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Ilawu Hotel
Ilawu Hotel

2 Marcom Road Prestbury, Pietermaritzburg

2.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (21 reviews)

Situated in Pietermaritzburg, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from National Botanical Gardens and within 3 mi (5 km) of Macrori …

£55
Matt's Rest B&B and Self Catering
Matt's Rest B&B and Self Catering

11 Dennis Road, Pietermaritzburg 3201

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (8 reviews)

Situated in Pietermaritzburg, this luxury bed & breakfast is within 3 mi (5 km) of Epic Karting, Scottsville Racecourse, an …

£49
Lincoln Cottages
Lincoln Cottages

12 Stamford Avenue, Pietermaritzburg 3201

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (6 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this guesthouse is within 3 mi (5 km) of Epic Karting, Scottsville Racecourse, and Comrades Marathon …

£52
The Blue Waters Hotel
The Blue Waters Hotel

175 Snell Parade, Durban 4001

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (357 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Durban hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Battery Beach and Sahara Stadium Kingsmead. UShaka Marine …

£48
Fordoun Hotel & Spa
Fordoun Hotel & Spa

Nottingham Road, Nottingham Road 3280

5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (39 reviews)

Situated in Nottingham Road, this luxury hotel is 4 mi (6.4 km) from Gowrie Farm Golf Course and within 12 mi (20 km) of Fort …

£124
Abbots Cove
Abbots Cove
0.9 mi from Pietermaritzburg
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (20 reviews)

Situated in Hilton, this bed & breakfast is within 9 mi (15 km) of Queen Elizabeth Park, Pietermaritzburg City Hall, and …

£63
Protea Hotel by Marriott Hilton
Protea Hotel by Marriott Hilton
1.4 mi from Pietermaritzburg
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (67 reviews)

Located near the airport, this family-friendly hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Howick Golf Club, Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve …

£82
Biggy Best Cottages
Biggy Best Cottages
7.7 mi from Pietermaritzburg
3.5 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Situated in Howick, this cottage is within 1 mi (2 km) of Howick Museum, Karkloof Farmer's Market, and Howick Public Falls. …

£51
Ukuthula Lodge
Ukuthula Lodge
7.9 mi from Pietermaritzburg
3.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Situated in the mountains, this lodge is within 12 mi (20 km) of Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve, Karkloof Farmer's Market, an …

£88
Tala Collection Private Game Reserve
Tala Collection Private Game Reserve
11.8 mi from Pietermaritzburg
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (18 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this lodge is within 25 mi (40 km) of Epic Karting, Scottsville Racecourse, and Comrades …

£81

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Visiting Pietermaritzburg

Visitors are sure to enjoy the restaurants, spas, and bars in Pietermaritzburg. Visitors who journey to this welcoming and relaxing, riverfront city can discover its gardens, shopping, and chocolate.
  • There are 17 Pietermaritzburg hotels
  • November is the most expensive month to travel here, while January tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Pietermaritzburg (PZB), 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Pietermaritzburg

  • Ice skating is a top activity, and Scottsville Racecourse is one place to visit
  • Popular cultural attractions include The Old Prison, Macrorie House Museum, and Tatham Art Gallery
  • Families come for attractions such as National Botanical Gardens, Butterflies for Africa, and Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve
  • Notable for its Chinatown and landmarks to visit like Howick Museum
  • The gardens, riverfront, and countryside exemplify the natural beauty, and some places to consider visiting are Queen Elizabeth Park and Howick Public Falls

Staying in Pietermaritzburg

When looking for a holiday accommodation at an affordable price, consider that Pietermaritzburg has 17 hotels and other accommodation types to choose from. There are 6 bed & breakfasts ranging from GBP 43 to GBP 65 per night. You might like one of these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay:
  • Protea Hotel Hilton, averaging GBP 88.44/night
  • Aha Imperial Hotel, averaging GBP 100.55/night
Protea Hotel Hilton, a 4-star favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 4.6 out of 5 user rating. Also aha Imperial Hotel has a 4.3 rating by guests.

Dressing for Pietermaritzburg

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 27°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around 19°C
  • From April to June, the average is 26°C during the day and 11°C at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 23°C during the day and 10°C at night
  • In October–December, you can expect 26°C as the daytime average and 15°C as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Pietermaritzburg is 28 millimetres
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