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“dorm room”(6 reviews)
“free wifi”(13 reviews)
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for over a week. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Kitchen, lounge areas, rooms and bathrooms are spacious and clean. For anybody planning to be a few days in Launceston, this hostel is definitely worth staying in. Location is great, only a...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 18 April 2018

In contrast to the horrible experience I had at the Batman Inn down the road, the Arthouse Hostel was the most welcoming and homely place I have encountered since travelling in Australia. The owner/manager greeted everyone at reception as a new friend and never hesitated...More

Thank Ana H
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This Hostel has wonderful facilities and the staff are very friendly and helpful. Our private room was really clean and comfortable. Free parking outside on the main street was a bonus for us. Highly recommended if your visiting Launceston.

Thank Natalie D
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff but old and noisy building. Beds also old and noisy. Only two firepits in the kitchen so don’t cook during peakhours, we had to wait for half an hour untill there was a firepit available.

Thank Lien S
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Most of the reviews here mention how beautiful the building is. This is undeniable. Parts of Tasmania seem like the typical travellers image of Australia, with its lean, green plains and crisp, quiet air, and the hostel fitted into this aesthetic perfectly. But there was...More

Thank Miri H
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Self-Serve Laundry
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US$16 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$16 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (16)
Room & Suite (3)
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sumyatsmwy
16 December 2016|
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Response from Lizzy T | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. I remember walking for ages on the deserted streets to get to the hostel from the city centre.
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Theo B
24 October 2015|
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Response from mhiddens |
Hi, we stayed here about a year ago. Probs not the best neighbourhood to leave your bikes unattended. Not necessarily a 'dnagerous' area, just not somewhere I would leave my car unlocked with my back turned! lol In fact... More
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"Watch the sunset from the top floor fire escape in the evening - absolutely beautiful."
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"I believe they charge for extra blankets in peak season so bring your sleeping bag!"
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"If you need a good nights sleep ot you are a light sleeper maybe rooms facing the back are your best bet."
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"Try choosing a room in another hotel."
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