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    Arthouse Hostel

    20 Lindsay Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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    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...More

    2  Thank LindyBopper
    Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 12 July 2017

    Thanks for leaving such a comprehensive review. I can assure you that we have fixed or replaced any rickety beds. We did find a few that were certainly rickety and checked the rest! We have been modifying doors, replacing locks, etc since this past summer,...More

    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...More

    1  Thank soraia a
    Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 12 July 2017

    The smell did not last long! We literally had a person in Room 1 near reception that put his smelly shoes outside his room in the corridor. It took us a few days to figure out what was going on! And regarding the blankets -...More

    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...More

    1  Thank Mary G
    Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 12 July 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to rate and review us. Your rating and comments are much appreciated, and will give future guests a good understanding of the Arthouse.

    Reviewed 18 December 2016

    This place is located just across the river in easy walking distance to the centre with all the shops and restaurants. Now. This hostel is a mixed bag. First the good stuff. The dorm are spacious, the beds are comfortable, the bathrooms are clean (soap...More

    1  Thank Dryanta
    Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 12 July 2017

    Ahh, I remember you and that incredibly stinky guy - was it Room 1? As far as I can tell, everything about your stay was excellent from the Arthouse. We have an excellent, simple late-night arrival procedure that hundreds of people use every year. Obviously...More

    Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

    We stayed here for two nights, our experience on the separate nights could not have been more different. The hostel itself is a beautiful old building with lots of character and a really historical feel. We arrived and we're checked into room one. The rooms...More

    2  Thank KatieLWinstanley
    Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 12 July 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. There are a few points in your review that I would like to clarify. There should have been more sockets in the room. We had a spate of power boards being stolen. But we...More

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    • US$17 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 15
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    16 December 2016|
    Response from Lizzy T | Reviewed this property |
    I don't think so. I remember walking for ages on the deserted streets to get to the hostel from the city centre.
    Theo B
    24 October 2015|
    Response from mhiddens |
    Hi, we stayed here about a year ago. Probs not the best neighbourhood to leave your bikes unattended. Not necessarily a 'dnagerous' area, just not somewhere I would leave my car unlocked with my back turned! lol In fact... More
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    "I believe they charge for extra blankets in peak season so bring your sleeping bag!"
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    "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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    "Try choosing a room in another hotel."
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