Brooklyn House

First class


Brooklyn House offers a range of world-class facilities to cater for our residents’ every need

Our facilities are purpose built to ensure our residents enjoy a variety of opportunities to maximise their living experiences. Whether its to chill, study, train or socialise…its all on their doorstep.

North Block

Rooftop Terrace

A rooftop entertainment arena with breath taking panoramic views of Pretoria and a host of sports, private chill and communal areas.


A rooftop gym that tests your mettle. Join our Wednesday classes and release the beast!

Swimming Pool

Did somebody say pool party? Well, the rooftop pool is just the spot to cool off in the hot Pretoria sun.

Communal braai area

Braai with your buddies or find the love of your life! This is a great place for laughs, fun times – and of course boerie rolls!

Chill out and study spaces

Soak up the sun, do group or private studies or just catch up with the news - the rooftop offers a variety of spaces to use as you wish.


Beautiful landscaped courtyards at Brooklyn House help you to catch your breath after a busy day. Read, study, meditate or quietly mingle in a garden courtyard paradise.

South Block (January 2023)

High Performance Learning Centre

Your success will be measured by the quality of your studies! Forget about studying on your bed or in the UP library. Take advantage of the amazing Brooklyn House High-performance learning centre, designed to accommodate both private and group studies with a variety of study space options – Don’t let your study performance ever be compromised!!

Rooftop Padel Court

Join the craze that’s taken SA by storm, and in true Brooklyn House fashion we do it in style! Our Roof Top Padel Court brings you Padel Ball with a view… a spectacular panoramic view at that!

Spinning / Cardio / Stretching

Come and make use of our state-of-the-art Fitness Studio with top-of-the-line Technogym equipment, as well as an area for stretching and Yoga or Pilates. You can go for a row, hike, walk or run all in the comfort of our air-conditioned facilities. As an extra bonus, you can either catch up with your favourite entertainment, work alongside an online trainer, or train anywhere in the world virtually with our full HD displays.


Where peace and tranquillity meet with vibrant community living, our fabulous garden courtyard gives you the best of both worlds. Pick your spot , meditate or mingle – the choice is yours.


High speed Wi-Fi throughout Brooklyn House and in rooms, with option to increase room speed for an additional fee.


  • Keep it clean with professional room cleaning services
  • Our Laundromat services include collection and drop-off, washing, drying and folding.

Geekhouse Bakery & Eatery

Can you believe it – Room service in a student’s res? Yes, it happens at Brooklyn House, courtesy of our Geekhouse Eatery and Bakery. Order online and enjoy our delicious food and baked goods, delivered straight to your door. Now that’s service! Geekhouse offers variety and value with breakfast, lunch and delightful dinner dishes to suit every taste. So, whether you are a resident or just visiting, come smell the coffee and enjoy the home of good food and great vibes!

Visit our website and order online now.

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Purple Jacs

Convenience on your doorstep

At Purple Jacs, our very own convenience store, we offer something for everyone. From stationary to plugs or even a last-minute meal or just a snack and sweet attack, Purple Jacs will never leave you stranded.

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