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Ritz for Backpackers

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Overview
169B Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Kitchenette
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Free Parking
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed there for almost 2 months and it was great. I came to Melbourne on a working holiday visa and the ritz backbackers was my first stop, this place gave me a great foundation to start off on as a solo traveler. Its a...More

Thank PaulaO1431
Response from ManagerR9, Manager at Ritz for BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Great!

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Had a nice stay in Ritz with my friend while visiting Melbourne. Comfortable beds and generally noise and music would be finished by half 11 so we slept fine until..... The following morning where our room was beside the outside social area and people would...More

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Response from ManagerR9, Manager at Ritz for BackpackersResponded September 30, 2018

Hi Banana Thanks for your review. Since this situation we decided to implement a new rule to open the Smoking area later in the day to avoid this issue. Thanks! Until another time.

Reviewed September 19, 2018

Stayed for a week in a private room while we were finding work and a flat, the general atmosphere of the hostel was overtaken by the long termers there we found it difficult to engage in conversation with anyone Our room was cold, yes you...More

Thank lomaxxo
Response from ManagerR9, Manager at Ritz for BackpackersResponded September 23, 2018

Hi guys, Thanks for your review. We have our activities to have integrated to the general vibes or just by cooking you might meet people. Winter get super cold but usually privates are really cozy and warm. Sad it wasn't your case. Please, approach reception...More

Reviewed August 1, 2018

Stayed here for about ten days and the place was perfect, great price and location and friendly staff. There's free wine and cheese nights, movie nights, pancakes on a morning and free pasta and rice (godsend!) The hostel was clean and presentable, 10 minutes walk...More

Thank Kiera W
Response from Manager R, Manager at Ritz for BackpackersResponded August 6, 2018

Thanks Kiera, great to hear from you.

Reviewed July 30, 2018

The hostel seemed very promising when we booked it; close to the beach, lots of events etc. However the minute we entered the building we were disappointed. The place was freezing (granted it was winter time but why are the windows open), the kitchen didnt...More

Thank trinatreebranch
Response from Manager R, General Manager at Ritz for BackpackersResponded July 30, 2018

Hi Trina, Thanks for your review, your feedback is gladly appreciated. We are sad to read your reviews but let's go through all of it. Melbourne can get very cold in Winter but that's why we provide heaters in rooms and in the common areas....More

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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Airport Transportation
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
44
Price range
US$23 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ritz For Backpackers Hotel St Kilda
,
Ritz St Kilda
,
St Kilda Ritz-Carlton
,
Ritz For Backpackers St Kilda, Greater Melbourne
Location
Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
44
Price range
US$23 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ritz For Backpackers Hotel St Kilda
,
Ritz St Kilda
,
St Kilda Ritz-Carlton
,
Ritz For Backpackers St Kilda, Greater Melbourne
Location
Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Port Phillip > St Kilda
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"rooms on the second floor are quieter"
trinatreebranch
Jul. 30, 2018
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"Cold hostel but easy to live in, perfect location"
chloestanley
Jul. 30, 2017
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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..."
tommyo949
May 23, 2017
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"Upper floors are probably a little quieter"
LouP456
Dec. 29, 2016
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