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Cheap Accommodation In Pretoria Is Much More Than Just A Bed Near A Few Attractions

Some people prefer to stay just outside or on the outskirts of the city they are visiting. Not because they don't like the city, but they might wish to escape the fast pace that is often associated with a city as busy and vibrant as Pretoria. Various types of accommodation near Pretoria will be able to offer you a countryside setting, tranquillity and a place to escape to after a long day.

Just because it's not within the city, does not mean accommodation near Pretoria is too far to use as your place to stay. With so many routes and transfer options available, you will be able to get into and out of the city with ease.

As with most people, tourists all differ from one another and so do their budgets and ideas of a great holiday. Some might choose to stay in a luxurious, but expensive hotel in Pretoria and stay within the confines of the hotel, choosing not to visit any local attractions. Others might prefer to stay in cheap accommodation in Pretoria, but spend their money on other things like food, entertainment and exploring everything the capital of South Africa has to offer.

While you do get the odd one out where the rooms are grimy and the service is horrendous, most options offering cheap accommodation in Pretoria are clean and comfortable. Some of them might even surprise you when you arrive and discover that it offers a lot of extras and small luxuries at no or little extra cost.

South Africa hosted the FIFA World Cup in 2010 and with it only being a year ago, you are sure to find that most of the cheaper options are still in the kind of state expected of tourists visiting from all over the world. Not only did many of them move a category or two up in the grading awarded by the local tourism council, but some of them were totally refurbished to meet the needs and standards of international travellers.

When you are searching for accommodation on behalf of a large group in a city like Pretoria, the number of beds available is a very important matter. Groups almost always prefer to stay together in one place of accommodation. This not only means a lot less organising for the tour operator or group leader, but most places offer a discount if large groups wish to book accommodation. If a hotel offers a discount to a large group, but only has enough beds for a certain amount of people in the group, the tour operator is likely to choose another hotel where the whole group can stay together as a unit, whether it offers discount or not.

While a lot of people refer to their accommodation as merely a place to rest their heads or to relax, it is important that you find a place where you will be able to completely relax and unwind after a long day. With so many different types of attractions in Pretoria, it is wise to choose accommodation where you will be able to rest and recharge your batteries before the next excursion.

Famous attractions in Pretoria include:
€ Sport stadiums like Loftus Versfeld and SuperSport Park
€ Historical monuments like Freedom Park and the Voortrekker Monument
€ Art establishments like the Pretoria Art Museum
€ Architectural masterpieces like the Union Buildings and City Hall
€ Shopping centres like Menlyn Park and Woodlands Boulevard
€ Natural wonders like the Groenkloof Nature Reserve and the National Botanical Gardens
€ Water sport and fishing places like Roodeplaat and Bronkhorstspruit dams
€ Culture offerings like those presented at the State Theatre and Atterbury Theatre

If you would like to visit or stay in a small town near Pretoria to experience the different cultures surrounding the city, places like the old mining town Cullinan, the Ndebele cultural village, the world famous holiday resort Sun City, the spectacular Magaliesberg range, the quaint little town of Irene on the outskirts of Centurion, and the historical Cradle of Humankind are well worth the visit.

With so many things to offer and places to stay, you will be spoilt for choice when you book accommodation in Pretoria.

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