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The Ritz For Backpackers

Hostel | 169b Fitzroy Street, St. Kilda Beach, Melbourne, Australia 3182

76.2% Overall Rating

181 out of 272 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (09/06/2015)

"Good location and easy access to public transport. Free pancakes were good and bathrooms were always kept clean."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Melbourne?

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Now offering FREE unlimited wifi internet access and FREE hot pancake breakfast 7 days a week

Stay in the Famous beach side suburb St Kilda for as low as $20/nt. The Ritz’ boasts one of the best locations in Melbourne. Positioned in the heart of the famous beach side suburb, St Kilda. It's the ideal place to experience the best of Melbourne. And now, with FREE hot pancake breakfast every day and FREE unlimited wifi, we offer the best value in town Read more

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About The Ritz For Backpackers

‘The Ritz’ boasts one of the best locations in Melbourne. Positioned in the heart of the famous beach side suburb, St Kilda. It's close to all the action including non-stop night life, shops, cafes, bars, clubs, pubs and restaurants! Only a short walk to the beach, or take a quick tram ride to the city! Spacious, clean rooms, large, fully equipped kitchen, TV lounge with 100's of movies available on hard drive, huge common room with pool table and big screen entertainment including Foxtel cable TV and sports, internet café, a traditional British Pub downstairs with entertainment 7 days a week, nightly dinner deals and daily activities. It's the ideal place to experience the best of Melbourne!

There is so much to see and do at the Ritz. Meet the stars of Ramsay Street's Neighbors downstairs every week at Australia's biggest backpacker night. Join in our nightly activities including free wine and cheese nights, pool comps, and party nights. Take advantage of our discounted tours including the Great Ocean Road and Phillip Island's Penguins. Visit world famous events including the Grand Prix and the Australian Open. Join in the fun of our weekly soccer matches. You'll never run out of things to do, we guarantee it!

Here are some of the features at the Ritz that we're sure you're going to enjoy:
Free linen supplied,
Self catering kitchen,
TV lounge with Foxtel cable,
Laundry facilities,
Dorm/triple/double/twin accommodation,
Luggage storage,
High speed internet café,
24 hr access,
Large common room with pool table,
Big screen entertainment with Foxtel cable TV,
TV lounge with hard drive containing 100's of movies
Activities 7 days a week,
Traditional British pub downstairs with nightly entertainment,
New bathrooms,
Outdoor Deck
Tram to city at front of building,
Short walk to beach and all the lively St Kilda night life

Don't forget:
Free hot pancake breakfast,
Free BBQ Night
Free Wine and Cheese Night,
'meet the neighbours star's' night!
FREE wifi

Accommodation Information

We aim to provide accommodation to suit all guests needs. Our range of accommodation includes Double, Private Twin, Triple and dorm accommodation. We offer a number of different size dorms to suit guests on any budget including 10 bed, 6 bed, 5 bed and 4 bed dorms.

All our rooms have shared bathroom facilities. Bathrooms are spaced evenly throughout our property and are close to all rooms. We ensure our guests are comfortable with heaters during winter and fans over the hotter months in all rooms. In our larger dorms, lockers are provided for heightened security and we also offer the use of our office safe for passports, money, etc to ensure your important possessions are safe at all times.

As an added security measure, our front door is locked with a key code in the evenings and our reception is attended and open all night.

Location Information

In the heart of St Kilda, the city's liveliest suburb, the Ritz is an ideal location. Close to all the action including shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, pubs and clubs, only a short walk to the beach and a quick tram ride to the city,

"You won't find a more convenient location in Melbourne"