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Launceston Backpackers

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  • Excellent26%
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  • Average19%
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Paid Wifi
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Late check in after 9pm and the reception has closed but Duty manager taped room key and passcode in an envelope at the main door with my name. There's an emergency number to contact a manager after office hours if need be. The place is...More

Thank Wyatt A
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 25 June 2017

Thank you for your review, a guest said recently that they had difficulty with Google maps. They said they ended up on the opposite side of the park. The door you mentioned where you have to go through to the bedrooms is there to stop...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night and it was ok. The room was nice & warm with the heater on all night which we were so grateful for as it was freezing outside! The communal room was nice to chill out in & use the free...More

Thank BeckySJ
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 6 June 2017

Hello BeckyS, thank you for your review. I will make a note of your comment and make sure there are some new strainers in the kitchen. We are also replacing some of our old beds at the moment so it is good to know our...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Appalled and Can't believe in this day of technology and travel that this place Charges for wifi and Linen, which You, the Guest, have to Wash, plunging More Money into their washer + dryer Machines ! Renting Linen Is An Abysmal Trade Practice for an...More

Thank Shirlee K
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 8 May 2017

Hello, the heaters at Launceston Backpackers are on timers, at this time of the year if they are on all night the rooms become too warm. We have regularly asked our guests if their rooms have been warm enough and they have been saying that...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

It's a hostel. You get what you pay for. Which is a clean room with a pretty comfortable bed and access to kitchen (fine as hostel kitchens go) and bathroom (pretty basic but mostly fine also). Towels and extra linen are extra, would be the...More

Thank Jono F
Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you for taking time to review Launceston Backpackers. We get a lot of comments about how good our cleaner is. We will let him know. Safe travels.

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Room has bed and closet. $1 for bath towel, i got a hair dryer for free. Staff was very nice, calm, easygoing. Bathroom is clean. Very noisy from the kitchen, people would talk and laugh and run outside your room even pass 10pm, could here...More

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Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 16 April 2017

Hello, thank you for taking time to write a review. Noise is not usually a problem here as our bedrooms are quite a distance from the communal areas. We also have doors which we close to separate the 2 areas. Sorry we had some noisy...More

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Keren G
15 August 2014|
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Response from derek l | Property representative |
Hello Karen G.....yes we do actually have an age limit at Launceston Backpackers. Our policy is anyone under the age of 130 can stay.
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"You need to rent out Blanket and linen for $3.5 as bed is not made"
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"En-suite room"
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"Downstairs rooms are cooler in summer."
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"Make sure they put you in a room you paid for :)"
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