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Jackaroo Hostel

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“train station”(43 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Pool
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I booked a 4 bed delux dorm paying and extra $2 extra arrived to find we were in a 3 bed dorm (nothing delux about it) with us being a couple having only 1 other person in the room was very weird....More

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Great location: same building as the train station. Nice and big lunch room. The room and bed are basis but it's clean but the door is noisy and I can heard what happen outside and in other room. The hostel is very clean. The receptionists...More

Thank TiGreg974
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

My friends and I booked a 4 bedroom dorm for the 4 of us but the bathroom was really dirty. The beds were comfy but they clearly didn't clean the bathroom. There were empty shampoo bottles in the shower, the toilet was filthy and there...More

Thank Fitbackpacker
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

One of the only negatives to this hostel was the lack of lift, so carrying bags to the top floor was tough! But other than that we had a great time! The rooms and bathrooms are clean and the staff are very helpful! Also in...More

Thank Jess A
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Stayed in the Jackaroo Hostel for 5 nights on holiday from NZ to see a band play with 2 friends. Room was as expected, basically just some beds. Good basic breakfast available and friendly staff. Best thing about this hostel is that it practically part...More

Thank Waylornz
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Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$ 26 - US$ 72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 26 - US$ 72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Andy2042
28 October 2014|
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Response from Jackaroo_KX | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your message. We do provide keys for the room. There is a $20 key deposit for the key which is refunded when the key is returned. All rooms have a/c and linen as well. Thanks.
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itopia
15 August 2014|
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Response from Jackaroo_KX | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us. Our building is of an older style without an elevator and all rooms are located on upper levels. I would suggest looking at Hostels in the city centre area for a more wheelchair accessible option.
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"If got choice don't"
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"Off street"
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"ROOM 6!! Private bathroom for 4 people, a window that opens lol"
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"Not on the first floor. #17 was relatively good (window to the other side, double bed)"
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