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Cape Town
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretoria Backpackers is my favorite place to stay in Pretoria! The friendly and hospitable staff are more than welcoming and accommodating, and the massive dogs that live on the property are a deterrent to crime. The groundskeeper/security guard, Daniel, is the perfect father figure for guests constantly ensuring comfort and ease in and out of the locked gates. Pretoria Backpackers...

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Ladybrand, South Africa
Reviewed 16 August 2016

My lady travelled from Graaff Reinet to Pretoria by bus and they picked her up swiftly at bosman station, their transport reliable, the breakfast is top notch. Look no further they master the business. Excellent.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Stayed here for two nights as we were waiting for visas from a nearby embassy. The friendly people who run the backpackers gave us tons of tips to maximize our time in Pretoria and even drove us to the embassy to drop off our passports. Quiet place with a great breakfast!

Thank Tachrn
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Awesome place, breakfast perfect and every people there are really kind, it was really enjoyable staying there for few nights. I wasn't expecting it to be so great for a backpackers and for the price as well. Thank you!

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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Pretoria backpackers was a well run comfortable establishment. That was a welcome feeling And we felt safe and secure. All staff were extremely helpful and I would certainly recommend this place.I considered it to be very good value for money.

Thank B892YZwilliamb
Maseru, Lesotho
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is a wonderful place to stay if you're just travelling through Pretoria for a couple of days or even longer! My friend and I stayed two nights here while we were in town to apply for visas and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. They told us where to go, and even ended up giving us a ride...

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Irvine, California
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Even in the winter Pretoria Backpackers was wonderful and friendly. The host was gracious and service oriented. My wife and I are retired, 70 years of age, and loved being around a vibrate young group. The morning breakfast was fantastic. There was a place for our rented car. Our room was comfortable and quite large.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2016

I stayed here a couple of nights as part of a volunteer programme. Great people running the establishment and could not have been more friendly or helpful. Would recommend as a basic+ place to stay - super value for money. Booked direct when Real Gap let me down. They even arranged the pick up from OR Tambo and a meal...

Thank Oscar007Bradford
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Staff is very friendly and helpful, the ladies ironed our clothes and offered to do washing. The breakfast was very good. Bedding was warm and towels provided. We were collected from the Gautrain station in Hatfield by request.

Thank mishcar2016
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 13 May 2016

My family stay was short but by no means less memorable. The service was wonderful. We mostly enjoyed the freedom to come and go at our own leisure and our privacy. The staff was really helpful at all times including at night.

Thank songeziwem

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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Pretoria Backpackers and Travellers Lodge

Address: 433 Farenden Street | Clydesdale, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Price Range: $55 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Pretoria Backpackers and Travellers Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Room 7 is a nice 2 person dorm room or the cottage if you have a group”
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