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Top Rated Hostels in Johannesburg, South Africa

Curiocity Backpackers 96%

1. 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%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture

The staff were wonderful

would recommend this property

05 Oct 2015 97%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: 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 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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Ghandi Backpackers Lodge 86%

4. 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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Mbizi Backpackers Lodge 85%

5. Mbizi Backpackers Lodge

Hostel
288 Trichardt Road, Parkdene, Boksburg

Atmosphere 81%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 82%

Location 74%

Safety 89%

Staff 91%

Value 89%

38 out of 41 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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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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Accoustix Backpackers Hostel 80%

7. Accoustix Backpackers Hostel

Hostel
477A Jan Smuts Avenue, Hyde Park /Randburg

Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 78%

Facilities 76%

Location 71%

Safety 85%

Staff 85%

Value 85%

15 out of 23 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Accoustix Backpackers Hostel

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

Accueil très chaleureux et agréable.

would recommend this property

21 Apr 2015 94%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Romantic getaway

I loved the backyard. It was great to sit and eat breakfast while watching the birds. Also, the other guests were very friendly and we got into many interesting conversations in the kitchen! It definitely made the experience.

would recommend this property

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HomeBase Melville 79%

8. 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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