Pretoria, South Africa's administrative capital, is located in the northeast of the country in the Gauteng Province. Many of the streets are lined with Jacaranda trees, which have a beautiful mauve blossom in spring. These trees have earned the city the nickname Jacaranda City, while plans have been put in place to rename the city to Tshwane.
From the Pretoria Travel Guide
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in Pretoria
Staff were unhelpful, uninformed about the local area (could not answer basic questions), and seemingly high. Their advertised "airport shuttle" consisted in calling a friend on the phone to pick us up, and (attempting) to charge us twice the proper fare (we opted for a proper taxi in the end). ... more
A Very Friendly Place, Well Organised and the location can't be better situated. Beautiful Place with very Helpful and Informed People, Just the place to get Away from it all. I can’t think why anyone would not enjoy staying at Friends Accommodation But then again some people you can never please. Will definitely be back!!! Cheers ... more
south africa for 5 days
or pickup arranged. MOST of the hostels in Johannesburg or Pretoria (both of which are equidistant ...
Johannesburg Hostels? Reccomendations
Hi, Look at either hostels in Jhb or Pretoria, most are either close to the airport or are within a reasonable distance and have some sort of schuttle / pick up arrangement. Have a look at http://www.backpackingsouthafrica.co.za for a list of hostels that are part of the Backpacking South Africa organisation. Mike ...
Extension Tourist Visa in South Africa
Hi there I recently assisted a French visitor to get another 90 days extension at Home Affairs in Pretoria. Straight forward process - no hassles. Kind regards ...