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Ritz for Backpackers
169B Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia   |  
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“Awesome!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2007

After travelling the whole of Australia and finishing in Melbourne. I can honestly say this is the craziest and wildest hostel i have ever stayed in - i loved it!!!!

was only ment to stay 2 wks this turned into 2mths! Everyone is so friendly and helpful, made loadz friends instantly. Goon is flowing faster than water especially on the goon & coon nights on a monday- The rooms are spacious and clean there are bathrooms upstairs and downstairs with a huge kitchen and little court yard. rm 217 is the party room!! There are quite a few long termers in this hostel with a real friendly atmosphere.

The location is amazing at the top of st kilda perfect to go out partying in st kilda or the city every night! The offical neighbours night is hosted in the pub below every mon (very handy). They even let you go in after to join in the party...

Theres a huge park opposite where the grand prix is hosted an a tram stop outside to get where you want quickly! The beach is a 10/15 min walk away, Where there is always somethink going on!

Loved St. Kilda!!!!!!

  • Liked — fun, friendly, welcoming atmosphere
  • Disliked — nothing!!!!
  • Stayed November 2006, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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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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Address: 169B Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 14 Specialty Lodging in 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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