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Ghandi Backpackers Lodge Reviews

15 Doris Street, Kensington, Johannesburg, South Africa

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135 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 78%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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Overall excellent experience. Nothing to complain about.. Really.

  • 1st Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


I liked this place. The kitchen was amazing. Only thing I miss out was wifi and lockers in the room. It was lack of people staying there, but as I leaved early in the morning it didn't matter that much. The pool and bar was cool.


The Ghandi Hostel was an excellent choice for us. We were picked up at the airport by Chris who was friendly and helpful. The hostel provided a breakfast of cereal and coffee or tea but has a beautiful kitchen which allows guests to cook what they wish. There is a small grocery store within easy walking distance. We loved the atmosphere--relaxed with ambiance. They booked a tour of Soweto for us which was excellent. They gave tips on sites to see in Johannesburg and how to get to them.


Very close to supermarket but hard to find a restaurant nearby.

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