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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

We didn't stay at the hostel, we only did their Soweto bike tour, so our review is based purely on that experience. We booked the 4 hour bike tour through Soweto for R530 (quite a lot of money for tours in SA) and it was due to start at 10am. Due to latecomers we were still sitting around the courtyard...

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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 19 January 2016

A wonderful Place to stay in Soweto, the best way to experience this vibration township! Nice dinners and excellent cycling tours! The atmosphere is very familiar, it’s easy to meet people in the common areas! I recommend the place of all my heart!

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Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

A small hostel in Soweto with only few guests at the time we visited (december). The staff was helpfull, and we were picked up from the airport. The rooms are descent. Breakfast and dinner are served at the hostel. The outdoor area is nice. The hostel offers a bicycle tour around Soweto, where you get to see different areas of...

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Thank Sofie J
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Stayed here --my first night in Africa. Lebo has created a friendly and sociable place to stay. Nights sitting around the fire chatting with fellow travelers lingers as a great experience And try their full day escorted bike ride thru Soweto---its excellent

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San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 27 November 2015

STOP what you are doing in Johannesburg and GO to Lebo's Soweto Backpackers if you want to see the real Soweto beyond the usual tourist stops. While I didn't stay at the hostel, I was honored to take their half-day cycling tour of the township, which included a delicious lunch and refreshing local drinks (Soweto version of Gatorade) along the...

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Thank Rudetao
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Lebo´s Backpackers was the best choice to start our southafrica trip. It´s a little oasis with lovely and friendly people. Always in a good mood the staff is doing really interesting bike tours through Soweto. The bar always has cold beers and there are enough chill out areas. The breakfast and dinner we had was very good. We liked Lebo´s...

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Thank romy313
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 6 September 2015

I've been been here two years in a row and within that one year span they've renovated the front yard and really improved the food. It was a wonderful place to begin with but now it's even better! It's hands down one of my favorite hostels with an extremely friendly staff, very welcoming atmosphere, and an awesome courtyard and front...

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Thank Ellen O
Queens, New York
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Lebo's Backpacker's is a great spot to stay, right in the heart of Soweto. The rooms are comfortable and the food is excellent. There's a campfire going every night so you'll always have a relaxing night with good company. Great place to meet like-minded travelers. The staff is genuinely friendly as well. Do the bike tour while you're there. Just...

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Thank Arthur E
Paris, France
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Staff is pleasant and professional. The bicycle tour is really great though maybe too short for my tastes. Dorms and bathrooms were very clean and well furnished. Dinners and lunches were great. All in all a very good stay :)

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Reviewed 20 August 2015

Nice place nice team nice food nice room ! Everything was excellent . We had very good moment in lebo's guesthouse . Definitly the Best place to be in South Africa ! Thanks for the very good moment and for all you need ! Alexa

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Address: 10823A Pooe Street | Orlando West, Johannesburg 1804, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Gauteng > Greater Johannesburg > Johannesburg
Price Range: RM53 - RM147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lebo's Soweto Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“The double room is lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles annaoY2016PD, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a fan to be put in your room in the hot summer months.”
 of 5 bubbles garethcraig, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“Dorms are cramped and crowded. There are only 2 single options. The double room is the best room but is expensive if you are on a budget.”
 of 5 bubbles littletripper1968, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Have both shared and private rooms, according to your preference.”
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“The room located just behind the reception is a bit noisy.”
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