Emerald Backpackers - Johannesburg, Central Gauteng

Johannesburg Accommodation
Johannesburg, Central Gauteng

Emerald Backpackers

Johannesburg, Central Gauteng - Accommodation

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Emerald Backpackers in Johannesburg

Backpacker Accommodation situated in Kempton Park near the Johannesburg International Airport

The backpacker is within the property of Emerald Guesthouse and provide inexpensive holiday accommodation for the person who only need a bed for the night before their onward journey to their final destination.

Emerald Backpackers has dormitory room units.

Emerald Backpackers can offer the backpacker safaris in and around Johannesburg, day trips, car rental, as well as professional staff to assist you in where to go next.

Wireless Internet Acces, TV, restaurant, bar and pool for those that simply want to relax.

Emerald Backpackers is close to the Johannesburg shopping malls, nightlife, flea markets and the Caesars Casino

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 28° 14' 0.1" E / 26° 7' 24.7" S

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Driving to Emerald Backpackers in Johannesburg, Central Gauteng

Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport
Address: O.R. Tambo International Airport, O R Tambo Airport Rd, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa
Distance: 64 m / Duration: 7 mins
1.Head northwest0.5 km
2.Keep left at the fork to continue on Exit 46, follow signs for R21 N/City Center/Kempton Park/Pretoria and merge onto R21
Partial toll road
2.8 km
3.Take exit 43 for Voortrekker Road toward Kempton Park/M960.5 km
4.Turn left onto Voortrekker Rd51 m
5.Merge onto Albatross St/Pomona Rd/M32 via the ramp to Rhodesfield0.7 km
6.Turn left onto Gladiator St1.1 km
7.Turn left onto Meteor St0.1 km
8.Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Halifax St
Destination will be on the right
64 m

Nearest Airport & Flights

O.R. Tambo International Airport - Johannesburg

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OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is the busiest airport in South Africa and Africa, with about 17 million passengers coming through every year. Johannesburg International as it was known previously, was renamed in 2006 to honour the memory of Oliver Reginald Tambo, contributor to the liberation of South Africa.

OR Tambo International Airport is 20-minutes away from the eastern suburbs of Johannesburg and 45 minutes from Sandton unless you take the gautrain which takes only 15 minutes to get to Sandton.

Reviews for Emerald Backpackers

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Did not felt like a guest...just another person paying.

review by Gerhard Kramer

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Stay clear. During winter you will be cold. Heaters don't work and they promise to give you portable one. After you check in and pay however, the heaters do not exist or they say they can't find any. Wi Fi never works. They claim its being upgraded. Place looks like a prison. Whatever they put out for breakfast is gone in no time.. Pay extra and stay away from this mess.

review by Mark Carvalho

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Convenient typical guest lodge close to the airport, Large enough rooms with DStv but limited channels.

review by Kindon Gandanga

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Rooms neat but old. Breakfast is adequate. All in all a good place to stay while in town for an overnight stay.

review by Nic Bornman

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review by Dex Yon

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Not recommended.My stay started out good, but unfortunately got worse over time. The staff were friendly but entirely unhelpful each time I enquired about a service that was advertised at their reception. The room was neat but the shower especially was very dirty, forcing me to clean out the drain myself before I could use it. The room also included some kind of heating system that made strange noises the whole night through making it challenging to sleep. The food from the resturant tasted good but was overpriced for what you get. I could get a better meal at the KFC just up the road for less money. Finally, the lack of any hand soap in the room was disappointing.The one good point is that it's cheaper than a lot of other guesthouses in the area. However, personally I'd rather pay slightly more for a better experience.

review by Peter Brown

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Comfortable and close to airport with shuttle services. People are very friendly and accommodating.

review by Santi Gouws

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At least a warm cup of coffee in the morning, leaving with the first shuttle. That will already make a difference! Those complaining, you get what you pay for. The pictures were taken, when the place opened, for the first time

review by M Murphy

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I am totally disgusted with this B&B. They were supposed to collect me from the airport after midnight when I flew back to SA. Two days before my arrival, I still phoned and confirmed with the owner / manager. Upon my arrival, there was nobody to collect me. I subsequently had to take a taxi to take me there. They didn't even bother to open the gate and let me in. The taxi driver then took me to a very very nice guesthouse (Blue Mange Guesthouse). The owners there were extremely friendly and helpful! NEVER again Aiport Inn B&B.

review by Brenda van Rensburg

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Bad. 1st got stuffed in mould room. Upgrade got a room with no aircon . Wifi dont work. No TV as they changing block by block. Staff just say sorry. Very bad. It is expensive for a tiny room with nothing as advettised. Very badWe had to phone as they dont answer the gate. Really disgusting

review by Wilma Marsburg

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Great location relative to the Airport. Shuttle included. Serves 3 meals (breakfast included). Has two gates to be collected from by uber when you need to get to festival mall. Several different room types.

review by Adam FourTwenty

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Nice place. Value for money. Friendly staff. Reliable airport shuttle. Transport to shopping mall.

review by Shingirayi Mareya

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Close to the air port. Convenient to drop in overnight. Well priced good hospitality. They just need to sort out the showers that don't have hot water, but are perfect for those hot summer nights. Place needs a bit of an up grade, as it's aging a bit.

review by Talib Cader

"Very good"

Very good sevice/transfers to/from airportPersonal serviceNice individually cooked breakfast

review by david hayes, United Kingdom

"We had a lovely stay. "

The staff were most accommodating and friendly. The lodge was clean and I would highly recommend it!

review by Leanne Smith, United Kingdom

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