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Johannesburg Backpackers Reviews

No 14 Umgwezi road, Ext 1, Emmarentia, Johannesburg, South Africa

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93 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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I really recommend this Backpackers, the location is quite convenience, the staff lovely and helpful.

  • 27th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


On arrival to Jo'burg I had booked this hostel as was in a safe part of town which is important in jo'burg but the facilities and atmosphere let me down as not many other travelers were there, I had a locker but my girlfriend did not. It said we was going to be in a mixed dorm but we ended up in separate ones. But on a positive Beauty and Paul are really helpful and will help with anything the beds are comfy and clean and it is situated in green side walking distance to bars restaurants etc.

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