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    Terrylin Backpacker's Hostel

    2 Halifax Street | Rhodesfield, Kempton Park 1619, South Africa
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    • Excellent62%
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I recently had the pleasure of staying at the Terrylin Geust house and being looked after by Joy and Steven. I had a few days to spare before flying back to the UK after working elsewhere in Africa . Cleanliness and big beautiful garden are...More

    Thank Garrick I
    Response from Terrylin, Owner at Terrylin Backpacker's HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you, Garrick, for you awesome rating and review. Your kind words and descriptions are really appreciated. It was lovely hosting you and I wish you all the best in the future. Joy.

    Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

    Clean and basic, yet spacious and easy to reach. The showers and bathrooms are not in the room but are located on a central hallway. In the morning the friendly lady of the house serves tea, coffee and biscuits to serve the urgent needs. The...More

    Thank Harold D
    Response from Terrylin, Owner at Terrylin Backpacker's HostelResponded 3 October 2017

    Thank you, Harold, I appreciate your review. The dorm and twin rooms have shared bathrooms and the other rooms have private bathrooms. A much cheaper alternative to the airport taxi is uber or zebra cabs. I look forward to welcoming you again tomorrow after your...More

    Reviewed 30 September 2017

    Excellent service from both Stephen and Joy at Terrylin. Nice large room, quiet, comfortable sleep, good WiFi, great location about 15 minutes by taxi from airport. (Airport taxi costs no more than 60 SAR w/ tip; check with Stephen/Joy for best taxi options). There is...More

    Thank James S
    Response from Terrylin, Owner at Terrylin Backpacker's HostelResponded 1 October 2017

    Thank you, James, for your rating and review. It was lovely hosting you and I look forward to welcoming you at Terrylin in the future. All the best on your further travels. Joy.

    Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

    I am a solo female traveler and stayed at Terrylin in the private twin room for one night on a stopover in Joberg. Very easy, short uber ride from the airport with gated entry.Joy was there to welcome me at the door when I came...More

    Thank Sydney K
    Response from Terrylin, Owner at Terrylin Backpacker's HostelResponded 4 September 2017

    Thank you, Sydney, for your excellent rating and review. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay and I wish you all the best.

    Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

    Had a stay overnight after we arrived Johannesburg. Good location (close to the airport - easy to find), very kind and great people and very clean. We would stay longer but our schedule is too tight. Value for money ratio is incredible.

    Thank Marcel R
    Response from Terrylin, Owner at Terrylin Backpacker's HostelResponded 22 August 2017

    Thank you, Marcel, I really appreciate your excellent rating and review. It was lovely hosting you and wish you all the best. Yours sincerely, Joy.

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
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    • US$38 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 5
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Gauteng >
    • Greater Johannesburg >
    • Kempton Park
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    Lucia G
    14 November 2016|
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    Response from Terrylin | Property representative |
    Hi Lucia - the airport taxi's charge R150. Thet are very safe and reliable. Other options - dowload the uber app. They charge from R60 depending on the vehicle or Zebra Cab's. They also charge R60 but may not always be... More
    22 November 2015|
    Response from Terrylin | Property representative |
    Thank you, Macsteeze, for your enquiry. On the website there are clear directions from the airport, Johannesburg and Pretoria. The address is 2 Halifax Street, Rhodesfield, Kempton Park. You may either use the Airport... More
    Suzanne S
    11 July 2015|
    Response from Terrylin | Property representative |
    Terrylin is 3,5km's from the O R Tambo airport so you may walk here depending on the amount of luggage you have.
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