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    Curiocity Backpackers

    302 Fox Street | Maboneng, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 6903
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    • Excellent72%
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    “soweto tour” (10 reviews)
    “inner city” (4 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    This is a joint review of Curiocity Johannesburg and Durban. My partner and I stayed one night in Johannesburg and enjoyed the experience. In Curiocity Durban, you get a discount if you’ve stayed in Curiocity Johannesburg. So, a few days after checking out, we called...More

    Thank Henric F
    Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded yesterday

    Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review us! Your feedback is highly appreciated and is most helpful. Please accept my apologies for the unpleasant experience during your time with us. Your feedback has opened our eyes to the need for training being...More

    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

    Thank Lisa A
    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 via mobile

    My stay with Curiocity was an amazing experience. The staff were very friendly and easy accessible. Maboneng for starters is a favourite neighbourhood of mine. The neighbourhood vibe, mixed with this best kept secret and its unbelievable views; truly, the sculpture does not disappoint. In...More

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

    Hi there, Thanks a million for the fabulous review. Its awesome knowing that you had an awesome time at our unique sculpture! I hope many more adventurous souls will love the space the same way that you did. Happy travels and hopefully we will have...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    As a solo traveller I generally will pay a bit more for a few things. That being cleanliness, location, and atmosphere. This hostel knocks all three. I stayed in the privates which were a bit pricey, but I met tons of good people and had...More

    Thank dude_smile89
    Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there, I am o glad that we were able to meet all your need. We are so excited to know that you had a world class time and got value for your money. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. If...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    One has to give props on the atmosphere. It's great! Met so many people, locals and travelers, which isn't always the case with every hostel. So if you're looking for a social atmosphere with friendly staff in Joburg, this is the place for you. I...More

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

    Hi there, WOW! Thanks a million for taking the time to give us such an amazing and detailed review. The latter is much appreciated. The Pros are absolutely fabulous. We are very grateful for the feedback on the cons to. We have worked through resolving...More

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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
    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
    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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