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Ghandi’s Back Packers & Guest Lodge

Guesthouse | 15 Doris Street, Kensington, Johannesburg, South Africa 2094

87.4% Overall Rating

19 out of 21 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (04/05/2015)

"Very nice Hostel with a bar, lounge (with TV) and pool table. It was nice to hang around in the bar, thank you Hainz for a warm stay."

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  • Bar
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Bar(s)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 8:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

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Ghandi’s Back Packers and Guest Lodge offers accommodation in a beautiful historical house which was built in 1889 – situated on the infamous Langermann Koppie it is central to all major routes around Johannesburg Read more

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About Ghandi’s Back Packers & Guest Lodge

It’s close to the OR Tambo Airport as well as the Park Station buses and trains. Ellis park stadium 2km from Ghandis backpackers. Major shopping centres like Eastgate and Darras Centre are close traveling distance too. Safe off street parking.

It has a charming thatched Bar with Pool table and DSTV with food and drink refreshments on sale - the bar onlooks a gorgeous circular swimming pool which is open to all .

There are public card phones and internet available to all guests at a special rate.

There is an open kitchen offering a light breakfast on the house each morning – Dinners may be prepared on request

Accommodation Information

Built in 1889, it now offers spacious en suite rooms, generous communal areas, an open plan kitchen, a thatched bar with a pool table and a swimming pool. If your life mantra chants ‘shop up a storm and eat out in style’, drop your pack and do a little chanting here.
Light breakfast. Tea and coffee. Pickups from airport, bus and train stations. Luggage storage

Location Information

Situated on the infamous Langerman’s Kop, the haunt of doomed gangsters in bygone times, this luxurious lodge is alive with character and history.