South Africa hosts a beautiful outline of the vast natural wonders of the African continent. If you are on a constricted budget while on a visit to this wonderful country then check out these comfortable yet economical homestays in South Africa. Wildlife lovers from all around the world come to South Africa looking for the ‘Big Five’: Elephant, Lion, Buffalo, Leopard, and Rhino and they a find a lot more that. On your trip to South Africa, if you are on a constricted budget and don’t want to spend a lot of money just on your stay then it is better to opt for homestays.
7 Best Homestays in South Africa
If you are planning to tour the major cities of the country like Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg and Soweto, then you cannot spend a lot of your money on your stay because you will be traveling all around the country. Keeping that in mind we have come up with a list of 7 best homestays in South Africa. Check them out!
1. ‘The WaterClub at the WaterFront’, Capetown
‘The WaterClub at the WaterFront’ is located just 0.6 miles away from the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. It is a shared homestay where you will have the facility of free Wi-Fi. You need not worry about the internet charges, you get it all free. The apartment is shared by the guests. There are three rooms, one of them have a secluded bathroom while the other two room shares a single bathroom. If you are a couple then you will find this homestay comfortable. Guests have given a rating of 8.3 to this homestay.
Address: The Water Club, Beach Road Granger Bay, 8001 Cape Town
Starting Price: $70 per night
2. Greenpoint Guest House, Capetown
Greenpoint Guest House is among the most preferred homestays in Cape Town, South Africa. The guest house is situated just about a kilometer off the ‘Cape Town Stadium’. The guest house offers free Wi-Fi and private parking facilities. There are a number of restaurants in a walking distance from the premises of the guest house. The rooms are well furnished and equipped for every season. Travelers who are interested in nature, local cuisines and beaches seem to like this guest house. Guests have given a rating of 8.3 to this guesthouse.
Address: Wessels Road, Green Point, Cape Town
3. The Residence, Capetown
The Residence is perfect for those who are searching for family homestays in South Africa. It is a two-room homestay which shares its land with the owner’s personal apartment. The Residence is in Cape Town. The homestay is just 500 m off the Sea Point Pavilion. Here you will also get a facility of private parking within the premises of the homestay. You need not worry about the food; there are a number of restaurants within a few meters of The Residence.
Address: 6Avenue Le Sueur, Fresnaye, Cape Town, South Africa
4. Waverley Guest House, Johannesburg
‘Waverly Guest House’ is a perfect blend of luxury and homely environment. The guest house is in Johannesburg just 8 km away from the City Mall. ‘Waverly Guest House’ offers a regular outdoor swimming pool, barbecue amenities, and a beautiful garden. The ‘Waverly Guest House’ is just 8 km away from the famous Johannesburg Stadium. This homestay is one the top rated homestays in Johannesburg. The homestay is generally preferred by couples.
Address: Murray Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
5. Treehouse On Maple, Johannesburg
Treehouse On Maple will host you with free Wi-Fi and an open-air swimming pool. The homestay is just 3.2 kilometers away from the ‘Sandton City Mall’. The ‘Gold Reef City and Casino’ are just 17 km away. If you are planning to go and watch a match in Johannesburg, the Johannesburg stadium is just 10 km from the guest house. The rooms are well equipped with seating area. Every room is attached with its own private bathroom. In some rooms, you can also have a balcony. An inland breakfast is offered daily. You can also try your hands in tennis on the premises.
Address: Maple Drive, Atholl, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa
6. Green Park Manor, Johannesburg
If you are searching for a homestay which is located in a quiet and secure environment then Green Park Manor is the perfect place for you. If you ask me a homestay in South Africa for students, then Green Park Manor will be my answer. The quiet and green surroundings of the guesthouse are just perfect if you are on a study tour to South Africa. You will be able to witness the vast birdlife in the property of the guest house. All rooms have their own separate entries and well equipped. Facility of free W-Fi is also available. Guests are offered a fresh breakfast.
Address: Malgas Avenue, Douglasdale, Johannesburg, South Africa
7. Sandals Guest House, Durban
The Sandals Guest House in Durban offers an all season open-air pool along with free Wi-Fi throughout the premises. Free of cost private parking facility is also available. The rooms are air-conditioned and well equipped. Few rooms also provide a view of the pool or the sea. Each room has private bathrooms. The guest house also provides you bike and cars to hire. The ‘Granada Square Shopping Center’ is just 350 m from the guest house. The guest house is perfect for a romantic stay.
Address: Chartwell Drive, Durban, South Africa
There are limitless natural wonders to witness in this beautiful African, country starting from beautiful deserts, golden savannah, gorges, great valleys and the wildlife residing in these places. Have you noted down these homestays in South Africa? If not, then what are you waiting for? Book any of these beautiful, luxurious, and comfortable homestays for your trip to South Africa and explore the extraordinary beauty of the country without spending too much of your money on your stay.