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1322 Backpackers International

1322 Arcadia Street Hatfield, Pretoria 0083 South Africa
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#7 of 202 Speciality lodging in Pretoria
We are a family-owned and run backpackers situated in a quiet area in Hatfield. We have a variety of rooms available, from small dorms, to private dorms (min 3 pax), single, twin and double rooms. Speak to us about your preference A self-serving continental breakfast is included in the rate. WiFi in certain areas. Lapa and bar area with sports TV, full DSTV (satalite) in TV room. Our communal kitchen is fully equipped. We are happy to assist with any travel arrangements. Looking forward to welcoming you.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
BBQ facilities
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Electric blanket
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Primestop wrote a review Nov 2019
Braunton, United Kingdom348 contributions129 helpful votes
Positioned in Kempton Park, so away from central Pretoria, but close enough to get into the city easily. Located on a quiet suburban road with quick access to plenty of restaurants and food outlets. The rooms are small but comfortable, and the pool is a very welcome added bonus. I'd be very happy to stay again.
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Date of stay: November 2019
natasha micha wrote a review Aug 2019
Muizenberg, South Africa88 contributions23 helpful votes
My husband and I had some business in Pretoria. We enjoy staying at backpackers because the atmosphere is usually more fun and chilled compared to hotels and it's easier to meet people and make friends. 1322 did not disappoint. Our room was comfortable, cozy with ensuite bathroom. Very affordable as well. Nice spacious self catering kitchen, bar and chill area as well as WiFi. It was too cold for a swim but the back packers has a lovely pool which would be in summer. Also conveniently close to major roads and train stations. All in all a great place to stay
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
Sebastian S wrote a review Nov 2018
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The 1322 Backpackers is the best place to start your journey in Pretoria. I've stayed here for a week while I worked for a research institute in Pretoria. The place is located in a very safe neighbourhood and safe public transport (Gautrain), as well as shops, bars, and restaurants are within walking distance. The whole hostel area is clean and charming - they have built a little village out of cute wooden cabins which offer varying types of accommodation from basic 4-bed dorm to single rooms and en-suit cabins. Although the wi-fi was not always perfect in all rooms all the time, they were always very clean, quiet and super cosy. I started every day with a jump into the pool and ended it with cooking some nice dinner together with other guests and treating myself with a nice drink from their 24/7h self-service bar. Due to the unique vibe of the place and the incredible friendly staff my stay did feel more like a vacation with friends in a holiday-resort rather than a solo-business trip. Don't miss out on this one when you stay in Pretoria!
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Date of stay: November 2018
Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Ask for which rooms have the best wi-fi if you really need it
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kmaija83 wrote a review Nov 2018
Los Angeles, California25 contributions9 helpful votes
I stayed here for 3 nights on the recommendation of a friend and was very happy with my experience. They were full that weekend so I got upgraded from a shared room to a private en-suite. It was clean, showers were hot, they provide towels, and the bed was really comfortable. I wish there had been a table or chair inside the room for my things but the huts are pretty small. The common areas are nice and it’s easy to meet people. They put out breakfast at 5, which was a lifesaver on my last morning. You can also settle up the night before you leave if you have an early start. Within easy walking distance of the Gautrain and there’s a nice Pick N Pay grocery store a 15 minute walk away. 1322 will be my go-to when I’m in Pretoria.
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
Katja S wrote a review Feb 2018
Hildesheim, Germany16 contributions4 helpful votes
Very nice place to stay when in Pretoria. The rooms, however more like little shacks, were clean and even towels were provided. There was a very nice community area to gather together and have breakfast or so. Breakfast consisting of bread, spreads, bananas and joghurt (quite nice for a hostel). Even a small bar, a pool and a few dogs running around. I would stay here again.
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$30 - US$37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaGautengPretoria
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Frequently Asked Questions about 1322 Backpackers International
Which popular attractions are close to 1322 Backpackers International?
Nearby attractions include Duncan Yard (0.8 km), Springbok Park National Monument (0.8 km), and Glass and Fire (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at 1322 Backpackers International?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at 1322 Backpackers International?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at 1322 Backpackers International?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to 1322 Backpackers International?
Conveniently located restaurants include Relish Bistro, Dros Hatfield Restaurant, and Namaskar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at 1322 Backpackers International?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does 1322 Backpackers International have an airport shuttle?
Yes, 1322 Backpackers International offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at 1322 Backpackers International?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to 1322 Backpackers International?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Union Buildings (3.4 km), Sammy Marks House (5.5 km), and Melrose House (5.4 km).