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    Backpack OZ

    144 Wakefield St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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    3/9/2017 4/9/2017
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    Traveller (9)
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    Hotel & Grounds (41)
    Overview
    • Excellent31%
    • Very good42%
    • Average19%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible4%
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    “free bbq” (23 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Bar/Lounge
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Restaurant
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    31 - 35 of 112 reviews

    Reviewed 10 August 2015

    I stayed here on my arrival to Oz in July. There is a great kitchen, free breakfast and a really nice little bar that is open each night. Dominos pizza is just around the corner and the hostel and happy to let you eat this...More

    Thank Carol M
    Reviewed 6 August 2015

    We stayed there 1 night. the toilets and showers are shared female/male. There old and dirty. When we arrived at 2pm the front desk was closed with a note " be back soon" so we waited like 15minutes and then the guy just walked in...More

    5  Thank ebane
    Response from BackpackOz, Owner at Backpack OZResponded 29 April 2016

    Hi Hi there Thanks for taking the time to write a review about our hostel. We appreciate your feedback. During your stay we where doing some major renovations such as painting the whole hostel, new carpets, electrical work and other maintenance. You where given the...More

    Reviewed 5 August 2015

    i stayed with a friend, i like the hostel, but person name sam is rude, i guest he is sick of dealing with complaints, the bathroom sink was dirty in the morning had lots of hair was disgusting, some one stole my food. just eat...More

    Thank s w
    Response from BackpackOz, Owner at Backpack OZResponded 6 August 2015

    Hi SW We believe that this review is fake as there is no record of you ever staying at Backpack OZ....EVER! Most probably another Adelaide hostel taking a feeble jab. An unoriginal post covering all the bases such as fabricated dirty sinks, a rude manager,...More

    Reviewed 6 July 2015

    This is one of my favorite hostels in the whole of Australia. This is not a party hostel. That does not mean that this hostel doesn't know how to have a good time. The hostel has a great dvd collection that anyone can borrow for...More

    Thank Robbie H
    Response from BackpackOz, Owner at Backpack OZResponded 8 July 2015

    Hi and thanks for taking the time to write such a positive review. We really appreciate it. All the best The team at Backpack OZ and the Guest House

    Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

    Friendly owners who picked me up from the long distance train station for no extra charge. Check in was smooth and easy, have your passport ready as they take a copy. Stayed in a 6 bed female only dorm upstairs which was fine. Wifi dropped...More

    Thank Emma T
    Response from BackpackOz, Owner at Backpack OZResponded 8 July 2015

    Hi and thanks for taking the time to write such a positive review. We really appreciate it. All the best and happy travels The team at Backpack OZ and the Guest House

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    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$ 19 - US$ 62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 65
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    Response from Aiseik | Reviewed this property |
    Yes you can. All of hostels there are with kitchen, so you can cook raw foods and keep them in fridge if you can't finish them. Central Market is the biggest traditional market in Adelaide which nearby Chinatown, the prices... More
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    "whatever you do, don't lose your swipe card and bring spare sheets"
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    "Every room is nice, and has its own cooler (Aircon)"
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