27 Hostels in Joanesburgo, África do Sul

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Joanesburgo, África do Sul. You can choose from 27 Joanesburgo hostels. In total, there are 40 cheap places to stay in Joanesburgo such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $10 for a dorm.

Searching All Booking Systems for the Best Prices & Availability


Joanesburgo Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Joanesburgo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

Total number of hostels


Average dorm price


Average private room price


Cheapest hostel in Joanesburgo


(Fernrez@363 is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Joanesburgo


(Explorer Backpackers is the best rated)

Most Joanesburgo hostels are located in

Benoni, Bonaero Park, Kensington

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Joanesburgo for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Joanesburgo for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Joanesburgo? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Joanesburgo alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Joanesburgo. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Joanesburgo (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Joanesburgo here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Randburg Randburg (13 Km / 8 mi.)
Kempton Park Kempton Park (22 Km / 14 mi.)
Boksburg Boksburg (22 Km / 13 mi.)
Benoni Benoni (28 Km / 17 mi.)
Lanseria Lanseria (31 Km / 19 mi.)
Pretória Pretória (53 Km / 33 mi.)
Hartbeespoort Hartbeespoort (55 Km / 34 mi.)

FAQ about Joanesburgo Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Joanesburgo. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Joanesburgo. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

Find your quick answer here
FAQ about Joanesburgo Hostels

A hostel in Joanesburgo costs on average $13 for a dorm. A hostel in Joanesburgo with private rooms costs on average $31.

Hostelz.com shows all 27 Hostels in Joanesburgo. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Curiocity Backpackers is the best hostel in Joanesburgo for families.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 27 hostels in Joanesburgo, África do Sul. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Joanesburgo such as

  • 4 hotels
  • 7 guesthouses
  • 2 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Joanesburgo.

Explorer Backpackers is the best rated hostel for partying in Joanesburgo.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Joanesburgo - from the Community

Oh man, so far no one from the community has left a comment or travel tips for Joanesburgo. How about you kick start the discussion here? Gather your best backpacking recommendations for Joanesburgo and jot them down below. The community thanks you.

Joanesburgo comments only. Don't discuss the hostels here, post a review on the hostel's page instead.

Pack smart, not hard

Your Packing List for Joanesburgo

Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Joanesburgo and África do Sul.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Your Packing List for Joanesburgo