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Homebase Melville - Hostel
Homebase Melville - Hostel
37 1st Ave, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4,9 km from city centre, Johannesburg, South Africa 

Located in Johannesburg, HomeBase Melville Backpackers is within easy reach of University of the Witwatersrand and Gold Reef City & Casino. It also provides an outdoor pool, a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi.

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Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Johannesburg:R367/night
Cheapest price found:R144/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
R184 - R788
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
R157 - R918
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Homebase Melville - Hostel
Homebase Melville - Hostel
37 1st Ave, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4,9 km from city centre, Johannesburg, South Africa 

Located in Johannesburg, HomeBase Melville Backpackers is within easy reach of University of the Witwatersrand and Gold Reef City & Casino. It also provides an outdoor pool, a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi.

R726
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Johannesburg hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Johannesburg?

    Johannesburg hostels are R368/night, on average. However, you may find that prices fluctuate depending on the time of year. In April is often the cheapest month to book, and in April is the most expensive month to book a hostel in Johannesburg. Our users recently found hostels for R157/night - which is currently the lowest price. Keep in mind that we would consider anything in Johannesburg for R306/night or less a good deal.

  • What hostel is closest to Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport?

    Homebase Melville - Hostel is 23,8 km away from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, making it the closest Johannesburg hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • Should I stay in a Johannesburg hostel?

    Staying in a Johannesburg hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in Johannesburg tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.