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Low Priced Hotel / Backpacker Places in Jo'burg

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1. Posted by whitelight (Budding Member 36 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hi all,

Was hoping to get some help on budget hotels / backpacker places in Jo'burg.

Criteria :

- Offers transportation from the Jo'burg airport
- Near commercial areas, i.e. clubs, souvenir shops
- Easily accessible by public transport

Are these types of places far away from Westcliff ?


2. Posted by angelesnov (Budding Member 4 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

I can only tell you the Backpackers Lodge offers free transfer upon arrival. Is clean, safe and cheap. You can book them directly in the internet, they are very fast replying. Just make sure you reconfirm before going a couple of times, and save the name of the person that is replying to you.

3. Posted by wildjohn (Budding Member 7 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Hi,as a South African, the closest backpackers to Westcliff is Zoo lake backpackers, also close to commercial centre, and in suburban area. I think web site is something zoo lodge, etc. you will have to search with those key words. There is the Diamond diggers too in east end of Joburg. You can e-mail me -snip- and I can get that web adress for Zoo lake/lodge backpackers. Transport to airport will vary, and most will accommodate that - I think. I basically take people further, ie. game reserves, and dont do transfers.

Cool, good luck.

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