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Ghandi Backpackers Lodge

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Reviewed 25 October 2015

The wifi is not available from the rooms at all, and even in the common areas, you don't get good reception unless you are in the bar. The two problems with this are the lack of good lighting, and the fact that the wifi is...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I arrived at Gandhi's nearly 4 weeks ago now, with the intention to not stay long..... famous last thought. Gandhi's is a great calm place to escape the madness of Johannesburg. Heinz and Chris are super helpful and super good guys and their dog Fluffy...More

Thank JessSenior
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Ghandi's is a great place for backpackers coming to Johannesburg. It is affordable and offers free airport pickup and breakfast (cereals and toast). The driver even offers to take you to other places in the city, which is not too cheap but apparently cheaper than...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed here twice. Private rooms are great. The kitchen is also big lovely and clean and we enjoyed the free cereal before heading off on tours we had organised. Heinz also called the pizza place for us and we had it delivered which was...More

1  Thank dordie-lou
Reviewed 21 March 2015

This was my second stay at Ghandi. The rooms are good-sized and as clean as ever (run by a Swiss gentleman so to be expected) and I had a warm welcome. Big and very clean kitchen for preparing food, storing stuff in the fridge, or...More

1  Thank KincsZoltan
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US$15 - US$32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$15 - US$32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"all rooms are good."
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"I hope you don't coincide with a teenage party! If you do, no room is good."
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"The upstairs rooms that open out onto the Balcony over looking the pool are by far the best!!!"
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"Room overlooking the pool. Very pretty."
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