Pretoria Backpackers and Travel Centre

Address: 425 Farenden Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, ., South Africa | Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPretoria Backpackers and Travel Centre

Reviewed by chanellewilson


Reviewed Jan 24, 2011
by (3 reviews) Marlton , United States Flag of United States

This place was amazing for the price! A great deal that came with breakfast, en suite bathrooms, clean rooms, great customer service, and a nice looking facility, as well.

TRISH (the receptionist) IS THE BEST! :-D

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TripAdvisor Reviews Pretoria Backpackers and Travel Centre

3.00 of 5 stars Good

Travel Blogs from Pretoria

Random Thoughts on Ultimate Africa 2013, Circuit 3

A travel blog entry by mfnjr on Aug 27, 2013

11 comments, 13 photos

... one of these, a Lumix DMC-TZ5 made by Panasonic. I have very much liked being able to put the thing out of sight and avoid the encumbrance of a full-sized DSLR. (I had fancy SLRs before the digital era, and got tired of the weight and inconvenience of multiple lenses.) This small device has excellent optics by Leica, but only goes to 10X, and it was clear from descriptions of the wildlife sighting that greater magnification would really be useful. I therefore ...

Next Phase in Life

A travel blog entry by michaeldc on Jun 06, 2013

... any where else and one of my ex work colleagues described Africa as getting under your skin. That is so true - I just love all the chaos, the growing pains these countries are having and above all else I love the people. You very quickly get used to things taking longer, people turning up late or not arriving but it is all part and parcel of daily life.
I loved living in Kenya but surprisingly it is much more ...

A busy day

A travel blog entry by oncloud9_k on Jan 11, 2013

6 photos

... leaves and rubbish from an area in cub land that they are going to make into a garden and new enclosure. Much easier to do in the cooler weather.

At 11 I had my giraffe house shift where Purdy was causing havoc jumping the fence again and even kicking someone, they were fine don’t worry. She then tried to get in the hut were we keep the food, not stupid that one.

Sorting out internet, mobile phone and car

A travel blog entry by africa1213 on Nov 07, 2012


... dealership of about 25 down this road, was interested in buying car back and showed me this Chevrolet which ticked all the right boxes and we discussed the buy back plan... You drive it for 5 months bring it back in good condition. All looks good on paper but still need to have a further look around over the next few days.. Tomorrow need to get my residency papers, go to the council and fiddle around with a few things in order to purchase ...

Land of my birth.

A travel blog entry by keithandialaska on Apr 04, 2012

1 comment, 15 photos

... fearful – one slips back into alert mode all too quickly!!! Every-one very friendly and I think less angry than when I was here 10 years ago.

This evening was another delightful evening with more special friends Rona and Dirk. My luggage has still not arrived so I may have to go shopping for basics tomorrow - The disposable toothbrush from QANTAS is not quite the same as a genuine one. Fortunately I have my PJs with me and “The ...

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