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Ritz for Backpackers

169B Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Place was clean and facilities where great. Only problem is that if you like your sleep then you won't get much here..!! Party's are all fair and well but when you get woken up at 8am by someone with a Hoover on there back cleaning hallway outside your room every morning it gets bit much I think they should also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ritz for Backpackers is about 15 minutes tram journey from city center. The best thing about this hostel is the friendly environment. All the staffs are very cooperative. They act like friends rather than professionals. Also it's full of young people, always. So there prevails an awesome environment around the lobby and kitchen. Though there's no wifi availability in rooms.... More

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is very dirty, the kitchen surfaces aren't cleaned, the shower had vomit in it, the toilets had vomit down them. There was a horrible atmosphere in the kitchen when pancakes were served, all the seats had gone so me and my boyfriend had to reach over people huffing and tutting at us. There is a pack mentality between... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Really good value for money - clean and free wifi. More like a hotel this hostel and perfect location - close to CBD and st. Kilda. Really lovely staff and peaceful environment. Only one grumpy member of staff the rest went out of their way to help me. Free pancakes and activities each night. Can feel a hit clicky with... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

After staying in other hostels around Australia I found myself constantly comparing them to the Ritz. It is by far the cleanest hostel I have stayed in. The bathrooms are cleaned around 3 times a day, the kitchen is cleaned constantly and the friendly staff are always around if you need anything!! Nothing is too much to ask. Free wifi,... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Found this place just a bit of a normal hostel really. Nothing special, not terribly offensive! I've stayed in literally hundreds of hostels and I'll probably forget this one. Good thing about here though was the showers, they were clean and had a cubicle like at home which I loved! Beds were a bit uncomfy but that's just standard with... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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13 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

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
1 review
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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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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Address: 169B Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
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Also Known As:
Ritz For Backpackers Hotel St Kilda
Ritz St Kilda
St Kilda Ritz-Carlton
Ritz For Backpackers St Kilda, Greater Melbourne

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