9 Cheapest Hostels in Johannesburg

9 Cheapest Hostels in Johannesburg

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Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa, is known for its vibrant culture, unique sights and vast business opportunities. With a strategic location for both business and leisure travelers, Johannesburg is teeming with hotels, guesthouses and hostels, making it possible for visitors to explore the city without spending a fortune.

For those on a tight budget, the cheapest hostels in Johannesburg offer a great way to experience the city without breaking the bank. From quaint traditional-style hostels to modern, self-catering establishments, there are plenty of options to choose from, all providing great value for money.

Sorted by Price: The Cheapest Hostels in Johannesburg

  1. Sleek Backpackers - from $3.94
  2. Monte Fourways Hostel & Boarding House - from $3.50
  3. Rosebank Lodge & Backpacker - from $4.06
  4. Lebo's Soweto Backpackers - from $5.38
  5. Brown Sugar Backpackers - from $5.16
  6. Melville House - from $6.00
  7. Curiocity Backpackers - from $6.95
  8. 2BHappy Guest House - from $6.50
  9. Hotel Amor Rosebank - from $8.18

Full List of Affordable 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

🤑 Cheapest Hostel:

Monte Fourways Hostel & Boarding House

🤩 Best Cheap Hostel:

Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

🎉 Party Hostel:

Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

🤹 Solo-Traveler:

Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

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

When to book a hostel in Johannesburg?

Let us have a closer look on some statistics and graphics.

  • The cheapest months to travel to Johannesburg is November. Hostels in Johannesburg cost $12 in November.
  • The most expensive month is August with $18.
  • Total number of hostels in Johannesburg: 16
  • Total number of Party Hostels in Johannesburg: 7
  • Total number of hostels in Johannesburg with a +8.5 top-rating: 5
  • Most hostels are located in the neighborhoods of Benoni, Parktown North, Observatory Extension.

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