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Mthatha overview

Mthatha is known for its museums. Take in some of the area's local culture at Nelson Mandela Museum. Make a point to see sights like BT Ngebs Mall and Savoy Conference Centre. Whatever you're into, Mthatha has something for you.

Where to stay in Mthatha

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Mthatha has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Mthatha with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Mthatha hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Mthatha hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Mthatha

Fly in to Umtata (UTT), 7.3 mi (11.7 km) from central Mthatha. Port Elizabeth (PLZ) is the next closest major airport, 247.9 mi (398.9 km) away.

What to see around Mthatha

Recommended places to see include:
  • • Nelson Mandela Museum
  • • BT Ngebs Mall
  • • Savoy Conference Centre

When to visit Mthatha

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 26°C day, 19°C night
  • April-June: 24°C day, 13°C night
  • July-September: 22°C day, 13°C night
  • October-December: 25°C day, 16°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 269 cm
  • April-June: 161 cm
  • July-September: 118 cm
  • October-December: 259 cm
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