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Montreal, Canada
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133 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Located at the foot of the ski hill, about 2.5 km from the train and bus station. A local bus goes all the way there (but it's not so frequent). The place probably hasn't changed much since the 80s (!): everything feels very old and used, but it has a certain charm (reminded of my school's ski trips when I... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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181 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Near to convenience store if you need to grab food or necessities. The owner is very helpful. Room is bunk bed with a TV. Room is comfortable and warm with a portable heater. Shared toilets (along corridor) and bathroom are easily accessible.

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Thank Violetferrari
London
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49 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

I really like this place, despite being out of season having a slightly The Shinningesque feel to it, as one night there was only two of us here. The beds are really comfy, after weeks in hostels with thin futon mattresses. Good kitchen, living room and piping hot baths. It's quite a way from the train station and though there... More 

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Thank Get2013
Singapore, Singapore
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53 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Cheap accommodation, with bunk beds, shared bathroom. The place was homey, clean and comfy beds too. However it can get abit noisy when there are kids around, as rooms are not soundproof. Staff were very friendly and helpful. They helped us to file a complaint when a cab driver cheated our money. (It was not successful in retrieving back the... More 

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Thank mellyooi
Australia
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Reviewed 7 August 2015

Unbelivable the weather over 35 degree in summer. You can imagine if no air condition and only have thick matress in room how to lived. Extremely "HOT" ...Most terrible things the smelly room, like a dog longer time no bath smell. Everything old, kitchen very messy. All provided activity photoes does not from Alpine. Any activity you need to go... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2014

We were plagued by bad weather in Furano - so most of the time we spent in the town was actually cozing up by the fireplace and watching old Disney VCR's in Alpine Backpackers. The staff's level of English was not so great - but they were very lovely and we didn't really care and just enjoyed the cozy and... More 

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Tangerang, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Stayed in this accommodation in July with my sister. We got upgraded to 2 bunk-beds room for our stay. The location is quite good, in the middle of 2 bus stops of the Lavender-Go bus. There is a 7-11 nearby too. The room is equipped with fan so it's quite hot during the day but not problem at night. Bed... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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99 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Alpine Backpackers has pretty well everything a traveller needs - a warm welcome, comfortable beds, good lounge, well equipped kitchen, clean bathrooms, free wifi, and an excellent breakfast for a very good price (JPY 500). The location is a little way out of town, not so good - but perfectly OK in the summer season, probably better in the winter... More 

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2013

The place was very lovely and I would have given it a higher score if not for the fact that it is quite difficult to access without a car. I would recommend this budget accommodation to those who are driving - it is nice, lovely and quiet to get a good sleep at night. However, for those without a car,... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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Reviewed 21 February 2013

We are total in 6 people however 6 dorm room was occupied hence we select 4 persons and 2 persons room, appreciated as they charged per head as we expect the 2 persons in one room will be higher but its not. The lodge and room is very clean and ambient is warm. We stay there when it is winter... More 

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Address: 14-6 Kitanomine-cho, Furano 076-0034 , Hokkaido
Region: Japan > Hokkaido > Furano
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Alpine Backpackers 2.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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