With a plethora of game reserves, beaches and mountains, South Africa clearly is a must see destination as far as global tourism is concerned. Ask anyone who has been to Midrand and they will tell you that it truly is a wonderful holiday destination. And since it is so popular around the world, it is full of various types of midrand accommodation
as well. Let me tell you about four of the most popular hotels in the country:
1. Protea Hotel Parktonian (Johannesburg)
This 4 star hotel is excellent for anybody who is planning to spend a few days in Johannesburg when in South Africa.
The hotel has three hundred guest rooms and each of the rooms come with desk, beds, sofas, refrigerators and kitchenettes. There is a huge part of the hotel which has been set aside for banquets, conferences, exhibitions, etc. as well. There is a restaurant cum bar which serves delicious food and the gymnasium and outdoor pool will ensure you don't fall behind on your fitness while on holiday.
2. Olaf's Guest House (Cape Town)
This small guesthouse in Cape Town will remind you of the old world. This facility has managed to make quite a name for itself as far as stay in Cape Town
is concerned and they guarantee that once you stay here, you will never want to stay anywhere else. Even though the appearance is homely, you can expect nothing less than professional service from the staff. The guesthouse has a beautiful garden and even has a small plunge pool for those interested in getting their feet wet. And do you know the best part about this hotel? It is extremely cheap.
3. Tropicana Hotel (Durban)
This hotel is quite famous as far as hotels in Durban are concerned. It is located near some of the most beautiful beaches in the country like Addington Beach
, South Beach & Dairy Beach and is even close to uShaka Marine World and the Sahara Stadium. Foodies will enjoy the meals being served at the hotels restaurants and the staff can speak in various languages ensuring that guests feel right at home no matter which part of the world they come from. The hotel even offers wireless internet for guests and there are 168 rooms for guests with facilities ranging from coffee/tea makers to satellite television.
4. SugarshackBackpackers (East London)
Even though this hotel isn't among the most popular hotels in the country, it is definitely a beautiful place to stay. The Buccaneers pub is right next door and is a perfect place for people that love dancing through the night. You can choose between the garden cottages and dormitories depending on your budget and there is even a whale watching platforms for people who are in to that kind of thing. Surfing is quite a popular attraction at this hotel as well and you can eve occupy your time with other activities like horse riding, waterskiing, sand boarding, etc.