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Curiocity Backpackers

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  • Excellent68%
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  • Average8%
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“soweto tour”(10 reviews)
“walking tour”(5 reviews)
“inner city”(6 reviews)
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Special Rate: 5% High Five Deal
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Special Rate: 5% High Five Deal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great staff, location is safe and busy. Lots to do in the area dorm beds are too low but very comfortable. Interesting building with coffee and drinks bar. Restaurants in area are at a very good standard. Movie theater down the street. Very artsy

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

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to review. It is amazing to know that you had an awesome time with us. Happy Travels, Yamkela Zimela

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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

1  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 15 March 2018 via mobile

We had booked our room for another weekend than we really arrived by mistake, but without problems that could be changed. The area around is great, very vibrant and full of art. The hostel is clean and also has a little whirlpool in the backyardMore

Thank BarnabaSonni
Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 17 March 2018

Hi there, Thanks a million for taking the time to review us. I am glad to know that our team was of assistance. Lovely to know that you had a wonderful stay. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Happy Travels Yamkela...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Its a lovely place. We had a wonderfull stay. Highly recommended if you are looking to be in the heart of Jozi. Big ups to Freedom who bent over backwards to make sure we had a memorable stay... Mega&Getrud-Windhoek;Namibia.More

Thank Megameno M
Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 6 March 2018

Hi Girls, Thanks a million for taking the time to give us such a lovely review. Its absolutely amazing to hear that you had a fabulous time with us. I will be sure to pass the big ups and appreciation to Freedom. Happy travels and...More

Reviewed 26 January 2018

Its a good place to stay for Baz bus connections and tours to kruger etc. Its basically a bar with a hostel attached. M1 the big dorm is terrible for sleep as its next to the male toilet and there is a big open window...More

1  Thank harleysargeuk
Response from CuriocityHostels, General Manager at Curiocity BackpackersResponded 13 February 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking trhe time to give us such a detailed and insightful review. Your feed back is very valuable to us and our growth. Please do accept my apologies for the unpleasant experience. Happy Travels Yamkela Zimela

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US$19 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$19 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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"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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"Higher floors are bit quite and serene"
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