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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 8.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Free Parking Available On Site


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
1 full bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.9
Facilities
7.8
Cleanliness
8.0
Comfort
8.0
Value for money
8.5
Location
8.3
Free Wifi
7.3
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Francisco
    Chile Chile
    Good vibe, nice temperature in winter in the common area and room, confortable beds, good bathrooms, good kitchen, wifi and nice common areas
  • Musa
    Turkey Turkey
    At very good location and very clean hostel. The staff is very friendly. Especially the girl named LEBO sincerely helped me so much whenever I asked anything. Thank you.
  • Cayle
    Australia Australia
    My stay at curiosity was phenomenal. Tanya, Lebo and Lisa were absolute angels taking me out to Kwa Mai Mai market, giving recommendations and just being incredibly warm and helpful. The games night was a great way to meet locals and get...

Area info

Amenities of CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • BBQ facilities
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
    Off-site
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy
    Off-site
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
    Off-site
  • Game drives
  • Nightclub/DJ
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Darts
  • Karaoke
  • 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
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
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
General
  • 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
Spa
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Zulu

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

Check-in
From 14:00 to 23:30
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Check-out
From 10:00 to 10:30
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
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
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
VisaMastercardMaestro Cash is not accepted

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

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.

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.

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.

FAQs about CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg

  • CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg is 1.2 miles from the center of Johannesburg. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • 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.

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

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

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