Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Pretoria Central, Pretoria, South Africa - Updated 2021

airbnb Pretoria Central, Pretoria, South Africa

The quintessential African city, Pretoria is a wonderful place to visit if you’re looking for the African experience with a touch of westernization. This city is an educational hub, playing host to a number of world-class universities. And, since it’s the country’s administrative capital, it’s also home to numerous government buildings.

A stroll through the town will reveal to you Pretoria’s deep history, one that is tainted by the infamous apartheid. If you’re keen on learning the area’s history, visit Freedom Park and get a feel of the various conflicts that ravaged South Africa’s past. Those interested in nature can visit the Pretoria National Botanical Garden or Rietvei Nature Reserve. These and more will keep you spellbound and so you need a good place to stay. Pretoria Central is an apt base, so scroll down to learn about the Airbnb vacation rentals in this area.

1. Apartment in the Union Buildings (from USD 26)

If you’re planning to visit Pretoria, book yourself this two-bedroom apartment with the capacity to host four guests. This rental is centrally located, very close to various shops, restaurants, and a McDonald’s restaurant, all within a short walk. With the city center also just a five-minute car ride away, you’ll have easy access to all the area’s top amenities.

This apartment is ideal for a small family or even a group of friends. The interior is quite chic, with elegant furniture adorning the living space and plush beds in the spacious bedrooms. The highlight here is the massive windows, which constantly flood the interior with light. Entertainment is available in the form of a television with satellite channels, and Wi-Fi is also at your disposal.

Entire Apartment Union Buildings
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
117 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the high speed wifi is a welcomed bonus
with one message the problem was resolved and the wifi worked great the whole stay
it's clean and neat wifi works without any interruption and is fast
the apartment was neat and clean and the wifi was great
the apartment was clean and simple
the place is big clean and neat
the flat is in a very quiet building and clean
lebo's apartment is amazing is clean as seen on the web
very clean and beautiful apartment in a super convenient area everything is just nearby
special thanks lebogang for being a good host
host was easily accessible and very responsive
my interactions with the host’s sisters were pleasant as well
great stay they even arranged my next accommodation for me :) helpful host
lebogang was extremely friendly and welcoming from the very first moment my mom arrived at her flat
great place in a central location
a good place right in the city center
nice and private place in a secure location in town
the place is comfortable and conveniently located
great place and lebo is accommodating
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2. Bed and breakfast accommodation (from USD 20)

Stay in a leafy suburb in Pretoria, an area that’s very serene. This neighborhood is only a short stroll to the city center, with the train station also close by. Therefore, if you choose to stay here, you’ll have easy access to the wider Pretoria and beyond. Still, your host is willing to transport you around the city, but for an extra fee, of course.

This bed and breakfast rental can host up to two guests, though solo travelers can also stay here. You get a cozy room with two single beds and access to a private bathroom. Other facilities available are a fully-equipped kitchen, a jacuzzi, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Space in a quite location. Friendly
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
27 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
the place was clean and peaceful
the house was tidy clean and private
really clean great accomodation and quiet i do really recommend the place
nomsa's place is a clean and cute place with your basic needs
the studio is great to live in comforable well-equipped clean i felt quite at home here
the host is also such a nice person
truly was home away from home great host
they are accommodating extremely helpful and loving
you are the best super-super host ever—generous kind and always helpful
hosts were very accommodating and very helpful for someone who didn't know the area
loved the place location and the set up of everything inside
spacious comfortable close to the highway and main roads and with very accommodating hosts
a splendid place to stay in central pretoria
nomsa's place is very good value for money
the place in general is such a good value for money
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3. Garden apartment (from USD 47)

Ideal for three guests, this vacation rental is ideal for a small group on vacation. Boasting two bedrooms, there is enough space for each guest to get a comfortable night’s rest. This is a lovely home away from home, offering modern amenities, like a fully-equipped kitchen, a cozy living area, and a well-stocked bathroom.

Also, there’s a sauna and hot tub, so you’ll be able to aptly wind down the day. This location is quite central, only walking distance from a variety of restaurants, which you can explore when you don’t feel like eating in.

Garden Apartment with Jacuzzi, Sauna, WIFI,Netflix
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
20 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
very nice setting clean spacious and friendly vibe
we stayed one night and left early the next morning place is clean and nice
arno is lovely host
very spacious in superb location for exploring the city
great place in a very peacefull neighbourhood
quiet lush area yet close to city and attractions
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4. Muckleneuk Manor room (from USD 47)

Muckleneuk Manor is an opulent home, exuding a chic appeal with a stunning look. It’s a guest house in which you can book a room when you’re in Pretoria. This particular listing is of a room that can host up to two guests. The manor sits on an expansive plot of land, surrounded by lush vegetation. You can stroll in the garden, soaking in the serenity of this area.

Guests staying here get to enjoy their en-suite room, as well as the manor’s kitchen. There’s also an outdoor kitchen, which you’re free to use. Other amenities available include access to the stunning living area and free Wi-Fi connectivity.

Muckleneuk Manor Room 1
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
13 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
enjoyed having a braai with a braai pack available in the houses’ outdoor kitchen
great venue & helpful host
viviane and her staff showed true south african hospitality beautiful place
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5. Studio suite (from USD 24)

This listing is for two studio suites available for rent. In total, four guests can stay here, if you choose to rent both suites. Found close to a university, hospital and a shopping mall, this rental places its guests at a very convenient location. The studios bear a rustic look with a chic appeal. Inside, modern furniture adorns the space, offering a homely aesthetic. You get to enjoy facilities like a double bed, a well-equipped kitchenette, and a shower in the bathroom. You could also opt to relax in the garden, a perfect place to wind down at the end of the day.

24/7 on Celliers - Studio Suite
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
42 reviews
Private room in guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
nice and clean place
spotless and very well furnished
clean fashion and quiet place
nice private space clean and peaceful
the place is safe and amazingly clean
great value for money friendly hospitality
johann was super friendly & welcoming
johann is so attentive and helpful
friendly and easy to navigate
johann is a such a warm and happy host
great central location near pta city center
good value for money within walking distance of hospital bus route etc
convenient location so very easy access to popular places in pretoria area
5 minutes from brooklyn mall so all in all very well located and convenient
host was friendly on arrival he explained what shopping malls and eating outlets where in close proximity
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6. Room in Muckleneuk Manor (from USD 34)

This listing is for another room in the stunning Muckleneuk Manor, same as number five above. And, just like the previous one, this one is also meant for a total of two guests. The elegant manor is packed with facilities that not only bear a homely feel but also exude a luxurious appeal. Other than the room, you’re also allowed to spend time in the lovely living area or prepare meals in the fully-equipped kitchen.

Outside, there’s a dining area in the courtyard, a perfect place to enjoy breakfast or simply relax and stare at the beautiful landscape. When you’re bored, stroll in the garden or take a dip in the swimming pool on the property.

Muckleneuk Manor Room 4
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
13 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
awesome hospitality and super friendly staff
vivienne was an awesome host and we had lovely conversations about everything
great place to stay with a amazing host and increibly good value for money
the guest house was easy to find and close to unisa
another wonderful stay at vivienne's place
a great place to stay
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7. Cozy single room (from USD 20)

If you’re traveling alone, consider this rental, a private room in a delightful house. Found in the neighborhood of Muckleneuk, this rental places guests within a short distance of Pretoria University, as well as the train station. You get a single bed in a cozy bedroom and a shared bathroom. Guests are also allowed to spend time in the living area, where there’s a television available. This modest accommodation is ideal for short stays, though those intending to stay longer can still do so.

La Peregrina Cozy Single Room
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
22 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it has lovely rooms and a beautiful garden where you can relax and have a coffee
he felt welcome and secure in her comfortable home close to embassies shops gautrain etc
it is a cosy house clean and with all you need
thanks for your quick response ansie and being a great host
ansie is a great host and i had a great time at her house
ansie is a wonderful host – very thoughtful warm and offered helpful information
this was helpful to me because i didn't know much of the city or country
was a great place and she is a friendly person
location is very good too
great location and value for money
it is a good and easy to find location
her home is very secure and located in a safe quiet neighborhood
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8. Private room in an apartment (from USD 40)

Last on our list is this private room in an apartment that’s located just a few steps from the University of South Africa. The rental is also just a short stroll to Gautrain Station, allowing you to easily explore the wider Pretoria. Still, a shopping center is found 1.5 km (0.9 miles) away, with a number of stores, restaurants, and cafes found there.

This private room is set next to a garden with a lovely view, framed by the large windows. Inside, there’s a plush bed and a television, among others. The home also boasts a gym, which you’re free to use. You also get your own kitchenette in the room, fully equipped with all the necessary appliances, cutlery and crockery.

Chinese garden
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
6 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
everything is very clean
great host who is always available to assist
perfect spot to get to unisa just a walking distance
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9. Condo with amazing views (from USD 45)

Enjoy stunning sunset views via the massive windows of this top-floor apartment. It sits stark in the middle of the city, a short distance to the train station. Three guests can stay here, with one bedroom able to host two guests and a single bed set in the sunroom. This homely accommodation is quite elegant inside, boasting quaint furniture in the living room and modern amenities in the kitchen.

Those interested in preparing their own meals can do so here, as all the necessary equipment is available. The highlight of this apartment is the stunning view of the city, best enjoyed from the sunroom, which boasts a glazed wall.

Amazing view from innercity gem.
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
26 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing views and extremely comfortable
charismatic apartment with great views
the view from this apartment is amazing
gracious hosts fab views and all amenities in place in a spacious apartment
the apartment is beautifully furnished and has a great view over the city
the flat was clean and well provisioned
if you are looking for a safe clean and friendly urban pretoria experience this is the one
host (alex) very helpful and showed great hospitality
alexander is a great host
alexander was a great host
alex & misha are awesome hosts and also incredibly genuine people
alexander was a perfect host doing everything to make me feel welcome and comfortable (e
fantastic location in the heart of pretoria
the location is ideal for exploring pretoria within walking distance to a lot of attractions
the neighborhood is perfectly central (close to gautrain minibuses
the location was great as my wife could take the gautrain nearby to work every day
on the way you will pass a popular park and taxi rink
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10. Room in the Maxim Hotel

The Maxim Hotel is nestled in Pretoria and has 50 rooms for rent. If you’re looking for a no-frills accommodation, this is a good choice. Maxim Hotel’s rooms are simple, with only a bed and dressing table inside. The rooms boast an en-suite bathroom, offering the utmost privacy to those staying here. Enjoy breakfast each morning at no extra charge and free parking is also available for those driving. A television is also available for entertainment.

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Private room 50 Beds 50 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

The African experience in Pretoria

Get the African experience in Pretoria by spending time exploring the city. To do this, find an ideal home away from home and enjoy a wonderful accommodation in this delightful city. Book a place from our list above and start planning your trip.

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