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About Pretoria Backpackers

Pretoria Backpackers is a well established family run Backpackers Hostel that has offered affordable, clean and comfortable accommodation to travelers for over 20 years.
We serve as an excellent base from which to start or end your African adventure.

Situated 100 m from Loftus Verveld Stadium and from two of the best pubs in town are within walking distance from the hostel
Hatfield, University of Pretoria, Shopping Mall, the City Centre and most of the Embassies are in close proximity
We pride ourselves on honesty, cleanliness and getting you the best deals possible

We offer free Wi-Fi Internet access, a free shuttle service, free breakfast and safe off-street parking.

Covid Safety Approved: We pledge to implement a high standard of hygiene and cleaning protocols to ensure the safest environment possible for our guests. We adhere to the industry safety protocols set out by the Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA).

  • Response Rate: 20%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 24 hours
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 13
  • Check-in: 14:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Reviews: 5 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Covid Safety Approved
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans
  • Ndebele (IsiNdebele)
  • Northern Sotho (Sesotho sa Leboa)
  • Swati (siSwati)
  • Tsonga (Xitsonga)
  • Tswana (Setswana)
* Please enquire for further details.

Pretoria Backpackers Rooms

Reviews for Pretoria Backpackers

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Anastasia Van Schalkwyk
24 July 2018

Very welcoming, with everything one needs for an overnight (or longer) stay. Excellent value for money.

Jaco De Jager, South Africa
27 September 2016

Was baie awsome en almal was baie vriendelik,sal enige tyd weer daar bly

Tracy Grant, South Africa
26 November 2014

Everything was clean and comfortable. The staff were very helpful. The food was delicious! Thank you.

Kylie Fenner, South Africa
11 May 2013

Was very impressed with my room and really enjoyed my stay.

Jd van der Walt, South Africa
20 December 2010

Best time eva!

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Pretoria Backpackers is 0.1km from the centre of Clydesdale , the nearest airport 7.8km (Waterkloof AFB Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling