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Mbizi Backpackers Lodge

288 Trichardt Road | Parkdene, Boksburg 1459, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manteo, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I've done a lot of traveling in a lot of places in a lot of hostels...and this place is top notch. We were picked up from the airport on time and arrived at the hostel where we met Patrick, the owner. Legend. He provided us with a ton of great info and really helped us out a few days later... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The place is ok, but the dorms too exploited… too many beds. Breakfast is bad, only bread and margarine The place is far from everything The owner accepts not only backpackers but also local preachers starting making noise at 5 am There are better places in joburg!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The lodge is very cozy and made for a great couple nights as we arrived in Jo-Burg. My buddy and I felt very safe here. We were even able to leave our surfboard bag outside with no fear of theft and no issue at all. Patrick spent time with us talking through our travel plans. He was very helpful and... More

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Tarrytown, New York
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I stayed here two nights, once before my tour with Selous, and once during the 11-day tour (in between Kruger Park and our trip up to Victorica Falls). There is no security here. The front gate is never locked. We went on a tour of Soweto while there and we were returned by our guide after dark. Our guide locked... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Met at the airport by friendly man who offers transport to hostel guests for reasonable charge. Hostel itself very clean, electric blankets on beds in winter (which you will be very grateful for!) free tea and coffee, wifi small charge. Lovely bar with sport showing on the big screen and cheap drinks. Patrick keen to offer advice to his guests,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This was where we stayed for our first night and Patrick helped us out with all our needs. The rooms and bathrooms are basic but the electric blanket on the cold South African nights were much appreciated. Great location for the airport as well. A good place to find your feet but renting a car is essential if you're staying... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The place is lovely, nice communal area with loads of movies to watch. Fully stocked kitchen to use for cooking and complimentary tea, coffee and toast in the morning. Electric blankets keep you warm at night. Clean, hot showers and a beautiful big backyard. The owner of this place, Patrick, and his brother, Matthew, made our stay so enjoyable! We... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

MBizi is a wonderful place to stay in Johannesburg. The hostel is clean, good location and safe place. The kicthen is complete and I used every day to prepare my dinner. Matthew and Patrick are so nice and helpful, specially Matthew who helped us with all tours.

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Steffisburg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I was Staying ther for 3 Nights from the 6 to the 9 of May It is a Perfect Place to Stay Is Clean a Great Hot Shower a Great Clean Kitchen and lots of DVDs for hang around it makes just you do not want to leave this Place just feel at Home He has Good Information and he... More

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Morro del Jable, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights after we arrived from a long trip around Africa. We didnt explore the city and we stayed here to rest after heading south. The place is really nice, it has a cool bar and swimming pool. The owner was very friendly and the location is good, close to a chinese take away and 15... More

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Address: 288 Trichardt Road | Parkdene, Boksburg 1459, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Boksburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 21
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