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Swansea Backpackers

78 reviews
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible16%
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“common areas”(3 reviews)
“overnight stop”(2 reviews)
“a great stay”(2 reviews)
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This backpackers is smelly and loud. I stayed over summer for one night with what felt like 100 other families all crammed into rooms around me and they opened and slammed their doors all night. The walls were paper thin so I got no sleep...More

Thank suzauld94
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Parked our van out back and used the showers for $25 for both of us. Don't generally stay at places like this so abit hard to gauge relatively - fairly new and seemed clean enough and staff friendly. A stop on the way to somewhere...More

Thank Marcus W
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

It was a super friendly environment with great people and an awesome atmosphere. Myra and the rest of the team were very helpful and friendly and always down for a chat. The highlight was definitely the pods, they were like your own private little sanctuary....More

Thank Jesse H
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

This was my first stay in a hostel on my trip around Australia and I was very pleasantly surprised. The room for me and my friend to stay in was very clean, tidy and spacious. It was a bit cold, but not too bad. Bathroom...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Have stayed here several times over the past few years and under the former owners I was always treated well by the owners/managers. New ownership and poor customer consideration. The rates here are high for a shared dorm room at $39 per night off season,...More

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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$44 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$44 - US$76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Just make sure you get a room with electric blanket if going in winter"
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"Book ahead in the busy season"
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"The further away from the door to the bathrooms, the better in terms of noise."
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"Rooms away from the entry to the bathroom entry may be quieter in the night, but the rooms inside that alley..."
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