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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$56 - $218

CHEAPEST CITY IN SOUTH AFRICAPretoria51% cheaperHotels in Pretoria are the cheapest in South Africa at just $56 per night on average
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN SOUTH AFRICASun City48% more expensiveSun City has the highest priced hotels in South Africa with rooms averaging $218 per night
MOST POPULAR CITY IN SOUTH AFRICADurban72% 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 SeasonMarchmost expensive time to stay
33%expected price decrease
40%expected price increase


$99 - $243

Highest day of weekTuesdayis the most expensive day of the week to book
Cheapest day of weekThursdayis the cheapest day of the week to book
$136is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
$106is 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)

Taj Cape Town

Hotels Near Airport


Average Length of Stay

5 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 Taj Cape Town, the most popular 5-star hotel in South Africa (8.9/10 rating - based on 1,965 reviews).
There are 131 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 0.3 mi from this airport.
On average, people stay for 5 days when lodging at hotels in South Africa. The average accommodation price for 5 days in South Africa in the past week is $588.

Information about staying in South Africa

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Visiting South Africa in May would make for the least expensive trip at just $60 per night on average. To save on your trip, avoid planning it during November, as this is the most expensive month on average.

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.

On average, $151 per night will be the going rate for a hotel room in Sun City. This is about 112% more expensive than any other city in South Africa.

Wilderness currently offers the lowest nightly rates of any city in South Africa at just $11; a price that is 65% lower than the average rate per night in South Africa.

momondo's favorite hotels in South Africa

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Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth

Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth

Marine Dr and Ninth Ave, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Wild Coast Sun

Wild Coast Sun

Main Bizana Road - 5, 2 Km South of Port Edward, Port Edward, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Bayside Hotel 108

Bayside Hotel 108

108 West Street, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Sheraton Pretoria Hotel

Sheraton Pretoria Hotel

643 corner of Church and Wessels Streets, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Golden Gate Hotel

Golden Gate Hotel

Golden Gate Highlands National Park R 712 Clarens, Clarens, Free State, South Africa

Blyde Canyon, A Forever Resort

Blyde Canyon, A Forever Resort

R532 to Graskop, Graskop, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Golden Leopard Resorts - Manyane Resort

Golden Leopard Resorts - Manyane Resort

Rustenburg, Pilanesberg, North-West, South Africa

Signal Hill Lodge

Signal Hill Lodge

29 Military Road, Schotshekloof, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Sabie River Bush Lodge

Sabie River Bush Lodge

Hazyview, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Bush Bungalows at Sun City Resort

Bush Bungalows at Sun City Resort

R556, Sun City Resort, Sun City, North-West, South Africa

Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel, Sandton Johannesburg

Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel, Sandton Johannesburg

Corner of West Street and Rivonia Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

SelaMod Village guest House

SelaMod Village guest House

Selamod village guest house, Sun City, North-West, South Africa


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