Hotels in South Africa

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South Africa
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Best cities to book a hotel in South Africa

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$57 - $218

CHEAPEST CITY IN SOUTH AFRICAPretoria36% cheaperHotels in Pretoria are the cheapest in South Africa at just $57 per night on average
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN SOUTH AFRICASun City Resort59% more expensiveSun City Resort has the highest priced hotels in South Africa with rooms averaging $218 per night
MOST POPULAR CITY IN SOUTH AFRICADurban68% more users visitedMore momondo users search for hotels in Durban than any other city in South Africa

Things to do in South Africa

Hotels in popular cities in South Africa

Below are the most popular cities in South Africa to stay in, as well as some of the best hotels in each area

When to book a hotel in South Africa

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Low SeasonJunecheapest month to stay
High SeasonJanuarymost expensive time to stay
32%expected price decrease
46%expected price increase


$155 - $423

Cheapest day of weekFridayis the cheapest day of the week to book
Highest day of weekWednesdayis the most expensive day of the week to book
$169is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
$248is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day

Useful insights on South Africa hotels

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Most Popular Hotel (5-star)

The Palace of the Lost City at Sun City Resort

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Average Length of Stay

36 days
The cheapest price for a room in South Africa found in the last 7 days is $11/night. This rate is available with Mojo Hotel, a 3-star hotel.
Travel with comfort when booking a room with The Palace of the Lost City at Sun City Resort, the most popular 5-star hotel in South Africa.
There are 3,370 hotels in South Africa close to Johannesburg OR Tambo. Protea Hotel by Marriott Transit O.R. Tambo Airport is the nearest with a distance of 0.2 mi from this airport.
On average, people stay for 36 days when lodging at hotels in South Africa. The average accommodation price for 36 days in South Africa in the past week is $8,099.

Information about staying in South Africa

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What cities in South Africa are best to stay in?

South Africa has a wide range of tourist attractions. There are many hotels in South Africa with state-of-the-art facilities and services that you can check in during your stay. However, the quality and nature of hotel services offered depend on the cities you visit. Some of the popular South African cities you should stay in include Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Pretoria. Cape Town and Johannesburg are well-structured cities with reliable public bus transport systems. While in these cities, you can easily rent a car and drive around as you visit different attraction sites. Hotels you can stay in include the Taj Cape Town Hotel. Not all parts of these cities are accessible with public transport.

What are the best things to do in South Africa?

South Africa has a lot of sites to see and activities to engage for both indoors and outdoors lovers. Some of the popular attraction sites include the Kruger National Park, the Cape Winelands, and the Amphitheatre Drakensberg. There are several cheap hotels in South Africa located near these attraction sites making them reliable accommodation options for tourists. The Kruger National Park is the largest on the continent covering over big area, thousands of miles. This park can be accessed through Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces. The Cape Winelands offer breathtaking sceneries for photography and road trips. These are vast fertile fields with well-kept pieces of land and orchards in Cape Town. This area also has some of the best wineries in the world. The Amphitheatre Drakensberg also referred to as the dragons’ mountain are the highest ranges in Southern Africa. These ranges offer breathtaking views and are considered some of the most impressive cliff faces on earth. Staying at hotels such as the Protea Hotel by Marriot makes it easy to access the sites. When visiting these sites, you might incur entrance charges. The charges are varied in a way that locals pay less than foreigners.

What cities in South Africa have the best nightlife?

Nightlife is an essential aspect of tourist destinations. South Africa is one of the countries with the most diverse nightlife scenes in Africa. With a huge number of South African hotels located near city centers, it is easy to enjoy the cities’ nightlife experience. Cape Town is one of the cities with unique nightlife. The cultural diversity in this city allows one to experience different nightlife cultures. The city has various restaurants and nightclubs that operate all night. This allows you to attend parties with friends or dine with family as a way of spending the night. Johannesburg is another city with unique nightlife experiences. Additionally, the city has a variety of restaurants with native African cuisines that you can try out. Staying at the Apollo Hotel in Johannesburg places you closer to the nightlife of the city.

What cities in South Africa have the most history and art?

South Africa has a deep history, which is translated and preserved through artworks distributed in different places around the country. One of the most renowned historical places is Robben Island in Cape Town. The island is renowned for the detention of Nelson Mandela, the first South African president. In Johannesburg, a prehistoric site, referred to as the cradle of man is located at Gauteng. Visiting this site allows you to learn about the evolution and transformation of human beings. The Sun City Resort located in Pilanesberg is one of the artistic structures you can visit within the country. You'll pay a small fee to visit these iconic sites depending on the number of guests. Also, it is advisable to visit these places from May to September. Hotels such as Gardenia Boutique Hotel are conveniently located to allow easy movement to and from these historical and artistic sites.

When is the least expensive time to stay in South Africa?

Visiting South Africa in June would make for the least expensive trip at just $184 per night on average. To save on your trip, avoid planning it during January, as this is the most expensive month on average.

Where do most people stay in South Africa?

There is little doubt that travelers enjoy various cities in South Africa, but the majority of travelers who visit South Africa tend to spend the most time in Cape Town.

How much does a luxury hotel cost in South Africa?

On average, a luxury hotel room in South Africa costs $33 per night, 5% above the country’s average rate of $35 per night.

Which city in South Africa has the most expensive hotel rooms?

On average, $140 per night will be the going rate for a hotel room in Sun City Resort. This is about 152% more expensive than any other city in South Africa.

Which city in South Africa has the least expensive hotel rooms?

Jeffrey’s Bay currently offers the lowest nightly rates of any city in South Africa at just $11; a price that is 69% lower than the average rate per night in South Africa.

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