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Diamond Diggers Backpackers

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36 Doris street Kensington, Johannesburg South Africa See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

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...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank wjz2016
Reviewed 28 January 2018

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...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank RochelleM607
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of stay: December 2017
1  Thank Sherwin L
Reviewed 12 July 2017

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...More

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank JackS4491
Reviewed 18 February 2017

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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Date of stay: February 2017
Thank Radek_Garbowski
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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 More 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. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Diamond Diggers Backpackers Hotel Johannesburg
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Diamond Diggers Backpackers Hotel Johannesburg
South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
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"Main bedroom is the best"
8 Nov 2018
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12 Jul 2017
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