premier Hotel Cape Town
8.0 Excellent
1 Marais Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3.2 mi from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 956 reviews
8.0

Located in Cape Town, Premier Hotel Cape Town is within easy reach of Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and Table Mountain. Those staying at the property have access to an outdoor pool and a sun deck.

City Lodge Hotel Grandwest
City Lodge Hotel Grandwest
8.4 Excellent
Grandwest Casino And Entert Complex Off Vanguard Drive, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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6.0 mi from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 158 reviews
8.4

City Lodge Hotel GrandWest offers 3-star accommodation in Cape Town. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, meeting rooms and an outdoor pool.

aha Harbour Bridge Hotel & Suites
aha Harbour Bridge Hotel & Suites
8.6 Excellent
Roggebaai Canal, Lower Long Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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1.4 mi from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 519 reviews
8.6

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 4-star property makes for an excellent base in Cape Town. It is moments from Cape Town International Convention Centre, restaurants and nightlife options.

Villa Zest Boutique Hotel
Villa Zest Boutique Hotel
9.3 Excellent
2 Braemar Road, Green Point, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.0 mi from city centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 87 reviews
9.3

Situated in Cape Town, Villa Zest Boutique Hotel is an easy drive from the Chavonnes Battery Museum and the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Some of the popular facilities at this unique 5-star hotel include a rooftop terrace and free Wi-Fi.

The Oyster Box
The Oyster Box
9.4 Excellent
2 Lighthouse Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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9.7 mi from city centre, Durban, South Africa 
ExcellentBased on 927 reviews
9.4

Situated a brief drive from Gateway Theatre Of Shopping, The Oyster Box provides award-winning accommodation in Durban. This 5-star hotel offers views of Umhlanga Lighthouse, plus a Turkish steam bath, free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool.

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Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:May
Average price in South Africa:$180/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$8/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Monday
$98 - $344
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$95 - $127
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The Portswood V&a Waterfront
The Portswood V&a Waterfront
8.7 Excellent
Portswood Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.1 mi from city centre, Cape Town 

The PortsWood provides 4-star accommodation in Cape Town. It is conveniently located for those wanting to visit local attractions.

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Cape Grace Hotel
Cape Grace Hotel
9.4 Excellent
West Quay Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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1.8 mi from city centre, Cape Town 

Situated in Cape Town, Cape Grace Hotel & Spa offers elegant 5-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool, a sauna and a rooftop terrace. It also commands views of the harbour and the marina, plus Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and Table Mountain.

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Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg
Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg
9.1 Excellent
67 Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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2.3 mi from city centre, Johannesburg 

Boasting a rooftop terrace, a sauna and a Turkish steam bath, Four Seasons Hotel WestCliff is located in Johannesburg and provides elegant accommodation. It offers 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, Autograph Collection
African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, Autograph Collection
8.7 Excellent
1 Melrose Square, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4.9 mi from city centre, Johannesburg 

Situated in Johannesburg, this 5-star property is sophisticated and stylish. It also offers an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a kids club.

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Sandton Sun
Sandton Sun
8.9 Excellent
Corner Fifth & Alice Street, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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6.6 mi from city centre, Johannesburg 

Sandton Sun, located in Sandton, offers luxury accommodation and superior facilities. It also provides a sauna, a swimming pool and a beauty centre.

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POD Camps Bay
POD Camps Bay
9.6 Excellent
3 Argyle Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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4.0 mi from city centre, Cape Town 

POD Camps Bay is located in Cape Town and features free Wi-Fi. Just a short walk from Camps Bay Beach, it provides unique rooms equipped with an iPod docking station, a coffee maker and a mini bar.

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Queen Victoria Hotel
Queen Victoria Hotel
9.2 Excellent
Portswood Close, Portswood Ridge, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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2.0 mi from city centre, Cape Town 

Boasting free Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and a sauna, Queen Victoria Hotel is located in Cape Town and provides luxury accommodation. Situated close to popular attractions, the hotel also offers views of V & A Waterfront and Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

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Camps Bay Retreat
Camps Bay Retreat
8.9 Excellent
7 Chilworth Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3.8 mi from city centre, Cape Town 

Camps Bay Retreat provides an elegant setting while in Cape Town. It is situated a short walk from Camps Bay Beach.

Cheapest hotels in South Africa

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Mojo Hotel
Mojo Hotel
7.8 Good
30 regent road Sea Point, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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3.3 mi from city centre,  

Mojo Hotel/Hostel & Market offers 3-star accommodation in Cape Town. It also features a 24-hour reception, a sun deck and bicycle rental.

$12
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Cape Town Lodge Hotel
Cape Town Lodge Hotel
8.4 Excellent
101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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1.6 mi from city centre,  

Conveniently located, Cape Town Lodge offers easy access to Cape Town's best hot spots. It provides 4-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

$42
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cape Town - Upper Eastside
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cape Town - Upper Eastside
8.4 Excellent
31 Brickfield Road, Woodstock, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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1.0 mi from city centre,  

Situated in Cape Town, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cape Town - Upper Eastside provides modern 4-star accommodation, as well as free wireless internet access in all areas. It also features a currency exchange, a 24-hour reception and meeting rooms.

$42
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Holiday Inn Cape Town
Holiday Inn Cape Town
7.6 Good
Corner of Strand And Loop Streets, 66 Strand Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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1.4 mi from city centre,  

Showcasing views of Cape Town Stadium and Table Mountain, Strand Tower Hotel is situated in Cape Town and offers a Turkish steam bath, an outdoor pool and a sauna so guests can unwind during their stay. This trendy hotel is set in the heart of the city.

$44
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Belaire Suites
Belaire Suites
8.6 Excellent
151 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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1.2 mi from city centre,  

This award-winning hotel provides modern accommodation in Durban. It features a spa, as well as outdoor tennis courts, a beauty centre and a swimming pool.

$46
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Best Western Cape Suites Hotel
Best Western Cape Suites Hotel
7.7 Good
Cnr De Villiers & Constitution Streets, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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1.0 mi from city centre,  

Located in City Bowl, Best Western Cape Suites Hotel offers 3-star accommodation and a playground, a rooftop terrace and an outdoor pool. It also boasts views of Table Bay and Cape Town and provides a garden and a BBQ/picnic area as additional highlights.

$47
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Reef Hotel
Reef Hotel
7.8 Good
58 Anderson Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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0.4 mi from city centre,  

Featuring a popular location, The Reef Hotel provides views of Johannesburg, and is a short walk from IBM Building. It offers 4-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

$48
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The Aviator Hotel Or Tambo International Airport
The Aviator Hotel Or Tambo International Airport
8.3 Excellent
85 Kempton Road, Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

Just a 10-minute car trip from OR Tambo International Airport, The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo provides convenient and art deco accommodation. It has a gym, as well as a free shuttle service, an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.

$49
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Hotel prices in South Africa

2 stars and under

$10 - $117

4 Seam Guest House

#1 Most popular

$61
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91 Loop

#2 Most popular

91 Loop
8.9 Excellent
$13
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Urban Backpackers

Best value

$10
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3 stars

$12 - $290

Welgelegen Boutique Guest House

#1 Most popular

$173
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Best Western Cape Suites Hotel

#2 Most popular

$47
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Mojo Hotel

Best value

Mojo Hotel
7.8 Good
$12
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4 stars +

$42 - $734

Taj Cape Town

#1 Most popular

Taj Cape Town
9.0 Excellent
$101
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Villa Zest Boutique Hotel

#2 Most popular

$109
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Cape Town Lodge Hotel

Best value

$42
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About South Africa

Renowned for its wildlife reserves, wine country and rugged coastline, South Africa stretches between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans at the southernmost tip of Africa. It’s the launching point for cross-continent adventures between Cape Town and Cairo and boasts the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Africa.

Things to do

From the colourful streets of Soweto to the stunning landscapes of the Cape Winelands and the big-game encounters of Kruger, South Africa offers larger-than-life experiences.

Discover Cape Town. Dominated by the flat-topped peak of Table Mountain, Cape Town is a vibrant port city on the Atlantic Coast. It lies between the picturesque vineyards of the Cape Winelands and the dramatic coastal landscapes of the Cape Peninsula, home to the Boulders Beach penguin colony and the Cape of Good Hope.

Drive the Garden Route. Stretching for around 300 kilometres from Witsand to Storms River, the Garden Route is a spectacular self-driving route that takes in white sandy beaches and charming holiday villages. Inland lie scenic lagoons and rolling hills blanketed with Cape Fynbos, together with the dramatic Outeniqua Pass that links to the semi-desert landscapes of the Little Karoo.

Wildlife spot in Kruger National Park. Home to the “Big 5”, Kruger National Park sprawls across grassy plains, tropical forests and rugged mountains. Thrilling game drives offer up-close encounters with elephants, rhinos and buffalos, as well as a huge diversity of bird species that include martial eagles, lappet-faced vultures and Pel’s fishing owl.

Explore Soweto. The birthplace of Nelson Mandela, Soweto is a culturally significant township within Johannesburg. The former president’s childhood home has been preserved as a museum while the Orlando Power Station Cooling Towers are adorned with murals depicting Mandela and his community.

Getting around

Cape Town International Airport, OR Tambo International Airport and Durban International Airport are the main gateways to South Africa, with several smaller airports offering domestic flights throughout the country. Buses connect towns and cities across South Africa, while minibuses are the main means of getting around the country’s urban centres.

South Africa travel FAQs

  • Where is the best place to stay in South Africa?

    Users favor staying in areas such as Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban. Consider these locations when searching for your desired stay.

  • What are the best hotels in South Africa?

    1,578 reviews rated Taj Cape Town with an average score of 9.0/10. It may also be worth looking into the Villa Zest Boutique Hotel, which received a rating of 9.3/10 from 87 reviews. Cape Town Lodge Hotel could also be a good option, with a score of 8.4/10 from 3,181 reviews.