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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here a couple of times, both good no issues, always friendly staff swearing any problems you may have. Free internet is limited but you can pay for premium service 10 mins from beach and bars/restaurants

Thank darrentonks2008
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hostel for 10 days whilst in Melbourne. It was clean throughout our stay which is good when sharing a bathroom! The hostel itself is a bit run down (common area etc) but they offer lots of free food such as rice and pasta in the kitchen, as well as organising a free BBQ and pasta night,...

Thank MollyM1995
Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I loved it at the Ritz!! The stuff is super friendly, the beds are comfy and you have big rooms with a bathroom included. The social atmosphere was amazing! They offer every evening different specials as free pasta or free wine and cheese and so on :) and they have free rice and pasta all day! I would definitely recommend...

Thank Chloe_rose07
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely hostel with a great atmosphere and staff. Spent just one night there but I've really missed it after staying in other hostels here in Melbourne. Everything worked great and the bed was super comfortable.

Thank VilleFinn
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights with my girlfriend in a private room. We got a very good rate on Booking.com which made it hard to pass up. The man at reception was very nice throughout our stay. Our room was outdated and needed painted, the fan was covered in months of dust (would take them 30 seconds to clean)....

Thank Greg S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Stayed for 1 week in a private room. Hostel was friendly, staff really helpful. Kitchen was always kept clean and other general areas kept clean throughout the day. Was useful to have a fridge in the room also! Hostel arranges nightly events, but is quiet enough so that you can get to sleep easily. Only issue was that the showers...

Thank LouP456
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

One word - outstanding. Great and interactive staff, place in general is always tidy and nice, rooms are great and bright, what else? Pancakes for breakfast, events every night of the week (just be sure to make it in time as the edibles and/or beverages tend to mystically disappear quickly). There are long term residents as well as come-and-go ones,...

Thank Marcus E
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The pillows and duvets were so stinky, they have never been washed or changed. No use of changing linen if they are dirty. And they expect travelers to keep the kitchen tidy, so the result was chaos. And that "free breakfast" is the same as no breakfast. Managers of Australia hostels should a bit educational trip to Europe to learn...

Thank Marija S
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Very cheap hostel, but it's not that great. Stayed for 3 nights, rooms are really dirty, beds were really uncomfortable. I was told by someone staying in my room not to use the downstairs showers as they were rubbish, used the upstairs ones so can't say what they were like myself, but the upstairs ones were pretty good. Living room...

Thank Olivercorston
Reviewed 6 September 2016

After staying in YHA hostels in Australia, this hostel was a big change! Went into our room to find that the previous people had covered the smoke alarm and it felt/smelt like they had smoked about 5 packets a day. Went to have a shower to find that ALL the windows were open (bear in mind that it was about...

Thank beth2307

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Additional Information about Ritz for Backpackers

Address: 169B Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
Price Range: ₹ 1,505 - ₹ 4,385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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“Upper floors are probably a little quieter”
 of 5 bubbles LouP456, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Worth it to spend extra money for less people in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 911oliviad, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“try to ask for one not above the bar. ridiculously loud”
 of 5 bubbles kellyorich, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
“second floor is quieter”
 of 5 bubbles paul8827, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Dont!!! Just Dont!”
 of 5 bubbles Deanna75, 2 Dec 2014 | Read review
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