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Southern Sun Pretoria
Ranked #8 of 73 Hotels in Pretoria
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed February 10, 2014

It was the first time that we have stayed as Fokofpolisiekar at this hotel. We have stayed here with some of our other musical ventures and this hotel has become a home away from home. Thank you Southern Sun Pretoria for putting us up for the night.
This is really a great hotel with friendly staff and excellent service.
Bonus – it has a great outside area and pool.

We had a comfortable and relaxing first stay & will definitely be returning on our next tour.

Stayed: December 2013, traveled on business
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Reviewed February 7, 2014

Excellent service which I will highly recommend to my friends and family.Excellent staff service, clean rooms with good night sleep. Excellent respond by hotel staff in anything or everything I requested.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled on business
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Reviewed January 21, 2014

There is nothing fundamentally wrong with the hotel although the lack of air-conditioning on in the public areas, whilst from a conservation point of view I can't argue, was a bit disconcerting. It wasn't too hot generally however. It is a clean hotel, the rooms fine, we had one with two double beds and the bathroom perfectly adequate. It is situated 10 mins walk from the park in front of the Government building, so very central. We decided to grab a bite to eat at the buffet lunch before heading out and the selection was fine for a quick lunch with good service. The lack of air-conditioning was more uncomfortable then however. We used the hotel car to take us to the Rovos Rall station which was very easy and good. The staff are good. Nothing great but nothing bad either.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

I would think twice about staying at Southern Sun Pretoria, as one would expect value for money. The rooms are slightly outdated and front desk dont have time management skills. I would suggest booking at Garden Court Hatfield, slightly cheaper, but the people there go out of their way to assist.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled on business
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Reviewed November 24, 2013

This hotel is typical of the Southern Sun brand of hotels: it is clean, well-managed, comfortable, and good value for the money. Perhaps its best aspect is the excellent customer service which all of the staff demonstrate. My room was comfortable and clean (it looked exactly like the main photo on the Tripadvisor site), not "luxurious," but solidly 4-star. The public areas are very inviting, and the outdoor pool area is spacious and relaxing, a veritable oasis. The restaurant was fine, with a large buffet for breakfast and dinner, and the bar is also very comfortable. Some reviewers have noted the dicey, "unsafe" area around the hotel, but in truth it's perfectly safe during the day (a small mall across the street also has a cinema)--remember: there are practically no public areas in RSA that are safe after dark. However, both the hotel's shuttle service and local taxis can ferry you around the city. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed September 6, 2013

We stayed at this hotel from Aug.9 to 23 for a convention. Our room were nice but because we had a roadside room it was a bit noisy. The staff was very accommodating to our needs and many times went beyond the call of duty. The restaurant was good. The location was perfect with shopping near by.
Want to say thank you very much to the staff for taking good care of us and making us feel comfortable and safe while being far away from home. Will definitely recommend to others.

Room Tip: Get the rooms on the pool side, less noisy.
  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

The staff was very courteous and helpful. Rooms were kept neat and clean. The restaurant food was very good, but the service was a bit slow. The rooms were nice, but the noise outside was heard very well inside due to windows that did not block noise. Overall, the experience was nice. We turned on our airconditioners to block some of the constant taxi cab beeping outside.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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Address: cnr Steve Biko and Pretorius Streets, Arcadia, Pretoria 0083, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Pretoria
#5 Business Hotel in Pretoria
Price Range: $121 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun Pretoria 4*
Number of rooms: 240
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located within walking distance of the city centre, the business hub and several top-notch attractions, the Southern Sun Pretoria Hotel is a favorite amongst visitors to South Africa's capital city. While you’re there be sure to visit the Zoo, the State Theatre and the Union Buildings. A stay at this luxury hotel will have you falling in love with this charming city in the blink of an eye. ... more   less 
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