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$13
Urban Backpackers

Urban Backpackers

1.0 out of 5.0 100 Anderson St, Johannesburg, Gauteng
A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. A terrace, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities are also on offer.
 
$35
Once in Joburg

Once in Joburg

2.0 out of 5.0 90 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, Gauteng
A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hostel. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas. A business center, a coffee shop, and a terrace are also on offer.
 
$9
Fourways Backpackers Lodge

Fourways Backpackers Lodge

79 Albatross Drive, Sandton, Gauteng
An outdoor pool is featured at this hostel, along with free WiFi in public areas and a terrace. A garden and barbecue grills are also provided.
 
$21
Fourways Boarding Hostel

Fourways Boarding Hostel

1.0 out of 5.0 83 Albatross Drive, Sandton, Gauteng
An outdoor pool, free self parking, and laundry facilities are featured at this hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. A garden, locker space, and barbecue grills are also on offer.
 
$23
AUTHENTIC BICYCLE TOURS AND BACKPACKERS

AUTHENTIC BICYCLE TOURS AND BACKPACKERS

2.0 out of 5.0 9228A Mbele street, Soweto, Gauteng
A bar/lounge and a 24-hour front desk are featured at this hostel, along with free self parking. Guests will appreciate free perks like continental breakfast and WiFi in public areas. A coffee shop, a terrace, and a garden are also on offer.
 
$35
Curiocity Backpackers

Curiocity Backpackers

4.0 out of 5.0 302 Fox Street, Johannesburg, Gauteng
This hostel features a spa tub and a bar/lounge. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas. A terrace, a garden, and a picnic area are also on offer.
 
$25
Rosebank Boarding Hostel

Rosebank Boarding Hostel

1.5 out of 5.0 217 Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg, Gauteng
An outdoor pool, free self parking, and laundry facilities are featured at this hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. A business center, a terrace, and a garden are also on offer.
 
$21
HomeBase Melville - Hostel

HomeBase Melville - Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 37 1st Ave, Melville, Johannesburg, Gauteng
This hostel features an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. There's no skimping on freebies - guests receive free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. A garden, a picnic area, and a computer station are also on offer.
 
$29
Terrylin Backpackers - Adults Only

Terrylin Backpackers - Adults Only

3.0 out of 5.0 2 Halifax Street, Rhodesfield, Kempton Park, Gauteng
An outdoor pool, free self parking, and laundry facilities are featured at this hostel. Guests will appreciate free perks like continental breakfast and WiFi in public areas. A terrace, a garden, and a library are also on offer.
 
$20
Johannesburg Youth Hostel

Johannesburg Youth Hostel

479 Jan Smuts Avenue, Randburg, Gauteng
An outdoor pool, free self parking, and laundry facilities are featured at this hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. A business center, a terrace, and a garden are also on offer.
 
$51
Elsje's Country Inn

Elsje's Country Inn

2.0 out of 5.0 228 2nd Ave, Kempton Park, Gauteng
This hostel features an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, laundry service, and airport shuttle. A garden, a picnic area, and barbecue grills are also on offer.
 
$41
Umgwezi Lodge And Backpackers

Umgwezi Lodge And Backpackers

2.0 out of 5.0 14 Umgwezi Rd, Randburg, Gauteng
This hostel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. A terrace, a garden, and luggage storage are also on offer.
 

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$107
City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport

City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport

3.0 out of 5.0 Above Multi-Storey Parkade 2, Level 5, OR Tambo International Airport, Kempton Park, Gauteng
4.6/5
(5 Reviews)
This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 4 conference rooms, free WiFi in public areas, and laundry service. There's a fitness center on site, and laundry facilities and free newspapers are also offered.
 
$63
The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International Airport

The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International Airport

3.0 out of 5.0 Corner of Bosch Street and Kempton Road, Kempton Park, Gauteng
4/5
(1 Reviews)
The hotel's outdoor pool, fitness center, and 2 bars/lounges are among the featured amenities. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and free airport shuttle. Enjoy a meal from the a restaurant and perks like free self parking.
 
$42
Road Lodge Carnival City

Road Lodge Carnival City

1.0 out of 5.0 Carnival City Complex off N17, Corner Heilberg Road, Brakpan, Gauteng
This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the laundry service and airport shuttle. A garden, luggage storage, and free newspapers are also on offer.
 
$35
Once in Joburg

Once in Joburg

2.0 out of 5.0 90 De Korte Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, Gauteng
A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hostel. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas. A business center, a coffee shop, and a terrace are also on offer.
 
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Best Hostels in Johannesburg

The joy of travel is about the sights, the sounds, and most definitely about the food. It’s also about the people. Meeting fellow wise wanderers and hearing their tales, especially when it comes to local food recommendations, is half the fun of any trip. The best way to build an instant travel buddy group? It has to be staying in a hostel.

Forget everything you think you know about hostels. These days, hostels come in all shapes and sizes. They also attract a diverse crowd, from students taking a gap year to middle-aged adults grabbing a sojourn between career shifts. Yes, you’ll still find plenty of the backpacker hostel accommodation that offers a simple bed, roof, and door. But you’ll also discover hostels that offer Wi-Fi and communal living spaces where you can play cards or swap travel stories.

Whether you want a little taste of the high end or are looking to stretch your budget with cheap hostels, Travelocity can help you find the perfect place to crash in Johannesburg. Even the best hostels are still very budget friendly, which will help your dollars go as far as your feet can travel. Have you been dreaming of finally strapping a backpack to your body and trekking through unknown countryside? Hostels were practically made for fearless budget backpackers like you.

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City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport $107
City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport

City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport

Above Multi-Storey Parkade 2, Level 5, OR Tambo International Airport, Kempton Park, Gauteng
     
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Located in O.R. Tambo, this hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from International Terminal Duty Free Mall and within 3 mi (5 km) of Kempton Park Golf Club and Festival Mall. Value Mall and East Rand Mall are also within 6 mi (10 km).

    Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport $99
    Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport

    Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport

    Jones Road, Kempton Park, Gauteng
       
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Located in O.R. Tambo, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from International Terminal Duty Free Mall and within 3 mi (5 km) of Kempton Park Golf Club and Festival Mall. Value Mall and K90 Shopping Centre are also within 6 mi (10 km).

      Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg $281
      Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg

      Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg

      67 Jan Smuts Avenue, Randburg, Gauteng
         
        5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        This family-friendly Randburg hotel is located in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area, within 2 mi (3 km) of Johannesburg Zoo, South African Museum of Military History, and Linda Auditorium. Wits Art Museum and Alexander Theatre are also within 2 mi (3 km).

        De Hoek Country Hotel $226
        De Hoek Country Hotel

        De Hoek Country Hotel

        Bekkers School Road R506, Farm 7 Zeeukoehoek, Magaliesberg, Gauteng
           
          5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Situated in Magaliesberg, this luxury hotel is within 20 mi (32 km) of Maropeng, Cradle of Humankind, and Sterkfontein Caves. Krugersdorp Game Reserve and Nirox Foundation Sculpture Park are also within 25 mi (40 km).

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