Ghandi’s Backpackers and Guest Lodge offers spacious accommodation with en suite bathrooms, generous communal areas, an open plan kitchen, a thatched bar with a pool table and a swimming pool in a beautiful historical house which was built in 1889 – situated on the infamous Langermann Koppie it is central to all major routes around Johannesburg, this luxurious lodge is alive with character and history.

If your life mantra chants 'shop up a storm and eat out in style', drop your pack and do a little chanting here.

It’s close to the OR Tambo Airport as well as the Park Station buses and trains. Major shopping centres like Eastgate and Darras Centre are close traveling distance too. Safe off street parking and free pickup from airport & bus stations is provided from 10:00 until 18:00.

It has a charming thatched Bar with Pool table and refreshments - the bar onlooks a gorgeous circular swimming pool.

There is an open kitchen offering a light breakfast on the house each morning.

The luxurious bedrooms include an en-suite bathroom and television – with many different options of rooms to choose from – see rates page.

Ghandi’s Back Packers and Guest Lodge will give you a relaxing and refreshing stay meeting all your needs whilst in our home.


We offer the following to all our guests free of charge.

Free Pickup from airport between 10:00 and 18:00!

Free Pickup from bus stations between 10:00 and 18:00!

Free WiFi!

Free Light breakfast!

Free Tea and Coffee!

Free Parking!

Free Luggage Storage!

We're also registered with the following popular sites

We are also a City Sight Seeing location stop.

It's rumoured that Ghandi stayed here 100 years ago

O.R.Tambo International Airport is a 15 minute drive away and close to major freeways.

Eastgate Mall, Rosebank Rooftop Market, Darras Centre and Sandton are all within easy spend spend spend reach.

Ellis park stadium 2km from Ghandis backpackers.

Maboneng districts such as Arts on Main market is 1 km away.

Luciano Bus Station to Maputo is a 5 minute walk from Ghandi's Backpackers.

Ghandi's offers expert travel advice and will assist with booking overland tours, day trips and car hire.