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    Swansea Backpackers

    96 Tasman Hwy, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent24%
    • Very good30%
    • Average21%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible15%
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    297 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Swansea
     
    Swansea Beach Chalets
    289 reviews
    #1 of 8 Speciality lodging in Swansea
     
    Freycinet Waters
    173 reviews
    #2 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Swansea
     
    Swansea Holiday Park Schouten Beach
    93 reviews
    #5 of 8 Speciality lodging in Swansea
     
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    Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

    Despite the terrible reviews we have read about this place we had a great stay! The hostel was extremely clean, the chill out area was great- 2 TVs with dvds, and the bed rooms and showers were excellent! The cookers are coin operated (which is...More

    Thank Jill T
    Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

    So the facilities for a hostel are up there with the best I've stayed in in all of Australia. Kitchen, bathrooms, lounge all tip top But there is a very edgy atmosphere, signs everywhere warning you of this and that, a strict hostel manager, locks...More

    Thank Tom W
    Reviewed 13 June 2016

    After a long day of narrowly avoiding bashing cute wildlife, we were exhausted. Seeking cheap accommodation we buzzed the locked front door of Swansea Backpackers. We waited, and eventually a grumpy old woman emerged to tell us the rate. 35... each. Not exactly a bargain,...More

    Thank alexander m
    Reviewed 27 April 2016

    Good stay in general. Easy to find, clean and spacious facilities. Just a couple of issues: there is no heating in rooms! One of the beds in ours had an electric blanket, but the other didn't. My friend and I had to sleep together not...More

    Thank Rosa F
    Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

    Stayed for one night which was ok. The room was a good size but when we arrived we were given some sheets to make our own bed. The place was kept clean and tidy but kept that way by the customers. There are eateries nearby...More

    Thank bryan61
    Swansea Motor Inn
    297 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Swansea
     
    Swansea Beach Chalets
    289 reviews
    #1 of 8 Speciality lodging in Swansea
     
    Freycinet Waters
    173 reviews
    #2 of 8 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Swansea
     
    Swansea Holiday Park Schouten Beach
    93 reviews
    #5 of 8 Speciality lodging in Swansea
     
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$57 - US$77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 15
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    • Tasmania >
    • Swansea
    • Also Known As
    • Swansea Backpackers Tasmania
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    Room Tips
    "Just make sure you get a room with electric blanket if going in winter"
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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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