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Reviewed 18 December 2014

Arrived here and was welcomed by the most friendly and amazing staff I have come across yet. They took the time to learn my name, help me out with parking, showed me around, found me an extension lead, explained the rooms and showers. The room was big and cleaned daily, as well as the showers. They put out bread for... More 

1 Thank Kerryanne_A89
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Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

Was here for just one night and to be honest had just driven 15 hours straight then did a quick tourist run around town. So by the time I arrived I was ready to pass out. The staff were so friendly and professional I wish I'd had the energy to have a few at the bar downstairs. It's really well... More 

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Reviewed 28 November 2014 via mobile

Helpful staff, clean and very well run. They are open early at seven to help you start your day and stay open late. Clean comfortable rooms. Make sure you hit happy hour from 5-7 every day for $5 pints. Thanks Tony for helping me catch my early train after perhaps a few too many of these!

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

Passed through town for the night and crashed in a mixed dorm for $30. Excellent location, very clean and tidy, beautiful old building, huge beer garden and $5 pints of Coopers between 5pm-6pm... What more could you ask for? Slept like a log.

Thank Duncan M
Kingston SE, Australia
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Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 5 nights and had an amazing time. The beach is a 250 metre walk away and you there are plenty of bars, restaurants and coffee bars to choose from. Tony, Holly and the rest of the staff at the hostel are great and couldn't do enough for you to make sure that your stay was as... More 

Thank Andy J
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 15 October 2014

This place has a few shortcomings, but is otherwise pretty good. The hostel is located in a gorgeous old colonial building which, though bright, white and charming on the outside, is a bit dark and dinghy in the inside, especially in the corridors and stairwell. Our room itself was quite good - we had a private room which consisted of... More 

Thank sundolphin86
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Reviewed 11 September 2014

Fantastic location, friendly staff, clean rooms, great vibe with a sunny beer garden & bar inside. Perfect for what we were looking for. Also a big shout out to the staff - Tony & Holly, who really looked after us. Location - Just around the corner to the main strips - with cafés, bars, the beach & marina as well... More 

Thank Sonia M
Blackheath, Australia
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

Stayed the weekend From the start the staff were bright and helpful, and this paid off for me with transport tips and directions to the best coffee. They go the extra distance with customer service. Security was first class with key access. Management was never far away at all times around common areas. Common areas had plenty of lounges and... More 

Thank John F
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Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

Really impressed with the friendly customer service i recieved on the 14/8/2014. Arrived at the hostel late thursday night and the man on the desk couldn't do enough for you, very informative and answered all my questions I had prior to booking i.e parking, transfer to airport etc.. Felt welcome and enjoyed my short stay, hostel was very clean aswell,... More 

Thank Londonirish240
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights in July 2014, it's out of season then so the place was quiet but in summertime this hostel gets super busy and booking way in advance is a must! The building itself is beautiful, the rooms and bathrooms spotless. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, all local to the area so they know what... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Adelaide's only beachside backpackers hostel, housed in a beautiful heritage building with high lofty ceilings, period features and open fireplaces. Female only, mixed dorms and private rooms available, all with linen and light breakfast included. Full facilities including 24hr backpackers TV lounge, kitchen, internet cafe, laundry, licensed bar and beer garden on site. visiting Adelaide... stay at the beach! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glenelg Beach Hostel

Address: 1 Moseley Sq, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Glenelg
Price Range: RM102 - RM294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Glenelg Beach Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Rooms are in different "houses". All rooms are pretty much the same. Enjoy!”
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“Second floor to side street was my accommodation and was a good choice”
 of 5 bubbles johnfD3345JC, 17 Aug 2014 | Read review
“7D is by far the best! Close to the toilets and away from the noise!”
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