The luxurious Premier Hotel Pretoria is stylish, comfortable and inviting. It oozes elegance, complemented by convenient and modern amenities. For guests that are able to tear themselves away from the irresistible confines of the hotel, the surrounding area promises much in the way of things to do and see and important business districts.
The Premier Hotel Pretoria includes in its offerings conference facilities, an outdoor swimming pool, a Business Centre with all the 'trimmings', a fitness centre, lounge, restaurant and cocktail bar. Nearby attractions include the Union Buildings, University of Pretoria, Loftus Versfeld (famous sports stadium) and several other historical and cultural sights.
The Premier Hotel Pretoria has as its top priority the comfort and care of each of its esteemed guests. This translates through the décor, service and amenities.
The Premier Hotel Pretoria is situated in Church Street, Arcadia, within the aesthetically beautiful South African town of Pretoria. This means that it is in close proximity to the commercial hub, Johannesburg, as well as to the OR Tambo International Airport and even Kruger National Park. The hotel is surrounded by markets, malls and museums, ensuring that every member of the family is well accommodated and busy during their stay in Gauteng.
The Premier Hotel Pretoria comprises a total of 118 rooms, of which 89 are Standard Deluxe Rooms, 24 are Executive Rooms and 5 are gorgeous Suites. The décor is understated and elegant. All rooms are equipped with an en-suite bathroom, television with select satellite channels, telephone, writing desk, Internet connectivity, personal safe and tea/coffee station. Guests have a choice between Queen-size or twin beds, while the Suites have king-sized beds. Suites have the added luxury of a separate lounge.
In addition to the in-room facilities of the hotel, guests also have access to additional services. These include a 24-hour reception desk, laundry service, Business Centre with a range of equipment, room service, Internet access and a valet service.
Safe parking is available within the hotel's premises.
The staff at the Premier Hotel Pretoria will be happy to arrange airport transfers as well as shuttles and hired cars for exploring the rest of Pretoria.
Conference and business facilities
The Premier Hotel Pretoria is within close proximity to several corporate buildings and business districts. In addition, it boasts conference venues to suit a variety of events and capacities. There are three boardrooms for smaller, more intimate meetings and brainstorming sessions. The three connecting conference rooms can seat up to 300 delegates and promise world-class facilities and professional services. The boardrooms are beautifully laid out, with large windows allowing in a flood of natural light. The conference rooms benefit from an indoor terrace in which to relax and regroup between sessions. This area showcases the swimming pool and garden to their best.
Wine and Dine
The Premier Hotel Pretoria is home to the Ambassador Restaurant and the Embassy Cocktail Bar. The Ambassador serves delightful breakfasts, lunches and dinners. The wine list is comprehensive, and boasts some of South Africa's finest vintages. In fact, so varied and sophisticated is the wine list that it has received awards.
Both the restaurant and cocktail bar have direct access to the outdoor patio, the swimming pool and gorgeous gardens.
The restaurant seats almost 100 diners, and is cosy and hospitable, while remaining stylish. Buffets or set menus are available. The Ambassador's signature dish is pan-fried beef fillet, encrusted in black peppercorns and flambéed at the table. This is served with a creamy pepper sauce, and is best complemented by the Dimmersdal Pinotage.
The Embassy Cocktail Bar is fantastic for pre-dinner drinks, light meals and nightcaps. There are a variety of spirits, ales and liqueurs to refresh and warm the soul and body.
Sport & Recreation
The Premier Hotel Pretoria is home to or within close proximity of various facilities to ensure that guests do not negotiate on their fitness regime. At the hotel itself is an outdoor swimming pool and fitness centre with modern equipment. Just a short drive away are tennis courts, squash courts and bowling greens. There are also several safe and scenic routes on which to jog, which hotel staff will be happy to point out to guests.
The Premier Hotel Pretoria is situated within the heart of this city and is, therefore, close to several major malls and retail outlets. These include the popular Brooklyn Mall and Menlyn Shopping Centre. For a truly African experience, simply head to the city streets, along which a host of vendors sell their goods informally.
Whether visitors are in Pretoria for business, leisure, adventure, shopping or a romantic getaway; the range of nearby attractions promises busy days for the entire family.
Golf Courses - Avid golfers will delight in the several courses within close proximity to the hotel. These include the Waterkloof Golf Club, Irene Golf Club, Pretoria Country Club, and the Silver Lakes Country Club.
Beauty Spa - no retreat from city life is complete without a spa pampering. Visit the Willows Country Lodge, Madame Et Monsieur, Hoogland Hydro, and Serenity Wellness Clinic for an unforgettable experience.
Shopping - The Menlyn Park Shopping Centre, Brooklyn Mall and Brooklyn Square, and Centurion Centre are home to an array of retail stores, specialty boutiques, salons, eateries and entertainment.
Scenic Drives - South Africa is known for its diverse, but breath-taking, beauty. Gauteng is no exception. Spend a day on the Magalies Meander and the Crocodile Ramble, or see Fort Klapperkop and Cullinan, a famous mining town. Hartbeespoort Dam is a gorgeous sight and is home to several other activities and attractions.
Monuments - The Union Buildings, Voortrekker Monument, Church Square and statue of Paul Kruger are just some of the relics of old-world Africa, which shaped the country of today. This heritage is valuable and exploring it closer certainly makes for a fantastic day trip.
Pretoria Zoo - this extensive facility is home to over 300 freshwater and marine animals, and its creatures include the Komodo Dragon, Nile Crocodile, lions, tigers and many more. This is ideal for families with children as its diverse range of residents delights young and old alike.
Local Markets - African arts and crafts are best viewed in the various markets, including the Magnolia Craft & Curio Market, Magnolia Moonlight Market, Magnolia Dell Art in the Park and the Irene Flea Market.
Museums and Galleries - this area is rich in South African history and culture. The various museums and galleries provide a first-hand peek into some of the country's heritage. Must-see establishments include Melrose House, the Open African Window, the Pretoria Art Museum, the Museum of Science and Technology and the Museum of Natural History.
Loftus Versfeld - sports-lovers will be familiar with this popular venue, which has hosted some of the world's most exciting rugby.
Nature Reserves - South African fauna and flora is, no doubt, its more significant lures for travellers from all over the world. There are various wildlife sanctuaries and reserves within close proximity to the hotel and Pretoria in which plants and animals can be viewed as they live, roam, feed and breed within their natural habitat.
From the N1 North and the N1 South, take the off ramp indicating Pretoria CBD \ Witbank. Keep left and take the slipway to the Pretoria CBD and Pretorius Street. Travel along Pretorius Street until Leyds Street, into which you should turn (right). Turn left into Church Street and the hotel will appear on your left.
From the OR Tambo International Airport, follow the R21 to Pretoria. You will reach Fountains Circle, at which you should take Nelson Mandela Drive. Then, turn right into Church Street and the hotel will appear on your right.