We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Backpackers HQ

127 reviews
Save
Traveller (19)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (2)
Other hotels you may like
See all
Nearby Hotels
Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“common areas”(7 reviews)
“bed dorm”(7 reviews)
“free wifi”(11 reviews)
Breakfast included
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
2.0 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Other hotels you may like
See all
Nearby Hotels
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (127)Write a Review
Filter reviews
110 results
Traveller rating
33
28
18
8
23
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
33
28
18
8
23
Show reviews that mention
All reviewscommon areasbed dormfree wifitrain stationfree bbqcommon roomminute walkcouple of nightssmall kitchenettebreakfast was includedwould stay againcereal2minsheetsnightlifesupermarketcbd
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 110 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly, RIDDLED with cockroaches throughout the dorm room and shower/bathroom.. you walk into your attached bathroom and in each four corners above you is a hanging spider.. you turn the light on and you witness all the baby cockroaches running around back into the small...More

Thank dee_x12
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Landed her hasn’t planned ahead for a place to stay, got sorted fairly quickly, great staff, the rooms very clean with useful facilities ie lockers... The cooking area is a bit mental at times but that’s to be expected with so many people... If your...More

Thank Gar S
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Stayed at Backpackers HQ for two months. Overall my time there was fine: there's a fairly laid-back atmosphere thanks to the world travelers staying there; common bathrooms are kept clean with nice showers; free breakfast of toasts and cereals. However, there are some serious issues...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I staying here for 7 nights beginning of October, fantastic hostel, friendly staff, free breakfast every morning and a free BBQ every Wednesday evening! I stayed in an 8 bed dorm, met lots of people and had a great stay! Would definitely recommend as the...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The reception staff are very friendly; I was greeted by Vicky who was really welcoming and continued with this manner throughout my stay of roughly two and a half months. The common room and garden are really nice and the hostel's in a good location...More

Thank Kathrynsss
View more reviews
PreviousNext
12345622
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Details
Price range
US$23 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$23 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (19)
Room & Suite (5)
Dining (2)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Backpackers HQ staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Room Tips
"try another hostel in KK there's plenty."
Read review
"'Deluxe' rooms have an ensuite bathroom (but hostel has lots of common bathrooms too)"
Read review
"Don't choose the Deluxe room- full of bed bugs"
Read review
"Go to Wake Up Hostel instead!"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing