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Launceston Backpackers
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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.

Stayed: January 2018, travelled with friends
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derek l, Manager at Launceston Backpackers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

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

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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 Coles is just around the corner. So if you want to cook your own food, this is a good choice. It also has a nice park outside of the property. The city centre is a few blocks away.

Stayed: December 2017, travelled with friends
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derek l, Manager at Launceston Backpackers, responded to this reviewResponded 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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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I am glad in this tour we only stay in this hostel for one night. The entrance of the hostel looks nice. However the rest, needs improvement.

We have booked to have a double room. The room and bed is ok. However it does look a bit run down.

In our floor there is at least 4 to 5 rooms and several rooms can sleep 4 people. The woman toilets / bathroom there is only 2 toilets and 2 showers. This is not adequate.

They claimed to provide free wifi. What they did not mention is there is quota on data usage. The code is suppose to last for 7 days. We get to the hostel by 6pm. We went out for a few hours. By the time we come back to use the wifi, less than hour, our quota is fully utilised.

They also do not tell u that there is no towels in the room. So if u want to rent one and the reception is closed (which I think is 7pm) in the evening , you are out of luck. As there will be call out charge for receptionist for after hours.

Definitely one to avoid.

Stayed: December 2017, travelled as a couple
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derek l, Manager at Launceston Backpackers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Hello EastmeetsWestAB, yes the backpackers is located in a one hundred year old Federation building. We just spent a lot of time renovating parts of the building over winter. We have two different floors one has 7 rooms and the other and the other two has 9 rooms, it is fairly standard in almost every hotel/backpacker that there are numerous rooms on each floor. We do provide free WiFi, please just come and ask for another voucher if it runs out. Our reception is usually open till 8pm in the evening during summer.
We hope you enjoy the rest of your Tasmanian trip.

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Nicely located at walking distance from Launceston's city center. Spacious dorms and handy common areas. Just perhaps missing the «backpacker spirit» as they welcome all sorts of guests. But overall would definitely recommend it for a night or two.

Stayed: December 2017, travelled solo
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derek l, Manager at Launceston Backpackers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Hello Vincent J, thank you for taking time to review Launceston Backpackers. Yes it is a very spacious hostel. Hopefully we welcome all "sorts of guests". All the best with your travels.

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

I've stayed here a number of times and, apart from the usual creaky bed frames, hit and miss wifi, so so showers, it has a large kitchen, nice living area, free parking (outside of the paid parking zone), good matresses and very helpful friendly staff. Good value for money.

  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled solo
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derek l, Manager at Launceston Backpackers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hello Chameleon, thank you for your review. Yes we did have a few glitches with our WiFi system but it has all been sorted now. Thank you for pointing out the positive aspects of the hostel which you liked. Safe traveling.

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Address: 103 Canning St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Launceston
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 31 Speciality Lodging in Launceston
Price Range: €32 - €41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Launceston Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Launceston Backpackers is a one hundred year old Victorian building. It has 30 rooms, including double ensuite, doubles, singles, triples and dormitory rooms. It has a large commercial kitchen, large TV room and separate dining room. There is a free car park. Launceston Backpackers has a modern fire protection system. ... more   less 
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