About Pretoria East

Pretoria East is situated in Pretoria, in Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

Gauteng DestinationsPretoria East, Pretoria

Every city has its dividing line. Normally itís south and north of a river or railway line that becomes the distinction between the eligibility of any given suburb. In Pretoria, itís more a case of a line of division between east and west.

East of Pretoria lie a collection of suburbs that include some of the cityís more upmarket communities like Waterkloof, Garsfontein, Faerie Glen and Lynnwood. Most of the more elite suburbs lie in a curve that forms a semi-circle around the centre of Pretoria moving out, and, whilst some of these have been abandoned by Pretoria city-dwellers for the more recent security estates that have mushroomed in outlying suburbs, such as Silver Lakes, Garsfontein and Equestria, there is little that beats the beautiful, sedate old homes of Brooklyn, Hatfield and Waterkloof.

For visitors it isnít just the allure of elegant guest houses that grace this side of Pretoria. There are added attractions. Sammy Marks House, the Victorian-style home set in gorgeous gardens that forms an essential part of any trip east of the city not only provides an afternoonís worth of ambling through Sammy Marksí home as it was during the late 19th century, but a fine spread for afternoon tea on the verandah or in the garden.

The National Botanical Gardens, the largest in Gauteng, offers an amazing array of over 20 000 indigenous, flowering plants, wild roses, tulips and gorgeous shade trees ideal for all-day picnics.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Pretoria East

Pumulani Lodge

Guest House

Pumulani Lodge

Pumulani Lodge offers comfortable accommodation in Pretoria. Choose from deluxe, standard or executive rooms all equipped ... more

Three Thymes Inn

Bed & Breakfast

Three Thymes Inn

Three Thymes Inn offers affordable and stylish overnight accommodation on a farm close to Pretoria East. The area offers ... more

Zwavelpoort Guesthouse

Self Catering

Zwavelpoort Guesthouse

This two bedroom home sleeps four guests. Each bedroom has a queen size bed and both have en-suite bathrooms. The lounge ... more

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