about us

We’re a highly collaborative and supportive team, coming together on every project to ensure our clients get the very best result.

Our Mission

Build the best overnight hostel that creates the most value for our customers, use business to inspire and implement environmentally friendly solutions.

Our Values

We strive to go above and beyond for our clients no matter the challenge. We aim to deliver our very best work every single day across our services.

“The Airport Hostel has an amazing team providing an absolutely enjoyable travelers space. It has been a pleasure to meet them.”

Pamela Minnaar

The Airport Hostel in Johannesburg

Conveniently Located for Transit and Exploration

At Backpackers Connection, Airport Hostel we understand the unique needs of solo travelers and backpackers using Johannesburg as a stopover before embarking on exciting safari adventures or exploring South Africa. Our Johannesburg Airport Hostel, situated just 8km from OR Tambo airport in the tranquil suburbs of Benoni, has been carefully designed to cater to your safety, convenience, and comfort during your layover in Johannesburg.


Gateway Hostel to Southern Africa

Johannesburg, primarily known as a business city, often serves as a transit hub for travelers connecting to holiday destinations across Southern Africa. We recognize that safety concerns and the city’s reputation for criminal elements can be worrisome. That’s why our strategic location near the airport ensures a hassle-free experience, allowing you to quickly connect to your preferred destinations while enjoying a peaceful suburban setting away from the city’s hustle and bustle.


Safety and Security

Your safety and peace of mind are our top priorities at Backpackers Connection. Nestled in the serene suburbs of Benoni near OR Tambo airport, our location provides a secure environment where you can comfortably orientate yourself upon arrival. With nearby shops within walking distance, you can explore the surrounding area with confidence, knowing that you are in a safe and tranquil setting. Even day trips to the city’s highlights can be enjoyed without any security concerns, maximizing your layover in Johannesburg.


Convenient Facilities for a Comfortable Stay

Our Johannesburg Airport Hostel offers a range of facilities designed to cater to the needs of solo travelers and backpackers. Whether you choose a private double room with an en-suite bathroom or opt for a shared dormitory, our affordable accommodations ensure a comfortable stay. Enjoy the convenience of our communal kitchen for meal preparation, relax and socialize in our two lounge areas, or unwind at our bar and entertainment spaces. We understand the importance of personal space, allowing you to meditate, stay connected with loved ones, or catch up on work during your travel schedule.


Preparing for Your Safari or Departure

If you’re using Johannesburg as a gateway for an unforgettable safari adventure or nearing the end of your South African journey, Johannesburg Airport Hostel offers a convenient base. Take advantage of our proximity to the airport upon your return to clean your hired vehicle or prepare for your onward flight. Enjoy a peaceful environment and make the most of your time in Johannesburg before continuing your travels.


 Come Stay with Us

Choose The Airport Hostel as your perfect choice for a layover in Johannesburg. Our Johannesburg Airport Hostel provides a safe and convenient haven in the tranquil suburbs of Benoni, allowing you to relax, orientate yourself, and connect to your preferred destinations. Embrace the adventure of Southern Africa, knowing that your stay with us will be comfortable, secure, and filled with opportunities to meet fellow travelers. Experience a seamless stopover in Johannesburg by choosing Backpackers Connection.