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Pretoria - Pretoria Backpackers

433 Farenden Street, Clydesdale, Pretoria, South Africa

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Pretoria Hostel

Hostel Pretoria

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

We have all you need : free breakfast, free internet , wi-fi and all the travel info you need.
Towels and TV in private rooms that are big, comfortable and well furnished.
Pubs and restaurants is a short crawling distance away.
Pretoria have so many things to do and they don’t cost an arm or the leg.
With the other leg you can walk everywhere, from the Union Buildings to the Botanical Gardens.
We are surrounded by all the Embassies, the University of Pretoria and Loftus Rugby stadium, a mere 50 m away is offering world class rugby and Soccer fixtures every weekend.
Stay in Pretoria and visit Jo’burg on a day tour., Welcome to Pretoria Backpackers - this 100 plus year old house with beautiful wooden floors and pressed ceilings is yours for the night.
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 : free 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.


Prices are members' prices

Sorry, there is no availability for the dates you have chosen or the hostel is closed. Please refer to the hostel information for contact details and opening dates.

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • TV room
  • Pool table / snooker table


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Distance - 2 to 3km

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - At Reception
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Union Buildings (1 to 2km)
  • Church Square (3 to 5km)
  • Voortrekker Monuments (5 to 10km)

See the full list of attractions



A good place to visit Pretoria from. Friendly and Convenient.


Avatar for Norman


Thu 19 Feb 2015

This was the second time that I stayed with Pretoria Backpackers & loved it still. The neighbourhood is second to none & staff are more than helpful whatever your request. I would definitely recommend them as an economical place to stay. I will be back.


Avatar for Carolyn


Fri 10 Jan 2014

Take care. With a dorm booking, they have tryed to put me in an old caban outside, close to a noisy road out of the house. As i refused, i get a bed in a 4 empty dorm. Not so bad for a full hostel as they said initially !


Avatar for Myriam


Wed 04 Dec 2013

Very basic backpackers hostel, the rooms are ok and the service too. They also offer tours in national parks, however are quite expensive for what they offer and not so well organized.


Avatar for Simone


Sun 17 Nov 2013


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (2 to 3km)
  • City Centre (2 to 3km)
  • Cycle trails (1 to 2km)
  • Golf course (1 to 2km)
  • Gym (2 to 3km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (1 to 2km)
  • Local market (2 to 3km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (3 to 5km)
  • National / State Park (1 to 2km)
  • Nightlife (2 to 3km)
  • Parks / Green Area (1 to 2km)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (2 to 3km)
  • Swimming pool (1 to 2km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (2 to 3km)
  • Theatre (2 to 3km)
  • Water park (1 to 2km)
  • Wooded Area (2 to 3km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Take Gautrain from Joburg Airport to Hatfield Station and we pick you up from there.
Alternate Transport
Hatfield close to Loftus Stadium and University of Pretoria. Off Street parking
Off-street parking available.
Close to Hatfield train station.

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