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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 2 December 2012

A little maintenance would have this place at a satisfactory level. eg; broken chairs, tables, power outlets off wall, cracked windows, curtains hanging off rails, smell underneath a sink (couldn't open door as the bed was pushed up against it), GREEN pool, no locks on...More

4  Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 9 October 2012

Stayed one night here before we started an overland tour. Pretty disappointed. Transfer from airport was expensive, was noisy at night time, and kitchen was dirty. Staff were "interesting". But it was a safe part of town and convenient as our overland tour left from...More

Thank Luke S
Reviewed 25 September 2012

This is definitely a backpacker's scene. We only stayed one night before the start of our overland tour in Southern Africa and what a mistake it was! Lots of partiers stay here and they were drunk and loud all evening. The bathrooms are dirty and...More

2  Thank TheArcherFamily
Reviewed 4 September 2012

A friend of mine & I stayed one night here in May this year. The owners were easy to communicate with - through them, we organized a pickup from the airport & a dropoff at the bus station, and they were reliable. Pickups and dropoffs...More

Thank Colleen T
Reviewed 27 June 2012

I stayed here at the beginning of my South Africa trip and it wasn't the greatest start. After flying almost 24 hours I had to wait a couple of hours for my transfer to pick me up (even though the hostel told me he was...More

2  Thank Backpacker-b88
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US$16 - US$48 (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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