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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 Booking.com guests since Mar 27, 2014

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Free Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Market on Main
    0.2 miles
  • Arts on Main
    0.2 miles
  • Ellis Park Stadium
    0.5 miles
  • Johannesburg Stadium
    0.7 miles
  • Absa Money Museum
    0.8 miles
  • Carlton Centre
    0.9 miles
  • Johannesburg Art Gallery
    1 miles
  • Joubert Park
    1.1 miles
  • Gandhi Square
    1.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar LoveRevo
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Observatory Golf Club
    2 miles
  • Gold Reef City
    3.7 miles
  • Gold Reef City & Casino
    3.9 miles
  • Parkview Golf Club
    3.9 miles
  • Apartheid Museum
    4 miles
  • Gautrain Sandton Station
    6.6 miles
  • Modderfontein Golf Club
    9.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Rhodes Park
    2.8 miles
  • Lake Zoo Lake
    6.6 miles
  • Lake Emmarentia Dam
    7.6 miles
Public transit
  • Train Ellis Park Railway Station
    0.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • O.R. Tambo International Airport
    11.7 miles
  • Lanseria International Airport
    20.4 miles
  • Wonderboom Airport
    39.4 miles
How to get to CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg from O.R. Tambo International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • 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 Off-site Additional charge
  • Darts
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Game room
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
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
  • Secure 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
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Zulu
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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

Check-in

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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

Check-out

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa 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.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to CURIOCITY Backpackers Johannesburg by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 30min