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Gold Reef City, Northcliff - Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo Airport, Melrose, Midrand, Dinokeng, Linden, Rosebank JHB, Melville, Lanseria, Sunninghill, Auckland Park, Braamfontein, Houghton, Sandton, Rivonia, Bryanston, Johannesburg (Joburg), Honeydew, Fourways
Johannesburg Zoo, Bensusan Photographic Museum, SAB World of Beer, Hillbrow Tower, Satyagraha House, Enoch Sontonga Memorial Park, Sandton City, Nelson Mandela Square, Moyo Restaurants, Newtown Cultural Precinct, Johannesburg Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, Nelson Mandela Bridge, Constitution Hill, Brenthurst Gardens, Apartheid Museum, Radium Beer Hall, Oriental Plaza, The Bag Factory, Standard Bank Gallery, ABSA Art Gallery, MuseuMAfricA
Set on a sloping ridge, gracious character-filled homes abound in the eastern Johannesburg suburb of Kensington. Large oak and jacaranda trees line the streets and the area has a number of excellent schools, a popular park and a vibrant café district.
Many of Kensington’s homes are historic, three of which are national heritage sites. The suburb has its own castle on the ridge and guest accommodation ranges from understated elegance to comfortable backpacker digs. A reflection of Kensington’s good standing is that it seems to attract lifelong residents.
Kensington’s location is ideal for anyone visiting Johannesburg as the drive into the city is a short 5km trip, national highways are nearby and two airports are within a 20km radius.
Top 8 reasons to visit Kensington
1. Purchase a map of the Kensington Heritage Walk created by the suburb’s community minded residents to appreciate Kensington’s fascinating architecture. The walk includes a visit to a Tibetan Buddhist... Show more
Self Catering places can be found from rural to urban areas and can vary in what they offer. They allow plenty freedom and is a great inexpensive way to spend your holiday. They have been widely classified as a “Home away from home”. This is a good option for guests who don’t mind cooking their own food, and are looking for a more independent and flexible form of accommodation. For budget and large families, we would recommend self-catering for a more personalised experience.