South Africa, the name alone is enough to evoke fabulous images of jungles, beaches, and mountains. With tourism being such a big part of the economy, visitors have a world of South Africa hotels to choose from while planning holidays in the countries. Be it jungle lodges, cheap hotels, or five star properties, one gets spoilt for choice whilst looking for accommodation. Take a look at two of the most popular hotels in the country:

Mercure Midrand Hotel

The Mercure Midrand Hotel is a good choice for anyone looking for accommodation in Johannesburg.The amenities put this hotel above competitors at a reasonable price. The hotel is located in the business district and is just about 20 minutes away from the Johannesburg International Airport and about 10 minutes away from the Sandton Convention Center. Fast food joints, pub, and restaurants are all part of the property. A tennis court and golf course occupy sports enthusiasts, while those looking for some relaxing moments can head to the swimming pool or unwind at the Jacuzzi or sauna facilities. Room features include tea and coffee making facilities, air conditioning, iron and ironing board, safe deposit box, hairdryer, and TV. Guests with children can avail babysitting services and the indoor children’s playground.


The Eendracht Hotel in Cape Town may not be very cheap, but it is also not an expensive place to stay. This Cape Town hotel is located in the heart of the oldest area in Stellenbosch and has a colourful history. Guests can take their pick from amongst 12 magnificent rooms providing facilities such as spa bath, surround sound DVD, Hi speed wireless Internet, writing bureaus, and cotton linen.

One of the most well known and oldest game reserves in South Africa, Hluhluwe-iMfolozi is inhabited by numerous species of animals like lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards, giraffes, buffalo and wild dogs. These wild animals can be seen by guided jungle safaris available for tourists. Travelers can visit the Centenary Center, a wildlife-holding center in the park, established to enable visitors to see animals in movement to their homes.