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Pretoria Backpackers

Hostel | 425 Farenden street, Clydesdale, Pretoria Pretoria, South Africa 0002

77.8% Overall Rating

15 out of 22 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (03/01/2014)

"This backpackers is in a fantastic location, on a nice quiet and leafy street. The building itself is beautiful and relaxing. The free continental breakfast made it a good value stay."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Fax
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry service
  • Wake-up calls
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 29.71

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Pretoria?

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Pretoria Backpackers is still the best budget option you gonna find in Pretoria with free wi-fi, free breakfast and free Gautrain Station shuttle Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

2 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Buffet breakfast included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

2 person Garden View (Shared bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

Double Garden View (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, English breakfast included, Self-catering

Double Garden View (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, Self-catering

Single Garden View (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

Triple Garden View (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included, English breakfast included, Self-catering

Family Room Garden View (Private bathroom)

Breakfast included, English breakfast included, Self-catering

1 Bedroom Junior Suite Garden View (Private bathroom)

Continental breakfast included

Double Garden View (Private bathroom)

Buffet breakfast included

About Pretoria Backpackers

"location, location, location"

Welcome to Pretoria Backpackers - this 100 plus year old house with beautiful wooden floors and pressed ceilings is yours for tonight.
A big log fire in the lounge is warming hearts and cold feet while you stay in touch with friends and relatives with free wi-fi.
All the rooms have central heating and beds have winter bedding on, making sure you are getting a warm and good nights sleep before exploring Pretoria the next day.
Rooms are even blessed with TV sets, a desk and chair for those needing to do some work and wi-fi.
Modern bathrooms with hot showers are awaiting the weary traveller. Towels are available
Relax on the pool lounges next to swimming pool sipping a cocktails, reading or dozing off.

We are so central you can walk basically everywhere: to Hatfield, to Down Town, to the University of Pretoria.
Pretoria Backpackers offer everything a seasoned traveller wants : breakfast, free wi-fi, a free shuttle to Gautrain Hatfield Station and free travel info
Some of Pretoria's best steakhouse/pubs (R 39 for 500 g T-bone) are only 60 m away as is Loftus Rugby Staduim.

Pretoria have so many things to do, 33 museums Botanical Gardens, Parks and Nature Reserves where you and go walking, cycling or horseback riding.
The lodge is situated in a leafy suburb surrounded beautiful residential properties and "walking the dog" is everybody's favourite past time.
We are surrounded by all the embassies so doing "official work" is only a short walk away
The Lodges in-house travel agency Footprints in Africa would assist with the best tours, safaris and transport options

Come and stay in Pretoria and visit Jo’burg on a day tour.

The Gautrain connect Pretoria with Sandton, Joburg and OR Tambo Airport (Jo'burg airport)
It's safe, fast and affordable
Take it to Hatfield Station and we pick you up from there.

We have 24 hour security and safe off street parking and a brand new swimming pool.

Accommodation Information

All rooms have heating in and extra blankets is available
Private rooms have been supplied with a TV set, a desk and chair
Free Towels are available with a deposit paid
En Suite rooms have towels, TV and fridges in

Location Information

We are situated in Clydesdale, a residential leafy suburb, 50 m from the Loftus Stadium, walking distance to great pubs for eat and drink and a short walk to the City Centre, Hatfield and the Union Buildings.
We are surrounded by all the Embassies and old Victorian houses

Pretoria with its 33 museums and 65 000 students are bound to surprise the most adventures or thirsty traveller.