Travelers are voting Monte Casino Lodge, Diamond Diggers Backpackers and Melville International Backpackers as the best of 22 hostels near Johannesburg. There are 18 hostels near Vereeniging a city just 31 km from Johannesburg and 4 hostels near Pretoria which is 34 km distant. The most popular of these are The Birches Backpackers Lodge near Vereeniging and Monte Casino Lodge in Pretoria. You can find 26 hostels in Gauteng and 166 hostels in the country of South Africa. Our members favorite in Gauteng is Monte Casino Lodge and Monkey Bay Backpackers is the top pick in South Africa. Want more? Check out our map of hostels near Johannesburg.