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Curiocity Backpackers

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  • Excellent68%
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“soweto tour”(10 reviews)
“walking tour”(5 reviews)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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4 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

Highly recommendable place with good energy! Nicely located in the vivid and creativ Maboneng...We did a nice city walking tour with Bonez. Bring some time there is lots to do and to see! Super friendly and welcoming staff

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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 1 week ago

Great stay. The design and art displayed is incredible. The location is in fox street in the heart of Maboneng. Great restaurants in the area and plenty to see. Great location for photography. The staff could be a bit warmer and inviting.More

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Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 5 days ago

Hi there, Thanks a million for taking the time to review us! Your feedback is extremely vital to our development and improvement. We will be sure to train our staff with welcoming guests. Its wonderful to hear that the remainder of your stay was pleasant....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Curiocity is a well run hostel with a rather original vision that seems to fit well with wider efforts for cultural regeneration in Maboneng. The staff are helpful, one or two going well beyond expectations. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The tours are also...More

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Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 5 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review us! Please accept my apologies for the disappointment with regards to your shuttle service. Its absolutely amazing to hear that you had a pleasant experience with our team. Great to hear that you had an...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed staying here. The dorm was comfortable,spacious and secure. I appreciated having a locker to store my valuables. I quickly met other people to go out with for a night in the bar/ chill out area.More

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Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 5 days ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such an awesome review! Your feedback is extremely valuable to us. Its amazing to know that you not only had an amazing time with us but you also had the opportunity to...More

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US$17 - US$71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$17 - US$71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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