We are a backpackers residence situated in the bohemian suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa’s biggest metropolitan city. Set on a tree-lined street in the Melville district, our top affordable hostel is near two blocks from 7th Street’s bars and restaurants, and 3 km near from the Johannesburg Botanical Garden. Surely, ours is one of the top hostels in location alone.

The best affordable hostel Johannesburg, Melville has to offer for backpackers

The affordable, low-key private rooms and dorms offer free limited Wi-Fi. Most have shared bathrooms; some private rooms have en suite facilities. There’s also a pool side cabin. Our facilities puts us as one of the top hostels in Johannesburg.

Our hostel includesthe following, for affordable prices:

an outdoor pool, BBQ area,  fully-equipped kitchen, a TV lounge and complimentary parking. All for affordable prices for backpackers and non backpackers alike.

Our travel desk helps book all the best affordabletours you cannot miss while backpacking in or near Johannesburg.

best aerial view of cheap hostel Homebase Backpackers Johannesburg pool area


Budget 2 day + 2 safaris (1 Nights)

Day 1: Pickup from 5am, transport to Marloth, Sunset Safari in Kruger Park, dinner
Day 2: Sanpark Sunrise Safari in Kruger Park, Full breakfast, transfer home

1. 1 x 5am to 6am collection and transfer to Marloth Park
2. 1 x nights accommodation in an En-Suite Room
3. 1 x 3 course Dinner
4. 1 x Full breakfast
5. 1 x Sunset 3hr Kruger park Open vehicle Safari
6. 1 x Sunrise 3hr Kruger Park Open vehicle Safari
7. 2 x transfers to Crocodile bridge gate for sunset and sunrise safari’s
8. 1 x Transfer to Johannesburg

Period ending 30 NOV 2019-2020

PPS R4,399.00 PP Sharing (En-Suite Room)

R4,199.00 Dormitory Accommodation