3 Best Hostels in Johannesburg

3 Best Hostels in Johannesburg

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Johannesburg, known as the "City of Gold," is a vibrant and bustling metropolis in South Africa. As the largest city in the country, it serves as a hub of culture, commerce, and entertainment.

With its rich history and diverse population, Johannesburg offers visitors a unique experience filled with art, music, and culinary delights. From exploring the Apartheid Museum to shopping at the vibrant markets of Newtown, there is no shortage of things to see and do in this dynamic city.

When it comes to accommodation, the best hostels in Johannesburg provide budget-conscious travelers with comfortable and convenient options. These hostels offer a range of amenities and services to ensure a pleasant stay for guests. 

Book your stay at one of the best hostels in Johannesburg and immerse yourself in the energy and diversity of this remarkable city.

Short and crisp: The Best Hostels in Johannesburg

  1. Explorer Backpackers - best for Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  2. Lebo's Soweto Backpackers - best for Adventure Hostels, Female Solo Traveller, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  3. Brown Sugar Backpackers - best for Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel

How much are hostels in Johannesburg?

Let us talk about prices. Here is a graph showing you average prices for a bed in a dorm and for a private room. Simply mouse-over to see rates for each month.

Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.

Average Dorm Price per Month in Johannesburg

Average Dorm Price Graph

Average Private Room Price per Month in Johannesburg

Average Private Price Graph

Full List of best Hostels in Johannesburg

On the map: Hostel Locations in Johannesburg

We've got your back when it comes to finding a great hostel location in Johannesburg. We've gone ahead and mapped out all the hostels for you so you can get a good idea of where they're all at. This map will make your life so much easier!

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Hostel Haven: Choose Your Character

🏆 Overall Best Hostel:

Explorer Backpackers

🙋‍♀️ Female Solo-Traveler:

Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

🤹 Solo-Traveler:

Explorer Backpackers

🎉 Party Hostel:

Explorer Backpackers

Still not sure? Pick this!

#1 Top Hostel in Johannesburg: Explorer Backpackers

This is the overall best rated hostel in Explorer Backpackers. The overall rating is 9.5. You cannot go wrong here.

It is your safest bet in case you are not sure which hostel to pick.

The price for a dorm at Explorer Backpackers starts from $9.00.

Book Explorer Backpackers here

#1 Best Hostel in Johannesburg
Explorer Backpackers

FAQ about Johannesburg Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Johannesburg. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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Best Hostel in Johannesburg is...

Explorer Backpackers!

Explorer Backpackers, Johannesburg

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