Top 10 Luxury Hotels in Johannesburg

Last updated: Jul 06, 2015

Joburg is the second largest city in the whole of Africa and offers visitors a unique and exciting experience. When staying in Joburg, whether it be for business or leisure, the most important aspect of your visit is securing the best possible accommodation.

If you plan to visit Jozi and would like to experience first-class accommodation and exceptional service then have a look through our list of the top ten 5-star establishments that Johannesburg has to offer:

1. The Winston Hotel (Melrose)

Centrally located in the heart of Joburg, The Winston Hotel is one of the leading 5-star hotels in this area. Here you can relax, unwind and enjoy personalised service. Designed by renowned South African interior designer, Derrick Tabbert, this hotel is sophisticated and boasts timeless elegance.

Guests have a choice of either a superior, deluxe or deluxe courtyard room. From R1980 to R3100 per person sharing.

2. Clico Boutique Hotel (Rosebank)

Situated in the upmarket suburb of Rosebank, this hotel is conveniently located near to the city centre and is only 900m away from the Rosebank Gautrain Station. Rates include a heavenly full house breakfast, which is adjusted to your own personal dietary requirements. This 60 year old Cape Dutch building comprises of an interesting mix of old and new. Here you can enjoy the intimate restaurant and tranquil gardens.

Guests have a choice of either a luxury queen, luxury king or self-catering unit. From R1050 to R1600 per person sharing.

3. Ashdown House (Bryanston)

This upmarket guest house boasts cutting edge trends, luxury, comfort, and style and top quality service. Located in the heart of the exclusive Bryanston, here you are granted easy access to major business centres and all the many nearby tourist attractions.

Choose from a standard, deluxe or luxury suite. From R620 to R775 per person sharing.

4. 20 West (Sandton)

These modern and luxurious executive apartments are situated in the bright and bustling Sandton area. Facilities include a 24hr restaurant, conference room, swimming pool and gymnasium. The spacious apartments are stylish and sophisticated and are ideal for long-term or short-term stays.

Choose from a standard hotel room, one bedroom suite, two bedroom apartment or the three bedroom penthouse. From R895 to R3240 per person sharing.

5. Tladi Lodge (Sandton)

Boasting an elegant yet relaxed ambiance, this lodge is perfect for the business executive and leisure traveller. Enjoy convenient amenities and excellent service under this sprawling thatched lodge. Choose between a luxury double with full bathroom, luxury double with shower only, or choose from the Fish Eagle, Martial Eagle or Hornbill Suites. From R750 to R1700 per person sharing.

6. Bellgrove Guest House (Rivonia)

Found in the prestige suburb of Rivonia, this Mediterranean style home is serene and beautiful and has the most perfect manicured gardens and inviting swimming pool.

The guest house boasts elegant, sophisticated and contemporary living.

Guests have a choice of either a luxury suite, deluxe suite, superior luxury suite or superior self-catering unit. From R865 to R985 per person sharing.

7. Idwala Boutique Hotel (Darrenwood)

This unique African boutique hotel boasts warm hospitality, during your stay here you will be able to enjoy the finer things in life and feel as though you are in the bush.The hotel offers spacious bedrooms, all with king-size beds, underfloor heating and exclusive bathrooms with heated towel rails. It is set in tranquil surroundings and is guaranteed to help you feel more relaxed. You are promised a peaceful and memorable stay.Guests can choose from a main house room, garden room, garden house room, protea cottage or olive tree cottage. From R1125 to R1425 per person sharing.

8. Silverwood Manor (Bryanston)

Renowned as one of Johannesburg's most luxury guesthouses, Silverwood Manor is surrounded by 4 acres of spacious lush gardens, you'd think you're actually in the country side. It has top quality conference facilities and is an ideal venue for intimate weddings. All the rooms have been refurbished and are stylishly decorated by renowned interior designer Ester Lund. Guests can choose from a standard suite, executive suite, luxury suite, modjadji suite, west-wing room or north-wing room. From R785 to R1200 per unit.

9. Gallo Manor Country Lodge (Sandton)

Situated on the prestigious Johannesburg Country Club Golf Couse, this upmarket lodge upholds high hospitality standards and provides excellent, personalised service. It boasts beautiful gardens and an abundance of birdlife. It also has a very inviting pool. The beautifully furnished rooms offer guests a home away from home.

You are able to choose either the starling suite, out of Africa suite, Cleopatra suite, twin oak suite, Royal Oak suite or the garden self-catering suite. From R450 per person sharing.

10. St. Andrews Signature Hotel and Spa (Bedfordview)

This hotel offers luxurious accommodation and top quality service, it boasts incredible panoramic views of the city and is only 15 minutes from OR Tambo International Airport. It comprises of two buildings which are separated by a stunning infinity pool. There are 59 exclusive rooms - all elegantly furnished with timeless finished. Here you can look forward to Trent's Restaurant, the St. Andrews Spa and lots more. Choose between a luxury or deluxe unit. From R1300 to R1500 per person sharing.