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Two 20 something females stayed at BSB on three separate bookings and our experience kept getting better. While it is further from the center of the city, we felt that we did not want to leave the hostel after it gets dark due to safety....More
Thank Jenn C
Response from LiezelRoux, Owner at Brown Sugar BackpackersResponded 18 January 2017
Thank you for the detailed review and staying with us. We are looking forward to accommodate you again in the near future. Safe travels. Warm regards Liezel
Brown Sugar's warmth and hospitality puts you instantly as ease in this big city. It is a BazBus stop which makes ongoing journeys extremely easy when travelling with them. All the staff are lovely and the Mama who cooks good solid home-style meals is very...More
We recently stayed at Brown Sugar on a school trip with 35 learners. The owner, Liezel, was great in supporting us when our other accommodation fell through. The students had a blast. Very reasonable, great staff and owner and the location did not bother us....More
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Response from LiezelRoux, Owner at Brown Sugar BackpackersResponded 7 November 2016
Thank you for the nice review Rochelle. We enjoyed your group and they all had good manners and it was only our pleasure to accommodate you. Warm regards Liezel
This hostel is very cozy and the staff very helpful...
If you're going for the backpacker option in Jo'burg (compared to Airbnb) this is a very good option!
They also offer free pickup from either the airport or park station.
The hostel is within walking...More
The venue is really neat as it’s an old mafia’s mansion. The second floor balcony, which is right outside of the female dormitory offers fantastic views of Joburg as the mansion is on a hill.
The complimentary breakfast was very good – each guest gets...More
Response from LiezelRoux, Owner at Brown Sugar BackpackersResponded 17 October 2016
Thank you for taking the time and review our hostel. Our public transport system is not the greatest but mini busses and UBER is the cheapest way to get around Jo'burg. We are located about 6km from the city centre and due to the fact...More
Response from LiezelRoux | Property representative |
Yes, we have a large communal kitchen with gas stoves, ovens and all the pots, pans and utensils needed to whip up your own meals. Breakfast is included from 07h00 to 10h00. We also have a 10-burner gas grille on the bar... More
Yes, we have a large communal kitchen with gas stoves, ovens and all the pots, pans and utensils needed to whip up your own meals. Breakfast is included from 07h00 to 10h00. We also have a 10-burner gas grille on the bar patio that you can use
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"The upper dorm has a large balcony with great views."