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The Birches Backpackers

39 Anton von Wouw Street | Franklin Roosevelt Park, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

I recommend the Birches Backpackers to any travellers visiting Johannesburg. The breakfast included was delicious and the accommodation was clean and comfortable. In addition the owner is friendly and helpful. He also has a Dalmatian called YumYum which adds a great homey feel. The only downside was the location and one shower; it was not very central for the activities... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012 via mobile

We stayed only two nights in this beautiful house, the night before and after our safari, but enjoyed it very much. The atmosphere is very good, the familylike kitchen is amazing, there is a nice lounge-area and a nice garden with swimmingpool and beds, thea and coffee for breakfast and the bathroom is huge and comfortable. At the time only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

It's not near some areas but no where in Joburg is. It's really close to a great minibus taxi stop, and very easy to get back to. Lots of close restaurants and Kim was amazingly helpful in future travel plans that weren't something he got paid for. Some try to sell you a tour, he just tries to make your... More

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Address: 39 Anton von Wouw Street | Franklin Roosevelt Park, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
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