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Johannesburg is South Africa's largest and most populated city with 3.9 million residents, easily boasting the largest economy of the country and thus Sub-Saharan Africa. Located in Gauteng province, and pronounced jō-hān'ĭs-bûrg', it's commonly referred to by one of it's shortened nicknames; Jo'burg, Jozi, Egoli or the city of gold.

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Melville International Backpackers

Melville International Backpackers

This is a brilliant hostel. I'm not sure that it could be improved. The manager and staff were very helpful and friendly. The location is a perfect way to ease youeself into South Africa. ... more

Overall
5
Accoustix Backpackers Hostel

Accoustix Backpackers Hostel

I arrived late at night & it seemed rather dingy. The bedding was brown in colour & I wasn't sure how clean it was, so I slept in my sleeping bag on top of the bed. I was in a 6 bed dorm room, but as I was the only one in it, there was plenty of room. The cleaner was working hard the next day so maybe it was clean after all. ... more

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1
Mbizi Backpackers Lodge

Mbizi Backpackers Lodge

We have had in the Mbizi Backpacker Lodge a very colorfull stay. We can recommend this for the first and last night after the fly, near by Airport Johannesburg and for visits in Johannesburg. ... more

Overall
5

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Johannesburg Blog Entries

  • Afrique du sud - Johannesburg
    Notre prochain vol nous amène directement à Johannesburg situé en Afrique du sud, dans la région du Gauteng. Jo’burg est la ville des superlatifs : la ville la plus riche d’Afrique, les plus hauts bâtiments, les plus grandes disparités sociales, l’un des taux de criminalité les plus élevés au monde… Nous ...
    Posted in Turn around the world by TdM Sud

  • South Africa
    afternoon Johannesburg time, our group of traveling mates have just left JFK on their way here, arriving ...
    Posted in Rusty Pickett, ECC by rpickett

  • Song of Soweto
    The train pulled in at Park Station in the centre of Johannesburg. I was picked up by my hostel, Lebo's Backpackers in Orlando West, Soweto. The South Western Townships have existed in some form since the early 1900s and now comprise 34 sections and an estimated 3.5-5 million inhabitants (vague because ...
    Posted in Sala Kahle by arianemeena

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Mbizi Backpackers Lodge
87 %

Mbizi Backpackers Lodge

288 Trichardt Road Parkdene, Boksburg (Map) - Hostel
We have had in the Mbizi Backpacker Lodge a very colorfull stay. We can recommend this for the first and last night after the fly, near by Airport Johannesburg and for visits in Johannesburg.
Bobs Bunkhouse
85 %

Bobs Bunkhouse

40 St. Anne Rd Edenvale (Map) - Hostel
great place for an overnight stay and a day. Genuine caring owners and a lovely cool pool to finish off the day. Book a tour with them around Jo'burg - the guide i had was fantastic.
Lebo's Soweto Backpackers
83 %

Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

10823 A Pooe Street POBox Orlando West (Map) - Hostel
Had a great time mixing with the locals around the campfire each night and wandering around the sights of Soweto.
Ghandi Backpackers Lodge
82 %

Ghandi Backpackers Lodge

15 Doris Street, Kensington (Map) - Hostel
Ghandi Backpackers Lodge is a phantastic lodge with Heinz as manager. We feel secure and has lovely rooms with balcony.
Emerald Backpackers
82 %

Emerald Backpackers

19 Halifax Rd Rhodesfield, Kempton Park (Map) - Hostel
The Backpackers Ritz of Johannesburg
82 %

The Backpackers Ritz of Johannesburg

1A North Road Dunkeld West (Map) - Hostel
Brown Sugar Backpackers
81 %

Brown Sugar Backpackers

75 Observatory Avenue Observatory Extension (Map) - Hostel
Shoestrings Airport Lodge
81 %

Shoestrings Airport Lodge

85 Gladiator Street Rhodesfield, Kempton Park 1619 (Map) - Hostel
Terrylin Backpacker's Hostel
80 %

Terrylin Backpacker's Hostel

2 Halifax Street Kempton Park (Map) - Hostel
Moafrika Backpackers
80 %

Moafrika Backpackers

120 Sandham rd, Norton Home Estates Benoni (Map) - Hostel
Melville International Backpackers
79 %

Melville International Backpackers

37 - 1st Avenue Melville (Map) - Hostel
This is a brilliant hostel. I'm not sure that it could be improved. The manager and staff were very helpful and friendly. The location is a perfect way to ease youeself into South Africa.
African Footprints: Business & Backpacker Lodge
79 %

African Footprints: Business & Backpacker Lodge

42 Pretorius Rd Midrand (Map) - Guesthouse
Diamond Diggers Backpackers
76 %

Diamond Diggers Backpackers

36 Doris St Kensington, Gauteng (Map) - Hostel
Accoustix Backpackers Hostel
76 %

Accoustix Backpackers Hostel

477A Jan Smuts Avenue Hyde Park /Randburg (Map) - Hostel
Johannesburg Backpackers
75 %

Johannesburg Backpackers

No 14 Umgwezi road, Ext 1 Emmarentia (Map) - Hostel
The best backpackers in Johannesburg. Have stayed there for few weeks and had a great time.
Rosebank Lodge
72 %

Rosebank Lodge

219 Jan Smuts Avenue Rosebank (Map) - Hostel
It was in a good location, but rooms were over priced for what you got.
Sleek Backpackers
71 %

Sleek Backpackers

477 Jan Smuts Avenue (off Republic Road) (Map) - Hostel
Barefoot Backpackers Cabins

Barefoot Backpackers Cabins

62 Pretorius Road, President Park, Midrand (Map) - Hostel
Golden Gate Guest House

Golden Gate Guest House

291 Bryanston Drive Bryanston (Map) - Guesthouse
Rabbit Hole Guest House

Rabbit Hole Guest House

33 Viljoen Street Krugersdorp North (Map) - Guesthouse
Monte Fourways Hostel & Boarding House.

Monte Fourways Hostel & Boarding House.

79 Albertross Road Fourways (Map) - Hostel
24 Onvrey 4 Star Boutique Hotel

24 Onvrey 4 Star Boutique Hotel

24 Vrey Street Beyerspark Boksburg (Map) - Hotel
Pension Idube Budget B&B and Backpackers

Pension Idube Budget B&B and Backpackers

11 Walton Avenue Auckland Park (Map) - Guesthouse
2B Happy Accommodation

2B Happy Accommodation

11 Hope Road Orange Grove (Map) - Hostel
Lehaye-Ekhaya

Lehaye-Ekhaya

26 Main Road Meredale (Map) - Guesthouse