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Appalled and Can't believe in this day of technology and travel that this place Charges for wifi and Linen, which You, the Guest, have to Wash, plunging More Money into their washer + dryer Machines !
Renting Linen Is An Abysmal Trade Practice for an...More
Thank Shirlee K
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 8 May 2017
Hello, the heaters at Launceston Backpackers are on timers, at this time of the year if they are on all night the rooms become too warm. We have regularly asked our guests if their rooms have been warm enough and they have been saying that...More
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
Thank Jono F
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 26 April 2017
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.
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
Thank Fuu Đ
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 16 April 2017
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
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
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 12 April 2017
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.
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
Thank Veera K
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 3 April 2017
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.
US$39 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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