It was in a good location, but rooms were over priced for what you got. I know it's world cup and it's cash in time but the beds had planks to cover up broken springs! Little or no hot water and dribbly showers. The staff were friendly and very helpful though.
Rosebank Backpackers is situated within walking distance of the Rosebank Gautrain train Station that links to Sandton City and OR Tambo Airport.
This is the ultimate area to stay in for all people coming to Johannesburg, this is if you want to have an experience that reflects the cosmopolitan, multicultural ethos of Johannesburg.
It offers you the opportunity of visiting normal and alternative shopping complexes that host a myriad of different kinds of entertainment this includes the famous Rosebank Craft market open on weekends and open daily the Tourist Center, African Curio Market, the art Nevoux Theatre, Cinemas, Art & Culture Galleries.
Rosebank Backpacker is our latest creation to become Part of The Lodge & Backpacker Johannesburg Group.
We have had the pleasure of servicing our travelers for more than 9 yrs.
Our super friendly staff will support you and make sure you are secure and safe 24 hours a day.
Rosebank is a very old suburb the ancient flora makes you feel welcome and chilled, spend time on our Patio looking over our Garden with it's 100 + year old trees, enjoying late afternoons there, where you can join other travelers for a drink by the pool or maybe you can braai(BBQ) something to eat, you will find a Tour and Travel desk to an Outdoor Terrace to soak up the rays. Novels can be exchanged, a communal kitchen is open to all, Telephone, fax, WIFI and internet access will allow guests to hook up on line.
Our laundry facilities are on hand - for all those folk who have just come off of safari.
Rooms/dorms are clean, fresh linen is provided, all beds have plush duvets for added warmth.
We have a Boarding house next to the property:
It specializes in Short Term Accommodation
Offer the Cheapest Group Accommodation in Johannesburg if you find cheaper in the Rosebank area we will beat it?
Due to this being a new Lodging we are still working on finding it's own unique attitude, atmosphere and feel, the same way our customers helped create our other Lodges, your support in this transformation would be greatly appreciated.
Confirmation for group bookings will only be confirmed when confirmation is received in writing from us and a 50% non-refundable deposit has been paid for the booking.
Final payment to be done a week before arrival, unless organized otherwise with us, a Group is seen as 4 or more people,
All monies paid on or by arrival are non-refundable.
NB! We do not accept Cheques. We only accept EFT or CASH (Credit Cards have an extra 5% surcharge)
219 Jan Smuts Avenue Rosebank
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It was not good at all. the bed sheets were all very dirty with bad smell. The room was not clean had lot of insects (spider and ...). The toilets were out side without soap. The environment was very noisy over night. I never recommend this place at all. The staff were kind somehow.
It was in a good location, but rooms were over priced for what you got. I know it's world cup and it's cash in time but the beds had planks to cover up broken springs! Little or no hot water and dribbly showers. The staff were friendly and very helpful though. However, just seems to be another case of white south african profiteering that everyone who has travelled for the world cup will be well familiar with
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