The Backpackers Ritz of Johannesburg
1A North Road, Johannesburg, South Africa
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The Backpackers Ritz of Johannesburg Reviews
First night of tour May 21, 2011
I stayed here the beginning of November last year. We booked here as this was where our Acacia Africa tour began and also we had a pre departure meeting the evening before.
I can't comment on the dorms as we stayed in a private room ( which was nice ). As for bathrooms, it's not so bad however if your in the shower and someone goes to the toilet it's not so nice!
The common room was comfortable and there was a swimming pool and plenty of space to walk about. I can't say anything about the bar as I didnt go in it.
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The Ritz Backpackers Nov 28, 2009
The Ritz Backpackers of Johannesburg is located away from the dangers of the city centre and instead is in a safe, clean neighbourhood. There are shops, bars, restaurants, cinemas, banks and supermarkets nearby and it is safe to walk the streets.
The hostel is more expensive than others and this is reflected in its quality. The common room is comfortable and there is internet access available. There is also a bar in the ‘dungeon’ which has a great atmosphere.
The hostel can arrange a number of tours for you, such as a tour of Soweto or rhino safaris.
If you don’t mind paying a bit extra then this hostel is a good choice.
Part of the Nairobi to Johannesburg Overland 2009 travel blog
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