Overview of Hostel
This hostel is mainly for long term stayers. We are happy to have you for a longer period of time.
Best location, free WiFi (500mb per day per device), lockers, Earplugs (if you feel its noisy, let us know!), TOWELS, Pasta, Rice and breakfast (Pancake mix, coffee and tea + jam and extras)!
From the airport:
Head to the Skybus counter and ask for the service to St. Kilda. It takes aprox 40 minutes and costs $19, it will drop you in Fitzroy Bowls Club located 2 minutes walking distance (you'll be able to spot us from the stop, we are above the Elephant and Wheelbarrow).
From the city
Catch Tram # 16/3a from Flinders St. Station or anywhere along Swanston St. This will stop at our front door. Stop no. 132
From Southern Cross Station
Catch Tram #96/12 to St Kilda station. From here, turn left up Fitzroy St. You will find us at no. 169
From Avalon airport
Avalon airport is 40minutes out of Melbourne and the only bus into the city is the Sita Coaches Avalon Shuttle. Catch this to Southern Cross Coach Terminal, then hop on the no. 96/12 tram. See directions above.
And, We'll See You Soon!! Safe Travels!.
The Ritz Backpackers is located in an unbeatable location. Situated in the famous St Kilda Beach. A short walk to beach, bars, restaurants, cafes, supermarket and parks. We have a tram stop out the front for easy access to the city centre and the rest of Melbourne. St Kilda Central - We are on the main st of St Kilda, Fitzroy St, where it all happens Melbourne City - With a tram stop out the front directly into the city, it can't be any easier, only 20 - 25 minute tram journey
Conditions & Policy
Passport or Driver’s license is required at check in. Our private rooms can be quite noisy on weekends from the music coming from the pub downstairs. We are an international guest only hostel”