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    Johannesburg Backpackers

    14 Umgwezi Road | Emmarentia, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
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      2 adults
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          Traveller (2)
          Pool & Beach (4)
          Room & Suite (3)
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          Overview
          • Excellent32%
          • Very good29%
          • Average20%
          • Poor17%
          • Terrible2%
          1 Sep 2016
          “The ideal place to go”
          9 Jul 2016
          “Everything you need from a backpackers!”
          Free Parking
          Pool
          Breakfast included
          Restaurant
          Room Service
          Fitness centre
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
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          Curiocity Backpackers
          215 reviews
          #1 of 107 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
           
          The Birches Backpackers
          32 reviews
          #6 of 107 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
           
          HomeBase Melville
          92 reviews
          #10 of 107 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
           
          Lebo's Soweto Backpackers
          199 reviews
          #3 of 107 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
           
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          1 - 5 of 34 reviews

          Reviewed 2 September 2016

          We visited Johannesburg in August along with a group of friends. This place was really nice, a good location to be in and not crowded at all. The facilities offered was good and the best thing was the Wifi, which was quite fast and the...More

          Thank prabhavmusaddi89
          Reviewed 10 July 2016

          Stayed here a few times now with friends. Great location, clean and safe with a gate that locks (which can leave you stuck outside for a few minutes so be sure to keep their number handy for when you arrive just in case!). Price is...More

          Thank Jess H
          Reviewed 21 February 2016

          Dorms are big with ensuit toilet. The staff is nice and is a well cleaned place. Well located in a safe area with walking distance to markets and restaurants. They offer many tours and transfers services,

          Thank DanielleVentura
          Reviewed 10 May 2015

          This was a fantastic backpackers! It is located in a beautiful and safe suburb within walking distance of a whole street of restaurants and bars. The accommodation was clean and tidy. The family rooms were lovely and the dorms were of excellent quality with lovely,...More

          Thank TravelerinMpumalanga
          Reviewed 1 January 2015

          I tend to try and save money when travelling on business and opt for backpackers/hostels - it also means lots more atmosphere and socialising at the end of the day! Price - excellent Single room - adequate/clean Bed - comfy/firm Staff - OUTSTANDING Location -...More

          Thank Benjamindrfranklin
          Curiocity Backpackers
          215 reviews
          #1 of 107 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
           
          The Birches Backpackers
          32 reviews
          #6 of 107 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
           
          HomeBase Melville
          92 reviews
          #10 of 107 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
           
          Lebo's Soweto Backpackers
          199 reviews
          #3 of 107 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
           
          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Things to do
          • Pool
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          • Price range
          • US$ 11 - US$ 32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 13
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Gauteng >
          • Greater Johannesburg >
          • Johannesburg
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          Traveller (2)
          Pool & Beach (4)
          Room & Suite (3)
          Dining (1)
          Hotel & Grounds (9)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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