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Africa's Zoo Lodge Backpackers

233A Jan Smuts Avenue, Parktown North, Johannesburg, South Africa


  • 40%Value For Money
  • 40%Security
  • 20%Location
  • 60%Staff
  • 20%Atmosphere
  • 40%Cleanliness
  • 40%Facilities

Property Information:

Hi travellers, welcome to Africa's Zoo Lodge Backpackers.


We are proud to announce that we are the primary listing for backpacker accommodation in the Johannesburg Northern Suburbs in both the Lonely Planet and Lets Go Guide Books for South Africa.

The Lodge is situated in the lush northern suburbs of Jo'burg and offers you the comforts of home. Within walking distance you will find the shopping and entertainment districts of Rosebank and Hyde Park. Do your banking, go to the movies, treat yourself to a meal at one of the 40 restaurants, or go to a club.

Experience the Great African Curio Market and flea market or stroll to the Zoo get an intro to wildlife, or the Zoo Lake for a romantic row in a boat with your better half.

You may prefer to relax in our treed gardens or take a dip in the swimming pool. Weekend B-B-Q's are the order of the day.

Browse our travel centre where our trained staff can assist you with travel arrangements:- book a day tour, overland trip, accommodation, car hire or transport.

A pick-up can be arranged at a cost.

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  • Latest Review

    This place was dirty and creepy. Lots of weird people around. The whole place was messy and untidy as if people had moved out of their private house and left all their junk behind. The guy in charge tried har but the place was not good.
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      Anonymous, Denmark, Couple, 41+
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Fax Service
  • Games Room
  • Fitness Centre
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Africa's Zoo Lodge Backpackers Located at 233A Jan Smuts Avenue, Parktown North, Johannesburg.
Africa's Zoo Lodge Backpackers
South Africa
Johannesburg Gauteng 2193 233A Jan Smuts Avenue, Parktown North
37% 42
-26.1398167 28.0347919
Africa's Zoo Lodge Backpackers
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