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About Paljas Backpackers

Paljas Backpackers is uniquely situated in the heart of Potchefstroom; Paljas offers a natural and laid-back vibe and friendly staff. Features at Paljas include private entrance to all rooms, safe parking, an alarm system with security response, and a communal lounge with DStv.

We offer 15 rooms and a total of 40 beds, with accommodation ranging from single and double rooms to backpackers rooms with shared bathroom facilities. All our prices include a small breakfast which consists of bread, coffee/tea and a cereal. Parking is R30 per car per night and a refundable R50 key deposit per room is payable on arrival. Students also get a discount on presentation of a valid student card.

Paljas is a few steps from a number of coffee shops, banks, restaurants, cafes and post office. We are a walking distance from the NWU's sports facilities. The Bult area is known for its secure surroundings and one can walk freely between all these facilities.

For a unique experience filled with art, serenity and friendly people, come to Paljas Backpackers in Potchefstroom

Walking distance from right across Aardklop grounds, North-west University Campus , North-west University Sport facilities, rugby, hockey, netball, cricket, Sport Centre, Mooimed Hospital Virgin Active Gym, Bult Shopping Centre includes the following, SPAR, Friendly Grocer, ABSA, FNB, Standard Bank, Nedbank , O'Hagens, Die Akker, Beef Boys, Fishmonger, Wimpy, Steers, Pablo's Bistro, Castilions, Bourbon Street, Picasso's, Omi Hoek, Die Akker, [email protected] and near Kenneth Mc Arthur Stadium , Olien Park - Rugby and Soccer Stadium, Astro Hockey Fields, Vuselela College and Medi Clinic.

  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 73
  • Check-in: 12:00
    Check-out: 11:00


  • Garden
  • Satellite TV*
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • Northern Sotho (Sesotho sa Leboa)
  • Sotho (Sesotho)
  • Tswana (Setswana)
* Please enquire for further details.

Availability and pricing

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  • Backpacker Room Sleeps 8 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 8 We have various backpacker rooms that sleep from two to eight people at any one time - perfect for large groups such as... see more Features:  Shared bathroom, Self-catering, Bunk beds, Garden views, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms
    • Rooms Adults
      • Double Deluxe Room Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 3 Lovely en-suite room with a double bed as well as a sleeper couch which can, on request, be made up as another bed.... see more Features:  Double beds, Local channels, En-suite, Self-catering, Sleeper couch, Garden views see more Double beds, Local channels, En-suite, Self-catering, Sleeper couch, Garden views, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms
        • Rooms Adults

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          Paljas Backpackers is 2.1km from the centre of Potchefstroom , the nearest airport 125.4km (Lanseria International Airport).
          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling