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    Curiocity Backpackers

    302 Fox Street | Maboneng, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
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    Free Wifi
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 59 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Curiocity is a an unexpected experience in the heart of Joburg. Maboneng is more than just hype and I felt a real vibe in the area from locals. We did a walking tour with Bheki, the owner, and everyone was quite impressed. The area feels...More

    Thank RichardWriter
    Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 3 days ago

    Hi there, Thanks a million for such an amazing review. Great knowing that you had a fabulous time with us. I am so glad that not only did you feel safe but you got to explore Maboneng. I will be sure to let Bheki know...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Stayed for two nights at this hostel. The staff was friendly en helpfull, the ambience of the hostel is good. Rooms where ok, bathrooms not to clean. WiFi was not working during my stay. The street where the hostel is at, is protectief 24/7 bij...More

    Thank Joël p
    Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 3 days ago

    Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to revieow us! Your feedback is highly appreciated and we will definitely have a look at the state of the bathrooms. The wifi has since been rectified and is working extremely well. Upon check we...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Really enjoyed this short, but wonderful stay. Central location, beautiful interior and just a very friendly and helpful Staff. Good organized tours and shuttle service. The rooms are big and very clean. I just loved the vibe. Thanks for all.More

    Thank Christoph K
    Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 3 days ago

    Hi there, So this is one of the worlds best reviews. Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! Its wonderful to know that you had a fabulous time with us! I hope the tours were informative and you had a great...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    My husband and I have stayed in plenty of hostels around 4 continents (so far) and Curiocity was our favorite! Clean, great atmosphere, lovely staff, great bar, and plenty of activities/tours to look into! Now speaking of tours, the Soweto tour with our guide King...More

    Thank Ciara G
    Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there, All I need to know is when are you coming back to stay with us again? Thank you so much for the worlds best review from a well traveled couple. I am so glad that you had a world class time with us...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    What a lovely backpacker. I only spent one night and it was great fun. The dorms was clean and the bedding was good. Loads of activities for the single traveler and very safe.Can really recommend it to anyone.More

    Thank Tiaan B
    Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there, Could your review get any better? WOW! Thank you so much for taking time from your travels to give us this awesome review. Wonderful to know that your time with us was epic and most importantly that you felt safe. Looking forward to...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$12 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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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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