Soweto, located in the Gauteng province of South Africa, is of cultural importance to the nation. Famous for being the centre of political campaigns aimed at the overthrow of the apartheid state, as well as being resident home to Nelson Mandela. His Soweto home in Orlando is currently a major tourist attraction in South Africa. Soweto offers an easy and close access to Krugersdorp and Johannesburg, making a perfect outskirts accommodation option for cost-conscious travellers. Here’s our pick of the best Airbnbs around and in Soweto.
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Tranquil self-sufficient private en-suite
Treat yourself to a fun Airbnb with a view without breaking the bank with this modern en-suite accommodation. Situated close to Randburg and Sandton and the Gautrain Bus Station, gives great access to explore Soweto and its region. The furnishing creates a more intimate bedroom area, kitchen comes with an oven, stove and microwave; including cooking utensils. This Airbnb is hosted by a husband and wife, there are dogs available at the property.
Nando’s Let & Stay
This cosy Airbnb in Soweto offers a real chance to get away from it all. Perfect for a bachelor and those that are always on the road. Well and stylishly furnished, as well as plenty of rustic charm and beautiful views outdoor.
Fairland lodge guest suite
The Fairland Lodge Guest Suite gives an authentic vibe of arriving at a tranquil bush lodge. Located in Randburg, about 30 minutes away from Soweto, this is one of the best stay options around. The building itself is an impressive construction with immaculately kept garden. Suite comes with main bedroom with a queen–sized bed, en-suite shower and corner bath. Guests get to enjoy the luxury of private entrance, as well as a private patio.
Private cottage with own entrance
Couples will fall in love with the charm of this cottage home and its intimate privacy. The house is modern and fully furnished. A bright conservatory-style finishing offers luxury of the region with feel of the continent. 1–bedroom cottage with its own entrance and secure parking for up to 2 cars, and there’s car available for hire. Located on the border of Krugersdorp, give the guest great opportunity to take exploring advantage of Soweto and Johannesburg, both about 30km away.
Small Soweto studio apartment
This cosy Soweto studio flat has everything you could want for an affordable accommodation nearby Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa. Perfect for a romantic getaway, there is Shoprite nearby, local pool with activities, and the mall is not far. The studio comes with a comfortable double bed, fully equipped kitchen area and a separate bathroom with a shower.