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    Curiocity Backpackers

    302 Fox Street | Maboneng, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
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    • Excellent69%
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    • Average6%
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    “art galleries” (11 reviews)
    “inner city” (14 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 182 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I stayed here for 3 nights as a solo traveler. This hostel is a great choice when in Johannesburg. The staff is super nice and has fun with the guest. There is a common area in the bar where people hang out and even many...More

    Thank IanLuo
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    It is the first time we stayed in a shared bathroom hotel, and it did not disappoint us. The room was neat with a heater which was very helpful during winter in South Africa. Laundry service was also on point for reasonable price. Overall the...More

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    Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 4 days ago

    Hi there, So happy hear that the South African winter did not dampen your stay with us. I'm really glad that you gave the hostel an try and you were not disappointed. Thanks a million for the wonderful review. We look forward to welcoming you...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Room was neat and clean. We had a double room and everything was there. Laundry was great and price was reasonable. No private bathroom but group bathroom was fine and hot showers were available. Location was fair, as a few streets across were a bit...More

    Thank winniethepooh17
    Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 4 days ago

    Good Day, Thanks a million for taking the time to give us such an amazing review. The street that the backpackers is situated had 24hr security. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay and felt safe at the property. Looking forward...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This hostel is great, I was there just for one night and I wish I could stay longer. The stuff is really nice, many activities to choose from. Beside that the building is really cool, located in a great area!More

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

    Good Day, Thanks for taking the time to give us such a great review. I wish you could have stayed longer and had a chance to explore more of the neighborhood and city as a whole. So glad to hear that you enjoyed your time...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I only stayed one night, so my opinion shouldn't be everything. Located centrally in a cool, historical building. Nice staff, a lively bar, and lots of activities on offer. The place was clean, and the women's dorm was very spacious, but no one locked the...More

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

    Hi there, Thank you for the awesome review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your time with us. We ensure that the front door is locked at 10pm daily. Looking forward to welcoming you back for a longer stay in the future. Happy Travels,...More

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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$16 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 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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    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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    "Higher floors are bit quite and serene"
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    "I got the cheapest room and they had twin beds aswell as lockers where you can lock your things."
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    "the 10 bed dorm was really spacious"
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    "Both singles and dorms are both spacious and clean."
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