House rentals in Johannesburg

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Top-rated house rentals in Johannesburg

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Private room in ZA
Olivewood - Spacious bedroom with lots of light
Olivewood is a spacious bedroom with lots of natural light, a garden view and a private outside seating area to relax. Situated in the leafy suburb of Parkwood, it's walking distance from Zoo Lake and the Parkview Village. A comfortable Queen bed with en-suite bathroom, the room includes a fridge, microwave & kettle. Delicious homemade dinners can be ordered at an additional cost. The property is close to Rosebank, The Gautrain, Jhb Zoo, Restaurants & Shops. Solar Power
$20 per night
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Private room in Westdene
Rallentando Guesthouse - Piaf Room
Welcome to Rallentando Guesthouse, where you can come to unwind and relax from the hustle and bustle. As the definition suggests: “to gradually slowing down” This newly renovated house is a hidden accommodation gem, located in the heart of the central Johannesburg suburb of Westdene. Close to University of Johannesburg and WITS, hospitals, theatres, museums, art galleries, cultural attractions, Emmarentia Botanical Gardens, Melville shops and restaurants and many more!
$19 per night
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Private room in Randburg
Own entrance with kitchenette & bathroom
Pvt room with own entrance, kitchenette (fridge, microwave, kettle & toaster), pvt bathroom with shower, basin & toilet. Double bed + clothes storage. Outdoor area with table & chairs. Good for people that would like to come & go as they like. Parking for only 1 car. Close to highways & public transport routes close. Walking distance to shops.
$17 per night
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Stay near Johannesburg's top sights

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Rosebank Mall198 locals recommend
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Eastgate Shopping Centre48 locals recommend
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Melrose Arch167 locals recommend
Photo of Sandton Convention Centre
Sandton Convention Centre39 locals recommend
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Maboneng Precinct287 locals recommend
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Johannesburg Zoo175 locals recommend

Vacation rentals in Johannesburg

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Park Central 1 Bed Loft Style
$47 per night
Private room in ZA
The Loft - Come relax amongst the treetops
$21 per night
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Private room in Melville
Lovely private self-catering room
$19 per night
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Park Central Loft Apartment in Rosebank
$49 per night
Rental unit in Sandton
Up Market | Elegant | Luxury | Smart Home get away
$32 per night
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Rental unit in Sandton
Awesome Apartment in Sandton! No Loadshedding!
$72 per night
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Sandton Hydro Accommodation - 1 Bedroom
$35 per night
Condo in Sandton
Sandton central | back-up power |
$45 per night
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LUXURIOUS Studio in Illovo Sandton Unit 320
$29 per night
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Cozy | Sleek & Stylish | High Tech Smart Home
$37 per night
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Elegant flatlet Nr 1 in leafy Hurlingham Sandton
$25 per night
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Guesthouse in Randburg
Rosemary Luxury Cottage + Backup power & Heater
$50 per night
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Apartment rentals in Johannesburg

Rental unit in Braamfontein
Lovely apartment in Johannesburg
$28 per night
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Rental unit in Sandton
Sandton Penthouse Loft
$59 per night
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Sandton view
$35 per night
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No Loadshedding The Apex Rosebank - Stunning 2 bed
$55 per night
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Rental unit in Braamfontein
Trendy Johannesburg Loft (WiFi and Netflix)
$27 per night
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New Spacious 1 Bed in Rosebank
$48 per night
Rental unit in Sandton
St Tropez Sandton Private Accommodation
$33 per night
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Modern 5-Star hotel apartment in Sandton
$65 per night
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Park Central 1 BR Apartment
$53 per night
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Hydro Park Sandton Executive Apartments
$35 per night
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The Atholls Melrose
$30 per night
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Luxury 1 bed apartment in a quiet eco-estate
$31 per night
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Monthly house rentals Johannesburg

Home in Sandton
Townhouse Gem with Inverter to stay connected
$50 per night
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Home in Randburg
Poolside Villa
$39 per night
Home in Johannesburg
Stylish Orchard Cottage, patio, pool access
$29 per night
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Home in Johannesburg
1 Bedroom Apartment in Houghton|Uninterrupted WiFi
$21 per night
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Home in Randburg
Solar-powered Garden cottage in secure suburb
$30 per night
Home in Johannesburg
Forest Haven - Luxury Cottage in Forest Town
$37 per night
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Private room in Sandton
Balcony room with outside entrance
$21 per night
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Private room in Melville
1 x room in posh getaway artists home, city view
$16 per night
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Private room in Houghton Estate
Edwardian Country Home in the City
$16 per night
Home in Randburg
Your home away from home
$33 per night
Home in Randburg
Parktown North:Sunny Garden Unit
$28 per night
Private room in Sandton
City Oak
$29 per night
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Stays in Melville

Condo in Melville
GAP Treasure in Melville
$21 per night
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Rental unit in Melville
Apartment With A View
$18 per night
Guesthouse in Melville
Modern Charm for Gourmets - Melville Smart Home
$27 per night
Private room in Melville
Happy colourful private cottage in Melvile
$25 per night
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Stays in Houghton Estate

Guest suite in Houghton Estate
Edwardian Garden Cottage in Houghton
$16 per night
Rental unit in Houghton Estate
Stylish, charming Joburg Cottage
$28 per night
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Guesthouse in Houghton Estate
Charming Efficiency Cottage in Luscious Garden
$16 per night
Private room in Houghton Estate
Cozy on Houghton Estate - Deluxe suit 1
$27 per night

Stays in Auckland Park

Cottage in Melville
GAP Gallery in Melville
$25 per night
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Rental unit in Melville
Cosy Bachelors, 2 min walk to Melville 7th
$16 per night
Private room in Melville
NEW! 7th Avenue, Modern stay! No2.
$29 per night
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Guest suite in Westdene
Cozy Studio Flat UJ, Rea Vaya, Wits, Milpark
$17 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.

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