The Backpackers Ritz of Johannesburg
Lonely Planet review
The Ritz does a roaring trade with the overland crowd and has quite a few things going for it – including top views over the city, a cool little crypt bar and proximity to the Hyde Park Mall. However, the rooms are on the small side and the bathrooms and kitchens aren’t too clean. Try and avoid rooms in the annexe, which is in a different building altogether and lacks the facilities of the main house.
Our independent authors have visited The Backpackers Ritz of Johannesburg and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Johannesburg.
Services & facilities
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Tours/travel desk
- Airport transfers
- Book exchange
- Cable tv
- Common room
- Pool table
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Currency exchange
- Free parking
- Internet access
- Laundry facilities
- Linen included
- Washing machine
- Luggage storage
- Safe deposit box (front desk)
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Swimming pool
Description provided by property
The Backpackers Ritz of Johannesburg is situated in large mansion with huge beautiful gardens in the safe Northern Suburbs.Our experienced, helpful staff at the Afritours Travel Desk will help you with any travel advice, including accommodation, transport, visa's, day trips and overland tours.Relax in our pub, chill out by the pool or sink a few balls on our pool table...Or, for a bit of excitement why not go out and explore the local area. There are plenty of restaurants, pubs, clubs, cinemas and entertainment centres within walking distance...
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