Once in Joburg

Once in Joburg - backpackers hostel
From EUR 70


  • Lots of free group activities
  • Great location
  • Dorm rooms with privacy screens
  • Newly build and modern hostel


  • Airport transfer
  • 2 nights dorm accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • City walking tour and/or Neighbourgoods market tour
  • WiFi
Are you dreaming of visiting South Africa, and looking for just the right place to stay in the pulsating city of Johannesburg, then look no more – at Once in Joburg, you are in for a treat!

The Arrival Package - min. 2 nights included

With an Arrival Package at Once in Joburg, you don’t need to worry about anything upon arrival in South Africa – we will sort your transfer from the airport to your hostel, just like we will make sure your check-in goes fast and leaves you ready to explore Johannesburg.

Besides airport transfer and dorm – or private accommodation, we will set you up with either a city walking tour of Johannesburg or a Neighbourgoods Market tour, the choice is yours!


Once in Joburg is situated in the pedestrian friendly student suburb of Braamfontein in Johannesburg. Braamfontein is a vibrant area with busy coffee shops, restaurants, markets, bars and retail shops all on the hostels doorstep and within easy walking distance. The hostel staff will be able to help orientate - and give you tips on where to go and what to see.

About Once in Joburg

The hostel is all new and offers several common areas for you to meet likeminded travelers, a restaurant and a travel desk, where you can book your next adventure in or around Johannesburg. Are you into freebies? The hostel offers weekly group activities.

Types of accommodation

Shared dorms fit no more than 4 people, either mixed or female-only, with en-suite bathrooms with shower and toilet. You will sleep in a custom made bed, including a locker with charging facilities for your electronics and a reading light. Several types of private rooms are also available, including Double Beds, Twin Rooms, Triple and even family-size.

4-Star Hotel facilities are included, such as Air conditioning, Flatscreen TV, Tea and Coffee, Chillout space and a safe.

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