About Us


Situated in the heart of Johannesburg, Urban BackPackers is a gathering place for people from all corners of the globe wanting to experience a fair share of Joburg’s flair and still feel right at home.The hostel also offers bike hire and car hire. Offering free fast WiFi, 24/7 reception and security.

Urban Backpackers is within walking distance of Carlton Centre in the heart of Johannesburg CBD. Located in the central area of Marshalltown, which is the central business and cultural heart of Johannesburg. Close by are the hip suburbs of Braamfontein, Maboneng and the historical mining centres.
Absa Bank Museum is 600 metres from Urban Backpakers, while Chief Albert Luthuli House is 900 metres from the property. O.R. Tambo International Airport is 20 km away.

There are male, female and mixed dorms as well as comfortable private rooms with twin and double beds. Some rooms have a seating area where you can relax. Every room comes with a shared bathroom. Balconies with City views, social spaces including a roof top chill area where one can unwind, mingle and dine.
Looking forward to meeting you at Urban BackPackers.

Urban BackPackers Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival.

Check in from 14:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 10:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.

24 hour Reception.
No curfew.
We do not accept customers younger than 16 years of age.