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Backpackers Connection

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Property grounds
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Individually decorated, individually furnished, rollaway beds, free WiFi

Overview of Backpackers Connection

Backpackers Connection

2.0 star property
Benoni hostel with outdoor pool and bar/lounge

9,0/10 Superb

4 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Shared kitchen
91 Glen Norton Rd, Benoni, Gauteng, 1509

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About this area

Getting around

  • O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) - 16 min drive
  • Lanseria Intl. Airport (HLA) - 58 min drive
  • Johannesburg Park Station - 28 min drive
  • Johannesburg Sandton Station - 29 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Fahrenheit Seafood & Grill - 6 min drive
  • Oakfields Centre - 7 min drive
  • Piatto - 8 min drive
  • KFC Rynfield Terrace - 9 min drive
  • Jose's Taverna And Oyster Bar - 9 min drive

About this property

Backpackers Connection

Backpackers Connection offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ZAR 180 per person one-way. After splashing around at the outdoor pool, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge.



At a glance

Hotel size

  • 12 rooms


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

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

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


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free on-the-go breakfast each morning 6 AM–9 AM
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool


  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Fan

Sleep well

  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Yard
  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rainfall showerhead

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Deposit: ZAR 150.0 per stay

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 180 per person (one-way)

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 180.0 per day
  • Airport shuttle service for children up to age 12 costs ZAR 0 (one-way)


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Backpackers Connection Hostel Benoni
Backpackers Connection Hostel
Backpackers Connection Benoni
Backpackers Connection Benoni
Backpackers Connection Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Backpackers Connection Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Benoni

Frequently asked questions

Does Backpackers Connection offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Backpackers Connection 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.
Is there a pool at Backpackers Connection?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Backpackers Connection?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Backpackers Connection?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Backpackers Connection?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is ZAR 180 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Backpackers Connection?
You can check in from 2 PM - 11 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
Is there an onsite casino at Backpackers Connection?
No, this hostel doesn't have a casino, but Emperors Palace Casino (21-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Backpackers Connection and nearby?
Backpackers Connection has an outdoor pool and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Backpackers Connection?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Fahrenheit Seafood & Grill (3.7 mi), Oakfields Centre (4.4 mi), and Piatto (4.8 mi).
Does Backpackers Connection have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a yard.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Its practical simplicity and good value. It has the feel of being out of town and in the bush. Friendly helpful hosts, Will stay there again.
1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Good place to stay
The trip was good it is a good place to sleep overnight not for a holiday
1-night family trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great great great!
awesome place, lots of room for kids to play and doggies and fruit tree and friendly family that run it!
M, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Un accueil irréprochable... Une sympathie et toujours un service à rendre... C'était parfait
Christelle, 1-night family trip
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