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Located in Soweto, 8 miles from Apartheid Museum, Lebo's Soweto Backpackers provides accommodations with free bikes, free private parking, a garden and a shared lounge. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a shared kitchen and a tour desk, along with free WiFi. Guests can have a drink at the bar.

All guest rooms feature bed linen.

An à la carte, continental or Full English/Irish breakfast is served at the property.

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

Gold Reef City & Casino is 8.3 miles from the accommodation, while Gold Reef City is 8.6 miles away. The nearest airport is O.R. Tambo International, 24 miles from Lebo's Soweto Backpackers, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

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

Free private parking


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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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  • Does a room have a bathroom?
    No, is shared Bathrooms that are outside of the Room.
    Answered on 13 October 2020
  • What is the checking in time and byalso the checking out time the next day
    Check in time is between 14h00pm to 17h00pm. Check out time is 10h00am
    Answered on 13 October 2020
  • Hi can i pay on arrival?
    Hello Yes, you are able to pay on arrival.
    Answered on 24 January 2022
  • May i please ask what the menu is for lunch?
    Hello For lunch we cook different stews cooked over fire and our Lunch Menu is as follows: * Beef * Chicken * Vegetarian * Spinach * Served with pap..
    Answered on 4 May 2021
  • Do u sell alcohol
    Yes we do have a cash bar.
    Answered on 4 May 2021
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Amenities of Lebo's Soweto Backpackers
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9
Most popular amenities
Free parking
Non-smoking rooms
Airport shuttle
Free WiFi
  • Linens
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
  • Cooking class
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • 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
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
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
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Yoga classes
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Lebo's Soweto Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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


From 7:00 AM to 10:00 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.


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 2.67USD. 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 upon request
ZAR 100 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash 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 2.67USD. 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: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • 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.

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

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

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

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