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Launceston Backpackers

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

This is a back packers, though they do have en-suite rooms at very good rates. Stayed in an en-suite - ROOM 8. The good points... at the back of the hostel not much traffic and windows that can be opened wide for fresh air. The...More

Thank DDSWM
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 27 February 2017

Hello DDSWM, thank you for staying at Launceston Backpackers. We will have a look at the bed you mentioned to see if it is getting too old now. Thank you for telling us about the water temperature, we had this problem about a year ago...More

Reviewed 24 February 2017

It's an easy place to find, I had a private room which had twin beds in it. The room was clean and bed was comfy you pay for linen for your room.The kitchen area was good. The bathroom (shared) was clean.It was close to the...More

Thank mike c
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 27 February 2017

Hello mike c, thank you for taking time to review Launceston Backpackers. We are glad you had an enjoyable stay with us. Our cleaner does a great job and he keeps the whole place very clean as you noticed. Safe travelling.

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I spent three nights there. For the price you do not get a good benefit: the rooms are very old, not nicely furnished and my second one was moldy. The bathrooms are a katastrophy and toilet paper rarely available. The kitchen even worse; the oven...More

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Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 22 February 2017

Hello Betty Zie, we are sorry you had a disappointing stay with us. Safe traveling.

Reviewed 3 February 2017

If you visit in cold weather period, prepare your own blanket or it available to lend :) Reception staff is friendly and helpful. Just short distance walk to central part of Launceston and supermarket is nearby and convenience for us to grab any food need...More

Thank JiaLily
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 6 February 2017

Hello JiaLily, thank you for your review, many people mention the large spacious dorms, large clean kitchen. All the best.

Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This hostel achieves the bare minimum that a hostel should. It has beds, hot showers and a decent kitchen. The owner clearly has OCD and has signs all over the place instructing you of the dos and don'ts - no using candles, no using portable...More

Thank fionahlynch
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 6 February 2017

Hello Fionalynch, Launceston Backpackers is located in a one hundred year old Federation building that many people feel is a beautiful charming building. We have a close professional relationship with the Tasmanian Fire Department. It is through their advice and previous experience that we place...More

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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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