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Cleanest hostelI have ever stayed. They just opened after remodel, so everything inside is new. The area is super-safe and has tons of 5-star restaurants/bars with friendly people to meet. Thabong was the greatest host. Made me part of his family. I am grateful for having stayed here. 10 stars!


Don’t be deterred by the few reviews - this hostel recently reopened. We really enjoyed our stay, the area is very nice with bars and restaurants in walking distance and the owner is super nice. If you are looking for a hostel in Johannesburg I’d recommend this over any hostel in the city :)

Riley Jones

Super comfy and clean hostel in a nice location. Walk to cool restaurants and bars without worrying about safety. Nice staff and spacious environment. Highly recommended!

Robert Harris

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