Planning a trip down (or up) to Pietermaritzburg for this year’s installment of the Royal Show 2022? Epic – we can’t wait to see you! While we do have a dedicated area close to our Royal Showgrounds for car parking purposes, we thought we’d share a few lodging options that are close enough for you to walk! So, read on below for accommodation close to the Royal Show 2022:

Smith Grove B&B

Accommodation close to royalshow: Smith Grove BandB
Situated at number 37 Howick Road, Pietermaritzburg, Smith Grove Bed & Breakfast is the ideal stay over venue for small families looking to enjoy the Royal Show 2022! With wooden floors, delicious breakfasts, and DSTV – Smith Grove B&B is accommodation close to the Royal Show you’ll find difficult to depart!

Distance from Royal Showgrounds: 0.5km

Estimated Walking Time: 8 minutes

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Thistle Hotel

Accommodation close to royalshow: Thistle Hotel
Since 1883, the Thistle Hotel in Pietermaritzburg has been accommodating visitors from all over the nation. Boasting a vibey sports bar, pub lunches, pool tables, and comfortable lodging – if you’re looking for a good time with mates at this year’s Royal Show 2022, the Thistle is the place to be.

Distance from Royal Showgrounds: 1.0km

Estimated Walking Time: 12 minutes

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Musafer Lodge

Accommodation close to royalshow: Musafer Lodge
Looking for a muslim-managed, strictly halaal accommodation close to the Royal Show? The Musafer Travel Lodge is a beautiful double-story home featuring seven en suite rooms, quality beds, free wifi and air-conditioning. This is an accommodation option not to be looked over!

Distance from Royal Showgrounds: 1.1km

Estimated Walking Time: 14 minutes

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Redlands Hotel

Accommodation close to royalshow: Redlands Hotel
Nestled in the heart of the Redlands Estate, the Redlands Hotel features deluxe rooms and larger suites, boasting free wifi, a fully functional restaurant and bar! Views are exquisite from the Library Suites, and the four Premier Suites are literally fit for royalty.

Distance from Royal Showgrounds: 1.2km

Estimated Walking Time: 18 minutes

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iLawu Hospitality

Accommodation close to royalshow: Iluawu Hospitality
Looking to explore the bustling city of Pietermaritzburg, our KwaZulu-Natal capital city? iLawu Hospitality Group has accommodation across the city, but if you’re hoping to stroll to the Royal Show 2022, you’ll want to visit the iLawu Inn based in the CBD.

Distance from Royal Showgrounds: 0.85km

Estimated Walking Time: 11 minutes

Road Lodge

The 90-room Road Lodge Pietermaritzburg brings affordable and comfortable accommodation to this busy city in KwaZulul-Natal.

Aimed at business and leisure travellers, the hotel is within easy access of the airport, major highways, the CBD, university, schools, sports grounds and a range of cultural and natural attractions.

Rooms accommodate up to three people sharing and feature a work desk, TV and free WiFi, 24-hour reception is offered, a light breakfast is served, and the swimming pool is a great place to relax outdoors.

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Royal Show 2022 Accommodation

We have a wider selection of places to stay at while you are attending this year’s Royal Show 2022!

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See you there!!