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    Launceston Backpackers

    103 Canning St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
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    • Poor7%
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    Free Parking
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 155 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    First, they offer internet but this one is very limited and usually is not working. Second, the heater is limited too.., in winter! The hostel is always cold and you can not control the heating system, and when is working is not good! In addition,...More

    Thank Josefa U
    Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you Josefa for your review, yes we have had trouble with our internet for the last 4 days as we could not print off the internet vouchers. It was fixed this morning. The heaters are turned on in the living areas at 4 to...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Good value for our stay of 2 nights. We booked private rooms for each of the 2 couples. Large and well equipped kitchen, and a large space to eat. Parking inside property or on the street. Heater available on ceiling.

    Thank tbwong
    Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking time to post a review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Launceston Backpackers. Safe travels.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Late check in after 9pm and the reception has closed but Duty manager taped room key and passcode in an envelope at the main door with my name. There's an emergency number to contact a manager after office hours if need be. The place is...More

    Thank Wyatt A
    Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review, a guest said recently that they had difficulty with Google maps. They said they ended up on the opposite side of the park. The door you mentioned where you have to go through to the bedrooms is there to stop...More

    Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for 1 night and it was ok. The room was nice & warm with the heater on all night which we were so grateful for as it was freezing outside! The communal room was nice to chill out in & use the free...More

    Thank BeckySJ
    Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 6 June 2017

    Hello BeckyS, thank you for your review. I will make a note of your comment and make sure there are some new strainers in the kitchen. We are also replacing some of our old beds at the moment so it is good to know our...More

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    Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

    Appalled and Can't believe in this day of technology and travel that this place Charges for wifi and Linen, which You, the Guest, have to Wash, plunging More Money into their washer + dryer Machines ! Renting Linen Is An Abysmal Trade Practice for an...More

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    Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 7 May 2017

    Hello, the heaters at Launceston Backpackers are on timers, at this time of the year if they are on all night the rooms become too warm. We have regularly asked our guests if their rooms have been warm enough and they have been saying that...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$37 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 30
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    Keren G
    15 August 2014|
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    Response from derek l | Property representative |
    Hello Karen G.....yes we do actually have an age limit at Launceston Backpackers. Our policy is anyone under the age of 130 can stay.
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    "You need to rent out Blanket and linen for $3.5 as bed is not made"
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    "En-suite room"
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    "Downstairs rooms are cooler in summer."
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    "Make sure they put you in a room you paid for :)"
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