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Launceston Backpackers

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

There's a new extension to the existing villa. It might look as such from the front but this backpacker is simply massive. The new extension is done in the style of concrete bunkers (done with blocks) and for those of you that are placed at...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Big rooms, MASSIVE kitchen, really nice TV area, close to Woolworths and a few pubs and restaurants, the location is really nice. This is likely the LARGEST backpackers in terms of how much room I had in the bedroom, hallway and just in general. Really...More

Thank Autumn D
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 14 March 2018

Hello Autumn D thank you for taking time to review Launceston Backpackers. We are glad you liked our facilities. Safe travels.

Reviewed 1 February 2018

We stayed in January and was very hot. Rooms have no insect screens or fans.Plenty of insects including mosquitoes. Has air conditioners that don't work. Staff appeared vage and unhelpful. Was clean enough. We stayed in a four bedroom dorm. Was a large enough room....More

Thank anniestravelreviews
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 3 February 2018

Hello annietravelreviews, thank you for your review. Yes we are now aware that the air conditioner is not working in room 28. We did have them serviced just prior to Christmas.We are now waiting for tradesman to come and fix. There are two night managers...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Stayed here twice, both before & after doing the overland track. Stayed in private 3 bed room, which was spacious, clean & tidy. Plenty of room for us to get organised for our trek. Kitchen facilities were great. Bathroom was very clean for a hostel.

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Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 17 January 2018

We are glad you enjoyed staying at Launceston Backpackers. Also hope you enjoyed the overland track.

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed in a twin room with shared bathrooms. The room was simple but spacious. However, I couldn't find a power point in the room, so I had to charge my phone in the living area. They have a large kitchen with all essentials, and...More

Thank Veans C
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 17 January 2018

Hello Veans, thank you for your review. There are two power points in the twin rooms just at the bottom of the bed. We are glad you enjoyed our large kitchen. Safe travelling.

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Keren G
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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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