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Top Rated Hostels in Johannesburg, South Africa

Curiocity Backpackers 95%

1. Curiocity Backpackers

Hostel
302 Fox Street, Maboneng Precinct

Atmosphere 99%

Cleanliness 93%

Facilities 94%

Location 89%

Safety 95%

Staff 100%

Value 97%

23 out of 23 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Curiocity Backpackers

22 Nov 2016 89%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: City break
Age Range: 41+

almost everything

would recommend this property

11 Aug 2016 89%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 25-30

Great hostel, welcoming staff.

would recommend this property

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Johannesburg Backpackers 88%

2. Johannesburg Backpackers

Hostel
No 14 Umgwezi road, Ext 1, Emmarentia

Atmosphere 85%

Cleanliness 100%

Facilities 75%

Location 75%

Safety 98%

Staff 93%

Value 88%

7 out of 8 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Johannesburg Backpackers

25 Mar 2016 83%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture
Age Range: 41+

Quiet and safe location. Helpful staff. walking distance to grocery store and restuarants

would recommend this property

26 Oct 2014 89%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

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

would recommend this property

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Moafrika Backpackers 86%

3. Moafrika Backpackers

Hostel
122 Sandham rd, Norton Home Estates, Benoni

Atmosphere 87%

Cleanliness 91%

Facilities 86%

Location 68%

Safety 90%

Staff 94%

Value 92%

41 out of 46 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Moafrika Backpackers

11 Nov 2015 89%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Clean tidy and very helpfull staff

would recommend this property

19 Oct 2015 94%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture

Helpfulness of staff. Good breakfast. Pleasant surroundings. Large clean rooms with TV and air conditioning

would recommend this property

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Mbizi Backpackers Lodge 86%

4. Mbizi Backpackers Lodge

Hostel
288 Trichardt Road, Parkdene, Boksburg

Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 83%

Location 76%

Safety 90%

Staff 92%

Value 90%

39 out of 42 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Mbizi Backpackers Lodge

23 Nov 2015 60%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: City break Work / volunteering

Friendly staff

06 Aug 2015 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year City break Partying / nightlife Relaxation / spa Shopping Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

All

would recommend this property

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Ghandi Backpackers Lodge 86%

5. 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%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

Amazing facilities.

would recommend this property

14 Apr 2015 91%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: 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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Diamond Diggers Backpackers 84%

6. 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%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Shopping

Structures and the services

would recommend this property

24 Jun 2015 97%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture

Very friendly and helpful owner. Good value for money.

would recommend this property

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HomeBase Melville 79%

7. 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%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

Location; new management making many improvements

would recommend this property

29 Aug 2014 80%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: 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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Accoustix Backpackers Hostel 78%

8. Accoustix Backpackers Hostel

Hostel
477A Jan Smuts Avenue, Hyde Park /Randburg

Atmosphere 77%

Cleanliness 78%

Facilities 73%

Location 68%

Safety 86%

Staff 82%

Value 84%

15 out of 24 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Accoustix Backpackers Hostel

27 Aug 2016 46%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 41+

It is clean

19 Jul 2015 86%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Accueil très chaleureux et agréable.

would recommend this property

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Rosebank Lodge 70%

9. Rosebank Lodge

Hostel
219 Jan Smuts Avenue, Rosebank

Atmosphere 58%

Cleanliness 68%

Facilities 63%

Location 85%

Safety 75%

Staff 75%

Value 70%

6 out of 9 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Rosebank Lodge

04 Mar 2016 29%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Shopping Sightseeing & culture
Age Range: 25-30

Out of about 10 staff members I met 2 had a positive attitude toward work and only 1 of those (a housekeeper) new how to be polite to hotel guests/customers -- the others, mostly reception agents: rude and lazy. The overworked manager was professional and respectful but gets saddled with too much responsibility to handle low-paid and lazy staff. A bit far but within walking distance of Rosebank Gautrain.

14 Dec 2015 46%
Travel Type: Alone

location is good

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