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    Backpackers Ritz

    1A North Road, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent21%
    • Very good13%
    • Average21%
    • Poor18%
    • Terrible27%
    2 days ago
    “The ritz?? More like the shitz!!!”
    15 Jun 2017
    “Welcoming and friendly”
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Pool
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    Reviewed 13 April 2014

    To be honest the backpackers Ritz is like much more backpackers and a lot less Ritz. I paid extra for a private room but wish I had opted for the cleaner looking share rooms. My room was out the back of the property and it...More

    Thank AmesAbout
    Reviewed 31 March 2014

    Last weekend a few of my friends came up to Johannesburg ( as they are not locals they didn't know to much about the city). As I had previously heard that the Ritz backpackers was a great place to stay I thought it would be...More

    4  Thank Stephen F
    Reviewed 31 March 2014

    Unfriendly staff, horrible rooms, disgusting bathrooms. My boyfriend and I were looking forward to a good weekend with friends in Johannesburg. After a long drive we were looking forward to relaxing in a nice comfortable backpackers. According to the pictures on their website we expected...More

    2  Thank Jaba1213
    Reviewed 5 March 2014

    Myself and my cousin did the 4 Day Kruger Safari and needed to sleep in JHB the night before our trip and also on our return. We got the prettiest room perfect for just the 2 of us and close to the pool which was...More

    Thank Yumna2014
    Reviewed 16 February 2014

    I stayed at this place because it was relatively close to the airport, and convenient for my early flight. There were definitely pros and cons. The staff were lovely and extremely helpful. The house is an old mansion leased from an elderly millionaire of a...More

    Thank Christie M
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$20 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Gauteng >
    • Greater Johannesburg >
    • Johannesburg
    • Also Known As
    • Backpackers Ritz Hotel Johannesburg ,
    • Ritz Johannesburg ,
    • Johannesburg Ritz
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    Traveller (19)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (12)
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    Room Tips
    "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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