African Lodge Bed & Breakfast or Self Catering in Bloemfontein

African Lodge

Guest House / Self Catering / Conference Venue at 237 Paul Kruger Avenue, Universitas, Bloemfontein, 9301, Free State, South Africa. Show on Map

About African Lodge

African Lodge is one minute from the N1 in a peacefull area directly opposite the University of the Free State and Universitas Hospital. In the same street as the Waterfront Mall with various upmarket restaurants, Grey College, Eunice Girls, Vodacom Park and the Central Univesity of Technology. We are in the heart of Bloemfontein's Sport and Business Centre.

We also offer family and self-catering units all with climate control and DStv. We are five minutes for Mimosa Mall and Medi Clinic. Ample, very secure and free parking is available at the Lodge. All major Government departments are within 1.2 kms. The Windmill Casino is about 8km from the lodge. Large groups are welcome and conferences can be arranged.


African Lodge has spacious and beautiful decorated luxury rooms in a secure location, allowing the experience of a small piece of African hospitality. All our en-suite bath / shower rooms have tea and coffee units, air-conditioning (both heating and cooling) and a DSTV bouquet.

We have 100% cotton bedding with a warm welcoming and luxurious style. Our linen includes feather down duvets as well as the non allergic options and sterilised bedding. An electrical fencing and gate system helps to ensure the safety of all our guests.

We offer a choice of double and twin beds as well as family rooms for the bigger family. We have five self catering units. There is also a flatlet (sleeps two guests only) which is a private, fully self-catering unit by the pool. The lodge can accommodate up to 37 guests and large groups are also welcome.


English and Continental breakfasts are served. A selection of muesli, fruit, yoghurts and cereals Organic breakfast freshly baked bread rolls and muffins with jams, meat slices and a variety of cheeses. Dinner and breakfast to be booked in advance.


Most rooms have private entrances
Bar fridges available on request
Exercise facilities across the road
En-suite bathrooms and showers
Swimming pool
Beauty products available on request
Safes in all rooms
Secure on-site parking
Laundry facilities
Day trips
Overnight tours to Lesotho and the second highest waterfall in the world.
Tours to various other destinations can be booked in advance

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In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fireplace
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with M-Net)
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Foreign exchange desk
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls


  • Air-conditioning
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Bar
  • Breakaway area(s)
  • Catering (in-house)
  • Co-ordinator (in-house)
  • Decorating
  • Exhibition space
  • Gazebo
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Parking
  • Standard conf. equipment

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room


  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance

Accreditations (as claimed by African Lodge)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) Member

per person sharing, per night

Contact: Christa Potgieter

Physical Address:
African Lodge, 237 Paul Kruger Avenue, Universitas, Bloemfontein, 9301, Free State, South Africa

Quick Facts

GPS co-ordinates
29° 7' 8.3712" S
26° 11' .5676" E

Closest airport(s)
Bloemfontein Airport - 15km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Please arrange with reception for early check in and late check out

Travellers' Reviews

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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Diners

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