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Ritz for Backpackers

169B Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014
Jenny d Matlock, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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9 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ritz Backpackers looks on first sight like a nice little hostel, but there are way too much guests for the place (all sitting places are constantly taken). It looks like a lot of people from the UK are living in the hostel for a long time and see it as there home. They make a lot of noise. Besides that,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I was here last week and left after just one day. There are so many Irish people constantly blasting loud music, making so much noise, stomping their feet. Look I love internationals, but the Irish run the hostel. They are so rude and disrespectful, especially the chicks- constantly yelling and screaming and the LOUD MUSIC. and the STOMPING OF THE... More

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We found this hostel 5 minutes from the main run of Kilda Beach to be the most friendliest and helpful staff of any hostel we have stayed in. The double room we had was clean and the bed comfortable. We were grateful of the free pancakes cooked for you in the mornings. We found it to be very quiet even... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

When we arrrived we didn't get the room we booked and the manager didn't care about it. The rooms are not really nice, the people who are staying there are idiots who get drunk everyday, robbing your stuff out of the fridge and throwing it around the whole place. The manager didn't care about that as well, even though he... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Friendly, helpful and chilled out staff. Everyone was absolutely lovely and nice. Free pancakes for breakfast, free bbq night. Internet is not the best but it's ok. Very noisy at night time because it is on top of a British Pub but personally it didn't bother me. Bring ear plugs with you if thats a problem. Big and clean kitchen.... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Checked into the hostel pretty quickly following my arrival, very helpful person on the desk showed me to my room which was bigger than expected, the biggest dorm I had been in during my time in Australia. My first night was Wine and Cheese night which was a good night and a chance to meet new people, I was a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

Travelled for over two years and never had bed bugs until here. Bed was infested and got into all my things. Staff didn't care to help and now I've taken them home with me and cannot get rid of them. Was speaking to the manager consistently about one of the apartments they offer and when I told him I found... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We arrived at 10pm(which the hostel was informed of) and could not get in. We were left standing outside in the rain for ten minutes, no answer to numerous buzzing, the phone number on the door-no answer, before another guest let us in. The room was basic and VERY noisy from the bar downstairs. Our room was connected to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

The Ritz is the perfect place to stay if you're looking to make some awesome friends and see the best Melbourne has to offer...close to the beach, tons of bars and everyone's super friendly. Staff are awesome, constantly cleaning and getting people involved. No complaints!!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

This hostel is by far the best hostel I have ever stayed in. They are constantly cleaning, and the staff are mint. I've stayed for a few months so far and I'm loving my time here. Free wine and cheese, BBQ's, pool, drink vouchers and bar tabs and pancakes every morning!! And it's on top of a traditional ENGLISH pub!!!!!

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Also Known As:
Ritz For Backpackers Hotel St Kilda
Ritz For Backpackers Hotel
Ritz St Kilda
St Kilda Ritz
St Kilda Ritz-Carlton
Ritz For Backpackers St Kilda, Greater Melbourne
Address: 169B Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
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Ranked #4 of 13 Specialty lodging in St Kilda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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