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    Youth Shack Backpackers

    69 Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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    • Excellent18%
    • Very good27%
    • Average21%
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    • Terrible21%
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    “job shack” (14 reviews)
    “travel desk” (8 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 283 reviews

    Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here on 2 separate occasions, once in a 8 Bed Mixed Dorm because of the tour I was on, its the cheapest option I think, and the second time in a 4 Female Dorm after we had been on a tour. Has the usual...More

    Thank mumble41
    Response from Nikki M, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Hi, Thanks you for your review. Could you mail me on supervisor@youthshack.com.au to let me know which room you felt the aircon was inadequate in so i can investigate. Our hostel spans across ground, first and second levels. True we do not have lift but...More

    Reviewed 7 November 2017

    I was a little disappointed by the bedding (stains) and the bugs (cockroaches) in the room. I understand it is normal for the tropical weather, but the quality/cleanliness of the rooms left something to be desired. The staff were extremely friendly and responsive, and even...More

    Thank thevai0
    Response from Nikki M, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Hi, Thank you for your review. Yes we can get cockroaches in Darwin's tropical weather but we have the means to get rid of them as soon as it is brought to our attention that one has entered the building! Hopefully you let us know...More

    Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

    All in all I had an amazing stay at the youth shack. I was greeted by a night manager who questioned me as too my room number and name and as i did not stay there I thought, well this is fair enough lol we...More

    Thank James M
    Response from Nikki M, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Hi, Thanks so much for your review and the obvious effort you put into it! We really appreciate it! We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us – even if Carl did try to lock you out of your room!! Hopefully you learned...More

    Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

    I accidentally came across the travel services support by Raelene. She was awesome. She covered all my enquiries, booked me into some reputable tours at very short notice and provided local transport advice to support my tours. I'm far from in my youth ages, yet...More

    Thank ozilynda
    Response from Nikki M, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Thank you so much for your review, Raelene and her Travel knowledge is such an asset to our business. It is great to hear you were satisfied with the advice your received and she helped towards you enjoying your time in Darwin. Her email...More

    Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

    Absolutely amazing staff all round but especially the lovely ladies at the front desk!! Very relaxed vibe. Stayed here for a week and they were so pleasant and accommodating. Room was clean. Kitchen was cleaned once a day and after the state some disrespectful people...More

    1  Thank mitch f
    Response from Nikki M, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Thank you for your review. We are so happy to hear you appreciated the hard work of our staff and that you enjoyed your time with us. Best of luck in the future

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