Joburg Backpackers is located in a spacious, newly renovated house in the trendy and safe area of Emmarentia, Joburg Backpackers promises to make your stay comfortable and fun!
From dorms to deluxe double en suites, our rooms are incredibly clean and comfortable, and all of your linen and towels are supplied. With a large funky bar, lots of chill out space and a brand new swimming pool, there’s no better way to spend your time!
About the area
Within a 5 minute walk is the popular and funky area of Greenside with its vibrant main road full of great restaurants – from sushi or Indian to the authentic shebeen experience at Mama ’s Shebeen. There are also plenty of trendy cafés, bars, shops and galleries in the area.
Emmarentia is known as the Green Heart of Johannesburg. With the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens and Emmarentia Dam right around the corner there’s plenty of open spaces for walks and picnics. There are also regular outdoor concerts at the Dam where you can catch some famous South African musical talents. Transportation can be arranged to any other attractions in Johannesburg including the museums and shopping centres.