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    Mbizi Backpackers Lodge

    288 Trichardts Road | Parkdene, Boksburg 1459, South Africa
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    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
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    USD 33*
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    • Excellent60%
    • Very good24%
    • Average12%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible0%
    25 Aug 2017
    “Quiet, secure, safe”
    4 weeks ago
    “Not the best option”
    Free Parking
    Airport Transportation
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    29 Oct.30 Oct.
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 50 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Clean hostel. Far away from everything. Good option if you have rented a car. Breakfast? Bread and coffee. Not a good option....It's economic, but when you add the expenses in taxis can be very expensive

    Thank Katherine F
    Reviewed 30 August 2017

    Mbizi Backpackers host was very welcoming. He has turned his childhood home into a hostel. Its a very simple old house. This hostel is very quiet. Breakfast is "included" however we were only provided with toast and butter. It was a good location to connect...More

    Thank Iliketogoplaces93
    Reviewed 26 August 2017

    In common with most other reviewers, I'd highly recommend Mbizi. Lovely owner who goes out of his way to chat and make you feel at home. I wanted somewhere close to the airport and not in the city so Mbizi served this purpose. There's a...More

    Thank mosstin
    Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

    It was really nice, comfy beds, friendly staff and good wifi but the rooster of the backpackers decided to wake us up around 6am and kept coming back to the door of our cabin where he continued to scream.

    Thank laubenadine
    Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

    I loved staying at this hostel. The owner was so cool and friendly. He had a great bar and talked to us a lot about Bill hicks and other interesting topics. The hostel is lovely and clean with a great dvd collection and also has...More

    Thank MissR1ce
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    • Price range
    • USD 25 - USD 33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 21
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    • South Africa >
    • Gauteng >
    • Greater Johannesburg >
    • Boksburg
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    "Dorms are fine and comfortable"
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    "I loved having the cabin in the back...it was nice and quiet & I wasn't bothered by any other..."
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