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Backpackers Ritz

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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good13%
  • Average21%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible27%
21 Nov 2017
“The ritz?? More like the shitz!!!”
15 Jun 2017
“Welcoming and friendly”
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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Average hostel far from everything with a tinny downstairs bar. However its located in a posh área near a posh shopping mall. Staff is friendly most of the time but most south africans are like that. By the way joburg is such a hipster city...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

I have been to many backpackers in SA and around the world. This is not a backpackers..its more like you staying at a random persons house. No bar, no vibe, terrible beds, no toilet paper. Doors with holes in them. The place has potential but...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2015

Backpackers Ritz is walking distance to a luxury shopping mall and a few other shops... it is a ways from downtown which is actually nice -- it feels much safer in a suburban type location. Short taxi ride (15-20 minutes) from the airport. Spacious, inviting...More

1  Thank Torrey S
Reviewed 24 August 2015

I love a place where you are made to feel like one of the family... and this is definitely one of those. As a single traveller in JoBerg for a couple of days I didn't want to be in a hotel on my own so...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

As a single female traveller stopping in Joburg for just a few days I could not have made a better choice. You made me feel like part of the Ritz family. Thank you to Stephen, Peter, Gavin & especially to your lovely girls for making...More

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US$16 - US$47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"The rooms over looking the pool are very quaint and peaceful."
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"Ask to see the room first and sniff for a mould or musty smell"
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"The dorms are located upstairs, without any fans.... I am sure it gets warm at night. I would recommend..."
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"Stay somewhere else"
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