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Pumbas Backpackers

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1232 Arcadia Street Hatfield, Pretoria 0083 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed at this backpackers on three different occasions in June and July. The cabins are cool and simple like a tiny house but they do get cold in the winter. Ask for extra blankets and they do provide them. The private rooms are quaint and...More

Thank Ranjan S
Reviewed 24 March 2018

I stayed here a few days ago and really enjoyed it, the pool is nice, the people friendly, fair breakfast, good facility. I booked a trip with them that I am currently on and will return to Pumbas union return to Pretoria!

Thank CFEIII
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I really had a good time in Pumba Backpackers during last august. It has a lot of good things. It's located in a safe and a peaceful place, it's very close to Gautrain and "local train", it has a nice swimming pool, it's economic and...More

Thank agcastanyo
Response from Craig_PumbasManager, Manager at Pumbas BackpackersResponded 16 December 2017

Hi agcastanyo Thank you for your kind review and we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! We try maintain a very peaceful environment and I am glad to hear it was portrayed to you as such :) We hope...More

Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

The whole setup at the place is so nice. Really enjoyed the cabin where slept. There was a pool, good showers and a nice eating area where you can watch Dstv. The staff at the pace is friendly and helpful.

Thank Christiaanv229
Response from Frank d, Owner at Pumbas BackpackersResponded 29 November 2017

Glad you enjoyed your stay Christiaan! Hopefully we'll see you around again. Regards Frank

Reviewed 14 September 2017

What a wonderful hostel right in the heart of the capital. The staff are so accommodating. I immediately felt so welcome and they were able to help me with all my questions. The rooms are colorful, spacious and clean. There is a massive blue swimming...More

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Response from Frank d, Owner at Pumbas BackpackersResponded 18 September 2017

Hiya Katiev! Thank you so much for your kind words and I'm really glad you enjoyed your time with us! Th puppies are growing up so fast it's crazy, but they are still super cute and totally love all the attention. Happy travelling Frank, Dani...More

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Description
Situated on "Backpack Avenue" in Hatfield Pretoria, Pumbas is so close to the Gautrain station (which links directly to Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport), you can see it from the yard. More Started by two avid travellers, Pumbas was built to be fun, relaxing and friendly - the perfect spot for weary travellers to unwind and come to grips with Africa. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$15 - US$27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$15 - US$27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Gauteng > Pretoria
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Traveller (17)
Room & Suite (17)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Garden Cabins are too sweet"
katievo96
14 Sep 2017
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"If you're looking for a bit more privacy choose to stay in one of the cabins."
SiniMi86
21 May 2017
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"I had the noise of the gate opening and closing in the evening as well as quite a bit of light coming in."
rebeccab67
04 Aug 2016
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"Take the "Birdcage" single room"
0robrob123
07 Mar 2016
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