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Gavleborg County, Sweden
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Very simple and run-down hostel with shared toilets and outdoor kitchen. We stayed in a private room, old bed, dirty linen and the refrigerator was also dirty. Only positive was the free breakfast. No accommodation I can recommend.

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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Slept here 3 nights, triple room without window.. Good AC and fan, small fridge in room. Comfortable. Nice pool with lots of seating areas and tables to meet and talk .. Breakfast very good self service, clean up after. Shower and wc shared and usually clean, except late at night. Great quiet location.. Staff super friendly !!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 July 2014

When we arrived for a three-night stay at Dingo, we realized this was a party city and the hostel was party central. Our room was right next to the laundry facilities, which were being used all night long. I could feel the bed frame as I slept since the mattress wasn't very thick and if you use the air conditioning,...

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Thank Marlene1985
Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Stayed here after my Kakadu Safari & had a blast at this friendly little hostel. Dirty & dusty and ready for the City again this was a the perfect choice. Decided to spend up big & take a whole room to myself.............$102.00 well spent for a double room, air conditioning in the quietest of hostels. Make sure you are up...

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British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

Decent rooms, clean toilets and showers, and friendly staff. Only drawback is that it's farther than most of the other hostels to restaurants, and that it doesn't have its own bar. Definitely a good value for the price and will stay there again.

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Reviewed 20 June 2014

(This is the first time I give a terrible-rating. But oh boy, they deserve it. I refer to one of the female staff members. The other one seemed okay.) Quote from my confirmation email: "Our reception is open from 6:30 AM until 8:30 PM, however we have late check-in details that are emailed at the time of booking confirmation if...

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 22 May 2014

I stayed here for 4 nights in a single room. Hostel was pretty quiet and peaceful, the pool with overhanging frangipani a great spot to get away from the hustle and bustle and heat. It's fairly small, the staff were really helpful and friendly and I met some lovely other travellers. The facilities are good too, on the older side...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 May 2014

I only stayed one night here, having traveled to Darwin with the Ghan from Alice Springs and before heading off to Bali. This place has been recommended to me by a friend and I did not regret my choice: The hostel has a cool vibe to it, is well run and clean. What's best, laundry service is free of charge...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 May 2014

I stayed in this hostel for 2 nights. It was one of the best I've been to in Australia. Really good kitchen, clean and fully organized; free and rich breakfast; nice swimming pool; clean showers and toilets; nice conformable dorms. It's into the main street, close to the city center, and also to the Grayhound bus stop (about 5 minutes...

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1Thank Ziaserafina
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2014

Excellent hostel in the heart of Darwin. I stayed here for 8 nights whilst travelling. Like most hostels in the northern territory and west Australian it is more expensive per night compared to the east coast but don't let that put you off. Unlike a lot if the hostels on Mitchell Street, Dingo Moon was pleasantly quite, and situated away...

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the most centrally located and consistently maintained backpackers in Darwin. Dingo Moon is independently owned, offering more value for money including Australia’s best free backpacker’s breakfast. Dingo Moon's location allows easy access to all shops, attractions and popular venues within the Darwin area. The lodge offers a variety of rooms suitable to every traveller. All rooms are air conditioned which is available 24 hours day, all double rooms and some dorms include fridges. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dingo Moon Lodge

Address: 88 Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Price Range: €15 - €47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Staff is happy to change your room if you are unhappy and there's other beds available... room 17 was nice!”
 of 5 bubbles 264brandya, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Online booking is not advisable as it won't give you correct information. Better stay in other place if you have children with you.”
 of 5 bubbles MariaMS1957, 5 Jul 2015 | Read review
“try to avoid the 11, right above the kitchen, can be noisy...”
 of 5 bubbles Slie09, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Book early for double room in HIGH season.”
 of 5 bubbles MinxManx, 20 Jul 2014 | Read review
“If you are a male, ask NOT to be put in the female dorm, or you will meet teenage girls, who are not happy at all to see you.”
 of 5 bubbles i_love_earplugs, 19 Jun 2014 | Read review
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