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Emerald Backpackers

Hostel | 19 Halifax rd, Rhodesfield, Kempton park Johannesburg, South Africa 1619

80.0% Overall Rating

13 out of 15 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (09/09/2014)

"- close to the airport - restaurant area, so no need to eat out somewhere - only for people needing a place right near the airport"

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 1.33
  • Linen USD 1.33

What's Included

  • Towel

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.

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Johannesburg?

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We offer a free airport transfer to all our guests to and from the airport and we are just 5 minutes away from Johannesburg International Airport (O R Tambo) we are close to the major Highways. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

6 Bed Dorm - Male only (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Breakfast included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Single Garden View (Private bathroom)

English breakfast included

Deluxe Double Garden View (Private bathroom)

English breakfast included

Triple Garden View (Private bathroom)

English breakfast included

5 person Garden View (Private bathroom)

English breakfast included

6 person Garden View (Private bathroom)

English breakfast included

Quad (Private bathroom)

English breakfast included

About Emerald Backpackers

The hostel is within 3 kilometers of Johannesburg International Airport and has 20 beds for the dorms with hot showers, swimming pool, self catering kitchen and lockup facilities a bar and a restaurant.

We also have single and double rooms with private bathrooms and own entrance.

We also do car rental and tours.

From our restaurant you can order breakfast, lunch and dinner and have some drinks from our bar.

The 2 swimming pools are great for chilling in summer or just relaxing in the sun or just relax and have a walk in the garden.

Some people say the garden looks more like a park Thana garden it’s so big

Please always send us you flight arrival details when you make a booking so we can arrange the free airport transfer for you.