Accommodation near Pretoria National Botanical Garden

The Pretoria National Botanical Garden is located in the east of Pretoria in a suburb known as Brummeria. The gardens have a long history behind them which only serves to enhance their offering to the public.

Established in 1946, the 76 hectare gardens were developed as resource for researchers at the time. Today, while there is slightly less emphasis on research, mainly because the gardens are now in part a tourism business, they are still a member of the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), and are home to the National Herbarium, a Biodiversity Centre and an Environmental Education Centre.

The plants in the gardens are divided into what can best be described as 'family groups'. These include a succulent garden, a cycad garden, a section for useful plants and one for medicinal plants, among others. There is also a wetland area, an arboretum and natural grasslands, all of which constitute the 'wilder' side of the garden. In between the plants beds are rolling stretches of grass, dotted with large old trees providing shade. There are also walkways in between the various gardens which patrons can follow in order to get up close and personal with the various plant types without damaging them.

Apart from the abundant plant life, one of the natural features which define the Pretoria National Botanical Garden is the quartzite ridge which roughly divides the area into a warmer, sun-facing side and cooler south facing side. The dassie trail is one of the footpaths which traverses the iconic ridge.

The Pretoria National Botanical Garden is a great place to have picnic throughout the year, thanks to the shady lawns, but if your style is less rustic, there is also a tea garden, restaurant and function venue.

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Silverton Travel Lodge
1.7 km

From R850* Unit

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Silverton Travel Lodge is an ideal base for both business and leisure traveler in Gauteng province The availability of 22 en-suite rooms makes Silverton Travel Lodge a comfortable venue for small to... More Info

Falling Feather Inn
1.8 km

From R450 PPS

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The Falling Feather Inn offers you a warm welcome. The guest house is situated in the upmarket suburb of Val de Grace, Pretoria. Feel at home in our stylish and comfortable interior. We are in... More Info

Lalakamnandi Guest House
1.9 km

From R400 PPS

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Lalakamnandi Guest House is situated in Val De Grace one of the Eastern Suburbs of Tshwane (Pretoria). The guest house is easily accessible from the main high ways of N1 and N4. The guest house is... More Info

Villa Africa Boutique Hotel
2 km

From R1250* Unit

Villa Africa is situated in peaceful Equestria, an Eastern suburb of Pretoria, a 30 minute drive from OR Tambo International Airport. Villa Africa is set in a green and tranquil environment with numer... More Info

Casa Toscana Lodge
2.4 km


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Casa Toscana has become a jewel in the crown of Tshwane hospitality; with breathtakingly beautiful function venues for Conferences, Accommodation and Functions. Casa Toscana can cater for any group ... More Info

2.4 km

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Queensrest is situated in Queenswood which is a central location to most attractions in and around Pretoria. Close to TUKS, Brooklyn and Hatfield. 5 Self-catering units available on this spacious g... More Info

Delectus Manor
2.4 km


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Delectus Manor is successful in establishing clients form around the world and managment is committed to constantly improve the existing facilities and to develop the staff through training and perfor... More Info

At 98 on Lynburn Guest House
2.5 km

From R600 PPS

Welcome to At 98 on Lynburn Guest house. The well-kept secret in Lynnwood Manor Pretoria East that is a perfect balance between tranquility and comfort, an exclusive, up-market sanctuary for today's t... More Info

The Slumber Thatch
2.8 km

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The Slumber Thatch is situated within the Murrayfield Security Village - a gated community. We are in the Old East of Pretoria bordered on one side by the Moreletta Spruit - river. The properties are ... More Info

Constantia Guest Lodge
2.8 km

From R397 PPS

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Constantia Guest Lodge is situated in a very tranquil and safe suburb in Pretoria East. We offer 7 Bed & Breakfast rooms including free wireless internet. This wine farm atmosphere combined with the C... More Info

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