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About Joburg Backpackers

Located in the trendy area of Emmarentia, In other words, they have been there and done it before, so you know they have everything sussed. Test their dedication from the moment you land. Yup, just put yourself in their hands. After all, they book airport pick ups and drop offs, sight-seeing in Johannesburg and tours to Soweto without even blinking an eye. Moving further afield to Pilanesberg, the Cradle of Mankind and Sun City won’t be any more of a deal. And safaris to the Kruger and car hire are a walk in the park.

When you have finished your day you can lounge around the large garden listening to the hadidas birds honking their way homewards or prep yourself for a theme night in the buzzy bar. The Johannesburg Botanical Gardens, Mark's Park Sports Grounds and the Emmarentia Dam are at the end of the road and regular concerts with international and local bands take place here. There are also loads of local cafés, bars and clubs within easy reach and if there’s one thing that they excel at in Egoli, it’s testing the limits of a party.

Facilities include a bar, café, Internet and Wi-Fi, travel desk, dorms, singles, doubles, triples, en-suites and family rooms. Large gardens, free off-street parking, free luggage storage, laundry service and DStv. Bazbus stop, individual room safes, 24 hour security and reception.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 82
  • Check-in: 6:00 AM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 8 Reviews

Facilities

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
  • Ndebele (IsiNdebele)
  • Sotho (Sesotho)
  • Tswana (Setswana)
  • Venda (Tshivenda)
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

The reception is open from 7am -11pm, we require a R100 key deposit when checking in and the full payment of the room via cash or credit card upfront. Check out time is 11am

Availability and pricing

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  • Qaud Room Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 3 A room with a double bed and a bunk bed, with its own shower Features:  Double beds, Bunk beds
    from R1090 Room rate
    • Rooms Adults
      • Family Room Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 3 Family room double bed and bunk bed, en-suite. Separate self-catering facilities, DStv viewed at the bar. Features:  Double beds, Bath only, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Bunk beds, Garden views see more Double beds, Bath only, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Bunk beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Safe
        from R1150 Room rate
        • Rooms Adults
          • Private En-suite Dorm Sleeps 8 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 4 Four bunk beds per room with en-suite bathroom. Features:  En-suite, Shared bathroom, Bunk beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater see more En-suite, Shared bathroom, Bunk beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, Safe
            from R1840 Room rate
            • Rooms Adults
              • Single En-suite Sleeps 1 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 3 en-suite room with a double bed, self catering, free Wi-Fi and the DSTV to be watched by the bar Features:  Single beds
                from R500 Room rate
                • Rooms Adults
                  • Twin Sharing Bathroom Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Two single beds with shared bathroom. Features:  Shared bathroom, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater see more Shared bathroom, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, Safe
                    from R550 Room rate
                    • Adults
                      • Double En-suite Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 4 All rooms are en-suite and seperate self-catering facilities, DStv is viewed at the bar. Features:  Double beds, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Garden views, Fan, Heater see more Double beds, Shower only, Balcony/patio, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, Safe
                        from R675 Room rate
                        • Rooms Adults
                          • Twin En-suite Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 En-suite two single beds. Separate self-catering facilities, DStv viewed at the bar. Features:  Shower only, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater see more Shower only, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, Safe
                            from R675 Room rate
                            • Rooms Adults
                              • Triple En-suite Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 3 Double beds and bunk beds with the en-suite bathroom, view to the garden and the swimming pool, self catering, free Wi-... see more Features:  Double beds, Bunk beds
                                from R925 Room rate
                                • Rooms Adults

                                  Reviews for Joburg Backpackers

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                                  Mpai Mokhethi
                                  10 December 2018

                                  The room was not what I had booked (it was much smaller), the garden was unkept, there was no pool table as shown in the pictures, there was construction being done in our presence, rabble was all over, the swimming pool was dirty. We had to ask for the braai stand before it could be cleaned.

                                  Vince Mehers
                                  15 October 2018

                                  We enjoyed the overall place very much, staff are friendly and very helpful.

                                  Desiree Lopez
                                  05 September 2018

                                  Comfortable and very clean. Prices were great for my budget

                                  Amos Risimati
                                  11 February 2018

                                  The place is quiet and great for resting. Staff is excellent

                                  Phillip Vilakazi
                                  04 January 2018

                                  accommodation and hospitality was perfect

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                                  Joburg Backpackers is 1.5km from the centre of Emmarentia , the nearest airport 25km (Johannesburg International Airport).
                                  *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling