The Best of NileGuide
In what is commonly known as the Jacaranda City for all the purple blossom-bedecked trees that line the streets, the average visitor can relish in the luxuries of a variety of five-star accommodations or take it easy at bed-and-breakfast family homes, which can be found throughout the city center as well as the surrounding suburbs.
Located within the core business center of Pretoria and an ideal option for business travelers, the Alpine Attitude Boutique Hotel is both luxurious and comfortable. High-quality furnishings and an eclectic design aesthetic are the defining qualities of this four-star accommodation. Rooms have been individually designed to take guests on a tour of South African art and design while prioritizing maximum comfort.
Located in the leafy suburb of Colbyn, you'll find various casual as well as more upscale accommodations. One interesting lodging, which boasts an earthy ambience and colorful design, is Moindis Guesthouse. With bed-and-breakfast accommodations or standard room service, guests have the option of taking advantage of the scrumptious meals, which include traditional African food, Moroccan cuisine, and Indian curries. The main dining area at Moindis is adorned with solid wood from the original raadsaal, or government building, on Church Square. It includes chairs on which President Paul Kruger's ministers sat in the time of the old Transvaal republic in the late 1880s.
For the upscale traveler, Castello di Monte provides excellence in the way of luxurious service, cuisine and attention to detail. Overlooking the whole of Pretoria, it's easy to forget that the hustle and bustle of a lively city is only a short distance away. Meanwhile, guests are greeted by the breezy look of silk curtains and a majestic granite staircase in this rustic-feeling hideaway adorned with olive trees and lavender. This Tuscan-themed choice is ideal for travelers looking to relish in the elegance of sleeping accommodations fit for a king.