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Launceston Backpackers

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  • Excellent26%
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“female dorm”(3 reviews)
“sleeping bag”(3 reviews)
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Reviewed 30 January 2016

This place is laid back and quiet. Check in was easy although extra charge for credit card is always annoying. The place was quiet. First time staying here, I was placed in a 6 bed room on the first floor. There was only one other...More

Thank Coloradical13
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 1 February 2016

Hello NEColorado13, thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. One of our rooms was a bit musty because we had a heavy rain and one of our rooms sprung a leak. All the best.

Reviewed 30 January 2016

We weren't informed when reserving our dorm bed about paying extra 3,5$ for linnen, wi-fi, luggage storage and we were put into an 8 instead of 6 bed dorm, a 10$ key deposit (still ok) and an extra fee for credit/debit card payments. Even contacting...More

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Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 1 February 2016

Hello Elien V. thank you for taking time to review Launceston Backpackers. We agree with you that the credit card charges imposed by the banks are annoying. The credit card companies take anywhere from 1.9% to 2.6% of each credit card transaction which Launceston Backpackers...More

Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

This really big, barn style backpackers is clean and cosy. One of the cleanest and well kept hostels I have stayed in. The triple room was big with lots of space and the mattresses are comfortable. The staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank Elle L
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 26 January 2016

Thank you for your review Elle L we are glad you enjoyed your stay at Launceston Backpackers. Thanks for mentioning the cleanliness of the Backpackers, we do put a lot of work into keeping the place as clean and tidy as we can. Happy traveling.

Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Very simple but nice rooms. We stayed in a double and for a hostel that was super spacious including 2 closets. Bathrooms were clean but wet (put your stuff in a plastic bag and hang it!). Towel AUD1 extra but defo worth it, WiFi AUD1...More

Thank psymaggs
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 20 January 2016

Hello Psymaggs, we are glad you enjoyed the facilities at Launceston Backpackers. Thank you for taking time to post your review. Enjoy your Tasmanian tour.

Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Our primary requirement was low price, and this backpackers certainly delivered. We stayed in a room with two beds, and it was almost the same price as a larger, shared room. There was absolutely nothing to complain about the location or facilities. The beds and...More

Thank Peter A
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 18 January 2016

Hello Peter, thanks for your review. We are glad you liked our low prices. Peter you were in a twin room. There is actually two power points just at the end of each bed. We hope you enjoy the rest of your trip. All the...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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