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Lodge and Backpacker Rosebank
Johannesburg, South Africa

219 Jan Smuts Avenue
Rosebank, Parktown North
Gauteng, South Africa  2194

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Property type: Hostel     40 guest rooms/units   Year built: 1980, Renovated: 2010
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Lodge & Backpacker Rosebank is Part of The Lodge & Backpacker Group, Accoustix Lodge and Backpacker and Sleek Travel have been in existence for 8 yrs, though our experience we have now created this flagship Lodge. With it's super friendly 24 hour staff and a seriously laid back attitude to life, you'll feel welcome and chilled in Rosebank. Come late afternoon you can join other travellers at the common bar for a drink or a game of pool/snooker. There's the pool to hang out by, or why not just stretch out under the lodge's lapa and braai your dinner, you will find just about everything you'd need here from, a tour and travel desk to an outdoor terrace to soak up the rays from. Novels can be borrowed, a communal kitchen is open to all, WIFI and internet access will allow guest to hook up and laundry facilities are on hand - for all those folk who have just come off of safari (or tried their hand at soccer - in the spirit of FIFA)!

Rosebank is a great area to stay in, it is situated in a upmarket suburb of JHB next to Sandton and is the place to go to for a true South African alternative shopping and entertainment experience. Hosting the famous Rosebank Craft market weekly and there African Curio Market daily.
The is the art Nuvaux Theatre, Cinemas, Galleries, Shopping Centres, bars and Clubs all within walking distance of the Lodge.

Rooms/dorms are clean, basic and pretty quiet. Fresh linen is provided, floors are tiled or have parke wooden floorboards, private rooms have designer bathrooms and all beds have plush duvets for added warmth.

Location & Transportation

  DirectionsFrom the Bus Station / Train station :
Get on to Wolmarans Street outside the Bus Station and head west. Take a right at De Beer and then a Left at De Korte (This will be the 2nd road you can turn left). Next road take a right and this will change to Jan Smuts Ave. Stay on Jan Smuts for +/- 8Km

The up-market Gautrain station will connect travellers from the airport toRosebank, or Twshane (formerly Pretoria). This will also be linked to all the soccer stadiums for the 2010 World Cup Soccer. This is an easy collection point for any travellers wanting to stay at Accoustix - a warm, homely and inviting environment, where the buzz happens and everyone is welcome.

By Airport Shuttle
The hostel offers airport shuttle - contact them directly for information and prices

By Car
From the airport :
When leaving the airport take the R24 and head towards Johannesburg, this will change to the N12.
Take the N3 North (Sign will say Pretoria). Follow N3 for +/- 10Km and then follow the signs that say the N1 to Bloemfontein. Take the William Nicole off-ramp. Turn left once off the freeway and stay on William Nicole stay left at Hyde Park corner travel for +/- 4Km. And you will see Us on your right hand side
  TransportationThe Gautrain is situated in Rosebank, this then leads to the BRT(Rapid transit system) All other means are within walking distance of the Lodge. From the Airport one would board the Gautrain and exit in Rosebank.

Amenities & Attractions

  Local Attractions
Goodmans GalleryShopping Centres
Craft MarketMuseums
RestuarantsCurio Market
Tourist Info CentreBars
24-hr front deskAirport pickupAll inclusive plan
Bar/loungeBreakfast (extra charge)Car rental
Children permittedExpress checkoutGardens
Gay friendlyGroup servicesLaundry/valet service
Linen includedNo curfewOpen 24 Hours
Parking (free)Pool (outdoor)Safe deposit box
Smoking permittedTaxi serviceTour/sightseeing assistance
WIFI (extra charge)

Guest Room Amenities

All Rooms are neat, clean and tidy, beds are fitted with Duvets as bedding.

  Room Types
DoubleFemale Dorm
Male DormMixed Dorm
TwinTwin Or Double Room
  Room Amenities
Backpacker facilitiesEnsuite
Fax serviceIron/ironing board
MicrowaveNon-smoking rooms
Shared bathroomTelevision (cable/satellite)

Payment Information

Deposit requested prior to arrival: After confirming your reservation, you will be contacted by Lodge and Backpacker Rosebank.
Additional charges: A charge may be incurred for extra persons in a room.
Credit cards: Not accepted on location
Cancellation policy: Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.
Our Group is made up of Accoustix, Monte Casino, Sleek Travel and Rosebank Lodges, all are situated on different extensions of Jan Smuts Avenue.

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