Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg

Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg


302 Fox Street, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

ExcellentBased on 642 reviews


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About Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg

Boasting an outdoor pool, Curiocity Backpackers is located in Johannesburg and offers comfortable accommodation. It also provides free Wi-Fi.

This 4-star hostel offers a tour desk, a concierg...

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To Downtown1.1 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time10:30 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+27 116 140 163

Amenities at Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • ATM on-site
  • Reading light
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Family rooms
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Safety deposit box
  • Grill
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Packed lunches
  • Shampoo
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Snack bar
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Sofa bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Spa bath
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Plunge pool
  • Free parking
  • Picnic area
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Desk
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Night club
  • Storage available


  • Hiking
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table


  • Ticket service
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry service
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

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Reviews for Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg

GreatBased on 642 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Super nice and helpful staff. (in 111 reviews)
  • The hostel is good! (in 53 reviews)
  • Nice Hostel with super friendly stuff! (in 53 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room had cockroach. (in 16 reviews)
  • Inform people about the area. (in 14 reviews)
  • Bathrooms were not very clean. (in 7 reviews)

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Where is Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg

Most Popular Landmarks

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Getting Around

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FAQs when booking at Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg

Is pricing at Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg comparable to 4 star hotels in Johannesburg?

The average rate for a night at Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg is 80% less than the Johannesburg average for similarly rated 4 stars hotels. The nightly rate at Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg is typically $19, which is considered to be a good deal for a quality hotel room in Johannesburg.

How close is Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg to the nearest airport, Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

At just 11.9 mi apart, the expected drive time from the nearest airport, Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, to Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg is 0h 23m. The estimated drive time may vary depending on high and low traffic times in the surrounding area. This is especially true for metro areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg?

Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Johannesburg, renting a car for around $40/day may be the best option. This will give you the ability to get to and from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

How close is Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg from the Johannesburg city center?

The center of Bertrams, Johannesburg, is just 0.8 mi away from the front doors of Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg. You can find many fellow tourists at places such as Gold Reef City, which you can get to from Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg using any means of transportation.

What is the Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg phone number?

You can reach the front desk of Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg at +27 116 140 163.

Does Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg?

The standard check-out time at Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg is 10:30 AM. Guests can usually check-in from 2:00 PM. Special arrangements may be available if discussed with the front desk.

How much does it cost to stay at Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg, Johannesburg?

On average, guests have been paying $19 per night to stay at Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg. Some users have found rooms as low as $9 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see the price rates available for your stay.

Does Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg have a laundry service?

There’s a laundry service at Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg that can be used by guests. Guests also have access to an iron and an ironing board during their stay - either in the room, or by asking the front desk.

How far is Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg from Carlton Centre?

Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg is a good place to stay to see Carlton Centre. It’s 0.9 mi away.

Is Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg close to Hillbrow Telkom Tower?

The distance from Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg to Hillbrow Telkom Tower is 1.4 mi.