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Launceston Backpackers

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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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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 accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed here and the caretaker in the front unit is constantly smoking pot out the front even when his little boy visits, then he allows ice addicts into the accommodation who are his mates. They rent out the rooms at a weekly rate in...More

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank hobartlocal2018
Response from Derek L, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

Thank bananavortex
Response from Derek L, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

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 Jonathan T
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

Thank Sherit2
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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Free Parking
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$19 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Budget Hotel in Launceston
#10 Quaint Hotel in Launceston
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Price range
US$19 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Budget Hotel in Launceston
#10 Quaint Hotel in Launceston
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Traveller (36)
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!"
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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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