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Johannesburg Backpackers

Hostel | 14 Umgwezi Road, Emmarentia Ext 1, Johannesburg, South Africa 2195

85.0% Overall Rating

6 out of 8 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (23/11/2014)

"heldfull staff, secure Environment and surrounding, easy to walk to the next Shops and restaurants"

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Laundry service
  • BBQ area
  • Communal kitchen

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Latest Check-out: 10:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Johannesburg?

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This brand new backpackers is proudly brought to you by the team at Cape Town Backpackers so we really know what we’re doing. We have all of the facilities you would expect from top quality backpackers including wi-fi. Read more

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About Johannesburg Backpackers

Room Overview:
Our rooms are spacious and clean and we boast a number of en suite rooms for your convenience. All of our rooms have individual key safes and include linen, duvet, pillows and towels ( towels only in private rooms). We offer free luggage storage.
* Check in is available 24 hours (for arrivals after 22.00 and before 06.00 please let us know)
Check out time is 10.00.
* Breakfast is not included however we do have a communal kitchen, and a 5 min walk from cafe's and restaurants.
* We have free off-street parking available.

Accommodation Information

From dorms to deluxe double en suites, our rooms are incredibly clean and comfortable, and all of your linen and towels (towels only in private rooms) are supplied. With a large funky bar, lots of chill out space and a brand new swimming pool, there's no better way to spend your time! We unfortunately do not except bookings for more than 15 days.

Location Information

Located in the Emmarentia, we're easy to get to from the airport and still central enough to enjoy all that Jozi has to offer. Joburg Backpackers offers affordable accommodation – from dorms to deluxe double en suite rooms – and a fun, friendly atmosphere. All of your tours and travels throughout Africa can be arranged, whatever your budget. Safe reliable airport transfers can be organised.