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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good13%
  • Average22%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible28%
2 weeks ago
“Terrifying Beds, Confusing Bathrooms, and Bad Wifi”
21 Nov 2017
“The ritz?? More like the shitz!!!”
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

I stayed a few weeks ago with my children. The place was basic but clean, the staff were friendly and helpful and the kids loved the pool and the garden (it was very hot!). Steven made us a fantastic evening meal - thank you! And...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Average hostel far from everything with a tinny downstairs bar. However its located in a posh área near a posh shopping mall. Staff is friendly most of the time but most south africans are like that. By the way joburg is such a hipster city...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

I have been to many backpackers in SA and around the world. This is not a backpackers..its more like you staying at a random persons house. No bar, no vibe, terrible beds, no toilet paper. Doors with holes in them. The place has potential but...More

1  Thank Luca B
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Backpackers Ritz is walking distance to a luxury shopping mall and a few other shops... it is a ways from downtown which is actually nice -- it feels much safer in a suburban type location. Short taxi ride (15-20 minutes) from the airport. Spacious, inviting...More

1  Thank Torrey S
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I love a place where you are made to feel like one of the family... and this is definitely one of those. As a single traveller in JoBerg for a couple of days I didn't want to be in a hotel on my own so...More

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US$16 - US$34 (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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