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MoAfrika Backpackers

120 Sandham Rd, Benoni 1509, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ashburton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I arrived at MoAfrika in July (via a taxi I had to get myself, as they didn't turn up for my airport collection, despite booking and confirming it.) Granted, I was a bit surprised by how cold it was, and I could have been better prepared, but they only had one heater in reception. Every other room was freezing cold.I... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Had an excellent experience staying at MoAfrika. Mark you're awesome and a super host/manager. The quiet setting away from the hustle and bustle of Jo'burg, was a perfect start/finish point for my Kruger trip. Budget prices, with a chill vibe. Definitely recommend.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This place is excellent if you are in transit in Jo. The shuttle transfer from the airport is free (but you will have to pay a small fee for the transfer back). You are really out ot Jo, thus if you do not have a car you will need a taxi. The dorm is really beautiful and spacious, as well... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

Moafrika is a cozy place on the edge of joburg with a familiar atmosphere and a place to chill after a packed day. Great value for money and always smiling Andrew around ! The rooms are big and clean and they all have ensuite showers. A real taste of Afrika !

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We decided to stay at MoAfrika because of its affordability. We were not expecting much, but it was just a quick drive from the airport and we were shocked to see how upmarket it was. The shuttle was FREE and the driver was on time and very friendly. We arrived at MoAfrika and Andrew greeted us with a BIG smile.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

It was fabulous, the staff are very friendly and breakfast nice the room was clean. Thus I was very satisfied! I recommend those who plan to stay in Johannesburg to choose Moafrika. I can always stay in this hostel if I happen in South Africa.

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Sydney, Australia
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights before the start of a safari. This is not a fancy hotel but lovely in its own way. Room was reasonably priced, clean and adequate. Staff were friendly and hospitable. I would recomend this place if you are looking for somewhere cheap to stay in Jo'burg before the start of a... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Waiting for 1,5 hour to pick up. After calling Mo Afrika, they didnot answere. We were lucky that after 1,5h they call us back. Arrived at the accomodation, the bedrooms were very good. Good beds, very clean, nice bathroom. WIFI doesnt work at all. Very friendly staff.

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

MoAfrika is quiet and peaceful hostel.If you need a place to chill this is the perfect resting point. Large bedrooms with the most comfortable beds ever and lovely ensuite bathrooms. They have great food on offer in the evening and complimentary breakfast Perfect departing point for the many excursions they have on on offer.Staff are pleasant and incredibly helpful .This... More 

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22 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

This backpacker hostel is cheap and cheerful so you get what you pay for. It is on a barren tract of land not far from Johannesburg airport. In July, the rooms were freezing cold (no heaters to be found) and the rooms could do with an uplfigt (shower did not work well and taps were loose). However, the beds are... More 

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Address: 120 Sandham Rd, Benoni 1509, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Benoni
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