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    Launceston Backpackers

    103 Canning St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    It's a hostel. You get what you pay for. Which is a clean room with a pretty comfortable bed and access to kitchen (fine as hostel kitchens go) and bathroom (pretty basic but mostly fine also). Towels and extra linen are extra, would be the...More

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    Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston Backpackers

    Thank you for taking time to review Launceston Backpackers. We get a lot of comments about how good our cleaner is. We will let him know. Safe travels.

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Room has bed and closet. $1 for bath towel, i got a hair dryer for free. Staff was very nice, calm, easygoing. Bathroom is clean. Very noisy from the kitchen, people would talk and laugh and run outside your room even pass 10pm, could here...More

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    Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston Backpackers

    Hello, thank you for taking time to write a review. Noise is not usually a problem here as our bedrooms are quite a distance from the communal areas. We also have doors which we close to separate the 2 areas. Sorry we had some noisy...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Decent hostel with comfy beds and decent facilities except for the showers. When it wasn't scolding hot or freezing cold, the shower just wouldn't work at all and the water would simply switch off. Showering takes 3 times as long as it should due to...More

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    Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston Backpackers

    Hello, thank you for your review. Thank you for letting us know about the shower. We have 14 showers within the building. We will try and find the shower you are referring to and get that fixed. Safe travels.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I had read both good and bad reviews about this hostel and wasn't quite sure what to expect when I booked it for two nights late March. However, I was pleasantly surprised. The staff was really nice and everything was clean, including the bedrooms, bathrooms...More

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    Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston Backpackers

    Hello Veera K thank you for staying at Launceston Backpackers. I will pass on your compliment about our staff professionalism. Enjoy the rest of your trip.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I stayed here only one night.Because need to continue to the other places in Tasmania.It's close the town.I just walked everywhere to other tourist attraction,restaurant and convenience store.And it's very easy to find.The room was quite old also the bed.You need to pay for linen...More

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    • US$26 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Keren G
    Sounds good to me. The only thing is, I am one of 'the elderly' of whom your guest, above, complained. I stayed in a back packers in Belgium last year and they told me that I wouldn't be able to return because of my age. It hadn't occurred to me that my rights might be diminished due to my age. I'm still a vital, curious, interested person, who can offer sparkling repartee and a flash of wit here and there. However, if age is a concern, or undesirable, I'd like to know before I book. I wouldn't have written thus, but as you ask........... I think your hostel looks ideal for my purposes. K
    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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    "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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    "Make sure they put you in a room you paid for :)"
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