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Carnival Court Backpackers

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Reviewed 4 February 2015

At first I was a little worried how the stay would end up due to so many reviews saying that its all party and noicy but i ended up being happily surpriced. Sure the music was a bit loud some evenings but nothing to worry...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2015

Right in the heart of long street... this place offers a morning headache to anyone who attempts to go to bed before 3am. I stayed there one night before moving down the street 2 blocks to one of the many other equally priced hostel options...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2015

Location is Great on a very lively street but as a result its a very loud place to try and sleep at night! The rooms were secure and we had our own key to lock the room and they also had lockers. Bathrooms and kitchen...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2014 via mobile

Right in the middle of long street where the party never ends. Noisey as hell. If your looking for a party this may be for you. If your looking for sleep move on. Good location but long St is expensive

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Reviewed 15 July 2014

Only go to Carnival Court when you really want to party every night! You're staying in the middle of all the bars, which makes it the perfect location! The rooms are very basic and a bit old, but it is OK. It's actually quite cheap...More

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US$26 - US$33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$26 - US$33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Rooms that are 2 floors up and not facing long street will be a little quieter"
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"Grab a top floor room or you wont sleep on a Wednesday, Friday or Saturday"
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"Upper floor"
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"Not for anyone seeking a quiet trip. Get a single room if you're traveling solo. Your stuff might get..."
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