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Swansea Backpackers

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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
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“bottle shop”(6 reviews)
“common areas”(3 reviews)
“overnight stop”(2 reviews)
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

After a long day of narrowly avoiding bashing cute wildlife, we were exhausted. Seeking cheap accommodation we buzzed the locked front door of Swansea Backpackers. We waited, and eventually a grumpy old woman emerged to tell us the rate. 35... each. Not exactly a bargain,...More

Thank alexander m
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Good stay in general. Easy to find, clean and spacious facilities. Just a couple of issues: there is no heating in rooms! One of the beds in ours had an electric blanket, but the other didn't. My friend and I had to sleep together not...More

Thank Rosa F
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night which was ok. The room was a good size but when we arrived we were given some sheets to make our own bed. The place was kept clean and tidy but kept that way by the customers. There are eateries nearby...More

Thank bryan61
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

This was a strange place. It was clean and comfortable, however $35/night is very expensive for a hostel, and everything costs extra - $4 per night if you want sheets (they'll allow you to use your own sleeping bag, though); $5 to use the washing...More

Thank 007cath
Reviewed 6 February 2016

The terrible stuff list is too long. First, there is a big sign outside saying Wi Fi. It should say wi impossible. Absolutely impossible to connect and they give you only 1 hour total for 24 hours. I was ,maybe, almost connected when the hour...More

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US$52 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Australia > Tasmania > Swansea
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Swansea Backpackers Australia - Tasmania
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"Just make sure you get a room with electric blanket if going in winter"
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"Book ahead in the busy season"
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"The further away from the door to the bathrooms, the better in terms of noise."
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"Rooms away from the entry to the bathroom entry may be quieter in the night, but the rooms inside that alley..."
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