Accommodation near Free State Stadium

The Free State Stadium started out life in 1995, when it was built in anticipation of the 1995 Rugby World Cup, a milestone for the new South Africa which is still remembered fondly. For many years it was known as Vodacom Park, thanks to a lucrative advertising deal. However, its name was changed, like many of South Africa's stadiums, when the FIFA World Cup came to town. After all, FIFA's strict guidelines stipulate that no advertising other than that of FIFA and its sponsors can be on show during the event.

In case you hadn't already guessed, the Free State Stadium is used primarily for rugby union and association football. It is home to the Cheetah's rugby team (known as the Central Cheetahs for Super Rugby competitions and the Free State Cheetahs for Currie Cup games) and the Bloemfontein Celtics football team.

Another thing which should be obvious is the stadium's location, that is, in Bloemfontein, the capital city of the Free State province in South Africa. It is located in a sporting complex which also accommodates hockey and cricket fields and an athletics track.

Currently the Free State Stadium has a grass surface and a capacity for 46 000 people. It boasts modern facilities such as new turn styles, electronic scoreboards, powerful floodlights and great media facilities for television, print and radio journalists. All of these upgrades, including the enlargement of the stadium were done around 2008, leading up to the Soccer World Cup.

When the stadium isn't being used for sports matches, it is sometimes utilised for political rallies, music performances and religious gatherings too.

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Protea Hotel Willow Lake
0.7 km

From R768 pps


Protea Hotel Willow Lake comprises of 94 modern and luxurious rooms with a bed configuration of 45 King Size bedrooms, an additional 45 bedrooms with an option of converting into twin bedrooms, 2 be... More Info

 
Nightingale Guesthouse
0.9 km

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Situated in the heart of the city of roses, Nightingale Guesthouse is conveniently located and ideal for accommodation and Conferencing in Bloemfontein. With the combination of our warm hospitality, w... More Info

 
De Akker
0.9 km

From R400* unit

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The character of De Akker is best expressed by "you simply cannot buy the 75 years that matured in the house". De Akker-or the oak tree - is the oldest oak tree in Bloemfontein. It was planted in the ... More Info

 
Abiento Guesthouse
0.9 km

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Opening its doors in August 2013, Abiento Guesthouse is located in the tranquil surroundings of Donald Murray Street, Park West. Abiento is derived from the French translation of come again and was th... More Info

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Lala Dene Lodge
0.9 km

From R395 pps


Lala Dene Lodge is located in Westdene, Bloemfontein's most centrally situated suburb close to Loch Logan Waterfront , Free State Stadium and Mimosa Mall. ... More Info

 
Touching Senses Garden Cottages
0.9 km

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We are centrally located in Bloemfontein. Within 3km range of Mediclinic, Main Shopping Centres, Main Sports grounds and Schools. Although we are literally walking distance from the main Business c... More Info

 
Hobbit Boutique Hotel
1.3 km

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Kick off your shoes and indulge in the luxurious comforts of Hobbit Boutique Hotel. From the warm welcome at the door to the stylish decor and fine furnishings. Our suites are fit for royalty - their ... More Info

 
Oakwood Lodge
1.3 km

From R350 pps


Oakwood is a well established lodge. We are situated in Westdene, Bloemfontein. Oakwood provides a nice rural ambience with a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere. We provide comfortable accommodation w... More Info

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Church Street Lodge
1.5 km

From R550* unit


Church Street Lodge offers you 24 luxury units with en-suite bathrooms in the center of Bloemfontein close to all major attractions. We offer neat, comfortable and affordable accommodation with friend... More Info

 
Adelante Lodge
1.5 km

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New guest house in Bloemfontein. At ADELANTE LODGE you can discover the charm and elegance of one of Bloemfontein's premiere guest lodges. This Free State Lodge is ideally situated in Brandwag, Bloem... More Info

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