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    Gemini Backpackers Lodge

    1 Van Gelder Road, Johannesburg 2090, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent0%
    • Very good8%
    • Average26%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible58%
    11 Feb 2017
    “Shouldn't be on baz bus stops”
    22 Nov 2016
    “False advertising”
    Free Parking
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    11 - 15 of 18 reviews

    Reviewed 16 February 2012

    You need your own transport if you stay here, or as I did, just stayed for one night on my last night in South Africa. You can order food pizza as there are no restaurants around. They have a very convinient free pick up from...More

    2  Thank Amixtika
    Reviewed 19 August 2011

    I wasn't especially impressed with Gemini Backpackers. The location was pretty inconvenient, although offering free airport transfer did help with this. I will say the grounds were nice, very spread out with a fire pit and other amenities. The main drawback was that the structures...More

    2  Thank stoberc
    Reviewed 4 June 2011

    I stayed there for a couple of weeks. The staff is really nice and Piet is great but the place is a little bit dirty. So you pay cheap but you are far from the city centre and main attractions. You will spend more in...More

    2  Thank Simonest
    Reviewed 16 September 2010

    We went to South Africa for the world cup so lodging was pretty slim. We've traveled a lot and are use to cheap hostels, but this was place was unreal. First of all, its on the edge of the township Alexandria, and upon arrival, the...More

    1  Thank sjohnston12
    Reviewed 8 July 2010

    I have happily backpacked my way through 88 countries in the past 20 years but this place will last long in the memory as an awful hostel run by a bunch of chancers. We soon nicknamed it the Hostel of Doom. The first and biggest...More

    1  Thank tpsontour
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    Details
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Gauteng >
    • Greater Johannesburg >
    • Johannesburg
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    "Don't come here."
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    "There are no good rooms. All of them have bathrooms with cold showers and doors that open to the outside..."
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