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About Pumbas Backpackers

Pumbas Backpackers is a comfortable hostel found in the leafy suburb of Hatfield, Pretoria. Located a short distance from the Gautrain Station it is the ideal place to start a journey around South Africa.It comprises three dorm rooms and three private rooms all furnished with comfortable beds. Breakfast is served every morning in the dining room (toast with spreads as well as tea and coffee) where guests can also use the free Wi-Fi. There is a living area equipped with a TV with DStv, as well as a bar where guests can enjoy something cold. A large garden makes a beautiful setting for a braai area and swimming pool.Hatfield is most known for its student night life which houses various clubs, bars and restaurants.

  • Response Rate: 96%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 2 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 32
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 2 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
* Please enquire for further details.

Pumbas Backpackers Rooms

Reviews for Pumbas Backpackers

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Zunika Van Niekerk
06 November 2017

Overall, the only thing that was enjoyed was the cleanliness and location. Furthermore, there was no consideration for guests as there was constant loud talking resulting in minimal sleep (if any) and severe headaches. Will definitely not go back.

Shelby Grant, South Africa
14 July 2014

Very welcoming, clean and accommodating! Excellent atmosphere

Pumbas Backpackers Map

Pumbas Backpackers is 5.5km from the centre of Pretoria (Tshwane) , the nearest airport 8.7km (Waterkloof AFB Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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