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Reviewed 26 July 2016

bed bugs and not so clean and the manager was not very nice and very scruffy, but i did meet some very nice people which was pleasant. this place is very much overpriced tho and i would not enjoy staying again.

Thank Shana R
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Firstly, the owner has 3 hostels. But on the website he put the address for Bozo n.3 because is closer to the city. The hostel that he gave to us was pretty nice, clean and nice people where leaving there. But, you never know in which hostel you stay and betweens hostels is a big difference. The problem of this...

1Thank Maryrosa1989
Shediac, Canada
Reviewed 9 March 2016

My friends and I stayed at Bozos Backpackers number 2 for 2 weeks. The main problem with this hostel was the owner. He was rude from check in ( is what just about money, doesn't take credit card only cash and he wants the total amount RIGHT AWAY and like I mentioned earlier he was rudest man we've seen in...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

As a regular hostel stayer I don't believe bad reviews, I always think that it must be some obnoxious person who got a bit of bad service or had one rare unfortunate bad experience... How wrong was I! Bozo backpackers is NOT a hostel. More accurately described in an earlier review it is more like a homeless shelter or halfway...

5Thank backpackbbz
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Horrible staff, horrible rooms, people screaming with loud crashing sounds in the early morning. Buyer beware!!! I've never felt so lonely and cold in my life. Damn I'm hungry I wish I know how to work this oven

4Thank Tom W
Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

The owner is rude, obnoxious and he looks like he is homeless. His hostel caters for the homeless and mentally ill. The bathrooms are filthy so is the kitchen. People smoke pot regularly in the common room and it smells like dead mice. It's not uncommon to see mice running into the kitchen and they are also in the rooms....

5Thank David T
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Seriously disgusting hellhole. Read the reviews, we cant all be wrong. This is no place for a woman or single travellers looking for a clean quiet secure place to stay it is also run as a holding premises for homeless people some with addictions and mental health problems. Their carers attend during the day. A truly awful experience. If you...

8Thank Sina99
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Seriously, this place is so disgusting and not suitable for backpackers at all! Mainly junkies/hobo's live here that can sometimes be very verbally agressive. Warm water in the showers is only available for 3 minutes and is then cut off, toilets are disgusting and are never cleaned just as the kitchen. The owner is a suspicious man that doesn't write...

6Thank Blatter B
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2014

there are rats and mice running around everywere the owner knocks on your door for rent at 7am in the morning there is no computer that works there and some people staying smoke pot and when you ask them to stop they laugh at you. And there are some mice and rats in the rooms there do not stay there...

7Thank nikki w
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 25 August 2014

DO NOT STAY AT THIS PLACE, THE OWNER IS WEIRD AND THE PLACE IS DIRTY. The bathroom smells. The kitchen is dirty. So many criminals stay at this place kind of halfway house. Never ever stay at this place again.

6Thank toni y

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Additional Information about Bozo Backpacker

Address: 238 Victoria St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne
Number of rooms: 50

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