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Chester Street Backpackers

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing, small hostel with nice rooms, kittchen and a grumpy but lovely cat. Staff is very friendly and always up for a chat, cooking or having a wine (or two) together. The whole atmosphere makes you feel very welcome and kind of like at home....More

Thank Eike5385
Response from Karen L, Owner at Chester Street BackpackersResponded 28 February 2017

When we first opened the hostel, we lived there ourselves so we were able to get a good feel of what was needed to create the homely hostel we wanted. Rather than cramming in bunk beds, we have kept the bed numbers low and made...More

Reviewed 25 July 2016

Cozy, little, homey hostel which feels much more like a shared flat than a regular hostel, as the max number of beds in a room is 3. The rooms are all decorated very homely. The staff is very caring and friendly and provides good insider...More

Thank Laurita-Sofia
Response from Karen L, Owner at Chester Street BackpackersResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We like to think of Chester St Backpackers as a little oasis in the city!

Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

We spent five days there, where we also bought a camper van, time for us to prepare it for road trip around the country. We were there like at home, in the house nearby. The people there are nice and helpful. It's was a pleasant...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2016

Nice and quite place to stay. definitely I recommend the place to my friends. The only thing which bothers me is I have to pay $4 per day for the internet, which is bit expensive for a back packer. Cheers

Thank Saravana27
Response from Karen L, Owner at Chester Street BackpackersResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you for your review. We understand about the internet payment. Now that we have a new system in place, we will be offering free WIFI from mid 2017.

Reviewed 15 January 2016

I arrived here on the first of January, all the other hostel in town were too busy, they did all they could for let me stay as long as I needed. The staff is unbelievable friendly and doesn't take long to feel part of the...More

Thank FrancescoDeRo
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"Close to town, friendly staff"
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"I do not know if they have another double in the house...maybe more convenient for winter and rainy weather..."
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"Choose share room with 3 people inside (share)."
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"Our room we stayed in was great away from the main building and really cosy (even better after the windows..."
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