From R150 PPS

Diamond Diggers Backpackers Lodge

From R150 PPS

 

Overview

Diamond Diggers Backpackers situated in Kensington Johannesburg South Africa, offer various styles of accommodation including small dorms, single accommodation and en-suite rooms. Our kitchen has everything you need and we have a large BBQ(Braai) if you prefer. ZAR 200 approved airport shuttle.

Relax in our Jacuzzi Bar and take in a spectacular sunset view of the Johannesburg skyline, and of course we have the usual things backpackers would expect like,backpacker security lockers, satellite TV, video , backpackers pool table, laundry service,backpackers travel desk, licenced pub, DSL internet, and plenty more for the backpacker and adventure traveller ...

The backpackers is a stone's throw away from many restaurants and Africa's greatest shopping hub at the Eastgate Centre. Kensington is an established up-market suburb just east of the city offering easy access to Johannesburg International Airport, the CBD, SA Jewellery & Diamond Centre and the Ellis Park sports precinct. We are close to the integrated freeway network to the nation's capital Pretoria, Sandton, the eastern and western suburbs. There is secure parking.

Popular Attractions in Johannesburg, South Africa :

Gold Reef City - Lesedi Cultural Village - Museum Africa - Ithemba-Lethu
Lion Park - Carlton Panorama -Westcliff Heritage Trust
Soweto This is the historic heart of the freedom struggle that took place in South Africa. Soweto is replete with schools, squares, cemeteries and other memorials that carry now-famous names. Both ex-President Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have homes here our backpacker tour operator offers a variety of packages, most including the Soweto Shebeen (local drinking houses) Route, which allows one a genuine taste of the warm hospitality that fills life in the township. Never dull, this township offers the wonderful experience of seeing how past incidents have impacted on the lives of residents today.

Facilities

    Room Facilities

  • Internet Access
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television

    On Site Facilities

  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Conference Rooms
  • Internet Terminal
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Parking
  • Self Catering

    Local Facilities

  • Bar
  • Beauty
  • Casino
  • Golf Course
  • Gym
  • Shopping/Curios
  • Tours

Rates

Additional Rates Info:
Children aged between 0 and 18 pay 100% of the sharing rate.

Double Bed Private Downstairs

Sleeps 2
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Downstairs private room with shared bathroom overlooking the pool and front garden.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2017       R 350   R 200
February 2017       R 350   R 200
March 2017       R 350   R 200
April 2017       R 350   R 200
May 2017       R 350   R 200
June 2017       R 350   R 200
July 2017       R 350   R 200
August 2017       R 350   R 200
September 2017       R 350   R 200
October 2017       R 350   R 200
November 2017       R 350   R 200
December 2017       R 350   R 200

Double Bed Private Upstairs

Sleeps 2
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Private double bed room OR 2 single beds with a shared bathroom. The windows overlook the back garden.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2017       R 350   R 200
February 2017       R 350   R 200
March 2017       R 350   R 200
April 2017       R 350   R 200
May 2017       R 350   R 200
June 2017       R 350   R 200
July 2017       R 350   R 200
August 2017       R 350   R 200
September 2017       R 350   R 200
October 2017       R 350   R 200
November 2017       R 350   R 200
December 2017       R 350   R 200

Female Dorm

Sleeps 1
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Female dormitory style and range in size from 2 beds upwards. They offer female accommodation.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2017       R 150   R 150
February 2017       R 150   R 150
March 2017       R 150   R 150
April 2017       R 150   R 150
May 2017       R 150   R 150
June 2017       R 150   R 150
July 2017       R 150   R 150
August 2017       R 150   R 150
September 2017       R 150   R 150
October 2017       R 150   R 150
November 2017       R 150   R 150
December 2017       R 150   R 150

Male Dorm

Sleeps 1
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Male dormitory style and range in size from 2 beds upwards. They offer male accommodation.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2017       R 150   R 150
February 2017       R 150   R 150
March 2017       R 150   R 150
April 2017       R 150   R 150
May 2017       R 150   R 150
June 2017       R 150   R 150
July 2017       R 150   R 150
August 2017       R 150   R 150
September 2017       R 150   R 150
October 2017       R 150   R 150
November 2017       R 150   R 150
December 2017       R 150   R 150

Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 1
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Dormitory style and range in size from 2 beds upwards. They offer mixed accommodation.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2017       R 150   R 150
February 2017       R 150   R 150
March 2017       R 150   R 150
April 2017       R 150   R 150
May 2017       R 150   R 150
June 2017       R 150   R 150
July 2017       R 150   R 150
August 2017       R 150   R 150
September 2017       R 150   R 150
October 2017       R 150   R 150
November 2017       R 150   R 150
December 2017       R 150   R 150
NOTE: If a search was made without stipulating the month of occupation the rate shown on the search results page is for the lowest cost month and the least expensive room. Where pricing is "per unit" the Average Price Per Person based on maximum occupancy is used for the price range comparison. A search made for Homes and Villas however will always be based on the full daily rate of the unit irrespective of the number of people the unit sleeps.

Rates are deemed correct at time of publication and may fluctuate depending on supply and demand. Establishments maintain their rates online and any differences should be referred to the Establishment's staff. Quotations once accepted are binding.

Rates last updated: 5 May 2017
  • Booking Reliability
  • Response Rate: 40%
  • Average Response Time: 26 hours
  • Cards accepted by this establishment
  • American Express
  • Diner's Club
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

All credit cards are accepted when paying through Sleeping-OUT.

Sleeping-OUT's Guest Satisfaction Award. Based on reviews of establishments in Kensington (JHB), Diamond Diggers Backpackers Lodge has been voted Best Establishment in Kensington (JHB) for 2015Sleeping-OUT's Guest Satisfaction Award. Based on reviews of establishments in Kensington (JHB), Diamond Diggers Backpackers Lodge has been voted Best Value for Money in Kensington (JHB) for 2015

Location

36 Doris Street, Kensington, 2094

Map Diamond Diggers Backpackers Lodge in Kensington (JHB)  Johannesburg East  Johannesburg  Gauteng  South Africa

Guest Comments

Beautiful place
- Mawethu Mbanga

Friendly and warm welcome, nice room. Will come back...
- Uli Fahlbusch

Will stay there again if we need to go to Jhb.
- Elizna Grobler

The owner Bert was very helpful and accommodating. Thanks to Abrie as well, made some new friends. Will go again if ever in Joburg.
- Phillipa Bishop

Great place to stay in Joburg! Kind people, great facilities, convenient location.
- Lucie Radlova

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