Skip to content

House rentals in Johannesburg

Book unique vacation rentals, houses, and more on Airbnb

Top-rated house rentals in Johannesburg

Guests agree: these vacation rentals are highly rated for location, cleanliness, and more.

SUPERHOST
  1. Private room
  2. Melville
Private Room (MES), Melville, Johannesburg

Single private room. En-suite bathroom, great workspace and wifi. Access to the kitchen shared with myself and other guests. Access to living room, outside areas, swimming pool. Own keys.

G$4,138 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Private room
  2. Randburg
The Villa Royale II

FEMALE GUESTS ONLY The Villa Royale is a beautiful and peaceful home conveniently situated in a secured residential area of Randpark ridge , randburg , 2,5 kms from beyers naude and close to cresta, randburg CBD and other areas. Easy access to N1 and major highways and shopping malls. The villa is home to myself and my husband and we love to host people from around the world who share our love for travel, culture and meeting people. We hope you will enjoy our home!!!

G$2,586 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Private room
  2. Johannesburg
Luxurious and Serene Space

Fast and secure wifi, spacious room with ensuite, beautiful garden, quiet neighborhood, ideal location close to shopping malls, hospital and others amenities. Secure parking.

G$2,328 per night

Vacation rentals for every style

Get the amount of space that is right for you

  • Houses
  • Apartments
  • Unique stays

Vacation rentals in Johannesburg

  1. Entire villa
  2. Johannesburg
Entire Villa with pool and luscious garden
G$4,316 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Braamfontein
Stylish Johannesburg Apartment(WiFi and Netflix)
G$6,558 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Johannesburg
Little Home in Parktown North
G$5,302 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Braamfontein
Trendy Johannesburg Loft (WiFi and Netflix)
G$6,799 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Sandton
Elegant flatlet in leafy Hurlingham Sandton
G$5,071 per night
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Johannesburg
Park Central Loft Apartment in Rosebank
G$12,969 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire serviced apartment
  2. Westdene
Studio Flat across Uni of JHB Unltd Fiber WIFI
G$3,711 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Randburg
Charming Loft-Style Apartment 2
G$6,725 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Sandton
Opulent corporate apartment in heart of Sandton
G$10,346 per night
  1. Entire condo
  2. Doornfontein
Urban Life Studio Johannesburg
G$4,125 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Rosebank
The Best of Tyrwhitt Rosebank
G$13,024 per night
  1. Entire condo
  2. Braamfontein
Modern apartment in historic Parktown West
G$3,014 per night

Apartment rentals in Johannesburg

SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Johannesburg
Rustic styled apartment 10 min - OR Tambo airport.
G$3,621 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Braamfontein
😁 PRIVATE, Central & Safe! BEST RATES! Free WiFi
G$6,427 per night
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Johannesburg
Nested On Fox
G$6,466 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Sandton
Oskido's Hyde Park Luxury Apartment
G$12,895 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Sandton
Spacious and Trendy Sandton retreat on 4 Lulworth
G$11,085 per night
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Germiston
The Nicol Hotel Studio
G$7,680 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Sandton
Executive flat in Hurlingham Sandton
G$5,801 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Johannesburg
A Modern Cozy Galleries Rosebank Apartment
G$12,563 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Johannesburg
Budget Maboneng loft studio!
G$2,483 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Randburg
Private Self Catering studio #1
G$4,526 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Sandton
LUXURIOUS Studio in Illovo Sandton Unit 320
G$9,014 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Houghton Estate
Stylish, charming Joburg Cottage
G$5,967 per night

Monthly house rentals Johannesburg

  1. Private room
  2. Randburg
Double room with en-suite bathroom
G$2,261 per night
  1. Private room
  2. Westdene
Rallentando Guesthouse - Piaf Room
G$4,526 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire home
  2. Randburg
Private, luxurious oasis for business commuters
G$4,720 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire home
  2. Johannesburg
Joburg’s favourite Airbnb - A unique gem!
G$11,824 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Private room
  2. Roodepoort
PRIVATE BEDROOM - PRIVATE KITCHENETTE
G$3,953 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Private room
  2. Randburg
JUN SPECIAL R1700 per wk. Single Room, FAST WI-FI
G$3,880 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Private room
  2. Randburg
Quiet peaceful private rooms in Northcliff 61A
G$3,362 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire home
  2. Johannesburg
Luxurious Comfortable Home in Trendy Norwood
G$23,580 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire home
  2. Melville
Gorgeous home away from home!
G$12,036 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Private room
  2. Melville
Private Room, Melville, Johannesburg
G$4,027 per night
  1. Entire home
  2. Randburg
House set in the much sought after Linden suburbs
G$16,165 per night
SUPERHOST
  1. Entire guest suite
  2. Gauteng
Cosy flat, pool secure garden, parking, WiFi, Dstv
G$4,092 per night

Your guide to Johannesburg

All About Johannesburg

One of the largest cities in the world, Johannesburg — affectionately called Jozi or Joburg by South Africans — is going through a cultural reawakening. Sleek, new high-rise buildings are popping up constantly, and from the observation deck on the 50th floor of the Carlton Centre you can take in the city’s unique and ever-shifting skyline. In Braamfontein, Johannesburg’s oldest district, you’ll find pop-up shops, gourmet food markets, and clubs sitting side by-side. Public art is omnipresent in the hipster-friendly Maboneng Arts District, known for its up-and-coming gallery scene and craft cocktail bars set in repurposed industrial buildings.

If you’re looking for a quieter experience, hit up a cozy cafe in the suburb of Craighall, or hunt in Linden’s boutiques and shops for mid-century furniture, antiques, and crafts. Anyone who visits this city should spend some time to learn about Johannesburg’s complex history at one of the many museums, such as the Apartheid Museum or the Nelson Mandela Museum.


How do I get around Johannesburg?

Most international travelers arrive at O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), which is a 15-minute drive from most Johannesburg house rentals. You can rent a car at the airport. Driving might be the most direct way to navigate the city because, although Joburg is actively modernizing its infrastructure, its public transportation system is not extensive or frequent. You can take the Gautrain commuter rail express from the airport to downtown in 15 minutes; the train also runs to nearby cities like Pretoria. Dozens of bus routes connect Johannesburg’s neighborhoods, as well as plenty of taxis and ride-hailing options.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Johannesburg?

Visitors from the U.S. should be aware that Johannesburg’s location in the Southern Hemisphere means the seasons are opposite to what you’re used to. Winter lasts from June to August, and though the weather never gets too cold, this time of year sees the fewest visitors. The city is busiest during summer (December to February), although it also sees the most rain during this time. If you’re looking to avoid peak travel season while still enjoying good weather, spring and fall are ideal.

With the city being such a major cultural hub, there will be something going on no matter when you visit. The year kicks off with January’s Johannesburg International Mozart Festival, celebrating the composer’s birthday with a week of symphonic concerts and opera performances. In March, Hobby-X draws a wide array of craft and hobby communities.


What are the top things to do in Johannesburg?

LoCrate Market

This self-described “lifestyle market to break all markets” is held on the first Sunday of every month in the southwestern suburb of Soweto. Hyper-local artisans sell craft beer, organic food and beauty products, and hand-made designer clothes. You’ll have your pick of food trucks to choose from before enjoying some live music, a poetry reading, or simply some people watching.

Melville Koppies Reserve

With geological findings dating back three billion years, this nature reserve and City Heritage Site is the sole conserved piece of land from before the discovery of gold near here in 1884. Hiking through the reserve’s 370 acres of indigenous grasses and wildflowers, you might forget you’re in the heart of one of the biggest cities in the world — until you take in the spectacular panoramic views of Johannesburg from the top of the koppies (small hills).

Wits University Origins Centre

Located on the west campus of the University of the Witwatersrand in Braamfontein, this museum showcases the history of the region’s peoples, going back nearly 80,000 years, as well as the emergence of modern humans in southern Africa. You’ll see ancient hominid fossils, rock art and indigenous artifacts, dinosaur reconstructions, and a garden with native plants.