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Lakeview Backpackers

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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Finding an ideal charming hostel in Johannesburg does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Lakeview Backpackers, a nice option for travellers like you. Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Constitution Hill (6.8 km) and Maboneng Precinct (8.7 km), guests of Lakeview Backpackers can easily experience some of Johannesburg's most well known attractions. Free wifi is offered to guests. Johannesburg has plenty of Indian restaurants. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like Dosa Hut, Aroma Restaurant, and Taste of Punjab, which are serving up some great dishes. If you are interested in exploring Johannesburg, check out a hiking trail, such as Cradle Moon. Lakeview Backpackers looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Johannesburg.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Pilansberg Airport11 mi
O.R.Tambo Intl Airport17 mi
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Stayed there for only one night. It was great, clean rooms and bathrooms, friendly hosts and cute dog! It is also very close to the airport, so it was very convenient for us since we were heading there the next morning. We stayed in a...More

Thank Camila B
Reviewed 2 May 2018

I stayed at the hostel at the end of 2 weeks of travelling. After staying at a bunch of noisy hostels with way too many rooms, I truly appreciated the quietness and kindness of this place. It rather felt like staying in a host family...More

Thank Weltenbummler_NH
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We had a great stay at Lakeview Backpackers! Francois and Ronel made us feel very at home, and were unbelievably helpful. We had none of the security or cleanliness concerns that other reviewers had. Not sure what the 1-star review was about... They most definitely...More

Thank Brendan A
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Ronel and Francois made us feel like we were staying at home... we've been on the road for a long time and it was the homiest place we've stayed. They took us for drinks, helped me book a haircut, watched TV and cooked with us,...More

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I stayed at this hostel for 4 days and I had a lovely time! The owners are so friendly and really make you feel at home, I was spoiled from the beginning till the end. They gave me alot more then I could've wished for....More

Thank Rani B
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"Rocco, the dog, only cares about you if you have food around!"
27 May 2018
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"Go with Uber or their transfer, not an airport taxi! Or rent a car."
8 Aug 2017
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"The 4-bed room didn't seem to have too many outlets to charge things, but around the other common areas..."
9 Apr 2013
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"All of the rooms are always clean and the people their are friendly. Just learn how to work the shower from..."
29 Jan 2012
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US$26 - US$28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaGautengGreater JohannesburgJohannesburg
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