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Launceston Backpackers

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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“female dorm”(3 reviews)
“sleeping bag”(3 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Hostel is cold it has inadequate heating in the dorm room that goes off after a short period of time. There is a repetitive number of sign put up by the manager that states the rules. A little OCD if you ask me. There...More

Thank Jonathan T
Response from Derek L, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 5 days ago

Hello Jonathan, the heaters you mentioned are on in all rooms from 7pm till 7am. We will go through our booking system to see what room you were staying in and we will check to see if the heater is still working. We take your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the canning street backpackers in Launceston for 2 nights which I had to secure with a credit card over the phone, however I paid cash in arrival. When I got home and viewed my credit card statement I had been charged for those...More

Thank Sherit2
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

We have talked to this customer twice on the phone. She claims that she paid cash for two nights when she arrived and we also charged her credit card for two nights. Our night manager keeps very precise records. He has written in our booking...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here twice once part of a trip and another just by myself. Even though there’s heaters in the rooms they’re quite cold and if you want a shower in the morning the rest of the hostel is freezing. It’s literally colder than outside...More

Thank Rhian O
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Rhian, We have had a system installed to stop water "robbing" and turning showers hot and cold so we will look into this. We have just recently bought new blankets and thrown away old ones. We will check again to see if there are...More

Reviewed 20 March 2018

There's a new extension to the existing villa. It might look as such from the front but this backpacker is simply massive. The new extension is done in the style of concrete bunkers (done with blocks) and for those of you that are placed at...More

Thank wiredfrog
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Big rooms, MASSIVE kitchen, really nice TV area, close to Woolworths and a few pubs and restaurants, the location is really nice. This is likely the LARGEST backpackers in terms of how much room I had in the bedroom, hallway and just in general. Really...More

Thank Autumn D
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 14 March 2018

Hello Autumn D thank you for taking time to review Launceston Backpackers. We are glad you liked our facilities. Safe travels.

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US$19 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Keren G
15 August 2014|
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Response from Derek L | Property representative |
Hello Karen G.....yes we do actually have an age limit at Launceston Backpackers. Our policy is anyone under the age of 130 can stay.
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"Dont come here!"
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"You need to rent out Blanket and linen for $3.5 as bed is not made"
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"En-suite room"
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"Downstairs rooms are cooler in summer."
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