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Arthouse Hostel

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Launceston's not a big city so despite being a little way out of the centre it's still an easy walk from the Arthouse to pretty well anywhere. (Shared) bathrooms are plentiful and clean and the room (at least, our room) was reasonably spacious. The building is quite atmospheric and charmingly idiosyncratic in places... I don't think any of it is...

Thank Adam-and-Rakkel
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff were friendly and the building has a lot of character. The public areas are big enough. Kitchen is dirty - walls with ground-in grease. They employ someone to come and clean the kitchen morning and late evening which encourages guests to be untidy. The toilets are mixed. My nearest one had no lock and the seat had fallen off....

Thank 2muchmusic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good hostel in ideal location by the river. Very cute place with friendly staff. Also very quiet for a good sleep. A little cold but had heaters in the rooms. Overall very clean and has a big kitchen. Would stay here again

Thank Laura P
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were bed bugs in our room and when we discussed payment with management and explained we felt it was unreasonable for them to ask us to pay for that night we were told to pack up our stuff and leave the hostel!! The manager told us we could have the night for free but we could not stay for...

3Thank emilyheappey
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed at the Arthouse Hostel with 4 other boys. I would do it over again. Everyone there is so amazing an friendly place is clean. Especially the Management. We received nothing but great customer service. Definitly a healthy thing towards the tourism industry. Keep up the good work. To the CEO of this hostel you have an amazing team...

Thank Stella T
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Depends on your age. I am Gormengast vintage but visitors of all ages and cultures will feel charmed by the smell of beautiful timber. There is a chap playing gitar on the balcony, he sings a bit and you will be so happy you may well join in the baritone. The rules are well enough observed that the place isnt...

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 5 February 2017

If you are looking for a quality hostel w/ good customer service - look elsewhere! There are much better options in Launceston! The building is old and run-down, the rooms are crowded, and the windows do not open. Although FREE Wifi is advertised - it is very spotty and the owner not helpful nor interested in solving. Not a comfortable...

1Thank Juan B
United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this hostel for one nights stay whilst part of a tour. I genuinely feared for my safety in the bunk bed that I was sleeping in... An old wooden frame seemingly propped up with metal - it was shaking something horrible whenever the person on top moved! Not to mention the moving metal bars down the centre......

2Thank LindyBopper
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Service: -/+ Price: + Location: - Dorms: + Cleanliness: - It's smells weird when you enter the building and everything is really old dated. Dorms are big though. You need to pay to have a own doona/blanket ridiculous!!!! Especially here where it's cold. Location is ok, not great, but the real minus is that there aren't many food options.

1Thank soraia a
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The Arthouse Hostel is in a large old house, with lots of rooms and spacious bathrooms. It's spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The staff are friendly, easy going and welcoming. Overall, I enjoyed my stay. I was in one of the attic rooms, which was old fashioned and airy.

1Thank Mary G

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An 1888 heritage listed building with renovated bathrooms and fantastic staff makes this international backpacker hostel a wonderful place to stay. Situated in the 'arts district', the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery is only a stroll away, yet the city centre is only a short 7 minute walk. ... more   less 

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Address: 20 Lindsay Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Launceston
Price Range: $22 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“I believe they charge for extra blankets in peak season so bring your sleeping bag!”
Sabnem99, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you need a good nights sleep ot you are a light sleeper maybe rooms facing the back are your best bet.”
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HenningInOL26121, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Try choosing a room in another hotel.”
Mark0vski, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Read the review - The 3rd floor had a pretty cool little view looking over the small older houses of Launceston.”
923angusb, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“front rooms had the best view”
950larsr, 25 Mar 2015 | Read review
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