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Ritz for Backpackers

169B Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks 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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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good - The place is okey closed to transport, walk to St. Kilda Beach, takeaways along Fitzroy street. It is not far to Melbourne CBD. Downside - some guest are too noisy running up and down the hallway with loud music on. Pub on Saturday nights goes until 3am. I had ear plugs on. And I will tell you. It... More

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I rocked up to this hostel on my own and made life long pals here. Its best to get a room upstairs and not an ideal place to stay if you are working full time because it is such a party atmosphere. Its wicked though, you get free BBQ on Fridays, free wine on Tuesdays and free pancakes everyday if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I have stayed in a few backpackers now and this one is by far the best, very good staff, nice residents, free wine and cheese on tuesday will definitely get you meeting new people and just up the road from St Kilda beach.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

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 July 22, 2014

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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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
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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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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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Address: 169B Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 44
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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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