Located north of Johannesburg in the northern part of the wealthy Gauteng province, Pretoria is South Africa's administrative capital and home to numerous historical and natural attractions, including the National Zoological Gardens South Africa. Whether you are drawn to Pretoria for business or leisure, there are numerous convenient and comfortable Pretoria hotels that will meet all your travel needs.
One Pretoria hotel to consider is the Centurion Lake Hotel. This hotel offers 150 rooms and suites of varying degrees of luxury, making it a great choice for many different types of travelers. Standard amenities include en-suite bathroom, internet access, individually controlled air-conditioning, an LCD TV, a telephone, tea and coffee-making facilities, an electronic safe, and a hairdryer. The hotel also has a restaurant, a deli, a bar, a swimming pool, conference facilities, and a business center. Car rentals and foreign currency exchange services are also conveniently available here.
Another of the Pretoria hotels to consider is the Sheraton Pretoria Hotel (pictured). This centrally located accommodation in Pretoria is ideal for exploring historical and natural attractions, being just steps from the Union buildings and its gardens. The 175 guest rooms and suites feature amenities such as air-conditioning, an alarm clock, a television, a desk, an iron and ironing board, an in-room safe, a telephone, a hairdryer, and a mini bar. This Pretoria hotel also features an outdoor heated pool, a restaurant with buffet service, 24-hour room service, a business center, wireless internet access, a fitness center, meeting facilities, foreign exchange service, gift shop, and secured underground parking. Staff will be happy to help you book transportation, car rentals, or safari tours.
If your idea of a vacation is simply relaxing and getting away from it all, the four-star Leriba Lodge Hotel and Conference Center located in a nature conservation area just outside the city may be the ideal accommodation in Pretoria for you. Located on the Hennops River, this hotel offers 58 spacious en-suite rooms and suites. Standard guestroom features include en-suite bathrooms, desks, satellite television, a mini bar, and a hairdryer. Spend a relaxing afternoon at the hotel's spa and wellness center, and then enjoy a delicious and elegant dining experience at the hotel's restaurant, Hemingway's Restaurant & Wine Cellar. If your stay at this Pretoria hotel gives you a taste for South African wildlife, head into the city to visit the world-renowned National Zoological Gardens South Africa, or visit nature parks and preserves, such as the relatively near Pilanesberg reserve.
If you are hunting for cheap hotels in Pretoria, be sure to look for special seasonal discounts and vacation packages as you research. Packages often combine the cost of accommodation in Pretoria with meals or attractions and tours, as well as transportation such as flights and rental cars, which can help you save money overall on your vacation. Because Pretoria is so close to Johannesburg and offers so many natural and historical attractions, many travelers choose to fit a visit into their South Africa vacation, and because there are numerous types of Pretoria hotels available, from luxury hotels to elegant lodges, a wide range of tastes will be satisfied.