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    Youth Shack Backpackers

    69 Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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    Overview
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    Free Wifi
    Pool
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    Poolside Bar
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

    The place was filthy! The bathrooms were disgusting, the kitchen area was worse & the room stank so badly we found it difficult to sleep. The central location & 24 hour check-in did not make up for the lack of cleaning standards, even for a...More

    Thank becstephens
    Response from Nikki M, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 25 July 2017

    Hi Thank you for taking the time to write a review, I totally get it when we read comments such as dirty, cockroaches, small rooms … Dirty depends on what time you have checked into the hostel, is it after the cleaners have gone in...More

    Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

    All I see down this review page are people slating the staff, for one the staff are amazing they just don't put up with everyone's bad behaviour! Cathy the night manager is a legend, the trick is not to be silly and get on the...More

    Thank Bernice S
    Response from Nikki M, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 25 July 2017

    high five to you Bernice!!!! You are correct we like people to have fun but we don't put up with bad behaviour, Cathy gets slatted a lot but what people don't understand she has the worse job as she has to deal with people who...More

    Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

    I lived in youth shack last year for the whole dry season and I loved it! I wouldn't stay anywhere else in Darwin and it's a big reason why Ive came back this year. It's a great place to make friends, it has a pool,areas...More

    Thank Luke W
    Response from Nikki M, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 25 July 2017

    Hi Luke Welcome back to the Shack, we are always pleased to have return guests and we love the fact that you enjoyed us so much so. Thank you so much for your honest and open review love that you have written how it is...More

    Reviewed 4 July 2017

    There are many reviews here talking negatively about the staff at Youth Shack. I found the staff to be helpful and friendly once you got past the surface stress. This hostel is in need of upgrades; for example, this hostel has mattresses that you feel...More

    Thank Al S
    Response from Nikki M, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 25 July 2017

    Hi Al S Thank you for taking the time to review the hostel, this review actually has me smiling, I guess you are wondering why?? because you have not slayed us with things that are out of our control which comes down to your fellow...More

    Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

    So I just needed some where to have a shower and lay my head after a long coach journey and before my flight. First of all I had booked an ensuite double room and it turns out they hadn't got any left. And secondly I...More

    Thank modernlifereject
    Response from Nikki M, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 25 July 2017

    Hi Thank you for taking to the time to write a review, we like all reviews good or bad, I do apologise for the mix up in room bookings. I do thank you for understanding that bathrooms will not be looking pretty at 10pm but...More

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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$23 - US$71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 86
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