6 Guesthouses In Pretoria, South Africa - Updated 2024

Celia
Celia 
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South Africa has loads to offer in terms of its culture, diversity, natural heritage and art, making it an awesome place to travel to! Guesthouses provide a much more pocket-friendly option than staying at a hotel, especially in a city like Pretoria. Besides, they offer services like customized meals, wake-up calls, laundry service and airport transfers all of which can be expected from a hotel as well, and at much better rates. Choosing to live in a guesthouse may also give one a better chance of exposure to the local cuisine, culture, and traditions, through interaction with the property host. Read on to find out our hand-picked list of guesthouses in Pretoria, South Africa, to help you with your accommodation choice.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 25, 2024.

1. Coral Tree Inn (from USD 60)

Indulge in a one-of-a-kind guesthouse in Pretoria with a swimming pool, where you’ll discover exquisitely appointed rooms, each adorned with its own private balcony. Immerse yourself in the inviting outdoor pool, where you can soak up the South African sun or unwind on the expansive wooden deck, boasting captivating park vistas. Kickstart your day with a delightful breakfast in the charming breakfast room.

For those seeking an authentic taste of South African cuisine, take advantage of the traditional braai barbecue on the veranda, conveniently adjacent to the pool deck. Later, cozy up by the bar’s welcoming fireplace, creating the perfect setting for relaxation. For a truly revitalizing experience, pamper yourself with a soothing soak in the hot tub beneath the starry African sky, making this one of the best places to stay in Pretoria.

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Coral Tree Inn

Wifi Available

Address: 69 Korannaberg Road, Waterkloof Heights

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre

2. Klyne Jiweel Guesthouse (from USD 49)

Nestled amidst serene surroundings, all the rooms are thoughtfully equipped with modern amenities such as air conditioning and a TV, ensuring a cozy and relaxing stay. Start your day on a delightful note with a scrumptious English breakfast served fresh every morning.

The guesthouse provides an array of conveniences to enhance your stay. Take a dip in the inviting outdoor swimming pool, and bask in the sun on the sun loungers or beach chairs. Whether you prefer a non-smoking room or require a designated smoking area, the accommodation caters to your preferences. Don’t forget to explore nearby attractions such as Mersula Park and Montana Driving Range.

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Klyne Jiweel Guesthouse

Wifi Available

Address: 529 Doctor Van Der Merwe Road Montana

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Car hire Heating Fax/photocopying

3. Stylish guesthouse with private access (from USD 35)

Enjoy your stay at this beautiful stand-alone guesthouse situated in a quiet neighbourhood in the safe suburbs of East Pretoria. This cheap guesthouse in Pretoria has its very own private access to and from the property, making it extremely convenient for the guests to get in and out of the property. Safe and secure parking can also be provided by the hosts in case you own a vehicle.

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Pretoria, GP, South Africa
140 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable room with kitchenette facilities
great space - nicely furnished good bed and quite comfortable
very comfortable room which felt professionally decorated
Cleanliness:
awesome place and sparkling clean
excellent area very clean super comfy bed
very clean and very beautiful space in an amazing suburb
the space is exactly as depicted and clean
her place is very stylish and super clean
Host:
thank you for being a great host
lovely host and a great place
jessica is a wonderful host
great hosts relaxing private and peaceful stay
jessica is a very friendly host
Location:
perfect location very close to everything
beautiful location on the heart of pretoria
great private accommodation situated in a wonderful location
great location in brooklyn pretoria
jessica's place is perfectly located in a very quiet neighbourhood
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4. Delightful garden cottage with a communal pool (from USD 29)

Retreat on Leslie is a one-bedroom cottage that’s centrally situated in Murrayfield, a suburb of Pretoria. It includes facilities like a kitchenette, TV with Showmax and Netflix and barbecue facilities as well. The best part about this guesthouse in Pretoria East is that it allows access to a communal pool and also the lovely garden area which is perfect for a stroll. Overall, it allows for a quiet, private and a comfortable stay in the area.

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
98 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it's a lovely cottage i always felt comfortable
i really enjoyed the space big garden and a spacious room with fast wifi
great stay in a lovely cottage amazing value for money very comfortable and hosts really helpful and considerate
Cleanliness:
it is very clean everything you need is right there
clean and comfortable space very well located
johan & hendrina's place is clean comfortable and safe
johan's place is lovely and clean very centrally located and convenient as well as private and comfortable
Host:
kind and accommodating hosts
the hosts are lovely and helpful
very friendly and helpfull hosts
the hosts are very hospitable and friendly and we really enjoyed our stay
fantastic stay hosts are very helpful and accommodating
Location:
the flat is very well located close to the grove mall and wilgers hospital
it is absolutely ideal for a couple close to all main roads and amenities
located in a safe and quiet suburb this unit has all the necessities you need
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5. Modern cottage in a central yet quiet location

Willow Cottage is a cosy, well maintained and quality property based in a very convenient location in Pretoria East. While the cottage is well-equipped with loads of amenities, it also includes access to the front garden and the swimming pool area which is great for travellers who’d like to take a refreshing swim. The accommodation is very well located with many shopping centres and malls nearby and also easily accessible to the N1 and N4 freeways, the cinema and a hospital. This place is a real steal considering its location, great maintenance standards and lovely hosts.

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
37 reviews  
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful cottage cozy and well maintained has all the necessary amenities you can think off
hi our stay at willow cottage was really comfortable
conrad's home is very comfortable and has all the necessary amenities and more
Cleanliness:
clean spacious and comfortable
everything was perfect in this accommodation it was all clean and tidy
peaceful clean and every small details accounted for - enjoy your stay as it will be memorable
conrad's place its really outstanding super safe clean silent and everything you could ask for
the rooms are spotlessly clean the bed comfortable and all the appliances are brand new
Host:
the hosts are gracious snd very helpful
conrad is a great host who goes out of his way to make sure you feel welcome
the host were beyond hospitable the best you can think off
conrad's a great host and very accomidating
conrad and hannelie were excellent hosts and made us feel very welcome from the start
Location:
great place in a central and quite location
close to numerous restaurants and malls and less than five minutes from the n1 to johannesburg
we can definitely recommend conrad's place
this is a great place to stay
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6. Charming cabin with a vintage feel

This charming wooden cabin is located in the garden of the host’s residence in a friendly neighbourhood, and it makes for a good stay for both individuals as well as couples. The room has a very cosy and old-world charm to it due to its wooden flooring, high ceilings, vintage furniture and a verandah area as well. The verandah area can also be used for a barbecue which can be facilitated by the host on request. This place is centrally located with the shopping centre and main routes in the vicinity, making it a very convenient location for most travellers.

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
106 reviews  
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Book a comfortable guesthouse in Pretoria

Pretoria has a wide range of accommodations to choose from, starting from the luxury deluxe room guesthouses to the cozy cabins in Pretoria, you’ll find options that perfectly align with your preferences, travel style, and purpose of travel. However, don’t forget to include a visit to the food markets in Pretoria as part of your itinerary. Make sure you check into one of these stays on your visit to Pretoria and take advantage of all the services that the guesthouse has to offer.

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