Umgwezi Lodge And Backpackers

Self Rated: 2.0 out of 5
14 Umgwezi Rd, Randburg, 2195, South Africa
3.5 out of 5 rating 35 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Umgwezi Lodge And Backpackers in Randburg (Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area), you'll be within a 15-minute drive of University of Witwatersrand and Emmarentia Dam. This hostel is 8.8 mi (14.1 km) from Gold Reef City and 6 mi (9.7 km) from Nelson Mandela Square.


Stay in one of 20 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms feature showers with rainfall showerheads. Conveniences include ceiling fans and irons/ironing boards, and housekeeping is provided once per stay.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Emmarentia Dam - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Johannesburg Botanical Garden - 1 km / 0.6 mi
4th Avenue Parkhurst - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Parkview Golf Club - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Delta Park - 2.8 km / 1.8 mi
Rosebank Mall - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Cresta Shopping Centre - 4.3 km / 2.7 mi
Johannesburg Zoo - 5.3 km / 3.3 mi
South African Museum of Military History - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi
University of Johannesburg - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi
Northcliff Ridge Ecopark - 5.7 km / 3.5 mi
Hyde Park Corner - 6.1 km / 3.8 mi
Wanderers Stadium - 7 km / 4.3 mi
Randpark Golf Club - 7.1 km / 4.4 mi
University of Witwatersrand - 7.2 km / 4.5 mi

The nearest airports are:
O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) - 36.4 km / 22.6 mi
Johannesburg (HLA-Lanseria) - 32.2 km / 20 mi

Check-in time starts at 11am. Check-out time is 10am.
Property 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 may be 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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: ZAR 400 per vehicle (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Garden
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)