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"Great staff. Towels were wet on end of bed in private room so could not use. Overall a good stay. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 02 Jun 2019

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Hotel Description

At Ritz For Backpackers you'll be within steps of popular attractions like St Kilda Road and Fitzroy Street. Highlights at this hostel include in-room free WiFi and free Internet.

This hostel has free WiFi in public areas, a library, and a garden. Added amenities include laundry facilities, a microwave in a common area, and a refrigerator in a common area. Each morning free continental breakfast is offered between 8 AM and 10 AM.

Attractions within a 20-minute walk of this St Kilda hostel include Luna Park and Palais Theatre.

Bed in 12-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

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Bed in 4-Bed Dormitory Room

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Bed in 3-Bed Dormitory Room

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Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom

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Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room with Private Bathroom

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Standard Double Room, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Ritz For Backpackers ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.8 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Ritz For Backpackers

Everyone (4)
1 out of 5
No access upon arival for 2 hours.All locks were faulty .Old Cold shabby.Dirty linen and pilllows walls in need of refurb andd new management.The emergency mob was left in the un attended reception...Needs auditing.Nothing like advertisement

Posted by on 13 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Jul. 2019 by Ritz

Dear Anonymous, Thanks for your review. Sadly we can review your stay as we have no details to understand your situation. We have limited reception hours but emergency contact for any issues. We organize all late check-ins in advance. Cheers

4 out of 5
Great staff. Towels were wet on end of bed in private room so could not use. Overall a good stay.

Posted by on 2 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Jun. 2019 by Ritz

Thanks

3 out of 5

Posted by on 16 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

30 May 2019 by Sam

Thank you for the review

1 out of 5
Very noisy until 4.30 am shouting and drinking and smoking Wakky Baccy kept awake most of the night only go here if you're under 25.

Posted by on 21 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Jan. 2019 by RItz

Hi Anonymous, Sorry for your experience. Please, approach reception next time to try to sort the issue out on the spot. Cheers

5 out of 5
Great place, fairly priced and close to CBD. A close by parking space would have been a cherry on the cake.

Posted by on 20 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Jan. 2019 by Ritz

Thanks!

About the Ritz For Backpackers

Location 169B Fitzroy St, St Kilda, VIC 3182

Property Features

Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. A library, a vending machine, and multilingual staff are also featured at Ritz For Backpackers. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Melbourne hostel.

  • 10 guestrooms or units
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • Garden
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Train station: Flinders Street Station (5.3 km / 3.3 mi)

Room Amenities

Ritz For Backpackers offers 10 accommodations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (limited)

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance.

This property does not have a front desk. Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 18 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Ritz For Backpackers

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Caters to adults only
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Private entrance
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 50.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Ritz Backpackers Hostel St Kilda
  • Ritz Backpackers Hostel
  • Ritz Backpackers St Kilda
  • Ritz Backpackers
  • Ritz For Backpackers St Kilda
  • Ritz For Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Ritz For Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation St Kilda

You should know

  • This is an adults-only property and guests under 18 years old aren't allowed.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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