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Maboneng Precinct

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The Maboneng Precinct is a connected Urban neighbourhood in downtown Johannesburg. Maboneng is fast becoming Jo'burg's most unique and innovative area, offering live / work and entertainment opportunities within a fully integrated urban environment...more
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286 Fox Street, Maboneng Precinct | City & Suburban, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
+27 72 880 9583
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of interesting shops--both upscale stores and local crafts--as well as great food and atmosphere. Sunday is the big market and definitely the day to go, especially for lunch.

Thank solly827
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've attended awesome movie nights in Maboneng followed with drinks and Jazz. There is so much to do in this lifely area. And the food is awesome.

Thank catharinesim
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of working in Maboneng for 4 months. No issues, loved the area, loved the diversity, the restaurants and of course the market is always a plus. then on my very last work day there I was robbed! Not cool, security and...More

1  Thank Suetyler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food, music and arts. These three words define the place. If you are the artsy fatsy kind of person u need to get here so that others can see you. You will love it, this area offers a vibrant character to the otherwise Gotham city...More

1  Thank georgevrio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love art,food & music this is the perfect area to visit. Maboneng has a lot of restaurants, markets & hang out spots in close proximity. You can walk from one place to another if you're adventurous enough or even take an uber. I...More

Thank Joalane H
Reviewed 9 October 2018

For anyone interested in the regeneration of downtown Johannesburg, Maboneng is definitely worth a visit. It's very vibrant with lots of good things happening, especially on Sundays. It's a forward looking place without losing the good and unique things about downtown culture. Food options are...More

2  Thank 63robert1962
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I was very positively surprised of this very vibrant, interesting and peculiar borough in the heart of Jo’burg. I personally don’t feel safe in the city, but certainly this is a haven of fun and feel good in an otherwise bleak city

Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I love this place! During the market, there is SO SO much AMAZING food (go on an empty stomach), and so much fashion, art, culture, and in general just an awesome place. I could easily spend 2 hours or longer (mostly trying to eat everything)....More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Really love the art and hipster-ness, without losing sight of the South African feel. Lots of quirky places to visit, great restaurants.

Thank Shelley B
Reviewed 10 September 2018

My husband and I lived in the neighborhood on our 2-day trip to Joburg. It's lively and vibrant with bunch of good bars and restaurants and of course, all the art. It's a bit touristy with vendors all over trying to sell local art but...More

1  Thank Smeeta B
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10 November 2018|
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Response from elouise36 | Reviewed this property |
No, you can explore the area freely - it is just a district within the city of Johannesburg. Obviously payment required when visiting restaurants etc - but there are some amazing great value street cafes selling the most... More
4 May 2018|
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Response from CuriocityHostels | Property representative |
Hi Curiocity Hostel and Mainstreetwalks offers great tours of the neighbourhood and the city. Regards Bheki
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16 December 2017|
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Response from Ken T | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in a AirBnB room at the12 Decades Art Hotel. It was very enjoyable and the building was very nice and clean. The neighborhood was awesome as well.