1322 Backpackers International

1322 Arcadia Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0083, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 1322 Arcadia Street, Pretoria, is near President Paul Kruger House, Church Square, Sammy Marks House, and Melrose House.
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    TravelPod Member Reviews1322 Backpackers International Pretoria

    Reviewed by birdistheword


    Reviewed Dec 3, 2011
    by (3 reviews) Melbourne , Australia Flag of Australia

    Great place, very close to uni area and transport. Friendly staff

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews 1322 Backpackers International Pretoria

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Pretoria


    A travel blog entry by tomrc86 on Oct 02, 2012

    4 photos

    My trip started out in chaos. I decided not to take my iPhone with me because of the risk of mugging in South Africa so I was suddenly plunged into the Stone Age world of a data-less phone, the trusty Nokia 3310. The international sim card I had bought turned out to be borderline useless and it was too late to do anything about it. I had thought …

    Sooooo...Getting Started..

    A travel blog entry by chanellewilson on Jan 24, 2011

    2 comments, 10 photos

    ... did arrive, however, there definitely weren't enough for each student. All the students had to share with at least one other student, sometimes two. That makes for a very difficult reading session because every student is not on the same reading level and its easy for someone to get lost as their partners are going too fast. Or, for a student to become disengaged because his/her partners are too slow. Overall, the experience was a great introduction to the work we ...

    The Long Journey Home

    A travel blog entry by dwfromuk on Jun 29, 2009

    2 comments, 11 photos

    ... hopped on the plane for the 2hr flight to Jo’berg.  This has been the only flight in years that gave us metal knives and forks.  I suppose there is an advantage of not being disliked by a significant portion of the worlds populaton.   I was picked up at Jo’berg airport by a shuttle company in a nice Mercedes – 5 star tereatment!!  This was arranged by Mike Wingfield.  Mike is a super bloke and the director of the research institute where ...


    A travel blog entry by exploring on Feb 17, 2008

    21 photos

    ... Our fist night was in Dundee and in the morning we went to the the Anglo Zulu War Battlefields One of them being Rorkes's Drift from the War of 1879. It was quite interesting and the guy that gave us the run down was completely into the history of it all. Which likely made it that much more interesting. You could tell he loved to tell the tale. But looking out on the fields at the one location it makes you think about all ...

    Send me on my Way

    A travel blog entry by plkoppel on Jul 16, 2007

    3 photos

    ... immunizations, got my work at the office as current as possible, squeezed in summer vacation (a week at the beach) with the family, and made a few clothing purchases keeping in mind I would be going from summer weather to mild winter weather.

    The flight to South Africa started with a Vickie, Christie and me driving to the Tri-Cities Airport on Friday morning, July 6th. We left the house about 8:00 with all of my stuff in two suitcases, a backpack that one of the NFS ...