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The Villa Backpackers Lodge

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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“hot tub”(22 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Room 13 next to toilets very dirty full of flies. Bedding was very smelly and upon leaving we were advised pillow cases only to be removed.this would suggest as suspected dirty sheets hence the smell.shared block of toilet and showers no separate male/ female. Toilet...More

Thank janedwards2015
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This place was good, there are lots of places to sit and be on your own. It's quiet and has a good vibe to it. Staff were really helpful. The only thing I would say I would complain about was the bunk beds didn't have...More

Thank Kelcyloo
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I had so much fun at this hostel! Being a solo traveler this trip was kind of scary for me, but Jacqui and the staff at the Villa made me feel right at home! I had excellent roomies in my six bed dorm, found the...More

Thank Gemini_Reno
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Some things great, some things not. I stayed in one of the double rooms up a small flight of stairs away from the main property. The staff were really friendly, and I was very grateful to the kind staff member who dropped me at the...More

Thank TheMozFromOz
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

The 8 bed dorm felt very squeezed - there wasn't really any room to put your bag when it was full. The room being called "the swamp" felt quite appropriate, as I got bitten all over for the two nights I stayed there, although I...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Things to do
Hot Tub
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Price range
US$20 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$20 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (4)
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"not enough space in dorms. try get a dorm with less occupants so no towels drip on your pillow and space to..."
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"Room 13 is very noisy."
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"Definitely not great for disabled travellers."
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"Ask for a room with a radiator or some sort of heating system if staying there in winter"
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