ZAR 250 per night
ZAR 250 per night
Lodge and Backpacker Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa

Lodge and Backpacker Rosebank

Johannesburg, South Africa - 219 Jan Smuts Avenue, Rosebank, Parktown North

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  • Magnificent accommodation
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Most recent review

thank you very much ... I would like to give my sincere appreciation for the hospitality that i was give when i was in Rose bank from 17th November to 21st November 2010. that was fantastic, my many thanks to you all. i enjoyed my stay there.

Description - Hostel

Lodge & Backpacker Rosebank is Part of The Lodge & Backpacker Group, Accoustix Lodge and Backpacker and Sleek Travel have been in existence for 8 yrs, though our experience we have now created this flagship Lodge. With it's super friendly 24 hour staff and a seriously laid back attitude to life, you'll feel welcome and chilled in Rosebank. Come late afternoon you can join other travellers at the common bar for a drink or a game of pool/snooker. There's the pool to hang out by, or why not just stretch out under the lodge's lapa and braai your dinner, you will find just about everything you'd need here from, a tour and travel desk to an outdoor terrace to soak up the rays from. Novels can be borrowed, a communal kitchen is open to all, WIFI and internet access will allow guest to hook up and laundry facilities are on hand - for all those folk who have just come off of safari (or tried their hand at soccer - in the spirit of FIFA)!

Rosebank is a great area to stay in, it is situated in a upmarket suburb of JHB next to Sandton and is the place to go to for a true South African alternative shopping and entertainment experience. Hosting the famous Rosebank Craft market weekly and there African Curio Market daily.
The is the art Nuvaux Theatre, Cinemas, Galleries, Shopping Centres, bars and Clubs all within walking distance of the Lodge.

Rooms/dorms are clean, basic and pretty quiet. Fresh linen is provided, floors are tiled or have parke wooden floorboards, private rooms have designer bathrooms and all beds have plush duvets for added warmth.

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The space
  • Property type: Hostel
  • Guest rooms/units: 40
  • Year built: 1980
  • Renovated: 2010
Hostel accommodations

Lowest price available: ZAR 250 (South African Rand)

Double Female Dorm Male Dorm Mixed Dorm Single Standard Twin Twin Or Double Room

Hostel amenities

24-hr front desk Airport pickup All inclusive plan Bar/lounge Breakfast (extra charge) Car rental Children permitted Express checkout Gardens Gay friendly Group services Laundry/valet service Linen included No curfew Open 24 Hours Parking (free) Pool (outdoor) Safe deposit box Smoking permitted Taxi service Tour/sightseeing assistance WIFI (extra charge)

Room amenities

All Rooms are neat, clean and tidy, beds are fitted with Duvets as bedding.

Backpacker facilities Ensuite Fax service Iron/ironing board Kitchenettes Lockers Microwave Non-smoking rooms Shared bathroom Television (cable/satellite) WIFI

Points of interest
  • Goodmans Gallery
  • Shopping Centres
  • Craft Market
  • Museums
  • Restuarants
  • Curio Market
  • Cinemas
  • Gym's
  • Tourist Info Centre
  • Bars
  • Transport
  • Clubs
  • Banks

Price details

ZAR 250 - 360 per night (South African Rand)

An additional deposit may be requested prior to arrival. If so, you will be contacted directly after you confirm your booking.

Credit cards: Not accepted on location

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

Our Group is made up of Accoustix, Monte Casino, Sleek Travel and Rosebank Lodges, all are situated on different extensions of Jan Smuts Avenue.

Location - Hostel

219 Jan Smuts Avenue, Rosebank, Parktown North
South Africa  2194

Latitude: -26.18162, Longitude: 28.03036

How to get there

From the Bus Station / Train station :
Get on to Wolmarans Street outside the Bus Station and head west. Take a right at De Beer and then a Left at De Korte (This will be the 2nd road you can turn left). Next road take a right and this will change to Jan Smuts Ave. Stay on Jan Smuts for +/- 8Km

The up-market Gautrain station will connect travellers from the airport toRosebank, or Twshane (formerly Pretoria). This will also be linked to all the soccer stadiums for the 2010 World Cup Soccer. This is an easy collection point for any travellers wanting to stay at Accoustix - a warm, homely and inviting environment, where the buzz happens and everyone is welcome.

By Airport Shuttle
The hostel offers airport shuttle - contact them directly for information and prices

By Car
From the airport :
When leaving the airport take the R24 and head towards Johannesburg, this will change to the N12.
Take the N3 North (Sign will say Pretoria). Follow N3 for +/- 10Km and then follow the signs that say the N1 to Bloemfontein. Take the William Nicole off-ramp. Turn left once off the freeway and stay on William Nicole stay left at Hyde Park corner travel for +/- 4Km. And you will see Us on your right hand side

The Gautrain is situated in Rosebank, this then leads to the BRT(Rapid transit system) All other means are within walking distance of the Lodge. From the Airport one would board the Gautrain and exit in Rosebank.