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    Brown Sugar Backpackers

    75 Observatory Avenue | Observatory Extension, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
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    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          Traveller (33)
          Room & Suite (6)
          Dining (3)
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          Overview
          • Excellent19%
          • Very good37%
          • Average23%
          • Poor11%
          • Terrible10%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Airport Transportation
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Pets Allowed
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Shuttle Bus Service
          All hotel details
          Curiocity Backpackers
          215 reviews
          #1 of 107 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
           
          The Birches Backpackers
          32 reviews
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          #3 of 107 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
           
          HomeBase Melville
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          #10 of 107 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
           
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          1 - 5 of 132 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          My time here was very limited, but it did what it said on the tin - they picked me up from the airport as they said. The area they are within Johannesburg is.. dare I say, the rougher part of a rough town! The hostel...More

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          Thank PreeceDJ
          Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

          This place gave me a very bad experience. The customer service was not good. We were there for 3weeks we had to fight to get our room cleaned. The wifi is snail slow. Will never go back there again. Worst place I have ever been.

          1  Thank briscle
          Reviewed 27 February 2017

          A good place to stay in Johannesburg, close by to the many suburbs and airport. They offer free pick up from the airport. Relatively safe area. Huge property area, has a swimming pool, view of the city.

          Thank BlrTravR
          Reviewed 14 January 2017

          we stayed a total of 3 nights, 1 when we first arrived into south africa, 1 on return from our kruger safari and 1 the night before we left south africa We appreciated the free pickup from the airport and the affordable transfer for the...More

          Thank globetrotter648
          Response from LiezelRoux, Owner at Brown Sugar BackpackersResponded 19 January 2017

          Thank you for the review and I an glad my staff was able to assist you as explained. I agree with the "personal problems" that should rather be left at home and be assured that the matter will be raised at our next meeting. Safe...More

          Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

          My stay here was most enjoyable. It has nice clean bathrooms l, friendly workers, handy tucks hop and more. I would definitely recommend this place for all tourists. They take good care of their grounds and have useful information. They have car services to get...More

          1  Thank Mr. E
          Response from LiezelRoux, Owner at Brown Sugar BackpackersResponded 19 January 2017

          Thank you for the review and I am glad to see you enjoyed your stay with us. Safe travels

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          HomeBase Melville
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Internet
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$27 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 15
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          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Gauteng >
          • Greater Johannesburg >
          • Johannesburg
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          Traveller (33)
          Room & Suite (6)
          Dining (3)
          Hotel & Grounds (35)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Ogy_11
          Do you have kitchen facilities for backpackers?
          15 January 2015|
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          Response from LiezelRoux | Property representative |
          Yes, we have a large communal kitchen with gas stoves, ovens and all the pots, pans and utensils needed to whip up your own meals. Breakfast is included from 07h00 to 10h00. We also have a 10-burner gas grille on the bar... More
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          "The upper dorm has a large balcony with great views."
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          "All rooms were great. I stayed in The Glass Room which has a glass roof."
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          "love the cabins at the back."
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          "Breakfast is very good,eggs every day,but no bananas."
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