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Urban Backpackers

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Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi

Overview of Urban Backpackers

Urban Backpackers

1.5 star property
Basic hostel in Downtown Johannesburg with restaurant

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Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • 24/7 front desk
100 Anderson Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2001

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Downtown Johannesburg
  • Gold Reef City - 19 min drive
  • Melrose Arch Shopping Centre - 23 min drive

Getting around

  • O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) - 26 min drive
  • Lanseria Intl. Airport (HLA) - 60 min drive
  • Johannesburg Park Station - 19 min walk
  • Johannesburg Sandton Station - 29 min drive
  • Ellis Park Station - 25 min walk


  • Nando's - 5 min walk
  • The Marshall Inn - 11 min walk
  • Mama Mexicana - 18 min walk
  • Canteen - 18 min walk
  • Urbanologi - 18 min walk

About this property

Urban Backpackers

Take in the views from the rooftop terrace when you stay at Urban Backpackers. Other features include a snack bar/deli and a terrace.

At a glance


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (17 years old and younger) not allowed


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar/deli


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Bicycle rentals


  • Rooftop terrace

Room amenities

What to enjoy

  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Cafe Noir - Onsite restaurant.

Fees & policies


<p>This property does not have elevators. </p>

Also known as

Urban Backpackers Hotel Johannesburg
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Urban Backpackers Hostel Johannesburg
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Urban Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
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Frequently asked questions

Does Urban Backpackers offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Urban Backpackers does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at Urban Backpackers?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Urban Backpackers?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:30 AM.
Is there an onsite casino at Urban Backpackers?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Gold Reef City (19-min drive) is nearby.
Are there restaurants at or near Urban Backpackers?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, Cafe Noir. Nearby restaurants include Nando's (5-min walk) and The Marshall Inn (11-min walk).
Does Urban Backpackers have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around Urban Backpackers like?
Urban Backpackers is a short 5-minute walk from Carlton Centre and 8 minutes' walk from Rissik Street Post Office.



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