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 R705 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

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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

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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

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Lemon & Lime
0.9 km

From R400 pps


Situated in Park West, one of the key areas of Bloemfontein. We are near Grey College School, Mimosa Mall(Shopping center), Loch Logan Waterfront, University of the Free State and Medi Clinic Hospital... More Info

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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 R320 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

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Stanville Hotel
1 km

From R280 pps

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Our hotel offers a fully licenced bar were you may enjoy a drink while watching your favourite channel on a satellite linked plasma T.V... More Info

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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

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Karma Guest House, B&B
1.4 km

From R310 pps


At Karma B&B in Bloemfontein we have 1 self-catering room and 1 Bed only room, with breakfast on request for both rooms, these rooms are situated in tranquil surroundings yet is easily accessible from... More Info

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Church Street Lodge
1.5 km

From R520* 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

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Love the City ...
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Didn't get a chance to see the sites, but the area we were in was very pleasant.
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The area where I stayed was lovely. Did not travel much as I was there for a conference.
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