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 trip great. I will be staying there again on my next trip to Joburg.
Property: The Birches BackpackersAddress: 39 Anton von Wouw Street | Franklin Roosevelt Park, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Ranked #6 of 107 Specialty Lodging in Johannesburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Nestled in the largest man-made forest, the Birches offers backpackers a tranquil place to unwind, or an entertainment area next to the pool to catch up socializing. The pool is sparkling blue with a cocktail step and waterfall. Very high speed WIFI available free right through the property with a computer station available. ... more less
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