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Arcadia Hotel

3.0 of 5
515 Proes Street, Pretoria 0083, South Africa
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Ranked #42 of 68 Hotels in Pretoria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Durban, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It was not a holiday vacation but we were attending Training in Pretoria so we searched for any hotel that would be convenient for us since one is not familiar with Pretoria. Very good, friendly and professional staff but needs some serious renovations and bridge the digital divide as they are still using keys unlike other hotels which are using... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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18 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I have stayed here a few times, now, and without exception, have found all the staff incredibly friendly and go out of their way to help you. As a guide, I often pick up guests at OR Tambo arriving very late at night, but they will always keep the pub going well after closing time to accommodate the guests. The... More 

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Vereeniging, South Africa
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I had to stay over for 2 nights during March. The reception area and lounge look good but the rooms definitely need attention. The dining area is outdated but the conference facilities was in good shape. I will only attend again if I need to but will sleep over elsewhere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Reception, bar (closed at 7pm) and restaurantarea look quite chic but the room was quite worn down (fingernails on the desk, safebattery empty, hardly any warm water, smelly blankets, thin walls). It was not exactly clear if wifi was free, but I got a voucher for no costs at the reception and was able to send some emails with my... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Wow!!!!!! i never this was one of the best hotel in pretoria until about few days to my departure in south africa, because i was at Arcadia Hotel for good week and i must their staffs were very friendly though the place was too quiet and not really lively but the place was safe with friendly staffs. I plan to... More 

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Mijas, Spain
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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

I only had to stay here for one night during an organised trip. If I had stayed here with a friend or by myself I would have checked out immediately. The room was disgusting! It stank, it was dirty, worn down, tiny, did I mention disgusting?! The bathroom was minging with the towelrack hanging on by 1 screw. Floor was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

Good venue for training and conferencing. Good food (buffet), helpful and friendly staff. Conferencing room always immaculately clean and prepared for the next day. Safe, secure parking. Convenient for delegates to sleep over at the same venue. Not too expensive.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

I was a little concerned when I first arrived at the hotel, as it looked a bit old and worn, but once I got settled it, I really liked it. Everything was immaculately clean, the staff were friendly and helpful, and the lady who cleaned my room was especially sweet and friendly. The beds are comfortable, the breakfast is exceptional,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2011

After my first night in the Arcadia, I would have told you that it was a reasonable place to stay. But after the second night, my opinion changed in a big way! The location is probably not great, but it was okay for me, as I was doing tours that offered door to door service. There are some shops and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2009

Businesslike middle class hotel. Nothing fancy but good for it's price (appx. € 40) Regrettable there are no decent eating faciltie other then the hotel restaurant in walking distance.

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