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Urban Backpackers

Hostel with restaurant, near Carlton Centre

  • Free WiFi

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100 Anderson St, Johannesburg, 2107, Gauteng, South Africa
8,2.Very good.
  • I made an online booking and confirmed a week later regarding my booking. To my surprise…

    Jun 8, 2019

  • Well ot wasnt really as the picture i had seen made it to look like but it was nice.…

    Jun 27, 2019

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  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 17 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace

What’s around

  • In Downtown Johannesburg
  • Carlton Centre - 9 min walk
  • SAB World of Beer - 13 min walk
  • Market Theatre - 18 min walk
  • Johannesburg Art Gallery - 21 min walk
  • Constitution Hill - 30 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Double Room (1)
  • Twin Room (2)
  • Dorm Room (4 Sleeper Female)
  • Dorm Room (6 Sleeper Mixed)
  • Dorm Room (6 Sleeper Male) (9)
  • Dorm Room (6 Sleeper Female)

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Downtown Johannesburg
  • Carlton Centre - 9 min walk
  • SAB World of Beer - 13 min walk
  • Market Theatre - 18 min walk
  • Johannesburg Art Gallery - 21 min walk
  • Constitution Hill - 30 min walk
  • Apartheid Museum - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km
  • Mandela House - 9.9 mi / 15.9 km
  • Credo Mutwa Cultural Village - 12.7 mi / 20.4 km

Getting around

  • O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) - 24 min drive
  • Johannesburg (HLA-Lanseria) - 51 min drive
  • Johannesburg Park Station - 18 min walk
  • Johannesburg Sandton Station - 21 min drive
  • Ellis Park Station - 29 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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100 Anderson St, Johannesburg, 2107, Gauteng, South Africa

At a glance

Size

  • 17 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 11 PM. There is no front desk at this property. 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

  • Children (17 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle*

Parking

  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Local cuisine breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Barbecue grills
  • Microwave in a common area

Working away

  • Meeting rooms

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Facilities

  • Terrace

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

In the room

Home comforts

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Local cuisine breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 55.00 for adults and ZAR 55.00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Policies

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • Urban Backpackers Hostel Johannesburg
  • Urban Backpackers Hostel
  • Urban Backpackers Johannesburg
  • Urban Backpackers Johannesburg
  • Urban Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Urban Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Johannesburg

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Urban Backpackers.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include The Marshall Inn (4-min walk), Nando's (5-min walk), and Urbanologi (13-min walk).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
  • No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Gold Reef City (16-min drive) and Emperors Palace Casino (28-min drive) are both nearby.
  • Recommended spots to visit include Carlton Centre (9-min walk) and SAB World of Beer (13-min walk), along with Market Theatre (0.9 mi) and Johannesburg Art Gallery (1.1 mi).
8,2.Very good.
  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Perfect for a low budget

    Super kind staff. Of course the neibougrhood is creepy and dangerous but it’s the same everywhere is joburg. Door basics but enought for a low budget. Kitchen could have a little bit more accessorie

    valerie, 3 night trip, Apr 12, 2019

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  • 4,0.Fair

    I didn't sleep in this hotel because, they could not open for me on arrival.

    Abdul-Rashid, 3 night trip, Oct 6, 2018

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    位置佳,車聲吵

    在Joburg市中心區,不錯的選擇...:)

    songchiang, 3 night trip, Oct 28, 2019

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  • 8,0.Very good

    Itumeleng, 1 night business trip, Feb 23, 2020

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  • 6,0.Good

    Lidia, 1 night family trip, Jan 28, 2020

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Phuti Joseph, 1 night business trip, Nov 27, 2019

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    1 night trip, Aug 23, 2019

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    4 night trip, Nov 24, 2018

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  • 8,0.Very good

    Buhle, 1 night family trip, Oct 11, 2018

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