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Johannesburg

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

Overall
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

  • Johannesburg
    We've arrived in safely Johannesburg last night. We leave for Malawi today. Praying about the fuel shortage there. ...
    Posted in Mission to Feed the Children by Moh Malawi 9-11

  • Johannesburg
    We checked out of our beautiful guest house in Cape Town and headed toward the airport for our flight to Johannesburg. After returning our rental car we boarded the plane and arrived in Jo-Burg without concern. In Johannesburg we were being picked up and staying with someone none of us had met ...
    Posted in South Africa by zillichs

  • Johannesburg
    Jeg har endelig kommet frem til Johannesburg og er veldig fornoyd! Flyturen gikk greit, vi kunne se paa nye filmer og fikk baade mat og drikke der, saa det var ikke daarlig! Vi bor i et slags stort ...
    Posted in Afrika og Australia 2011-12 by stinediinhoff

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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
Shoestrings Airport Lodge
81 %

Shoestrings Airport Lodge

85 Gladiator Street Rhodesfield, Kempton Park 1619 (Map) - Hostel
Brown Sugar Backpackers
81 %

Brown Sugar Backpackers

75 Observatory Avenue Observatory Extension (Map) - Hostel
Moafrika Backpackers
80 %

Moafrika Backpackers

120 Sandham rd, Norton Home Estates Benoni (Map) - Hostel
Terrylin Backpacker's Hostel
80 %

Terrylin Backpacker's Hostel

2 Halifax Street Kempton Park (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.
Accoustix Backpackers Hostel
76 %

Accoustix Backpackers Hostel

477A Jan Smuts Avenue Hyde Park /Randburg (Map) - Hostel
Diamond Diggers Backpackers
76 %

Diamond Diggers Backpackers

36 Doris St Kensington, Gauteng (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
2B Happy Accommodation

2B Happy Accommodation

11 Hope Road Orange Grove (Map) - Hostel
Monte Fourways Hostel & Boarding House.

Monte Fourways Hostel & Boarding House.

79 Albertross Road Fourways (Map) - Hostel