Accommodation near The University of Pretoria

The University of Pretoria has its origins in the Pretoria Centre of the Transvaal University College, which was established in 1908. Colloquially referred to as 'Tuks' or 'Tukkies' by present-day students, the nicknames were derived from the acronym 'TUC'.

Located in the heart of Pretoria Central, in the north of the Gauteng Province, the institution initially opened its doors as an English-speaking university. It started off with a mere four professors, three lecturers and 32 enrolled students. Courses that were available were restricted to Dutch and other modern languages, English and Linguistics, Classics, and Natural Sciences. Things, however, began to change course after an act of parliament in 1930 gave rise to TUC becoming the internationally recognised University of Pretoria. This major development saw student numbers increasing to 900; making it the largest South African institution at the time.

Today, the university boasts a student body of over 50 000. With courses being taught in both English and Afrikaans, the populace is multi-cultural and diverse. The tertiary institution strives for academic excellence by offering a string of degree programs that are both internationally accredited and are structured to replicate that of world renowned universities. What makes the university unique in its approach to education is that it follows holistic principals. This is done by their involvement in community engagement activities and through their collaboration with other institutions, government, and various industries.

There is a comprehensive selection of courses that are offered - from undergraduate and postgraduate programs, to short courses in Information Technology, Human Health and several other fields. Faculties at the University of Pretoria include Economic and Management Sciences, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Law, Agriculture, Law, and others.

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About Guest Lodge
0.7 km

From R495 PPS

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About Guest Lodge is an upmarket contemporary establishment located in the heart of Brooklyn with 9 Luxurious en-suite rooms which have a shower and a bath. Each spacious room comes with Air-condi... More Info

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Close to Loftus
0.7 km

From R450 PPS


The Thatch Cottage, a self catering guesthouse, is situated in Brooklyn, one of the most upmarket, leafy suburbs of Pretoria. It comprises of 5 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. The bedrooms are furn... More Info

 
The Thatch Cottage
0.7 km

From R450 PPS

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The Thatch Cottage, a self catering guesthouse, is situated in Brooklyn, one of the most upmarket, leafy suburbs of Pretoria. It comprises of 5 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. The bedrooms are furn... More Info

 
360 Eastwoods Guest House
0.8 km

From R400 PPS


360 Eastwoods Guesthouse is an established guesthouse and is situated in the heart of Arcadia, which is one of the oldest and most adored suburbs in Pretoria. This elegant guesthouse has six cosy f... More Info

 
Osborne House
0.8 km

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Osborne House is a beautifully restored Edwardian manor house dating back to 1904, situated in the lush green suburb of Brooklyn right on the edge of Pretoria's city central. The tranquil sophisticati... More Info

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12 on Brecher
1 km

From R325 PPS


This home away from home is situated in the leafy and picturesque suburb of Clydesdale. 12 on Brecher, has the perfect address for getting around in Pretoria. Lying midway between Brooklyn, Sunnyside ... More Info

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Absolute Farenden Service Apartments
1 km

From R1100* Unit


A vibrant destination of distinction and an icon of new age design, Farenden Apartments embody luxury living with the warmth of home atmosphere. Located 200m from Loftus in Hatfield you will be situa... More Info

 
Brooklyn Guesthouses
1.1 km

From R350 PPS


The guesthouses are situated in the tranquil suburb of Brooklyn, one of Pretoria's most exclusive residential areas. The estate consists of several houses, each with their own kitchen, lounge, pool an... More Info

 
37 on Charles
1.3 km

From R420 PPS


Welcome to 37 on Charles! Ideally located for guests visiting the greater Pretoria area, we are situated halfway between Pretoria CBD and Menlyn in Justice Mahomed Street (formerly known as Charles S... More Info

 
Bay Tree Guest House
1.3 km

From R400 PPS


Bay Tree is a 4-Star guest house located in the well-established suburb of Bailey's Muckleneuk, (usually regarded as part of Brooklyn), with 6 air-conditioned rooms, 1 suite, a refreshing swimming poo... More Info

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Brooklyn (PTA) Reviews

Brooklyn (PTA)
We know the area and enjoyed eating out at Kapiche Italian restaurant 100% value for service and money.
- Ivan Van Der Merwe

Brooklyn (PTA)
Brooklyn is a very nice place to stay.
- Carin Biewenga

Brooklyn (PTA)
Nice area, nice mall, good restaurants close to the BnB. Quiet and safe.
- Gina Sherry

Brooklyn (PTA)
Brooklyn is a beautiful place, ideally situated close to all major national highways and the Gautrain. A bustling town with a strong international flavour as it is home to international embassies and foreign dignitaries. Visitors to Brooklyn are spoiled for choice with an array of exotic and local eating houses.
- Suvanya Naidu

Brooklyn (PTA)
The area Matisse's is situated in is quite upmarket and very pleasant.
- Laurel Mcbirnie

Brooklyn (PTA)
Brooklyn is a quite and nice place. Thanks.
- Minah Mello

Brooklyn (PTA)
Lovely area with many shops, stores and resturants.
- Mammuso Ndabezitha

Brooklyn (PTA)
Brooklyn is a vibrant, upmarket suburb. The streets are lined with Jacaranda trees making exquisite lilac tunnels in the month of September.
It is situated between the University of Pretoria and the popular Brooklyn Mall, making it a perfect location for guest houses, student accommodation and family living.
The Brooklyn Mall is newly renovated and brimming with trendy stores and restaurants. My personal favourite restaurant is 'Capeesh', where I recently enjoyed a celebratory graduation dinner. In my opinion Brooklyn is one of the best areas in Pretoria.

- Laura Mills

Brooklyn (PTA)
I like Brooklyn: it's quiet and very pretty.
- Donal Slemon

Brooklyn (PTA)
A very nice area, easy access to all we needed.
- Lynn Redelinghuys