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Ritz for Backpackers

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Great location and best value. Basics are there plus more freebies than I've ever seen at a hostel. (Really like how the lounge gets packed away during quiet hours so people can't party in the common area- it would be hard to sleep in some...More

Thank Valley84
Management response:Responded 5 September 2017

Cheers for taking the time to give us some feedback about your stay. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed all our freebies and got a good night of sleep, all out common areas are emptied at 23.00 to guarantee a good night...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

The private room was basic but good clean sheets and towels. Some hair on the floor but may just have been missed. The expected social hostel life was not reflected here though as nobody spoke to us. Everyone kept to themselves and almost seemed hostile,...More

Thank chloestanley
Management response:Responded 5 September 2017

Thanks for the feedback Chloe. Glad to hear you enjoyed your room. We do have a lot of activities like free BBQ, wine and cheese, movie nights… Hard to believe you did not get a chance to talk to anyone! Regarding the facilities if you...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Was here in april with my girlfriend. The put us both in different rooms on the otherside of the building from each other. They also required we swapped rooms 3 night out of 4 nights, which would require us to check out at 10 each...More

Thank Ben M
Management response:Responded 5 September 2017

Thanks for the feedback. We are very sorry if you did experience some inconvenience with your booking. First at when booking 2 beds in the same kind of dorm it does not guarantee that we can accommodate both persons in the same room. Obviously this...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Beutiful older hostel. Well facilitated and closely located to the water front and bustling stkilda shops and bars. Plenty of cafes and restaurants nearby and kitchen facilities for those who wish to cook themselves. Beautiful!

Thank Sam E
Management response:Responded 7 September 2017

Dear Sam, Thanks for the lovely review. We are happy to know you had a good time at the hostel and got to enjoy all the things that St Kilda has to offer. Looking forward to your next visit. Kind Regards from The Ritz Backpackers

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

A small hostel with very beautiful and cozy rooms. Located a bit out of the city. Walking distance is not to much to reach if you're a lazy walker like me. Very nice is that they have a balcony where you can easy socialiZe with...More

Thank Tara M
Management response:Responded 5 September 2017

Thanks for your feedback. Always great to read this wonderful comments.

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Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
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Ritz For Backpackers Hotel St Kilda
Ritz St Kilda
St Kilda Ritz-Carlton
Ritz For Backpackers St Kilda, Greater Melbourne
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"Cold hostel but easy to live in, perfect location"
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"If you can, avoid room 101, as it is the nosiest room of them all there. I also stayed in room 217 and it was..."
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"Upper floors are probably a little quieter"
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"Worth it to spend extra money for less people in the room."
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