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About Diamond Diggers Backpackers

Secure, clean accommodation in the form of double and single rooms as well as dorms along with a well-equipped kitchen, hot baths and showers and to top it all off a pool and sauna.

There is also a BBQ area as well as space to pitch a tent in the garden - we even have fireplaces in the lounge and in some of the Dorms.

Set along a residential road, this relaxed hostel is two kilometres from Ellis Park stadium, six kilometres from Johannesburg Park train station and twelve kilometres from Johannesburg Zoo.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 24 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 43
  • Check-in: 13:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Reviews: 2 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Room Service
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Portuguese
  • Ndebele (IsiNdebele)
  • Swati (siSwati)
  • Tswana (Setswana)
  • Shona
* Please enquire for further details.

Diamond Diggers Backpackers Rooms

Reviews for Diamond Diggers Backpackers

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Mercy Dhliwayo
21 November 2017

The price is good; the place is clean (at least) and rooms are spacious. The stuff is friendly but I really wouldn't go back unless there really is no other place to stay. The first problem I experienced was having to wait about 20 mins before I could get onto the premises on areival. The door/ gate bell did not seem to be working and you need to constantly phone someone each time you need to go in and out of the premises. The second thing, check out for prior occupants is 10 or 11, and check in time is 1pm. I arrived around 2pm yet I still had to wait for the bedding to be changed and...
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THEMBI Shongwe, South Africa
01 November 2016

I had a great time, the staff was friendly and accommodative, my partner and I will definitely going back, can't wait to see the place after its been renovated

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Diamond Diggers Backpackers is 6.7km from the centre of Johannesburg , the nearest airport 18.3km (Johannesburg International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling