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    Ghandi Backpackers Lodge

    15 Doris Street, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (16)
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    1 - 5 of 74 reviews

    Reviewed 24 February 2017
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    Stället ligger ca 3 km från flygplatsen Oliver Tambo. Man kan bli hämtad från flygplatsen utav privat chaufför :-) Det...More

    Thank Dan A
    Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile
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    Ich hatte ein Einzelzimmer mit Bad. Es war groß, modern und sauber. Super! Es gibt neben den Zimmern in EG...More

    1  Thank Yvonne2585
    Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

    Stayed 2 nights here with my partner in a private room. Room was large and clean and was R520, quite reasonable! Staff picked us up from the airport and offered us a discounted taxi drop off at the bus station when we left. They also...More

    Thank Josey T
    Reviewed 11 October 2016

    I was in Johannesburg with a group of 16 cricket players and was house in Gandhi's backpacker Lodge in Kensington for two nights. It was a pleasant surprise in that it was quite central to the airport, local schools and shopping areas. The staff were...More

    Thank Happyjohnny
    Reviewed 16 September 2016

    Comfortable few nights stay. Good value and clean enough overall. Added bonus of towels in the room and free breakfast. Taxi driver Chris attached to the hostel was also very useful and prices were reasonable.

    Thank mmmp4cj2
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    • US$13 - US$32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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    Pool & Beach (4)
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    Nima W
    Can you give me your phone number.I do not have credit card. I am just by myself so will need 1 double bedroom
    19 March 2015|
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    Room Tips
    "I hope you don't coincide with a teenage party! If you do, no room is good."
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    "The upstairs rooms that open out onto the Balcony over looking the pool are by far the best!!!"
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    "Room overlooking the pool. Very pretty."
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    "Get a room in the main building"
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