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The Fat Cod Backpackers

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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“cod”(10 reviews)
“hot water”(10 reviews)
“pool table”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Self-Serve Laundry
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure why this hostel has some bad reviews, we had spent the previous night in a really awful hostel across the road and in comparison the Fat Cod was heavenly! Staff were lovely, the facilities are great and were all really clean and quite...More

Thank bestwitchez
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Pretty depressing place, with more rules than school. I understand that these have been put in place because guests have been idiots in the past, but seriously. It's overwhelming. The room was insanely hot and hard to get a breeze through, and so pretty unpleasant....More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Check in quick and easy, stayed in the 7 bed dorm and they've just pushed in as many beds as possible, I was toe flirting with some stranger cause the beds are end to end, I have stayed in 30 bed dorms that were better....More

Thank Robertbroberg
Reviewed 2 December 2017

This is not a bad backpackers close to ferry and the town.The staff we’re friendly the only problem was the shower push the red button outside the door for hot water and a dribble of hot water came out plenty of cold water,so decided maybe...More

Thank Kaye M
Response from Rachelle M, Owner at The Fat Cod BackpackersResponded 4 December 2017

Hi, Thanks for the feed back. We have somone coming to look at the problem this week. It is only in 2 showers as far as I can see however we will be having them all looked at. Happy travels Rachelle

Reviewed 15 November 2017

For a while I actually held off reviewing here because I was for here a bit longer so it feels more personal. But I've been gone for a few weeks now. To me, this was a great place to spend time in the quiet season,...More

Thank colourfulsoul3
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$19 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$19 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Private rooms available"
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"The train tracks run behind the hostel, the pool table and t.v. are upstairs so ask for a room downstairs..."
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"All rooms are warm in winter, but I like the top ones better"
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"If you get an early pick to the big dorms there is a chance of a single bed."
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