If you are planning a trip to South Africa then the chances are you will be find yourself in Johannesburg at some point during your stay. Whilst not traditionally a major tourist hotspot the city has always been considered the gateway to Durban, Cape Town and the Kruger National Park. Yet if you do have some extra days at your disposal it is definitely worth exploring the nation’s most popular city in greater degree.
Johannesburg is a fascinating city. Home to some historically significant museums like the Apartheid Museum, the Mandela Museum and Museum Africa, it also has some great shopping, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in The Cradle of Humankind and the Gold Reef City theme park. The former townships of Soweto and Alexandra also make interesting day trips and there is a plethora of football, cricket and rugby teams to watch if you are in to your sport.
In terms of places to stay there is a wide selection of hotels, motels and apartments in the city to suit all budgets and tastes. If you are planning a trip there below is a list of Ten Of The Best Hotels In Johannesburg we like to recommend, along with their hotel ratings.
(For more information about any of the properties listed below please click on the relevant name of interest to you).
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