The Backpackers Ritz is the longest running hostel in Johannesburg, over the years the Ritz has earned a reputation for consistently providing an excellent service to our clients.
Set in a large, beautiful mansion with a stunning garden, the Backpackers Ritz is a clean, comfortable haven in Johannesburg where you can relax before embarking on your next adventure!
The Backpackers Ritz has many features that make it a special place to stay in Jo'burg. The tranquility of the pool ensures it's a popular spot all year round.
Our bar in the 'Dungeon' is open every evening. Breakfast is available at the Courtyard Caf?.
Some travellers fear Jo'burg, but most love it. Take the time to explore the city and be amazed by the diverse cultures, interesting people and numerous places to visit.
There are many amenities close to the Backpackers Ritz, including; Bars, Restaurants, and Cafes, there are Cinemas, Supermarkets, Shops and Banks, as well as many Airline Offices and the Mozambican Embassy. The famous Rosebank Flea Market is a mere stones throw away.
- Internet, Fax & Phone
- Mail Holding
- Luggage Store
- Personal Safes
- Self Catering Kitchen
- Drinks/cigarette Machine
- Swimming Pool
- Games Room
- Bar with DSTV
- Credit cards
Transfers from the airport and station can be arranged.
Scheduled Transfer Timetable:
Airport/station Ritz @ 8am, 10.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 5pm, 7.30pm
Ritz Airport/station @ 7am, 9.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm, 6pm
From Johannesburg International Airport
Take the R24 towards Johannesburg,
Take the M2 towards City Centre,
Take the M1 North towards Sandton,
Take the Jan Smuts turn off, turn left onto Jan Smuts Avenue,
Travel for about 5km until you reach the Dunkeld Shopping Centre on your left (if you get to Hyde Park Corner you have gone too far), take the first turn left onto North Road,
We are 1A North Road at the very end.