Hostels in Newtown, Johannesburg

Hostels near Newtown

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Hostels in Johannesburg

Distance to Newtown: 3 km / 2 miles
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Groups (10+ people) Older travelers (+50) Solo Traveller
"…Plenty of plug sockets are available to charge phones. Super comfortable beds and clean sheets make you feel even more at home or like you're at at a friend's place. The showers and toilets are … More
Distance to Newtown: 4 km / 2 miles
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The hostel has several interconnected common areas. Inside, there is a nice living room with a TV and very comfortable couches. This is a great place to relax after a long day and meet other … More

Brown Sugar Backpackers

Observatory Extension
Free Breakfast
Distance to Newtown: 5.9 km / 4 miles
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…There were only 4-5 people sleeping in the dorm at a time, most beds were not even bunk beds, so the room was huge. The bathroom was huge as well and worth a couple of photos. The hostel is big … More
Distance to Newtown: 6 km / 4 miles
"…A quick 12 km away from the airport, you will experience the many faces of Jo'burg at 2BHappy. We are Looking forward to hearing from you. 2BHappy Backpackers Lodge - Terms & Conditions … More
Distance to Newtown: 6.4 km / 4 miles
Unnamed Road, Rosebank More
Distance to Newtown: 6.4 km / 4 miles
Family-Friendly Hostel
17 Tyrwhitt Avenue Rosebank Roseways More
Distance to Newtown: 6.8 km / 4 miles
Digital Nomads Solo Traveller
"…The flat-screen TV has a huge range of satellite channels and there is somewhat unpredictable free Wi-Fi (with a very fast signal early in the morning, but mediocre at other times, in our … More
Distance to Newtown: 6.9 km / 4 miles
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…00 % per person per night Breakfast not included - 30 ZAR per person per day. No curfew. We do not accept customers younger than 16s years of age." …"From the OR Tambo International Airport, … More
Distance to Newtown: 7 km / 4 miles
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Adjoining the sitting room is the pool room. As it was originally a bar, there are also sitting options here. In the backyard, there is a patio right outside the ten-bed en suite dorm, with a … More
Distance to Newtown: 11.4 km / 7 miles
Digital Nomads Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…I have nothing but good things to say about this place. Come and experience it! This is a great place to be. The atmosphere is splendid and the hosts are wonderful. We had a gr8 stay at Sleek … More
Distance to Newtown: 12.1 km / 7 miles
Adventure Hostels Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The staff was friendly and helpful and seemed very happy with their jobs there. I would recommend the bike tour; while not without its hokey/cheesy moments, it does help you get more of a feel for … More
Distance to Newtown: 19 km / 12 miles
"…Royal Olympia Lodge & Safaris is located in Sunninghill, Johannesburg, South Africa, and conveniently close to the commercial and business areas of Rivonia, Sandton City, Waterfalls Business Park … More
Distance to Newtown: 20 km / 12 miles
"…During normal working hours, day to day customers as the place is also attached to a Boarding Hostel, you need just request support if they find someone has left a mess, a cleaner will be … More
Distance to Newtown: 29.5 km / 18 miles
Party Hostel
"…OVERINIGHT IN JOHANNESBURG 8KM FROM THE AIRPORT TERMINAL Enjoy Some You-Time Are you tired and wary passing through Johannesburg but have a flight or tour to connect with? Look no further … More

Moafrika Lodge

Free Breakfast
Distance to Newtown: 30.5 km / 19 miles
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Older travelers (+50) Party Hostel Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…Rooms and bathrooms clean and beautiful. Free breakfast and internet. All around great experience. Since they have airport pickup and are pretty close to the airport, it's a great place to start … More

Hotels in Johannesburg

Distance to Newtown: 336.3 km / 209 miles
"…The reception works from 6 am to 10 pm. Cancellation policy: 7 days before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in … More

Guest Houses in Johannesburg

Distance to Newtown: 1.1 km / 0.7 miles
"…Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival. Check in from 14:00 to 23:00 . Check out before 11:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards. This property may pre-authorise your card … More
Distance to Newtown: 3.1 km / 2 miles
"…Payment upon arrival by cash or Electronic Funds Transfer. Taxes included. Breakfast not included - 50 ZAR per person per day. General: Reception from 07:00 to 20:00. No curfew." …"The … More
Distance to Newtown: 7.9 km / 5 miles
"…Nice and quiet out of the busy city, staff are very relaxed but super friendly and helpful. My room was perfect; clean, comfortable bed, had an en suite and nice views out the big window. The … More

Hostels in Johannesburg, South Africa

16 hostels available. Prices start from $9.00 for a dorm bed.

Neighborhoods in Johannesburg

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Newtown Johannesburg: Urban Vibes and Backpacker Tales

Welcome to Newtown Johannesburg, where the city's rhythm echoes through vibrant streets and historic corners. This guide is your passport to an urban adventure, curated for the backpacker seeking the heart of Jozi without breaking the bank.

Discover Timeless Landmarks

Begin your exploration at the iconic Newtown Junction, a historic train station turned shopping and entertainment hub. Feel the artistic pulse at The Market Theatre, where South Africa's cultural narratives come to life. Take a stroll to the Mary Fitzgerald Square, a public space that has witnessed the city's evolution.

Getting Around Like a Local

Embrace the local way of commuting with the Gautrain, connecting you seamlessly to Johannesburg's key attractions. However, Newtown is best explored on foot, allowing you to absorb the authentic vibe of the streets and murals that tell stories of resilience and creativity.

Backpacker-Friendly Amenities

Rest easy at budget-friendly hostels like Curiocity Backpackers, your base for urban adventures. Enjoy the timeless appeal of communal spaces, where backpackers share tales and forge new friendships. These hostels aren't just places to stay; they are hubs of cultural exchange.

Cultural Insights and Pro Tips

Immerse yourself in Newtown's cultural mosaic with live performances at The Market Theatre or join locals for a coffee at Picasso's Coffee Shop. Pro tip: Newtown comes alive during festivals, so check the events calendar for an extra dose of local flavor.

Why Newtown Johannesburg?

  • Historical Resonance: Newtown Junction and Mary Fitzgerald Square speak volumes about Johannesburg's history.
  • Effortless Commute: Navigate the city seamlessly with Gautrain or explore on foot for an authentic experience.
  • Backpacker Havens: Choose from hostels like Curiocity Backpackers for a budget-friendly stay with a vibrant atmosphere.
  • Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the artistic and cultural tapestry of Newtown at The Market Theatre and Picasso's Coffee Shop.

Newtown Johannesburg isn't just a district; it's a living story that unfolds with every step. The urban beats, artistic expressions, and backpacker tales create an evergreen allure, inviting you to be a part of Jozi's spirited journey. Come, live the Newtown experience!

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