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Linkoping, Sweden
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best, maybe even the best hostel I stayed at during my year in Australia. Nice room, good prices, many nice places to hang out and most of all, amazing staff! They are really friendly and really helped us to discover what to see and do in and around Hobart. I really recommend this place to everyone!

Thank lacket
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

By far the best and most cosy hostel in Hobart! The staff are super friendly, the backpackers super relaxed and the free trips the hostel offers are amazing. If you expect a shiny new modern hostel don't go there, but if you're looking for a good time, laughs, adventures and new friends then this is the place to be! I...

Thank EvelienLa
Frogteam, Owner at The Pickled Frog, responded to this review

Thanks very much EvelienLa! That's so nice to hear you met your life lover here - would you believe there have been 5 marriages from people that have met at The Pickled Frog! And these are only the ones we know about. Please let us know if you guys become number 6... safe travels :)

Reviewed 8 July 2016

Everything was perfect from the friendly staff as you walk in the door, to the facilties and friendly guests. Staff extremely helpful and treated as a Freind rather than just another number. Very clean and supplied with out asking.

Thank Sarai V
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

A place is only as good as it's people so this is a great place! Staff were friendly, helpful and seemed genuinely interested in all the visitors. A hard trait to keep when working in tourism. Having the bar was ideal and great coffee. Great sitting area and big kitchen.

Thank Paralleltripper
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Nice hostel for one or two nights. Rooms are OK. Toilets and showers are a little bit dirty. Kitchen and communal area are very big, there is a little bar\café next to the reception with great coffee. The staff is really friendly and offers some free tours for example to mt. Wellington. All in all a nice independent hostel.

Thank Giulia B
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Staff was lovely and really did make you feel at home. Good to meet people but not noisy. Good kitchen, bar and common room. Only thing I'd add is that the rooms downstairs are far from the showers (on 1st floor) but other than that the one week I spent at the frog was particularly amazing.

1Thank Isabel M
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights (sat&sun) and think its excellent! If you're a young traveller on a budget, especially to those travelling alone, this is the place you go. The common rooms (kitchen, fireplace, lounge, pool, tv, bar) will help you relax. The beer is cheap, staff are young and friendly, travellers from all over the world.. snacks available.. you can't...

1Thank Danni D
Frogteam, Owner at The Pickled Frog, responded to this review

Hey there Danni, thanks heaps for your kind words. It's always nice to log in here and see people have such a good time at The Frog. I think you've summed up the place awesomely! Next time you're down we'll try and impress you enough to get the 5 star rating ;)

Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

The staff were really great and the hostel ha a great atmosphere. The bathrooms are terrible, for example there is only one tiny sink in the shared bathroom. They were cleaned only one a day, by the evening they were absolutely filthy. The rooms are very noisy. You can here people talking in the shower, way down the hall. You...

Thank James R
Frogteam, Owner at The Pickled Frog, responded to this review

Hey James, 2 stars seems a bit harsh doesn't it? Didn't you find the staff "great" and the common areas "really good and a nice friendly vibe?" Most of our rooms have their own sink so having one sink each in all of the other bathrooms is normally all good. Noisy rooms? Alas, controlling the volume of people talking has...

Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 3 nights over the weekend. When i decided to change from the 12 share room to a smaller 6 bed they didn't charge me any extra! Awesome! Really nice social place and big bonus in the winter is the two fire places! Very cosy with lots of comfortable sofas and seats. Staff have bags of information about what...

Thank Rosie M
Xinbei, Taiwan
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I had been there for six months! And everything is so good!! Backpacker is very clean and methodic.Also it's very quiet at night(But I can't promise you about your roommate...) and there has some info on the wall and a friandly bar. You can buy some beer or coffee in there(and the Pickled Frog T-shirt!)

1Thank 護照2015

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service

Additional Information about The Pickled Frog

Address: 281 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Price Range: $28 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“Great place to stay well worth a visit.”
 of 5 bubbles 902saraiv, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Clean,Friendly,Awesome place!”
 of 5 bubbles 護照2015, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“12-person rooms are on the first floor, so opt for a smaller dorm if you need quiet”
 of 5 bubbles sylvia507, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“just be nice and they will sort you out”
 of 5 bubbles 712nicc, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
“If you have trouble sleeping, taking the dorm outside the lounge is not a smart decision!!”
 of 5 bubbles ShereeKnick, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
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