5 Historical Stays Near Joburg

Last updated: Aug 24, 2017

Enjoy these 5 interesting historical stays located near Joburg

Soweto – Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square , From R1100 per person

Soweto Hotel on Freedom Square

Welcome to the first four-star luxury boutique hotel offering African hospitality in the heart of Soweto, a historically rich environment, with uniquely talented people focused on exceeding our guests’ expectations consistently.

This hotel features forty-six deluxe rooms and two presidential suites, each with a stylish historical footprint in the decor.

Arcadia – Melvin Residence Guest House, From R450 per person

Melvin Residence Guest House

Melvin Residence Guest House is situated at 184 Pine Street in the quiet suburb of Arcadia, one block east of the Union Buildings, amongst a number of embassies, only 10 minutes from the Pretoria CBD.

The main residence was originally built in 1890. It has a Victorian style and is one of a few houses from this period still in existence.

Pilgrims Rest – The Royal Hotel , From R600 per person

The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel – Pilgrim’s Rest is situated in this historic and unspoiled gold mining village. We are on the AA Travel Guides Wall of Fame, for successfully winning the Heritage Accommodation Award for 3 consecutive years Proclaimed as a National Monument in 1986, the village has succeeded in preserving the quaint atmosphere of yesteryear.

Cullinan – Diamond Lodge , From R398 per person

Cullinan Diamond Lodge

Cullinan Diamond Lodge is an exclusive lodge and conference venue situated in Cullinan. Recently restored and refurbished to its new stature, it still reflects the unique ambience of this little mining town, just east of Pretoria.

Apart from the 28 stylish twin rooms, it also hosts a restaurant and true to the artistic flavour, an art gallery.

Harrismith – De Oude Huize Yard , From R650 per unit

De Oude Huize Yard

Our establishment is situated in a 150 historical house in Harrismith. It has been fully renovated to its former glory, but modern amenities have been added. Our décor also suites the area. We offer ensuite bedrooms and they are fitted with either twin or queen beds. There is a renowned restaurant on site. You will be able to shop for antique collectables and we also offer a cab service in a vintage 1948 Chevy Fleetmaster.