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Located in Soweto, a 16-minute walk from Hector Pieterson Memorial, Lebo's Soweto Backpackers provides accommodations with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a shared lounge. With a garden, the property also features barbecue facilities. The property has evening entertainment and a shared kitchen.

Free WiFi is available to all guests, while certain rooms here will provide you with a patio. All guest rooms feature bed linen.

The hostel offers a continental or à la carte breakfast.

Lebo's Soweto Backpackers has a playground. You can play pool at the accommodation, and the area is popular for cycling.

Mandela House is a 20-minute walk from Lebo's Soweto Backpackers, while Credo Mutwa Cultural Village is 3 miles away. The nearest airport is O.R. Tambo International, 25 miles from the hostel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Lebo's Soweto Backpackers has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 21, 2015

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free private parking


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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Orlando Stadium
    0.7 miles
  • Hector Pieterson Memorial
    0.8 miles
  • Mandela House
    1 miles
  • Polimatrix SA
    2.1 miles
  • CMR Golf Club
    2.9 miles
  • Credo Mutwa Cultural Village
    3 miles
  • Soweto Country Club
    3.7 miles
  • Bram Fischerville Cricket Oval
    3.8 miles
  • Walter Sisulu Square
    4 miles
  • PCB Power Transformers
    4.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Apartheid Museum
    6 miles
  • Gold Reef City & Casino
    6.2 miles
  • Gold Reef City
    6.3 miles
  • Johannesburg Stadium
    9.5 miles
  • Observatory Golf Club
    10.7 miles
  • Gautrain Sandton Station
    12 miles
Closest Airports
  • Lanseria International Airport
    20 miles
  • O.R. Tambo International Airport
    20.8 miles
  • Wonderboom Airport
    43.9 miles
How to get to Lebo's Soweto Backpackers from O.R. Tambo International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Lebo's Soweto Backpackers
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Cooking class Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cycling
  • Pool table
  • Playground
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe Additional charge
General
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Yoga classes
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Lebo's Soweto Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Check-out

6:00 AM - 10:00 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.

Curfew

The entrance to the property is closed between 1:00 AM and 4:00 AM

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of ZAR 50 is required on arrival. That's about 3.15USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0+ years
Extra bed by request
ZAR 100 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Lebo's Soweto Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

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.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Lebo's Soweto Backpackers 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.

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.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

A damage deposit of ZAR 50 is required on arrival. That's about 3.15USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

  • Guests staying at Lebo's Soweto Backpackers can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • Lebo's Soweto Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Evening entertainment
    • Bike tours
    • Yoga classes
    • Cooking class
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture

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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Lebo's Soweto Backpackers (subject to availability):

    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Lebo's Soweto Backpackers is 3.7 miles from the center of Soweto.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Lebo's Soweto Backpackers by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h

  • Check-in at Lebo's Soweto Backpackers is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.