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Terrylin Backpacker's Hostel

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Overview
2 Halifax Street Rhodesfield, Kempton Park 1619 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
Breakfast included
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I stayed overnight near the airport to continue on next day. I was welcomed byJoy the owner like I was family. I had a spacious room and comfortable queen sized bed and an adjoining bathroom with every toiletry provided. There was a lovely clean pool...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Safari50425609077, Owner at Terrylin Backpacker's HostelResponded 14 December 2018

Thank you, Denise, for your review and rating. It was a pleasure hosting you. All the best, Joy.

Reviewed 18 February 2018

Fantastic staff, Joy and Steven were exceptional hosts. Incredibly helpful and a pleasure to be around. Facilities were more than adequate. Garden area was larger than expected and beautiful. Free coffee,tea, and rusks were an above and beyond touch. Thanks for making our first two...More

Date of stay: February 2018
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Response from Terrylin, Owner at Terrylin Backpacker's HostelResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you, AysiaRankin, I appreciate your excellent rating and review. All my best wishes, Joy.

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I recently had the pleasure of staying at the Terrylin Geust house and being looked after by Joy and Steven. I had a few days to spare before flying back to the UK after working elsewhere in Africa . Cleanliness and big beautiful garden are...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank GarrickI4
Response from Terrylin, Owner at Terrylin Backpacker's HostelResponded 21 December 2017

Thank you, Garrick, for you awesome rating and review. Your kind words and descriptions are really appreciated. It was lovely hosting you and I wish you all the best in the future. Joy.

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Clean and basic, yet spacious and easy to reach. The showers and bathrooms are not in the room but are located on a central hallway. In the morning the friendly lady of the house serves tea, coffee and biscuits to serve the urgent needs. The...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Harold D
Response from Terrylin, Owner at Terrylin Backpacker's HostelResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you, Harold, I appreciate your review. The dorm and twin rooms have shared bathrooms and the other rooms have private bathrooms. A much cheaper alternative to the airport taxi is uber or zebra cabs. I look forward to welcoming you again tomorrow after your...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017

Excellent service from both Stephen and Joy at Terrylin. Nice large room, quiet, comfortable sleep, good WiFi, great location about 15 minutes by taxi from airport. (Airport taxi costs no more than 60 SAR w/ tip; check with Stephen/Joy for best taxi options). There is...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank James S
Response from Terrylin, Owner at Terrylin Backpacker's HostelResponded 1 October 2017

Thank you, James, for your rating and review. It was lovely hosting you and I look forward to welcoming you at Terrylin in the future. All the best on your further travels. Joy.

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About
Description
Terrylin has a three star rating and is a 10 minute drive from O R Tambo Airport, and within walking distance to the Gautrain station. A supermarket is nearby, and two hotels are in the next street for More meals. Takeaways may also be delivered. Coffee, tea and biscuits are provided in the morning. Located in a quiet and peaceful neighbourhood, Terrylin offers dorm, twin and double room accommodation with shared bathrooms. A double room has a private shower. All linen, including towels, heaters and fans are provided. Children over the ages of 14 years are welcome. There is a communal lounge, kitchen, laundry and dining area. A sparkling swimming pool is in the large, well-established garden. Visa, Master and Amex cards are accepted. Tours of Johannesburg, Soweto and Pretoria can be arranged.Please note that Terrylin is open from 14h00 and closes at midnight. The check-out time is 10h00. There is free wi-fi and safe, on-site parking. Joy looks forward to welcoming you at Terrylin. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$34 - US$36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$34 - US$36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Kempton Park
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Room & Suite (22)
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Dining (1)
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luciag331
14 November 2016|
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Response from Terrylin | Property representative |
Hi Lucia - the airport taxi's charge R150. Thet are very safe and reliable. Other options - dowload the uber app. They charge from R60 depending on the vehicle or Zebra Cab's. They also charge R60 but may not always be... More
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macsteeze
21 November 2015|
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Response from Terrylin | Property representative |
Thank you, Macsteeze, for your enquiry. On the website there are clear directions from the airport, Johannesburg and Pretoria. The address is 2 Halifax Street, Rhodesfield, Kempton Park. You may either use the Airport... More
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Suzanne S
10 July 2015|
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Response from Terrylin | Property representative |
Terrylin is 3,5km's from the O R Tambo airport so you may walk here depending on the amount of luggage you have.
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Room Tips
"Most convenient for international travellers"
RichardK4275
21 Jun 2017
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"All rooms are Good to stay in."
Marvin-10550-NY
17 Mar 2017
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"All rooms suited me as they are quiet and sunny!"
Springgirly
26 Mar 2016
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"Quiet, close to the airport"
ClaireJG75
01 Sep 2015
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