The right choice

It’s close to all the action including non-stopnight life, shops, cafes, bars, clubs, pubs and restaurant. And, only a short walk to the beach or take a quick tram ride to the city.
Spacious, clean rooms, large, fully equipped kitchen, cable TV lounge, huge commonroom with pool table and big screen entertainment, internet cafe, nightly activities.

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Our Rooms

We have a variety of different styles of accomodation to suit the needs of all travellers.
All rooms are large and spacious. Beds are fitted with comfortable, thick mattresses and fresh, clean linen is provided.

There's so much to do and so little time!

No worries, we will give the best tips about what to do and where to visit, find tours and activities in our reception counter.

Activities during your stay

You’ll never run out of things to see and do in Melbourne. This city is famous for hosting world famous events and attracting the best of Music, Sport, Art and Entertainment heading Down Under.

The Ritz has daily activities organized 7 days a week.

Monday to Friday

Free Pasta night

Trivia! use your brain from 8pm to win the weekly jackpot prize

HUGE NIGHT – Free Cheese and Wine Night

Killer Pool Comp night, FREE ENTRY! GREAT PRIZES!

Kick Start you Weekend with other guests.
Free BBQ, Dinner’s on us!
BYO Drinks and get to meet some new friends.

Drinking games! Mix in with the local crowd and head to one of the many pubs, bar and clubs in the area. There’s a place for all tastes.
Of course, start with a few drinks in our common room and head out with house mates. The more the merrier so all out together

Movie Night on the BIG screen. Chill out and relax!

Location

We are extremely easy to find, check out the main options from:

THE AIRPORT

There is a public shuttle bus that you can take from the airport called Skybus St Kilda Express leaving from terminal 4. The first bus leaves at 6:48h and the last one is at 19.10h. For the tickets you can buy them at the selling points you will find at the airport, you can pay cash to the driver $19 or you can go online and buy the tickets on the website www.skybus.com.au.
Our stop is the last one called Fitzroy St and it will take about 1 hour to get here. Once that you get off the bus it’s just a 5 min walk to the hostel. If you are arriving after 19.00h let us know and we can give you another alternative to arrive.
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The airport Shuttle service available at that time is Skybus Melbourne City Express running 24 hours with a frequency of 15-20min from the airport. For the tickets pay to the driver in cash ($18) or buy them online in www.skybus.com.au. The bus will take you to Southern Cross Station (about 40-45min) and from there you can catch tram 96 towards St Kilda and stop in St Kilda Station which is a 5 min walk from the hostel. To use the tram you will need to buy a Myki card first and top it up. You can do that in any 7 eleven/convenient stop when you arrive at Southern Cross Station (mind weekday last tram will be around midnight, weekends tram wil run all night) or you can catch an Uber. We will also recommend ringing the hostel at your arrival at the airport so we can have an idea of your arrival time.

THE CITY

Catch Tram # 16 from Flinders St. Station or anywhere along Swanston St. Hop off at stop no. 132, right outside our building. Perfect!

SOUTHERN CROSS STATION

Catch Tram #96 to St Kilda station on Bourke St.. Head left up to number 160 Fitzroy St.
We are above the Elephant and Wheelbarrow Pub.