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The Backpackers Ritz of Johannesburg Reviews

1A North Road, Dunkeld West, Johannesburg, South Africa

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104 Total Reviews
  • 55%Value For Money
  • 75%Security
  • 70%Location
  • 70%Staff
  • 55%Atmosphere
  • 55%Cleanliness
  • 60%Facilities

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Staff lacks understanding and acceptance of travelers issues like time zone changes and are generally unfriendly, at times, mocking. They behave like they are doing you a favor accepting your money. Place is run down and not well kept. No towels, soap, washing machines, tiny showers and toilets hard to maneuver in. Location is not bad, but still a 4-5 km walk to the Sandton train station. Local shopping mall nearby. Neighborhood seems safe as I was able to walk around at night with no issue


Really friendly helpful staff

  • 16th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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