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    Arthouse Hostel

    20 Lindsay Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent25%
    • Very good43%
    • Average19%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible5%
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    “art house” (32 reviews)
    “dorm room” (6 reviews)
    “free wifi” (13 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    21 - 25 of 134 reviews

    Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here two nights and found the staff so enthusiastic about Tassie and kean to offer advice and help on what to do. Stayed in the big dorm which was great as no bunks. Couple of heaters in the room was great too. Beautiful location...More

    Thank Rosie M
    Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 27 May 2016

    Thanks so much for a fantastic review of the hostel. For anyone reading this, the largest dorm actually have 8 single beds and 1 bunk in each and plenty of space. ALL rooms have their own heaters that can be controlled by you, not by...More

    Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

    Nice old house with a few creaks and groans but if you don't want that then go to a new house and pay $200. Staff were friendly and gave us a run down as to where to find everything. We are a middle aged couple...More

    Thank Rod T
    Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 27 May 2016

    Thanks for leaving an honest review. We are what we are and happy that you enjoyed your stay and found us to be good value. The kitchen mess is an issue which we had to address constantly this summer more than any other year. We...More

    Reviewed 14 April 2016

    Well-equipped with a large industrial kitchen and bathroom facilities are fairly well maintained on each floor of the old colonial style building. The Wifi is excellent and we stayed for three days without any issues. The building is large enough that even when it seems...More

    Thank Sabnem99
    Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 27 May 2016

    Wow, what a comprehensive review. Thanks for sharing your experience of the Arthouse. Just so everyone knows - the WiFi is FREE and unlimited, and there is also FREE tea & coffee in the kitchen. ALL rooms have windows that can be opened for airflow,...More

    Reviewed 7 April 2016

    It was a friendly place but probably could do with slightly larger kitchen and common areas. Given a lot of people doing the Overland Track stay here before starting, it would be good to set up something informal so people doing this can meet each...More

    1  Thank chiisai39
    Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 27 May 2016

    Thanks for leaving a review. We would certainly like larger common areas, but they do seem to suffice even during summer. We have 2 lounge rooms, 1 dining room and 1 courtyard. We absolutely do encourage people to meet up and share experiences or combine...More

    Reviewed 3 April 2016

    I have stayed in hostels around the world and this would have to be the worst. My room was dirty - floors were dusty with hair on them and curtains with stains. The shower had dark mold on the walls and hadn't been cleaned in...More

    Thank Melissa E
    Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 27 May 2016

    Just so everyone knows, there are plenty of bathrooms and showers. The rooms get cleaned every day, including vacuuming the floors. The bathrooms get cleaned every day (3 times per day in summer). If you find a hair on a sheet we will be happy...More

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    • US$21 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Tasmania >
    • Launceston
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    sumyatsmwy
    16 December 2016|
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    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.
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    Theo B
    24 October 2015|
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    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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    "Read the review - The 3rd floor had a pretty cool little view looking over the small older houses of..."
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