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Offering accommodations in Johannesburg, CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg has a splash pool, BBQ facilities and a bar. The property offers bicycles for guests to rent. There is also a games room and free parking for guests.

Guests can prepare their own meals in the shared kitchen which is fully equipped with an oven and fridge.

CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg offers a range of activities including city walking tours, township tours in Soweto and public art walks.

The hostel is 5.6 mi from Gold Reef City & Casino, and 3.1 mi from Rhodes Park. Nelson Mandela Square is 9.9 mi from CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg, while OR Tambo Airport is 13 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg has been welcoming guests since Mar 27, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.4)

Free Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 full bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Can 4 people share a room with 4 bunk beds?
    Yes but this is subject to availability.
    Answered on 9 August 2019
  • Can 2 people book a room for a day?
    We charge full day rates and not per hour. Guests are welcome to check out whenever they wish within the period of the day.
    Answered on 18 July 2021
  • Is there place have a kitchen?
    Yes we do have a communal Kitchen at the hostel.
    Answered on 3 June 2021
  • Hi, we looking for a room with five single beds and do you guys provide safe parking space? Regards
    Hi We have a 6- sleeper dorm room. We offer free street parking in front of our premises.
    Answered on 30 May 2022
  • hi will u be able to accommodate 27 adults? Is alcohol allowed in your premises? will there be enough space for team building?
    Yes we do arrange team buildings. We do not allow external alcohol as their is a bar on site.
    Answered on 10 November 2021
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Amenities of CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg
Most popular amenities
Free WiFi
Airport shuttle
Free parking
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
24-hour front desk
BBQ facilities
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Game drives
  • Nightclub/DJ
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Darts
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
  • Game room
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Zulu

House rules

CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg

  • Check-in at CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg is 1.2 miles from the center of Johannesburg.

  • CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Ping-pong
    • Darts
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Themed dinners
    • Game drives
    • Walking tours
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bar crawls
    • Happy hour
    • Bike tours
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Stand-up comedy

  • The prices at CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.