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Ritz for Backpackers

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've stayed in many hostels around the world but this was by far the worst. I was arriving during the night and as there's no receptionists I recieved a key code that would get me access into the building. The key code they provided me...More

Thank Lucy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly and helpful staff, and a great location - you can catch a tram right outside and be in the city in around 20 minutes, and it's a short walk or tram ride from the beach. The rooms are very basic (which is to...More

Thank eman1313
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Literally the worst hostel I've stayed at and I've stayed in hostel throughout Australia and Europe. The bathrooms either didn't have sinks or electricity. Everyone in the hostel was living there and very inconsiderate of others, rules set by the hostel were not obeyed or...More

Thank Berkeleygal15
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff and guests, good clean facilities. Not enough lockers in the rooms but offered to keep anything valuable behind the reception desk for me. Pool table and themed nights which would if been fun if I was staying longer. Would definitely go...More

Thank Bree W
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Really friendly staff which is the most important thing. It's a cheap hostel so don't expect the works. The building feels old and the room wasn't a great standard of clean but the location is great. A walk to the beach or jump on the...More

Thank Jenny B
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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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