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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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499 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 955 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stayed at this location in years past under different management, and the experience been a positive one each time. Now returning, the premises are clearly under new management, and the place seems much more run down than the previous visits. As $74 per night, out room was cramped and dark - just a solitay dim lightbulb hanging from... More 

Thank Andrew_Alin
Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently spent five days in a single room here and found it to be ideal for my needs. The room was simple but comfy with an opening window...yeah! The share facilities are basic but clean although the lack of hand wash provided in one of the bathrooms was a negative. It it's really all about convenience with all of... More 

Thank Michael M
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

heart of the city, great stay, facilities are really good. Friendly staff but could do with a bit more info about the area. They didnt really seem to know about cafes or places to visit when asked. . The wifi was not connecting, but make sure you ask staff to fix it for you.

Thank Ayemana K
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

It's cool backpack in town center , the room it's clean and the kitchen also.I'm just stay 3 night but the people there it's just amazing thanks you very much Luka stuart and derick see you in November :-) :-) Sorry for my english .. Ely

Thank Elisa F
Western Australia, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Middle of city location, really comfy beds, big lounge room with a nice warm heater. The atmosphere was very friendly and the old building gives the place a nice feel. Perfect stop off point in hobart !

Thank wholad
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The Imperial Hotel is a very big place with many rooms but we still found it had a very relaxing atmosphere. We could use free wifi and unwind. The only bad thing: On our day of departure we asked to leave our bags for a few hours. The friendly receptionist told me that the storage room was downstairs around the... More 

Thank Bjorno88
Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Spent Saturday and Sunday nights here. Great location, hence not easy to find free parking. Was woken both mornings by clubbers leaving the club in the morning (5am) on Sunday morning and by the bin men on Monday morning (4am-5am). Would recommend a room that doesn't look onto the main street. Bathrooms were basic but acceptable. The bed was large... More 

Thank Downton_Mini
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I booked a single room for two days and after the first night of no sleep I tried to cancel the second night but the useless owner who lives in Perth who is not in touch with reality would not let me cancel the second night. I was so disappointed I checked into another hotel and didn't even stay here... More 

Thank indrandoreswamy

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Belgrave, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Stayed one night en route to the Three Capes. A comfy bed, clean, nice hot shower and friendly people. Also a stone's throw from anything and everything. Availability of a private room is a big tick, as is ease of online booking.

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Imperial B, Front Office Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your kind review. This is exactly what we try to achieve at Backpackers Imperial so thank you for recognizing us. I hope you enjoyed your Three Capes experience and we look forward to seeing you for your next Tassie adventure. More 

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The location of the hotel is the best feature of it. Right in the middle of Hobart CBD with all the necessary shops, hotels, supermarkets, restaurants and bus pick up points close by. The staff were friendly and helpful. We booked a queen room. The size of the room was really small and had no wardrobe or almirah in it.... More 

Thank sayforall
Imperial B, Front Office Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. Backpackers Imperial Hotel is situated in a heritage building characteristic of Hobart. We appreciate your feedback and we are constantly upgrading the original building to meet modern standards. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Backpackers Imperial Hotel! We are the newest and largest backpackers situated right in the heart of Hobart. We pride ourselves on offering a clean, safe and friendly place to stay while exploring Hobart and Southern Tasmania. The Backpackers has just completed a new refurbishment of all rooms, the kitchen, dining and lounge area. The establishment has been freshened up with a new coat of paint throughout, and brand new appliances, bedding and furnishings. It truly is a fresh and retro feel to an old and beautiful 1870's building. Being located in the centre of Hobart we are only minutes walking distance to Salamanca Place, Battery Point, the Hobart Waterfront, art galleries, museums, restaurants, cafes, bars and much more, all for you to explore! Our private rooms contain luxury leather beds whilst our dorm beds are metal framed with inner-spring mattresses with fresh linen provided. We have a large common area with a large television, beautiful Italian leather lounges to relax in, with free WiFi provided to all guests! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers Imperial Hotel

Address: 138 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia (Formerly Central City Backpackers)
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Price Range: RM103 - RM366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpackers Imperial Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 150
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“best to stay elsewhere altogether”
 of 5 bubbles Andrew_Alin, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back away form the main street.”
 of 5 bubbles Downton_Mini, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Beds are only $3-$4 more than bunks get one !!!!”
 of 5 bubbles LedgeGuy, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Pick a room away from back entrance in summer months if you want a quieter room”
 of 5 bubbles , 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“buy a heater in the woolworths. 2 blocks away”
 of 5 bubbles marcodi234, 27 May 2016 | Read review
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