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Curiocity Backpackers

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302 Fox Street Maboneng, Johannesburg 2094 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Outdoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Concierge
4 Star accommodation
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Special Offer: 3 Day Package
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is super rad ! I’ve backpacked a lot in my life and this place is a gem. The bar is frequented by tonnes of local South Africans so I found myself going out and hanging with them. It can sometimes be hard to...More

Thank KylaCathleen
Property's Favourite Review
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I absolutely loved staying at Curiosity Backpackers in Johannesburg. It was a great experience. The staff was very friendly, helpful and energetic. The nightlife was great, the area is secure with 24hr security. My room was amazing, clean and extremely beautiful. I would definitely recommend...More

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Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 9 October 2017

Hi there, We really appreciate you taking the time to give us such a lovely review. I am so glad to hear that you had the worlds best time with us. Its great knowing that you took one of our tours to learn more about...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The Staff at 12 Decades Hotel is exceptional, humble and caring. They will go out of there way to make you feel welcomed and enjoy your stay. Thank you, Sihle, Michelle, Yamkela and Zama for making my stay, although it was short and sweet memorable.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked a night at the 12 Decades hotel in July, 2018 in the Sir Abe Bailey Room as we were celebrating a birthday in Maboneng. Unfortunately we were not able to spend our time there in the peace that we had imagined we would....More

Thank Siphiwe D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took clients from Curiocity to Sunnypass Underburg day tour transfer R2500 excluding tour cost R750 per person up Sunnypass Good day we at Shalom Airport Transfers would like to be of service to you been locally operating in Ballito 23km from king shaka international for...More

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Designed for you, the curious adventurer who just wants to get out there and live a little, wander a little and wonder a little, Curiocity is your base to explore. Clean design, cozy accommodation, local ...More culture, and a community of like-minded people mean that, whichever one of our cities you’re in, you’ll feel like you’ve found your tribe. Step out the doors of our flagship design hostel, and you’ll find yourself in the heart of Maboneng, one of the coolest neighbourhoods in Johannesburg (or ‘Jozi’ as we South Africans call it). With restaurants, cafés, museums, and markets tucked away on every corner, you’ll want to explore every inch of this gritty, gorgeous urban jungle. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$15 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
23
Price range
US$15 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
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Traveller (35)
Room & Suite (16)
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Tracy L
9 March 2017|
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Response from CuriocityHostels | Property representative |
Hi there, We have air conditioning in our en suite apartments, but our dorms do not. They are, however, well ventilated. Hope this helps! Cheers Curio
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JRutherford1986
4 January 2017|
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Response from CuriocityHostels | Property representative |
Hi! We have 12 Sleeper , 8 Sleeper, 6 Sleeper and 4 Sleeper dorms as well as Twin, Double and En Suite Private Rooms available. Hope this helps! Cheers! Curio
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N Z
25 March 2016|
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Response from Fabian A | Reviewed this property |
Hey N Z, are you sure there´s a loft at curiocity? It says so on the website but i can´t find it on the booking platforms. The doorms are really nice as well. If you´re not sure just give them a call. The staff is really... More
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"Each apartment is different choose your favourite from the website."
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"The sister hostel in Durban is as nice but the location is close to the beach but not the friendliest"
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"If you are travelling during the holidays ask for a room on the backside of the hotel because the main road..."
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"All rooms are equally beautiful"
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