University of Pretoria


Friends Accommodation Services is within walking distance from the University of Pretoria. FAS is Situated in Mackenzie street, 800m from the eastern gate and 1km from the main entrance. Less than 15min walk, and perfect for guests or students without own transport.



           Various Embassies are within walking distance from FAS.                    The Austrain Embassy is 400m away, the Spanish Embassy 1km, the Embassy of the Netherlands 1.4km and many more. 

Pretoria is the city in the world with the most Embassies and FAS is fortunate to be located close to most of them.


Brooklyn Mall -

Brooklyn mall is 500m from FAS, and has a variety of shops and restaurants.

Union Buildings


The Union Buildings is the official seat of the South African Government. The Union Buildings have beautiful gardens for picnics and a great view of the city.

Ways to get where you want to go...
FAS is situated within walking distance from main transport routes. Travel in South Africa is safe, cheap and easy if you know what you are doing. Travelling by bus or
Mini bus Taxi - here are some taxi signs to help you around. Ask the locals.

Nearby Attractions


Crawdaddy's -

best seafood and steak



Capital Craft beers- 



traditional South African





Hazelwood Food Market- 

within walking distance from