Best Hotels in Johannesburg, South Africa

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Set in an upscale residential area, this elegant, Colonial-style hotel is 4 minutes' walk from Rosebank metro station, a 10-minute walk from Rosebank Mall and 5 km from the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens. Sophisticated rooms come with desks, flat-screen TVs and sitting areas. Upgraded rooms add private furnished balconies or patios. Wi-Fi is available. Breakfast is complimentary. There's a high-end European restaurant with a terrace, and a refined cocktail bar. Other amenities include an outdoor pool and a sundeck, plus a stately library and airy lounges.
This sleek hotel in a leafy neighborhood is 4 km from the Johannesburg Zoo, 6 km from the Johannesburg Art Gallery and 20 km from O.R. Tambo International Airport. Refined rooms offer Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs and sitting areas, as well as Nespresso machines, minibars and free-standing baths. Suites add separate living rooms, dining areas and rainfall showers. Room service is available. Parking is provided. There are 4 indoor and outdoor pools. Other amenities include a spa, a golf course and a gym, as well as a sleek restaurant, a poolside cafe and a relaxed deli. Breakfast is available (surcharge).
On a tree-lined street 2 km from Sandton metro station, this high-end hotel is 18 km from Johannesburg Botanical Gardens and 20 km from the Montecasino leisure complex. The laid-back rooms with modern accents have free Wi-Fi, flat-screens and minifridges, plus tea and coffeemaking facilities. Suites add sitting areas and kitchenettes, as well as patios/balconies; 2-bedroom apartments add full kitchens and living rooms. There's 24-hour room service. Freebies include parking and a local shuttle, plus breakfast served in an upscale restaurant. There's a garden, an outdoor pool, a gym and a spa, as well as a conference centre with 6 meeting rooms.
Connected to the high-end Sandton City shopping centre, this upscale high-rise hotel is 5 minutes' walk from the Sandton Convention Centre and 7 minutes' walk from trains at Sandton Station. Warm, African-themed rooms feature tea and coffeemaking equipment, iPod docks and satellite TV. Wi-Fi and minibars are free. Suites add lounges, and penthouses offer floor-to-ceiling windows with telescopes. A ritzy terrace with 3 fire pits offers relaxed dining, and an upscale restaurant includes a show kitchen and a trendy bar. There's a pool and a spa, plus meeting/event space and a library lounge.
Set 1 km from Nelson Mandela Square, this upscale hotel is 12 km from Zoo Lake in Johannesburg. Offering city or garden views, the polished rooms feature flat-screens, minibars and Wi-Fi access, plus tea and coffeemaking equipment. Suites add separate living rooms; upgraded suites offer 4-poster beds and/or bathrooms with whirlpool tubs. Some quarters provide access to a lounge with free continental breakfast and snacks. Room service is available. A free train station shuttle is offered. There's a casual international eatery, a lounge and a bar, plus an outdoor pool, a sauna and a gym. There's also event space and a business center.
On 3 hectares of wooded hillside overlooking Johannesburg Zoo, this chic hotel with a village-style layout is 3 km from tours of Constitution Hill, and 5 km from Johannesburg Botanical Garden. Refined rooms featuring colourful accents have minibars, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, as well as tea and coffeemaking facilities; most include balconies or terraces. Some have sofabeds, while suites add separate living rooms. Room service is available 24/7. Kids age 18 and under stay free with parents.
Set among landscaped gardens in a stately, villa-style mansion, this posh hotel is 6 km from Sandton and 21 km from Johannesburg's city centre. The chic, upscale rooms and suites are individually decorated in themes ranging from African to French provincial, and feature Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus minibars and rainfall showerheads. Some add heated floors, fireplaces and/or balconies. An upgraded suite offers a separate living room, a dining room and a kitchen. Amenities include a tea lounge, a terrace cocktail bar, and an elegant restaurant with Italian-influenced decor. There's also a gym, an outdoor pool and a garden-based wellness spa.
Set among the high-rises of the Sandton financial district, this plush hotel adjoins the Legacy Corner Mall, and is adjacent to Sandton Convention Centre and Sandton City Mall. It's 2.9 km from the M1 motorway. Contemporary rooms are decorated with elegant furnishings and bold prints, and offer free Wi-Fi and satellite TV. Suites add full kitchens, and room service is available 24/7. An infinity pool has a sundeck and drinks service, and there's a full-service spa with a gym. A fine-dining restaurant serves Asian fusion meals, while an ornate lounge offers wine, whiskey and cigars. There's also conference space for 120 guests.
This opulent hotel is off the M1 motorway in north Johannesburg's vibrant Melrose Arch shopping precinct. It's 6.2 km from Sandton Convention Centre, 11.2 km from the city centre and 22.2 km from O.R. Tambo International Airport. Contemporary rooms feature light wood floors and exposed brick walls. All come with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels, as well as coffeemakers and work spaces. Upgraded rooms have integrated seating areas; suites add separate lounges with fireplaces and kitchenettes. There's a sophisticated lounge bar and an ultra-chic restaurant. An outdoor pool with a bar and cabanas is surrounded by lush gardens.


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