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The Best Hotels in Johannesburg

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South Africa's largest city, known locally as Jozi or Jo'burg, embodies modern Africa. The city's most famous resident, Nelson Mandela, lived just up the road from the stylish Residence Boutique Hotel, a member of the AFAR Collection. Mandela found inspiration at the Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa, which is where he penned his autobiography. Don't high tea at the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa. For some city respite, visit the Clico Boutique Hotel in the trendy suburb of Rosebank.
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17 4th Ave, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, 2198, South Africa
The tony suburb of Houghton, whose best-known resident was Nelson Mandela, is home to leafy lanes lined with stately estates. Not too far from the Mandela family manse is the Residence, a stylish boutique property that lives up to its name,...
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90 Pretoria Ave, Atholl, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa
When business began moving away from downtown Joburg, Sandton became the city’s new commercial hub, with corporate headquarters and mega-malls aplenty—though one wouldn’t guess it while staying at AtholPlace Hotel, which feels a...
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27 Sturdee Ave, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa
The suburb of Rosebank has the best of both worlds: it’s home to major commercial hot spots, but it also boasts peaceful pockets of lush lanes. The understated Clico Boutique Hotel sits in one of the latter areas, but guests will be...
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1 Alma Rd, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2052, South Africa
It’s all about Old World elegance at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa. Upon arrival, guests are immediately transported from bustling Johannesburg to a bucolic French countryside château. With names like Empire, Provençal, and...
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191 Oxford Rd, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2132, South Africa
All the trappings one would expect from a Hyatt—sleek design, attentive service, and plenty of amenities—are in a prime location in Rosebank: Johannesburg’s Hyatt Regency checks all the requisite boxes for a work trip. When there...
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36 Saxon Road, Sandhurst, Sandhurst ,Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa
Welcome to the best layover of all time. The Saxon gently lulls guests into safari mode, cosseting them in its decadent comforts and enveloping them with its sophisticated African-chic decor and earthy tones. Name-droppers will love the Saxon:...
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61 North St, Melrose North, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa
Many Johannesburg hotels fall into two categories: elegant and Old World, or pleasantly bland. The Peech is determined to create its own category as Joburg’s go-to style-centric, edgy design hotel. The 16 rooms have sleek decor with vibrant...
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67 Jan Smuts Ave, Westcliff, Johannesburg, 2132, South Africa
When the Four Seasons took over Johannesburg's celebrated Westcliff Hotel (a colonial-style grande dame that was admittedly fraying around the edges), its brief was clear: update the tired ambience with a cutting-edge makeover. For its first...
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1 Melrose St, Melrose, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa
It’s a sad fact that many swaths of Johannesburg aren’t exactly walkable, but that’s not the case at Melrose Arch, a trendy complex filled with some of the city’s hottest restaurants, galleries, and shops. Guests are in the...