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    Curiocity Backpackers

    302 Fox Street | Maboneng, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 6903
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview
    • Excellent74%
    • Very good19%
    • Average5%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “soweto tour” (10 reviews)
    “inner city” (4 reviews)
    “great vibe” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Free Parking
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    1 - 5 of 64 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I had an unbelievable experience with all staff members. Meet ones needs to the highest expectations. You guys are the best. My stay was extremely awesome. The Soweto tour is amazing, loads of information provided. The guide along with the driver and all other staff...More

    Thank _faithsoodigall
    Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there, Thanks you so much for the amazing review. So glad to know that you had an amazing time with our awesome team. Its great that you took the time to learn more about this stunning city. Let us know when you are back...More

    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    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

    Thank Lisa A
    Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    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 weeks ago

    Take the Soweto tour, so worth it! The hostel bar and staff are amazing. "King" Phiwe is an amazing tour guide, his tours are not to be missed and I learned so much about this amazing country and its history.More

    Thank Deja v
    Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to give our team such an amazing review. I will be sure to pass the compliments on to the bar staff and our King Phiwe. Its awesome to hear that you got to explore and...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We loved it here, great experience, lovely staff and a great vibe to the place. I accidentally booked the wrong dates through booking.com but contacted them and they sorted it out quickly and easily via email. When we arrived they upgraded us to the CurioPads-...More

    Thank Nataliecosette
    Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us the worlds most amazing review. I am so glad that you had such an amazing time and even got the chance to experience our fabulous Curio Pads. We always encourage our guests...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Was in a pinch in Durban because our AirBNB fell through, when this place was recommended to us. Staff are friendly and amazing (especially Megan). There's a good atmosphere here and it's centrally located for anyone who wants to feel the pulse of the city....More

    Thank Brian M
    Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi there, So sorry to hear about your Air BnB but I am also so glad that you got the chance to experience our hostel. Thanks a million for such a fabulous review. If its not too much trouble may I ask you to post...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$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Johannesburg
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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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