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    Backpackers Ritz

    1A North Road, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent21%
    • Very good13%
    • Average21%
    • Poor18%
    • Terrible27%
    15 Jun 2017
    “Welcoming and friendly”
    30 Aug 2016
    “An amazing place”
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    The Birches Backpackers
    32 reviews
    #6 of 111 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
     
    Johannesburg Backpackers
    34 reviews
    #35 of 111 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
     
    HomeBase Melville
    94 reviews
    #11 of 111 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
     
    Curiocity Backpackers
    223 reviews
    #1 of 111 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
     
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    31 - 35 of 59 reviews

    Reviewed 10 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 5 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
    Reviewed 20 May 2012

    I stayed here for four nights before beginning my Acacia tour of Africa, from Johannesburg through to Nairobi. The tour only departed from Johannesburg, it didn't visit the city itself, so if you wanted to explore Johannesburg, you had to book extra days there yourself....More

    Thank ErinAshworth
    The Birches Backpackers
    32 reviews
    #6 of 111 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
     
    Johannesburg Backpackers
    34 reviews
    #35 of 111 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
     
    HomeBase Melville
    94 reviews
    #11 of 111 Speciality lodging in Johannesburg
     
    Curiocity Backpackers
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    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
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    • US$24 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • South Africa >
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    • Johannesburg Ritz
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    Room Tips
    "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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