When is the best time to visit pretoria

South Africa’s capital city, Pretoria, is known as the Jacaranda city due to its plethora of gorgeous purple trees. Not only is the city defined by its diverse architectural styles and influences, but it is also home to the popular National Zoological Gardens of South Africa and other exciting places, such as the Cheetah Research and Breeding Centre.

Most people love visiting Pretoria in spring to enjoy the gorgeous Jacaranda tree-lined streets, which come into full bloom in during the season. Also, climate-wise – spring is the best time to go to Pretoria. The temperatures in spring vary between 15 to 28 degrees Celsius. Autumn is also pleasant with temperatures ranging from 10 to 25 degrees Celsius, which is a lot milder than the soaring summer temperatures. While only reaching minimums of about 4 degrees Celsius in Winter, the nighttime frosts and cool mornings can be a little too cold for some, but the weather during the colder time of the year is mostly mild and dry. Read More

Fun indoor activities to do in Pretoria

Pretoria, or also affectionally known as the Jacaranda City is the administrative capital of South Africa.  Apart from the thousands of Jacaranda trees, it houses various government buildings, embassies, monuments, museums and of course the iconic Union Buildings.   

Pretoria is spoilt for choice for anyone looking to fill their days with fun and adventure.  Sometimes, however, the weather does not play along, and we need to stay indoors. Don’t despair, we’ve got  fun indoor activities for the whole family, right here in Pretoria: Read More

Must-visit unique restaurants in Pretoria

Pretoria offers unique dining experiences for locals and visitors. From decadent desserts, wholesome breakfasts and delicious mains to relaxing environments and entertainment, our restaurants are very appealing. With so many amazing restaurants to eat out at in Pretoria, it’s not always easy deciding on where to go. We suggest you try out a few. Here are some amazing restaurants to visit in Pretoria: Read More

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Why you should have your next conference at a hotel

Technology has made communication very convenient in today’s business world. We can call, use social networks and send out emails in seconds. However, face-to-face meetings still hold a lot of value and are essential in building steady business relationships. This is why hotels offer conference venues, which are convenient for meetings, team building events and even seminars.

You can definitely benefit from having your next business conference at our hotel – here’s why: Read More

5 Awesome things to do in Pretoria

Visiting Pretoria anytime soon? Well, then you’ve come to the right spot. We have fished out all the best things for you to do in Pretoria.

Visit the Pretoria Zoo

The National Zoological Gardens in Pretoria is the largest zoo in the country! You can enjoy the beautiful aquarium, which is the largest inland marine aquarium in South Africa, and the reptile park as well as look at thousands of other animals at the zoo. Read More