Hostels in Johannesburg, South Africa

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Popular hostels in Johannesburg

Discover well-known properties in Johannesburg that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 2,485 hotels in Johannesburg and price data was last updated on 14 February 2024. The average price for a hotel in Johannesburg is $24/night.
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363 Main Avenue, Ferndale, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Fernrez@363 is situated in Johannesburg and offers guests free Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi
Location
13.5 km from city centre

Tips for booking hostels in Johannesburg

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Johannesburg. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 14 February 2024.
Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:September
Average price in Johannesburg:$24/night
Cheapest price found:$13/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$13 - $48
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$18 - $31
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated Johannesburg hostels

Browse through properties in Johannesburg that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 2,485 properties in Johannesburg and data was last updated on 14 February 2024.
These Johannesburg properties are among the highest rated by our users. Make sure to read hostel descriptions and reviews to find the right property right for you.
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302 Fox Street, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
1.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$61
Avg. per night

Cheapest hostels in Johannesburg, South Africa

Discover affordable stays in Johannesburg that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Johannesburg can be found for as low as $16 per night. There is currently one property in Johannesburg that can be booked for this price. Johannesburg Youth Hostel is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Johannesburg. Price data was last updated on 14 February 2024
These Johannesburg properties charge the lowest price per night of those we've come across. As prices can vary by date, change the dates if you're flexible to compare rates.
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479 Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
11.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$16
Avg. per night
2 Valley Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
11.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$16
Avg. per night
10823A Pooe Street, Orlando West, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
13.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$21
Avg. per night
64 Bordeaux Drive, Bordeaux, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
11.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$21
Avg. per night
83 Albatross Drive, Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
10.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$31
Avg. per night
217 Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
6.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$33
Avg. per night
217 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parktown, Gauteng, South Africa
4.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
$33
Avg. per night
81 Albatross Drive, Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
10.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$38
Avg. per night

Other accommodations in Johannesburg

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47 Nottingham Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
6.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
$62
Avg. per night
Nicol Rd, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
9.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$71
Avg. per night
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
2.6 km from city centre
Air conditioning
$26
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
16.2 km from city centre
Air conditioning
$80
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
20.6 km from city centre
$90
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58 Hume Road, Dunkeld, Sandton, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
7.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
$199
Avg. per night
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
12.6 km from city centre
Airport shuttle
$45
Avg. per night
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
10.9 km from city centre
Air conditioning
$18
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Johannesburg

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within Johannesburg to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 14 February 2024.
Navigate to the areas in Johannesburg you plan to visit to find hostels that are close by. Clicking on a hostel name will take you to a page with pricing, reviews, and more useful information.

Facts about staying in Johannesburg

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Johannesburg to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 14 February 2024.
  • What is the cost of a hostel in Johannesburg?

    $24/night is an average price for a hostel in Johannesburg throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in September is the most expensive month to book, and in August is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found Johannesburg hostels for as low as $13/night. In general, Johannesburg hostels for $23 or less are a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in Johannesburg?

    Based on rated reviews, the best hostel in Johannesburg is Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg. 916 users from HotelsCombined gave the Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg a 7.9/10 rating.

  • What hostel is closest to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

    The closest Johannesburg hostel to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is Curiocity Backpackers Johannesburg, which is 19.1 km away.

  • Should I stay in a Johannesburg hostel?

    Aside from the fact that Johannesburg hostels tend to be more affordable than other stay types, they also have a more lively social scene. This social environment is perfect for individuals, couples, and even families who are looking to meet fellow travellers in Johannesburg.

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