75 Observatory Avenue Observatory Extension ,
This very spacious, comfy, and safe hostel accommodates all types of travelers. They have everything you need and continuously work to improve their facilities and services. Free transfers are available for most reservations. Free buffet type breakfast is included in the rates and consist of: Eggs, bread, jam, cheese, side dishes (tomato/cheese/mushrooms/cold meat/baked beans/etc), fresh fruit, cereal and muesli, yogurt, fruit juice, tea and coffee. On select days they also have freshly baked muffins and other surprises. Free Wi-Fi is also provided. Wall heaters and fans are provided in all rooms with international plugs to charge your electronic devices for Europe, USA, Asia, and where ever you come from and adapters can be purchased at reception. Private rooms also have electric blankets to keep you warm in winter. The property stretches over 3000 square meters and is set on a variety of levels with a sparkling swimming pool at the top of the hill. You can book all your transfers, car hire, Baz Bus and Mzansi tickets (Hop on Hop off Bus), pub lunches, dinners, and tours to Soweto, Apartheid Museum, Kruger National Park, and the big bad city center at the facility. The hostel is 5 minutes from Eastgate International Shopping Mall, which contains all the major banks, shopping, eating, and cinema facilities you could ever want. Across the road from the mall is Food Lovers Market. Markets of the world is on the same route and you can buy cheap African Art and Crafts and souvenirs for your friends and family before you fly out. The facility also has a large kitchen with a gas stove and all the crockery, cutlery, pans, and pots to whip up and enjoy your own meals. Free tea and coffee served at breakfast and again from 17h00-22h00 daily for guests. They also offer pub lunches (truly South African) between 11h45 and 13h45 daily and prepare fresh home cooked dinners every evening served between 19h00 and 19h30. Linens, towels, and parking are all included with your stay.