Backpackers Ritz

1A North Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2004, South Africa | Hostel
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Bus Day and Jo'burg

A travel blog entry by ashburdett

Yesterday was the long day on the bus from Durban to Jo'burg. Staying at a place called Backpackers Ritz now. Not quite living up to the name but it'll do.

Some of the scenery on the drive yesterday was stunning, we passed through the Drakensburg mountain range, with snow capped peaks in the middle of glorious sunshine. Then there was the …

Start of the tour

A travel blog entry by -b-and-b-


-b-and-b- stayed here on Jan 10, 2013 during their trip titled: -b-and-b-'s Great Adventure.

Who needs a Bikini???

A travel blog entry by barefootsuzie


So I joined my overland truck on Monday morning and met the three girls I would be spending the next week with – Jo, Anya and Mavina. They had come from Namibia and would be getting off in Johannesburg. More people would be getting on the bus there before picking up another group in Livingstone. Our first stop that evening was at Mossel bay …

Kruger National Park

A travel blog entry by libbyandbob


What an amazing day. Up at dawn, a cup of tea and a rusk (a new favourite ) and a picnic basket with sandwiches for breakfast and we headed for Kruger. So many animals. Before we were in the park proper we had seen a rhino and an elephant. Even though you've seen them in zoos nothing prepares you for a rhino standing one the middle of the road in …

North to j burg

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

Now its north in a hurry. Spent one day driving from Addo to Bloemfontein and then another from Bloemfontein to Johannesburg. Just driving days and a bit boring. Once up on the plateau from Addo it was basically flat and straight roads. Farmland of varying quality. Best part was the fields of sunflowers
.Looked for a bar in Bloemfontein to …

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBackpackers Ritz Johannesburg

    Reviewed by birdistheword


    Reviewed Dec 1, 2011
    by (3 reviews) Melbourne , Australia Flag of Australia

    Very friendly staff, decent facilities, good area

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Backpackers Ritz Johannesburg

    2.50 of 5 stars Fair