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Backpackers Ritz

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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good13%
  • Average22%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible28%
2 Apr 2018
“Terrifying Beds, Confusing Bathrooms, and Bad Wifi”
21 Nov 2017
“The ritz?? More like the shitz!!!”
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Reading the name, I was certainly expecting something far nicer. The bathroom situation was incredibly confusing and difficult with a small women bathroom, and a large mens bathroom. In addition, men would often use the women's toilet, making it difficult to keep to the same...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Place is awful Owner and his whole family lives in the hostel and his irritating kids that annoys the guests no end. Not recommended . place is heavily overpriced and the only thing they are keen on is to rip you off. Overseas travellers stay...More

Thank Frikkie V
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed my 3night stay at backpackers ritz, good location, average dorms and great hosts. Very informational and helped with many things to do in the area. Also organised transport to the airport. Overall good stay :)

Thank mollie j
Reviewed 30 August 2016

A nice place top stay. Very friendly and helpful staff that will make your stay very pleasant and for sure you will remember it. They helped me in everything I needed and it was a lot. If you go to Joburg this is the place...More

3  Thank PelloManterola
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Staff pointed us to a delicious bakery down the street, and to a store where I could get the adapters I had been looking for. They served tasty dinner and breakfast, and they served drinks also downstairs. In the evening, our group sat around the...More

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US$16 - US$32 (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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