Tips to Find Deals on Hotels in Johannesburg, South Africa

Tips to Find Deals on Hotels in Johannesburg South Africa

There are ways to find the best deals on hotels in Johannesburg, South Africa, and the South Africa Travel Blog will give you details on how to find these deals! 

Visitors from developed countries, such as the USA and the UK, may find Johannesburg’s hotels cheap as they have strong currencies compared to the South African Rand (ZAR). For visitors from other countries, Johannesburg may be expensive. Regardless of where you are from, accommodation costs will be one of the most significant expenses of your trip to South Africa. 

Here you will discover tips to help you find the best deals on hotels in Johannesburg at every price point, ranging from budget hotels to luxury hotels. It is completely possible to save money regardless of the hotel’s location or quality. And why should you pay more for a hotel when it is easy to find excellent deals on hotels in Johannesburg, South Africa?

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This article will show you our tips to helping you save money when you book accommodation for your visit to Johannesburg. 

Hotels in Johannesburg Map

Enter your travel dates below to find the available hotels based on your criteria, reviews, rates and stars. 

Tips to help you find deals on hotels in Johannesburg

Use these methods to find special deals on hotels near the top attractions in all of Johannesburg’s best neighbourhoods.

Using Agoda.com to find secret deals on hotels in Johannesburg, South Africa 

Agoda offers a range of discounted deals on hotels in Johannesburg, South Africa. One of the first deals you can access is SECRET deals. 

Agoda Secret Deals on hotels in Johannesburg
Agoda Secret Deals on hotels in Johannesburg

You first log in to your Agoda account. Then you start a search for Johannesburg accommodation for your specific dates. Once you have the search results, you will see the SECRET deals tab above your search results. Now you click on the secret deals tab, and the results will change to show you the secret deals in the search results.

Use Agoda.com to find special offers.

Agoda Special Offers for free extras for your hotel booking
Agoda Special Offers for free extras for your hotel booking

Agoda also offers special offers on hotels in Johannesburg, which may include free meals, special prices for hotel rooms or tickets to attractions. You can activate special offers by clicking to switch them on. You will find the activation toggle right above your search results. Once activated, it will update your search results.

Use Booking.com to find special deals on hotels in Johannesburg.

Booking.Com - click on all deals for specials on hotels in Johannesburg
Booking.Com – click on all deals for specials on hotels in Johannesburg

You can also find special deals on hotels in Johannesburg using Booking.com. Log in to your account and search for accommodation in Johannesburg for your dates. Now tick “all deals” in the bar on the left to have your search results update with the special deals. 

Use Daddy’s Deals to find special deals on accommodation in Johannesburg

South Africa does not have Groupon deals anymore. Instead, you can find special deals on hotels in Johannesburg and on Johannesburg activities using discount sites, such as Daddy’s Deals. 

Daddys Deals - select your location
Daddys Deals – select your location

When you are on the Daddy’s Deals home page, set your city to Johannesburg. Then you go to the sidebar on the left, tick accommodation, and select Johannesburg as the location. Your search results will update with the best deals on hotels in Johannesburg.

Find hotel specials on Daddys Deals
Find hotel specials on Daddys Deals

Use Hyperli to find excellent deals on hotels in Johannesburg.

Hyperli is another discounted deals website for South Africa. Set your destination to Johannesburg. Then click on categories to select travel deals. 

Using Hyperli to find special deals on hotels in Johannesburg
Using Hyperli to find special deals on hotels in Johannesburg

Go to the left sidebar and select South Africa first and then Gauteng afterwards, as Johannesburg is in Gauteng. 

Your search results will then update to reflect the deals in Johannesburg. Sometimes you can find pretty amazing deals here!

How to use TripAdvisor to find the hotel deals for Johannesburg

TripAdvisor is one of my favourite accommodation booking sites since they compare hotels from over 200 different sites. When you search for hotels in Johannesburg, the search results will show you hotels from other sites, including Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, eDreams and often also from hotel chains, making TripAdvisor convenient to use. 

Using TripAdvisor to find special offers for hotels in Johannesburg South Africa
Using TripAdvisor to find special offers for hotels in Johannesburg South Africa

Once you have searched for hotels in Johannesburg, you can click on properties with special offers in the left sidebar to find hotels and other properties that are having special deals. These special deals are not necessarily the cheapest, but it is the best deal for the specific hotel or property. 

Top Johannesburg attractions and tours

Once you have booked your hotel, start researching which of Johannesburg’s top attractions and tours you would like to do. If you love animals, we can recommend the following activities in or near Johannesburg:

Here are some suggested tours and organised activities: 

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By Sabs

Editor of the South Africa Travel Blog that focuses on travel to South Africa, including destinations, attractions, accommodation, food & drink.

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