Abbotsford House

Ellis Park Stadium | Accommodation Nearby

ELLIS PARK STADIUM ACCOMMODATION NEARBY

Accommodation near Ellis Park Stadium is to be found at Abbotsford House Guest House in the suburb of Abbotsford which is tucked away in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg only a 14 minute ride away from Ellis Park stadium at most times of the day.

Ellis Park Stadium

To get from Ellis Park Stadium to Abbotsford your travel north up Joe Slovo (previously Harrow Road) through the suburbs of Yeoville, Parktown and Upper Houghton to join the M1 north at the Jo Slovo onramp. You continue on the M1 north until the Glenhove Road offramp. Take this turnoff and turn right to go over the highway. Continue past the Oaklands shops and turn next left into Park street in Oaklands. Abbotsford House is on the next corner which is the corner of First and Fourth streets in Abbotsford. The entrance is in First Street – no 18.

Ellis Park Stadium is the venue for many sports matches and entertainment events throughout the year.

Ellis Park Stadium is now known as Coca Cola Park.

In 2005 ownership of Coca Cola park became the first black owned stadium in South Africa after the Golden Lions Rugby Union passed management of the Ellis Park World of Sport to a company with 51% black ownership.

The stadium can hold 60 000 people seated and approximately 10 000 on the floor area.

When an event is on at Ellis Park Stadium many roads around the stadium are closed for general traffic. You can buy Park and Ride tickets from a number of venues including from Melrose Arch which is a 3 minute drive from Abbotsford House.

Ellis Park stadium was the venue for the Rugby World Cup final is 1995 which was won 15-12 by South Africa in extra time.

 

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