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Lakeview Backpackers

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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the hostel at the end of 2 weeks of travelling. After staying at a bunch of noisy hostels with way too many rooms, I truly appreciated the quietness and kindness of this place. It rather felt like staying in a host family...More

Thank Weltenbummler_NH
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We had a great stay at Lakeview Backpackers! Francois and Ronel made us feel very at home, and were unbelievably helpful. We had none of the security or cleanliness concerns that other reviewers had. Not sure what the 1-star review was about... They most definitely...More

Thank Brendan A
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Ronel and Francois made us feel like we were staying at home... we've been on the road for a long time and it was the homiest place we've stayed. They took us for drinks, helped me book a haircut, watched TV and cooked with us,...More

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I stayed at this hostel for 4 days and I had a lovely time! The owners are so friendly and really make you feel at home, I was spoiled from the beginning till the end. They gave me alot more then I could've wished for....More

Thank Rani B
Reviewed 3 April 2014

10km from the airport and when we arrived were told that the hostel was closed. The owner had not paid her utility bills so the electricity and water were cut off. She then fled to Capetown and didn't inform anyone with confirmed bookings that the...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Details
Price range
US$17 - US$32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
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Location
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
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"Go with Uber or their transfer, not an airport taxi! Or rent a car."
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"The 4-bed room didn't seem to have too many outlets to charge things, but around the other common areas..."
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"All of the rooms are always clean and the people their are friendly. Just learn how to work the shower from..."
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