I stayed while there for the world cup so I did have the bennifit of it being packed so maybe things are different at other times. It was overprice and only 1 and the 3 nights I stayed was there hot water. It was really cold in the rooms and no space heaters. I was sleeping by a window and was glad I had and extra blanket. Everyone was sleeping in multiple layers. The good was the drivers were really nice, the breakfast was included in the price and the bar was intertaining. The staff was friendly and helpful but the internet is more expensive there than any othe backpacker I have been to in SA. I was desperate and had to stay there an extra night which didn't make me to happy but I made some new friends so that is an upside.
- 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