5 Youth Hostels in Johannesburg

5 Youth Hostels in Johannesburg

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Tucked within Johannesburg, where skyscrapers brush the horizon and the pulse of Africa throbs in the streets, lies a hostel scene as eclectic as the city itself. This guide to the best youth hostels in Johannesburg peels back the urban exterior to reveal the soulful rhythm of the 'City of Gold'.

Short and crisp: Hostels in Johannesburg

  1. Lebo's Soweto Backpackers - best for Adventure Hostels, Female Solo Traveller, Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  2. Explorer Backpackers - best for Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  3. Brown Sugar Backpackers - best for Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  4. Melville House - best for Party Hostel, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel
  5. Sleek Backpackers - best for Digital Nomads, Solo Traveller, Youth Hostel

Full List of Youth 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

๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿ‘ฉ Youth Hostel:

Explorer Backpackers

๐Ÿ† Overall Best Hostel:

Explorer Backpackers

๐Ÿ™‹โ€โ™€๏ธ Female Solo-Traveler:

Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

๐Ÿคน Solo-Traveler:

Explorer Backpackers

๐ŸŽ‰ Party Hostel:

Explorer 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

Still not sure? Pick this!

#1 Top Hostel in Johannesburg: Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

This is the overall best rated hostel in Lebo's Soweto Backpackers. The overall rating is 9.3. 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 Lebo's Soweto Backpackers starts from $5.38.

Book Lebo's Soweto Backpackers here

#1 Best Hostel in Johannesburg
Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

FAQ about Johannesburg Hostels

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Best Hostel in Johannesburg is...

Lebo's Soweto Backpackers!

Lebo's Soweto Backpackers, Johannesburg

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