Backpackers Ritz

Address: 1A North Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2196, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 1A North Road, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, Museum Africa, and Everard Read Gallery.
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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

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        TripAdvisor Reviews Backpackers Ritz Johannesburg

        3.00 of 5 stars Good

        Travel Blogs from Johannesburg


        A travel blog entry by ajm56 on Nov 11, 2011

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        Today, I got a few lessons on Apartheid. I started the day by heading to the Apartheid museum, learning (in a rather unorganised fashion) what led to apartheid, how it was conducted, when the riots started and how it was resolved. It was a fascinating morning, but still didn't prepare me for the shock of how segregated everyone still is. Apartheid …

        Tour Over!

        A travel blog entry by ajm56 on Nov 10, 2011

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        You'll notice there's no entry for yesterday. That's cos there's only so much you can write about 2 drive days, where nothing much else happens. Although, today, I did make it to the post office and sent all my purchases home.

        The tour is now finished, and I'm happy to be a back onto independent travel!!