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We fell in love with this place. You can get home cooked meals every morning and evening. The food was very local and nice. We also loved the outdoor bar/lounge area. There are a few animals and a fire was always going for us. The...More
Sadly, I am writing now because has Lebo's has become a very unpleasant place to be, largely because of the owners. I wrote a glowing review 2 years ago but the place has fallen apart since then. Maria and Lebo are blatantly and loudly abusive...More
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Response from Manager_Malepa, Manager at Lebo's Soweto BackpackersResponded 26 February 2016
It is of great sadness we read all your comments and even though you have nothing but extremely bad words to give us we are very sad that you left our hostel feeling the way you describe. You are however not truthful in...More
We did an all day tour and thought it well worth the money. Soweto is far larger than we thought with far a greater spectrum of living standards than expected, so there is plenty to see. Our guide was likeable, knowledgeable and passionate about his...More
I've stayed at several hostels throughout South Africa, including those in Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg, and BY FAR, Lebo's is the best hostel I have ever been to. Not only is Lebo's physically attractive, with the scenic backyard, festive decorations, comfortable rooms and...More
I came here just for the Soweto bike tour - it was fantastic! The guides were extremely knowledgable and friendly. It was a great insight into Soweto and the daily lives of its people. When we returned, we were treated to a delicious authentic lunch...More
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US$13 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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While we stayed there, Lebo's allowed guests with a car to park inside the locked gate at night! Also, Lebo is community leader and everyone respects him (and his guests) by extension. You will be safe the whole time you... More
While we stayed there, Lebo's allowed guests with a car to park inside the locked gate at night! Also, Lebo is community leader and everyone respects him (and his guests) by extension. You will be safe the whole time you are there!