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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$86 - $342

CHEAPEST CITY IN SOUTH AFRICAPretoria42% cheaperHotels in Pretoria are the cheapest in South Africa at just $86 per night on average
MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN SOUTH AFRICASun City56% more expensiveSun City has the highest priced hotels in South Africa with rooms averaging $342 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 seasonJulycheapest month to stay
High seasonFebruarymost expensive time to stay
47%expected price decrease
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$111 - $348

Highest day of weekTuesdayis the most expensive day of the week to book
Cheapest day of weekSundayis the cheapest day of the week to book
$547is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
$116is 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 Capital 20 West

Hotels Near Airport


Average Length of Stay

99 days
The cheapest price for a room in South Africa found in the last 7 days is $17/night. This rate is available with Mojo Hotel, a 3-star hotel.
Travel with comfort when booking a room with The Capital 20 West, the most popular 5-star hotel in South Africa.
There are 135 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 0.4 km from this airport.
On average, people stay for 99 days when lodging at hotels in South Africa. The average accommodation price for 99 days in South Africa in the past week is $17,895.

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 June would make for the least expensive trip at just $50 per night on average. To save on your trip, avoid planning it during August, as this is the most expensive month on average.

Out of all the tourist destinations in South Africa, our data shows that travellers tend to visit Cape Town more often than any other city.

As a popular tourist destination in South Africa, it is no surprise that Hoedspruit has the most expensive hotel rooms at $171 per night - 88% more than than the country's average hotel room price.

If you are travelling to South Africa on a budget, plan to stay in Mossel Bay which boasts the lowest average hotel room cost in the country. Charging about 65% lower than the country’s average, hotel room rates in Mossel Bay are typically around $18 per night.

momondo's favourite hotels in South Africa

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Suncoast Sunsquare & Suncoast Towers

Suncoast Sunsquare & Suncoast Towers

20 Battery Beach Road, Durban, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Durban Umhlanga Ridge

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Durban Umhlanga Ridge

14 Palm Boulevard, Umhlanga Ridge, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Blyde Canyon, A Forever Resort

Blyde Canyon, A Forever Resort

R532 to Graskop, Graskop, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Sabie River Bush Lodge

Sabie River Bush Lodge

Hazyview, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Mojo Hotel

Mojo Hotel

30 regent road Sea Point, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Golden Gate Hotel And Chalets

Golden Gate Hotel And Chalets

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

Bayside Hotel 108

Bayside Hotel 108

108 West Street, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 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

Signal Hill Lodge

Signal Hill Lodge

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

Golden Leopard Resorts - Manyane Resort

Golden Leopard Resorts - Manyane Resort

Rustenburg, Pilanesberg, North-West, South Africa

The Table Bay Hotel

The Table Bay Hotel

Quay 6 Victoria & Alfred, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa


Grande Kloof Boutique Hotel

69 Kloof Road, Fresnaye, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

SelaMod Village guest House

SelaMod Village guest House

Selamod village guest house, Sun City, North-West, 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 Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg

Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg

Daisy Street And Rivonia Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

The Westin Cape Town

The Westin Cape Town

Convention Square, Lower Long Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge

Road Lodge Umhlanga Ridge

Cnr Meidgate and Hospital Road, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Sun1 Durban

Sun1 Durban

65 Masabalala Yengwa/Nmr Avenue, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Caledon Hotel

The Caledon Hotel

1 Nerina Avenue, Caledon, Western Cape, South Africa


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