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Dorm Room (4 Sleeper Male) (4)
2 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Dorm Room (4 Sleeper Female) (5)
2 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Dorm Room (6 Sleeper Male) (9)
3 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Dorm Room (6 Sleeper Female) (7)
3 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Twin Room (2)
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Classic Double Room Single Use, 1 Double Bed, City View
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1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Triple Room (3)
3 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Double Room (1)
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1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Johannesburg hostel in Downtown Johannesburg, near Carlton Centre

Popular property highlights

Restaurant
Smoke-free property

Location

Located in Downtown Johannesburg, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Carlton Centre and SAB World of Beer. Market Theatre and Johannesburg Art Gallery are also within 1 mi (2 km). Johannesburg Park Station is 16 minutes by foot and Ellis Park Station is 30 minutes.

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hostel has a bar/lounge and a microwave in a common area. Other amenities include a refrigerator in a common area.

Room Amenities

All 18 rooms offer free WiFi, premium bedding, and showers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hostel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This Johannesburg hostel also offers a microwave in a common area and a refrigerator in a common area.

Urban Backpackers is a smoke-free property.

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Total number of rooms - 18
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas:

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu
  • Portuguese

Room Amenities

Urban Backpackers offers 18 accommodations with complimentary toiletries. Beds feature premium bedding. This Johannesburg hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium bedding
  • Free WiFi
  • Shared bathroom
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared/communal kitchen
  • Shower only
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Free toiletries

Where to Eat

Local cuisine breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 9 AM and noon.

Urban Backpackers has a restaurant on site.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. No onsite parking is available.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for local cuisine breakfast: ZAR 55.00 for adults and ZAR 55.00 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Urban Backpackers Hostel Johannesburg
  • Urban Backpackers Hostel
  • Urban Backpackers Johannesburg
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