Palm Lodge

10 Stapelberg Street, Bloemfontein, Free State, 930, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Bloemfontein

The Warmth of South Africa

A travel blog entry by tanyaovea

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My travel to Johannesburg was fairly uneventful....even as I write that, I chuckle to myself. There is nothing uneventful about traveling to Johannesburg. Maybe the truth is that I had no trouble on my flight from London. But the flight had lots of great events. If you've never flown on a double-decker plane - and gone through turbulence - I don't …

Bloemfontein to Addo

A travel blog entry by bushmantours

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Early start as had long drive from Bloemfontein to Addo today. After filling up with petrol we took the N1 southwest towards Colesburg.
Stopped for a drink and break at Colesburg then onwards via N9. Long empty roads with numerous roadworks and contra flows. We feel all the roads in South Africa are being repaired at the same time!
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Bloemfontein and Kimberley

A travel blog entry by bushmantours

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... by the British during the "Scorched Earth" policy during the Boer War. This policy was instigated by Lord Kitchener to retaliate against farms where the Boer men had fought against the British. The farms were burnt and the women and children resettled in the camps. This prevented the Boer fighters being fed and restocked with provisions and ammunition from their home farms.

A drive across country to Kimberley was next. The countryside ...

Pounding Out the Miles (Kilometers)

A travel blog entry by origabe

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... we would have to go North first as there was another country, Lesotho, in the way. I had to pay extra on rental car insurance to travel outside SA, and opted not to take it. Even if I wanted to I would have had to take steep mountain roads which are not conducive to pounding out the miles (Oops ...

Relaxing in Bloemfontein

A travel blog entry by stevehumphreys

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... my normal budget. The only problem was that it was about a 45 min walk to the nearest shops and restaurants, not ideal without a car. One thing I'm really disliking about South Africa is the endless warnings about safety and the need to be safely inside by sunset, take taxis everywhere and not go out alone at night (most hotel / hostel owners reinforce this, at least in the larger towns/cities). I'm half sure that it's mostly paranoia, but at ...

Location

This hotel, located on 10 Stapelberg Street, Bloemfontein, is near Gariep Dam Nature Reserve.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Palm Lodge Bloemfontein

2.50 of 5 stars Fair