Backpackers and Self Catering Accommodation in Johannesburg

2B Happy offers some of the best self catering accommodation in Johannesburg and some of the most affordable too – without compromising on comfort or convenience. Our backpacker is the ideal base for any exploration of the area, and our location means you have easy access to public transport as well as a wide range of amenities.

As well as family and guest accommodation, we provide backpackers accommodation with rates starting from just R150 per night. We’re confident we offer some of the best value for money accommodation in the area.

You’ll find 2B Happy provides a refreshing difference from many of the guest houses in Johannesburg, and our friendly team make sure a safe and relaxed atmosphere is maintained at all times. We’re dedicated to ensuring your stay is as comfortable as possible and we’ll always go the extra mile to make you feel at home. With a choice of accommodation ranging from self-contained guest houses to our four-bed dorm room there’s something for everyone, and every budget too. Spend time in our main house, relax in the garden and soak up the sun or enjoy the pleasures of an open-air braai or boma on the cooler nights.


Our facilities include Wi-Fi and Satellite TV, onsite laundry and 24-hour security for added peace of mind. If the thought of cooking isn’t for you we can provide meals for a small additional cost, but we keep our tea and coffee free for all our guests. Spend a little time browsing our backpackers hostel and you’ll see more of the facilities on offer at 2B Happy, but the hardest thing to show you is the fantastic community atmosphere that we’ve nurtured. Walk in through the door and you’ll enjoy a warm welcome that stays with you whether you’re here for a night, a week or a month. Read more »

Situated under a lush tree canopy, 2B Happy feels like a world away from the hustle and bustle outside, but step through the gates and you’ll have everything you need within easy reach. Compare us to hostels in Johannesburg and we’re sure you’ll see that we offer superior self-catering accommodation that offers cleanliness, comfort and a real sense of community.