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Popular hotels in South Africa

Discover well-known properties in South Africa that are favored by visitors more than others. There are 45,929 hotels in South Africa and price data was last updated on June 13, 2024. The average price for a hotel in South Africa is $194/night.
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15 K E Masinga Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Pavilion Hotel Durban is a chic setting while visiting Durban and is close to everything the area has to offer. It also provides a 24-hour reception, a concierge and meeting rooms.
Free Wi-Fi
7.5
Good
1585 reviews
Location
0.7 mi from city centre
175 Snell Parade, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Blue Waters Hotel provides 4-star accommodation in Durban. It also features a sauna, an outdoor pool and a gym.
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
8.2
Excellent
20417 reviews
Location
1.3 mi from city centre
50 Beach Rd Cnr Lodge Rd Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Located in Port Elizabeth, Town Lodge Port Elizabeth is an easy drive from Nelson Mandela Stadium and offers free private parking on site. It is situated a brief walk from The Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.2
Excellent
2118 reviews
Location
2.5 mi from city centre
PO Box 308, Sun City Resort, North-West, South Africa
Featuring a private beach, an outdoor pool and outdoor tennis courts, this elegant resort is a few minutes walk from Lost City Golf Course. It is the perfect base for those looking to be surrounded by nature, with Pilanesberg National Park just moments away.
Free Wi-Fi
8.0
Excellent
9 reviews
Location
0.5 mi from city centre
Above Multi-Storey Parkade 2, Level 5, Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
Featuring an outdoor pool, this Kempton Park hotel is conveniently situated within OR Tambo International Airport. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.
Free Wi-Fi
8.0
Excellent
9229 reviews
Location
1.9 mi from city centre
Sun City Resort, Pilanesberg, P O Box 3, Sun City Resort, North-West, South Africa
Located in Sun City Resort, The Cabanas Hotel at Sun City Resort provides modern 3-star accommodation, as well as a private beach, an outdoor pool and outdoor tennis courts. It is the perfect base for those wanting to get back to nature, with Pilanesberg National Park just moments away.
Free Wi-Fi
7.6
Good
46 reviews
Location
0.3 mi from city centre
Heuningkip Farm, R327, Mossel Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
Gondwana Game Reserve provides luxury 5-star accommodation in Mossel Bay. It offers an outdoor pool, a swimming pool and free wireless internet.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
9.4
Excellent
3 reviews
Location
14.6 mi from city centre
101 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Conveniently located in the centre of the city, this 4-star hotel makes for an excellent base in Cape Town. It is steps from Long Street, restaurants and nightlife options.
Free Wi-Fi
8.1
Excellent
4257 reviews
Location
1.6 mi from city centre
N4 off the R556, Rustenburg, North-West, South Africa
The Kingdom Resort has a sun deck, an outdoor pool and a bike hire. There is also a fitness centre with a plunge pool and a swimming pool.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
8.3
Excellent
5926 reviews
Location
22.2 mi from city centre
1 Lagoon Gate Drive, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Stylishly art deco in design, Lagoon Beach Hotel & Spa is located in Cape Town and offers free wireless internet access in all areas and a rooftop pool. The hotel also boasts sweeping city and ocean views, and overlooks Table Bay.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
7.5
Good
5530 reviews
Location
3.3 mi from city centre

Tips for booking hotels in South Africa

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in South Africa. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on June 13, 2024.
Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:December
Average price in South Africa:$194/night
Cheapest price found:$11/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Monday
$146 - $279
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$162 - $236
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated South Africa hotels

Browse through properties in South Africa that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 45,929 properties in South Africa and data was last updated on June 13, 2024.
Our users rated these hotels as some of the best places to stay in South Africa. Make sure to read hotel descriptions and reviews to find the right property right for you.
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23 Strand Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1.3 mi from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
$84
Avg. per night
67 Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
2.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$392
Avg. per night
Grand West Casino & Entertainment World, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
6.0 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$62
Avg. per night
Montecasino Boulevard, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
12.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$154
Avg. per night
69 Victoria Road, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
4.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$138
Avg. per night
66 Strand Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$64
Avg. per night
54 Lighthouse Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
9.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$202
Avg. per night
69 Kloof Road, Fresnaye, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
3.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
Spa
$45
Avg. per night

Cheapest hotels in South Africa, Africa

Discover affordable stays in South Africa that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in South Africa can be found for as low as $21 per night. There is currently one property in South Africa that can be booked for this price. Hotel Cube is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in South Africa. Price data was last updated on June 13, 2024
At the moment, these hotels offer the lowest nightly rate out of those we've come across in South Africa. As prices can vary by date, change the dates if you're flexible to compare rates.
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186 Innes Road, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
2.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$21
Avg. per night
1 Durban Club Place, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
0.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$23
Avg. per night
327 Visagie Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
0.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$26
Avg. per night
225 Smith Street / 225 Anton Lembede, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
0.1 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$26
Avg. per night
127 Margaret Mncadi Avenue, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
0.5 mi from city centre
Airport shuttle
$27
Avg. per night
30 Regent Road, Sea Point, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
3.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$28
Avg. per night
267 Smith Street, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
0.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$31
Avg. per night
230 Long Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$31
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in South Africa

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in South Africa to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in South Africa at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on June 13, 2024.
A breakdown of the average price per hotel class in South Africa. We've also highlighted the most popular hotels and best value within each hotel class.
2 stars
2 stars and under
50 Beach Rd Cnr Lodge Rd Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Adjoining BP Service & Filling Station, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
91 Loop Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
3 stars
3 stars
327 Visagie Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
225 Smith Street / 225 Anton Lembede, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
4 stars
4 stars +
Heuningkip Farm, R327, Mossel Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
138 Rivonia Road, Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

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Other accommodations in South Africa

Find the perfect hostel, theme hotel, or vacation rental for your stay in South Africa. There are 45,929 hotels in South Africa and price data was last updated on June 13, 2024. The average price for a stay in South Africa is $194/night.
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81 Kempton Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
13.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$32
Avg. per night
10823A Pooe Street, Orlando West, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
8.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$13
Avg. per night
46 Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1.3 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$11
Avg. per night
74 New Church Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$21
Avg. per night
209 Long Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$9
Avg. per night
10 Dageraad Street, Jeffrey’s Bay, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1.2 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$11
Avg. per night

Where to stay in South Africa

Explore different neighborhoods and areas within South Africa to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on June 13, 2024.
Utilize the map to find properties close to the South Africa area(s) or attractions you plan on visiting. More information on a given hotel can be accessed by clicking the hotel's name within the map.

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 in South Africa

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 South Africa

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.

Facts about staying in South Africa

Find useful tips and insights about staying in South Africa to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on June 13, 2024.
  • Where is the best place to stay in South Africa?

    South Africa has plenty to offer. Consider staying in some of its favored locations, like Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban.

  • What are the best hotels in South Africa?

    9,230 reviews rated City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport with an average score of 8.0/10. It may also be worth looking into the Taj Cape Town, which received a rating of 8.9/10 from 2,834 reviews. The Table Bay Hotel could also be a good option, with a score of 8.4/10 from 2,970 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel near Victoria & Alfred Waterfront?

    Reviews of Taj Cape Town recommend it as a good place to stay near Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, scoring 8.9/10 from 2,834 ratings.

  • What is a good hotel in South Africa near Sandton City?

    Sandton Sun and Towers is rated 8.7 from 2,996 reviews and is close to Sandton City.

  • Is there a good hotel near Camps Bay Beach?

    A good hotel near Camps Bay Beach is The Bay Hotel, which has been rated 8.2/10 by 1,077 HotelsCombined user reviews.

  • What is the cheapest city to visit in South Africa?

    When considering a trip to South Africa, keep in mind that the 1st cheapest city, Keurboomstrand, offers the most budget-friendly accommodations, with an average per night cost of $45. The second cheapest city, Lephalale, also provides an affordable option, with an average per night cost of $53.

  • When is the best time to stay in South Africa?

    Opt for a stay in South Africa during May for the most budget-friendly experience, with prices hitting their lowest point (averaging around $11/night). Keep in mind that December is the least economical time to stay in South Africa, as the average nightly price spikes to $194/night.

  • What is the most popular city in South Africa to stay in?

    If you want to stay in a popular city in South Africa that guarantees a lot of fun things to do and sights to see, then we recommend visiting either Cape Town, Johannesburg, or Durban – all popular options according to our users.

  • What is the cheapest city to visit in South Africa?

    In South Africa, the most sought-after hotel chains are Protea Hotels - Marriott Bonvoy, Leading Hotels of the World, and Tsogo Sun-Hotels, making them the top three choices based on our data.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in South Africa?

    Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Sandton City, and Camps Bay Beach are the most popular landmarks in South Africa according to our data. You can experience Victoria & Alfred Waterfront if you plan to visit Cape Town. You can visit Sandton City if you stay in Johannesburg. Camps Bay Beach is accessible while staying in Cape Town.

  • How much does a hotel cost in South Africa?

    $203 per night is the average cost of a hotel in South Africa, while a week-long stay will be around $1,419. Keep in mind prices vary depending on what time of year you plan to travel and what city you stay in.

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