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Top Rated Hostels in Johannesburg, South Africa

Curiocity Backpackers 96%

Curiocity Backpackers

Hostel
302 Fox Street, Maboneng Precinct
Atmosphere
99%
Cleanliness
93%
Facilities
94%
Location
90%
Safety
96%
Staff
100%
Value
99%

18 out of 18 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Curiocity Backpackers

25 Dec 2015 100%
Alone Sightseeing & culture

The staff were wonderful

would recommend this property

05 Oct 2015 97%
Alone Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Everything matches description. All services are available. Tour can seem a bit expensive but they are a safe way to see and enjoy joburg and soweto

would recommend this property

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Johannesburg Backpackers 89%

Johannesburg Backpackers

Hostel
No 14 Umgwezi road, Ext 1, Emmarentia
Atmosphere
89%
Cleanliness
100%
Facilities
77%
Location
77%
Safety
97%
Staff
91%
Value
86%

6 out of 7 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Johannesburg Backpackers

26 Oct 2014 89%
With friends / other travellers Backpacking / gap year

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

would recommend this property

19 May 2013 94%
With my spouse / partner Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Receptionist was great! Internet was down because of a thunderstorm and she arranged everything for us. Always willing to help. I definitely recommend the hostel.

would recommend this property

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Diamond Diggers Backpackers 84%

Diamond Diggers Backpackers

Hostel
36 Doris St, Kensington, Gauteng
Atmosphere
86%
Cleanliness
83%
Facilities
83%
Location
74%
Safety
89%
Staff
87%
Value
90%

12 out of 14 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Diamond Diggers Backpackers

19 Oct 2015 89%
Alone Shopping

Structures and the services

would recommend this property

24 Jun 2015 97%
Alone Sightseeing & culture

Very friendly and helpful owner. Good value for money.

would recommend this property

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Ghandi Backpackers Lodge 86%

Ghandi Backpackers Lodge

Hostel
15 Doris Street, Kensington
Atmosphere
85%
Cleanliness
90%
Facilities
88%
Location
71%
Safety
90%
Staff
88%
Value
90%

19 out of 22 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Ghandi Backpackers Lodge

05 Dec 2015 80%
Alone Backpacking / gap year

Amazing facilities.

would recommend this property

14 Apr 2015 91%
With my spouse / partner Sightseeing & culture

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.

would recommend this property

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HomeBase Melville 79%

HomeBase Melville

Hostel
37 - 1st Avenue, Melville
Atmosphere
77%
Cleanliness
79%
Facilities
75%
Location
83%
Safety
85%
Staff
76%
Value
78%

17 out of 21 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend HomeBase Melville

16 Jan 2015 89%
Alone Backpacking / gap year

Location; new management making many improvements

would recommend this property

29 Aug 2014 80%
Alone Backpacking / gap year

- helpful, mostly friendly staff (24hrs available)- good facilities (kitchen etc.)- free wifi + pc for use

would recommend this property

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