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Pretoria Backpackers

433 Farenden street, Clydesdale, Pretoria, South Africa


  • 100%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 100%Staff
  • 100%Atmosphere
  • 100%Cleanliness
  • 100%Facilities

Property Information:

If you are looking for a small and intimate lodge with big comfortable rooms, this is it!
Free, superfast Wi-fi is available and the smell of fried bacon & eggs in the morning a good reason to start your day!

Large Comfortable rooms are on offer with towels, TV, study desk and fridges as standard fixtures.
All rooms are en-suite - no sharing bathrooms or smelly dorms

Situated in a safe and quiet residential area and with in easy walking distance to the Union Buildings and Down Town area and a 10 min walk to the main campus of University of Pretoria's main entrance it is perfectly position for visiting students or tourists alike.
Walking the dogs is pretty popular in this part of town and we have 2 Great Danes who never misses a opportunity

Free Super fast broadband internet
A full buffet breakfast is included and nothing beats the smell of bacon and fried eggs to start the day
Our 2 local pubs (5 min walk) have great food at even better prices - R 59 T-bone you won't finish
Join us for a weekly 'Braai' around the swimming pool and get to know the locals as friends pop in

Pretoria have so many things to do, 33 museums Botanical Gardens, Parks and Nature Reserves where you and go walking, cycling or horseback riding.
We are surrounded by 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 - remember to ask for the backpacker discount.
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.

We don't like bunk beds but we do like full breakfasts and wi-fi that's included in the price

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  • Latest Review

    Pretoria Backpackers is an awesome place to stay. It's in a quiet, clean area of Pretoria. It's easy to get to via the Guatrain Hatfield station. Just take the Guatrain there and then catch the bus just outside it. Take it to Lofstas Versfeldpark. The hostel is just a block away from the stadium. The rooms are spacious and amazing! I had a bath tub in my chalet. A nice deep bathtub perfect for a bubble bath! There are two very big and lovable dogs on the property. It's a safe place to be.
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Free Breakfast
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Wheelchair Friendly


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Curfew
  • No Curfew

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Pretoria Backpackers Located at 433 Farenden street, Clydesdale, Pretoria.
Pretoria Backpackers
South Africa
Pretoria Gauteng 0002 433 Farenden street, Clydesdale
96% 97
-25.7528744 28.2203202
Pretoria Backpackers
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