Based on 166 reviews TripAdvisor traveller rating 4.5 out of 5

Enter dates to see availability

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us they enjoy the helpful staff at Once in Joburg. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Neighbourgoods Market. Features include free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus a restaurant. This 2-star hostel has 60 rooms over 6 floors. Free WiFi and rainfall showerheads are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with separate sitting areas, rainfall showerheads and electric kettles
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Drinking and dining options include a restaurant, a coffee shop and a bar/lounge
  • Continental breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, tour or ticket assistance and luggage storage
  • 13 minutes by car from Gold Reef City and 12 minutes from Apartheid Museum
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee

Twin Room, Balcony

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room, Balcony

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Basic Shared Dormitory, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Shared Dormitory

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

% of guests recommend out of 166 reviews

Excellent
Good
Average
Poor
Terrible

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. A round-trip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. A terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and a BBQ are also featured at Once in Joburg. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Johannesburg hostel.

  • 60 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Games room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area
  • Locker space

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Arcade/game room

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) (22.9 km / 14.2 mi)
  • Train station: Johannesburg Park Station (1.8 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Once in Joburg offers 60 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Communal kitchen
  • Sitting area
  • Electric kettle
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a continental breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

On-site venue – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available

Fees

 

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

The resort fee includes:

  • Breakfast

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: ZAR 55 for adults and ZAR 55 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 395 per vehicle (one way)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Once Joburg Hostel Johannesburg
  • Once Joburg Hostel
  • Once Joburg Johannesburg
  • Once Joburg

You should know

  • Once in Joburg offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • The total price shown includes a resort fee.