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Launceston Backpackers

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Overview
103 Canning St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Concierge
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Launceston Backpackers has a good location and is very clean but sadly that’s about as far as the positives go. To say the hostel is dated is an understatement. We stayed in a twin room that had a horrible smell and was decorated like a...More

Thank mrossiter21
Response from Derek L, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 5 October 2018

Hello Max R, its a little ironic to say the hostel is like the "middle ages" and then complain about being there while you can obviously see the place being done up ( which we do every year) and then you complain about that.The showers...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018

This backpackers is very clean, has a large kitchen and is close to the centre of Launceston. Free parking on site is a bonus. The room we had did have a ceiling heater and extra blankets were available if needed.

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Response from Derek L, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 5 August 2018

Hello hobartlocal2018, thank you for your review, We are pleased you enjoyed our kitchen. The staff do a good job to keep it spotless. Hopefully we will see you again. All the best.

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice and quiet. Lots of space and a big kitchen. The beds were much better than the other hostels we have stayed in. It's very close to the city center, and the grocery store is only a short walk away. The walls are decorated...More

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Response from Derek L, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 30 July 2018

We are glad you had a nice stay at Launceston Backpackers. We have just recently bought a good number of new mattresses. Enjoy your travelling.

Reviewed 12 July 2018

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 JonathanT1812
Response from Derek L, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 16 July 2018

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 29 June 2018 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

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Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 30 June 2018

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

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Description
Launceston Backpackers is a one hundred year old Victorian building. It has 30 rooms, including double ensuite, doubles, singles, triples and dormitory rooms. It has a large commercial kitchen, large TV More room and separate dining room. There is a free car park. Launceston Backpackers has a modern fire protection system. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Concierge
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$19 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Launceston Backpackers Tasmania
Location
Australia > Tasmania > Launceston
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$19 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Launceston Backpackers Tasmania
Location
Australia > Tasmania > Launceston
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Traveller (37)
Room & Suite (15)
Dining (3)
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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!"
JonathanT1812
11 Jul 2018
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"You need to rent out Blanket and linen for $3.5 as bed is not made"
603fuu_
14 Apr 2017
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"En-suite room"
Steph618
19 Nov 2016
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"Downstairs rooms are cooler in summer."
GeoffAH
11 Mar 2016
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