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Crash Palace

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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“movie night”(14 reviews)
“hot tub”(43 reviews)
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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The high rating isn't deserved with a small, dirty kitchen,frig jam packed with all kinds of leaking food,a dining area that could seat 8 at a squeeze which meant the only place we could eat was outside, so it was just as well it was...More

Thank 4h0lidays
Response from crash1977, Owner at Crash PalaceResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the review I am sure you both got a wee kick out of rating us so poorly. We have brand new kitchen and bathrooms on it way from China it was meant to be here 2 months ago how ever I can't speed...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have no idea why this place has so many good reviews which in my opinion are very misleading. The kitchen is so small and during our 2 night stay was filthy!!! There was food in the fridge dated 2 months old and one square...More

Thank MitchandKev
Response from crash1977, Owner at Crash PalaceResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the review I am sure you both got a wee kick out of rating us so poorly. We have brand new kitchen and bathrooms on it way from China it was meant to be here 2 months ago how ever I can't speed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My second time at Crash Palace in the past couple of years. My first stay in 2011 was great fun and quite a lot more enjoyable than my last stay. They seemed extremely strict on check in and their warnings about certain house rules almost...More

Thank NoahHalpin
Response from crash1977, Owner at Crash PalaceResponded 3 days ago

A lot changes over 6 years liquor laws and bans have been enforced in the city and fines have been imposed on licence holders which can be up to $25000 and business closed for 21 days. Fire alarms have to be monitored and false activation...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best staff team I have ever met in a hostel. Genuine, hard working people. Comfortable beds. My only suggestion is a "wash your dishes or that's it pal.. youuu arrre outttaaa herrre" sign in the kitchen.

Thank ndelaney2017
Response from crash1977, Owner at Crash PalaceResponded 3 days ago

Yeah the kitchen has been a nightmare for our crew to manage this summer some filthy guests who don't think of others after using it. Thanks for the review i will pass your comments on to our crew ! Safe travels

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Crash Palace is amazing. The atmosphere is great with a very relaxed vibe around the bar and common areas. There is a room to watch a DVD in if you want to chill but there is also a bar if you want to be more...More

Thank Daniel A
Response from crash1977, Owner at Crash PalaceResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for coming to stay ! you guys make it by getting off your phones, taking part and playing the games we put on I will make sure the crew get a few extras at the staff function coming up ! Safe travels

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Traveller (37)
Room & Suite (11)
Dining (4)
Pool & Beach (3)
Hotel & Grounds (32)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Free Parking
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Free Parking
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Hot Tub
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US$31 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$31 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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