I personally didn't enjoy my time in Joburg (ppl would often up prices based on our accent--I hate being cheated [robbed--those prices were higher then living in England]) But here's my two cents:
I liked Brown Sugar because it is an all in one stop.
A lot of great plcaes for you to sit and relax and enjoy the view of Cape Town.
Near by China town and couple of places to eat.
Complementary yummy hot breakfast
Offer dinner at a really cheap price (You have to register for the dinner before 4 I think.)
The staff was super helpful and accommodating.
The hostel has internet in the main room.
They have three computers that guest are allowed to use for free.
They offer a place for you to store your things (even after you check out).
The internet only works in that one.
Only have few liquor options i think 5...but i think you can bring your own. LOL
rooms don't have TV but that's normal for hostels.
the dinner isn't vegetarian friendly
Make sure you plane arrives in time for the complimentary pick up. if not it is $40 to drive 10 min drive.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This 'Ex-Mafia Mansion' offers clean, spacious, comfy and secure accommodation from camping, dormitories, family rooms, doubles, twin, triples and singles with shared or privite bathrooms. We are the largest hostel in Johannesburg and offer the following freebies: A Scrumptious breakfast, Free pick up from OR Tambo Airport or Park Station, Wi-Fi and internet, safes in all private rooms and private lockers in dorms, day and long term storage, tea and coffee. Print, scan and postage facilities available. Self service coin operated laundry room and swimming pool with amazing views. We have credit card facilities and our own ATM on site. We have our own drivers and vehicles for cheap shuttles to the shops and other locations. Our in-house tour guide is available daily for the most popular local tours of Joburg. The staff can assist you with a Kruger Park Tour, Victoria Falls or Chobe National Park tours. We are a Baz Bus stop and just waiting to welcome you. ... more less
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