Pretoria Backpackers and Travel Centre

425 Farenden Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, ., South Africa | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Pretoria

Pretoria to Dinokeng Game Reserve

A travel blog entry by patricia1957


... what to expect as far as conditions go, what we're expected to see. The support vehicle is a pretty big van which has plenty of room for all our luggage, a spare bike on the trailer in case of breakdowns with room to accommodate other bikes should they break down and the added bonus of icy cold bottled water available for our stops. We're only going to travel about 100 km today a nice short day ...

First week with Cora and Mieka

A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik


... paces! 'Get those legs up. Don’t be so slow.’ She could talk! She was on her motorized scooter!

After a shower, I became a human Barbie doll and Mieka, now almost 12 years old, did my hair and nails and we had lots of fun before heading to the shops and then enjoying some sandwiches in the garden. More relaxing was followed by a lovely roast chicken and salad in the garden in Cora’s open-air dining area. This is a place to ...

One More Night in Jo'Burg Before Back to Florida

A travel blog entry by sknodle


... me off at a place not far from her home. It's called Montecasino and is a hotel and casino and it has a huge bird aviary outside. I spend a couple hours taking bird photos and photos of the hot air balloon next to the aviary. I even go inside and try a little gambling, without much success.

Shelley picks me up and we go for lunch at a wonderful restaurant called Moyo. They
specialize in South African ...

Bulls, balls, biltong and boerwors

A travel blog entry by farnie10


... the other side, pulled up his pants and looked around for a while before two guards finally came over and politely escorted him away. Haydos would have had a field day with this bloke...pants down he would have been a nice easy target to drop the shoulder into! Haha.
On the way to the rugby we had stopped at the Voortrekker Monument. It commemorated the early european explorers making inroads into the north of the country. ...

Buying a car in South Africa

A travel blog entry by marinafaycal


... inside the building. Faycal then managed to sneak through and get up to sixth floor where one can get the forms to fill out and queue a bit more. He came back and said that it was totally impossible, there was hundreds of people up there and one couldn't even get the forms as it was so packed. We gave up. We wouldn't be able to get the green sticker. What to do now? We drove back to the guy's house all bummed out even though we hadn't really expected to get ...


This hotel, located on 425 Farenden Street, Pretoria, is near President Paul Kruger House, Church Square, Sammy Marks House, and Melrose House.
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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

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