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Diamond Diggers Backpackers

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#75 of 153 Specialty lodging in Johannesburg
Our Backpacker is spacious with beautiful views of the Johannesburg skyline, large windows, large pool, large lounge and large kitchen . We are located only 5 minutes away from the city center, 5 minutes to Carlton center ( Top of Africa) , 7 minutes to Braamfontein, 3 minutes to Ellis park stadium, 6 minutes to Constitution hill, 10 minutes from the Apartheid museum , 18 minutes to Soweto and 20 minutes from the Airport . We offer Secure, clean accommodation in the form of Double and Single rooms as well as Dorms along with a well equipped Kitchen, hot baths and showers, and, to top it all off a pool and sauna. There is also a BBQ area and well as space to pitch a tent in the garden - we even have fire places in the lounge and in some of the Dorms. Our shuttle from the airport to the hostel must be arranged beforehand either by emailing the hostel or contacting by phone. FREE airport shuttle if the En-Suite or Joburg Skyline Rooms are booked, a nominal fee of R150 /US$ 10 will be charged each way for a dorm bed or other booking, FREE internet available to all guests.
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There are some many memories made and exciting times , I always said to everyone sleeping is for the weak and many to be spent before going on the next travel - I was given the nick name of Wilder and should still be showing on the bar counter if not removed at the back packers
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This establishment is running an illegal business to the detriment of the community. Please do not support this backpackers. There is no parking and customers have to park on the street which is very narrow and thus creating a danger to other vehicles driving around the bend.
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Booked for 5 nights and paid half deposit. Most facilities advertised were non existant. Parking was highly unsatisfactory. Decided to leave after two nights but owner insisted we pay the for the third night we did not stay for.
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The location of the hostel is great. Rooms, bathrooms, the kitchen is all clean and cosy! Staff were more than happy to help us out on our arrival to south Africa for the first time. However I would highly recommend planning your stay thoroughly as we could not walk anywhere
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Ive stayed in the hostel for 2 days only. Was picked up from the airport without any problems. Nina and staff were very friendly and helpful :-) Hostel looks nice and tidy, theres outside area as well. Very relaxed athmosphere. Would definitely recommend it.
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"Main bedroom is the best"
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diamond diggers backpackers hotel johannesburg
South AfricaGautengGreater JohannesburgJohannesburg
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