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    Backpackers Imperial Hotel

    138 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent34%
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    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 167 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Had a double room next to reception. Big mistake number 1. Glass door curtain half hanging off. Mistake number 2. Walk past reception along long corridor uncarpeted exposed floor boards building site corridor. Mistake number 3. Every time wanted to use said bathroom only one...More

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    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 15 June 2017

    I stayed in a very roomy and comfortable queen room over the Dark Mofo long weekend. The in-room heater kept the room nice and toasty, and the bed and pillows were super comfortable. There was even a fireplace next to our bed (it didn't work,...More

    1  Thank Christine A
    Reviewed 2 June 2017

    We went to stay there one night in May and it was cold both in the bathrooms and bedrooms. Don't know about you but I prefer a warm room to come to after a long Day in Hobart. Also it just had ab staircase which...More

    Thank Theresa L
    Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

    I really did not like my 4 night stay in this hostel. Mainly because of the chilly atmosphere and the unfriendly staff. It was very hard to make friends as a young, single backpacker. Many of the guests were long term and/or older and it...More

    1  Thank Nina V
    Response from Imperial B, Front Office Manager at Backpackers Imperial HotelResponded 14 May 2017

    Dear Nina, Thanks for your time to write this review. Thank you for loving our bed in our hostel. We hope to make you feel more welcomed next time. Best regards, Backpackers Imperial Hotel

    Reviewed 27 April 2017

    The best feature of the hostel is its location - just a few steps away from the bus stop, convenience stores/shops, a couple of blocks away from the Salamanca Market and the ferry to MONA. As for the hostel itself, it was good and comfortable...More

    Thank RamblingRunner
    Response from Imperial B, Front Office Manager at Backpackers Imperial HotelResponded 6 May 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Backpackers Imperial Hotel

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$ 36 - US$ 71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 150
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    There is a Woolworth car parking area which is quite reasonable.
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