Sleep Awhile Bed & Breakfast
Sleep Awhile is located just off Lynnwood Road, to the east of Central Pretoria. It is conveniently located with easy access to all major routes, activities and sites within Pretoria. Enjoy the many activities and attractions that Pretoria has to offer. All embassies, Church Square, Kruger House, Melrose House, the Union Building as well as the Voortrekker Monument are 8-12 km away.
There is an array of shops to choose from including Lynnwood Bridge Mall, Menlyn Mall, Lynnwood Ridge Mall, the Grove and Brooklyn Mall. The new Menlyn Maine Mall is just 2km away, with many restaurants, casino and new theatre opening soon. Also nearby theatres are the Atterbury Theatre, and the Brooklyn Theatre. We are in close proximity to many hospitals including Intercare Medical Clinic and Wilgers Hospital as well as the Fearie Glen and Pretoria East Hospitals. For sports lovers, there are nearby golf courses, biking and hiking trails, gyms and if you love to watch soccer and rugby, Loftus Stadium is just 8 km away. It is a 40-minute drive to both OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg and Lanseria Airport.
Mandela's Statue at the Union Buildings – 13km
A nine-meter high bronze statue of Nelson Mandela has stood at the foot of the Union Buildings since it was unveiled by Jacob Zuma a day after Mandela's funeral.
Pretoria National Botanical Gardens -5km
The gardens contain indigenous plants from all over South Africa, including cycads and aloes, grouped according to their climatic region, all clearly marked.
Pretoria National Zoological Gardens – 19km
This is one of the most famous zoos in the world and the largest in South Africa. The most interesting feature of the zoo is the aquarium and reptile park.
Sammy Marks Museum – 12km
A visit to the Victorian style home of South Africa’s first industrialist and entrepreneur, Sammy Marks, is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon.
Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary – 9.3km
The Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary, for all bird lovers.
Time Square Casino and Menlyn Maine Shopping Mall– 4km
Completed only this year. A very upmarket shopping centre. Promises great restaurants, entertainment and enjoyment for all.
Menlyn Mall – 4,3km
Newly renovated, with an additional 160 shops added to the many that are already there! Lots of eating places, movie house, ten-pin bowling and rooftop drive-in cinema.
Silverlake Estate and Golf Club – 12km away
The Silverlakes Golf Course and Club has one of the most attractive golf courses imaginable. Also in close proximity is the Pretoria Country Club and golf course as well as the golf course in Waterkloof.
Loftus Versfeld Stadium – 8.3km away
Home to the Sundowns Football Club and the Blue Bulls rugby team, Loftus Versfeld received a welcomed revamp and renovation in preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup
Cullinan Diamond Mine – 41km away.
A well know tourist attraction and a worthwhile day trip.
CSIR – 4,2Km
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research hosts many conferences and training seminars throughout the year.
Nearby Hospitals Wilgers Hospital – 4,2 and Faerie Glen Hospital – 3,5km. The Intercare clinic is just 2km away at the Glenfair Shopping Centre
Atterbury Theatre & Lynnwood Bridge Shops and Restaurants – 2,1km
Moreleta Spruit – across the road from Sleep Awhile. Entry gate give access to all who wish to walk along the Spruit between 6am and 6pm. Lovely to take a picnic basket too. The Nature Reserve is 2km up from Sleep Awhile. If you up for a steep climb up the Koppie, this is a wonderful hiking activity for you.