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    Launceston Backpackers

    103 Canning St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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    Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

    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

    Reviewed 24 April 2017

    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.

    Reviewed 14 April 2017

    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

    Reviewed 8 April 2017 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

    Thank nattyemily4
    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.

    Reviewed 1 April 2017

    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.

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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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    "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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