Polokwane, meaning “Place of Safety”, is the capital city of South Africa’s Limpopo Province. It is also considered the most important urban hub north of Gauteng within South Africa’s borders. Hotels in Polokwane also live up to the safety standards and status this city enjoys.
It is also home to a branch of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), and one of the three cities that South Africa’s biggest independent radio station, Jacaranda FM broadcasts from, the other two being Pretoria and Nelspruit. Keeping with the entertain theme, Polokwane also boasts a number of exciting activates for locals and tourists alike, including the Meropa Casino and Entertainment World, which is styled as a Moroccan casino with various outdoors activities including go-karting and a wildlife park.
After a bit more of a cultural visit? Then take a walk through the Bakone Malapa Northern Sotho Open-Air Museum. This museum revolving around the history and modern day life of the Bakone tribe is situated in the middle of a traditional village where many of the modern day Bakone people live and seel various arts and crafts to visitors. You can also take an interesting step back to the site of the country’s first gold crushing site and first gold power plant when visiting the Eersteling Monuments. Like a little Irish in your South African experience? Spend an afternoon at The Irish House.
Sports fans will be pleased to know that a visit to Polokwane will feel like they’re going home, with the city being the birthplace of former Springbok rugby Captain John Smit, as well as where rugby great, Victor Matfield grew up. And the sporting fun isn’t all in the past, Polokwane offers a wide range of activities, from swimming to soccer, as well as the Peter Mokaba Stadium, which was built for the Fifa World Cup in 2010.
When visiting Polokwane, considered by locals as the heart of Limpopo, you can stay at our Town Lodge Polokwane – conveniently located close to key attractions for both business and leisure travellers, and internally channelling the specific warmth of this great city. So you can enjoy Polokwane properly while in the city, and in our hotel. While in these Hotels in Polokwane, you can be guaranteed of your safety.