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    Launceston Backpackers

    103 Canning St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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          Reviewed 1 July 2015

          My husband and I had a private room which was very large. Plenty of rooms, single beds, cupboard space and a good sized window for natural light. There was an issue with the hot water during our stay, and like other reviews we too found...More

          2  Thank CestLeVie
          Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 3 July 2015

          Hello CestLeVie, thank you for taking time to review Launceston Backpackers. We apologize for the slightly late reopening time. The staff member came in early then went off to pick up their child from school. You mentioned the hot water in your room, this is...More

          Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

          Clean kitchen with plenty of utensils/appliances, spacious basic rooms and a warm living room area. Owner was very friendly and offered a variety of deals for a longer term stay! I had a private two bed room to myself for the duration of the stay,...More

          Thank ShannonMcNamara
          Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 26 June 2015

          Hello Shannon, thank you for your review, we are pleased you had a comfortable and enjoyable stay with us. Good luck with the rest of your studies.

          Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

          Possibly the coldest hostel in the known world! They don't turn the heating on until 7pm and even then it's only in the rooms so everywhere else was still freezing! Beds were pretty uncomfortable too, though my main concern was hypothermia...More

          Thank jambonhill
          Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 23 June 2015

          Hi Jambonhill, thanks for your review, we are always asking customers if their room was warm enough and they always tell us that the rooms are warm. When we do hear comments such as yours we always wonder if you actually turned the heater on....More

          Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

          Very very cold room. Heater turns on at 7pm and off at 7am. Still extremely cold at night. Water pressure was almost nothing during the night as well. Seems the owners are very cheap and don't want to invest back into the hostel. Went here...More

          Thank Lacey R
          Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 23 June 2015

          Hi Lacey, thanks for your review, we are always asking customers if their room was warm enough and they always tell us that the rooms are warm. When we do hear comments such as yours we always wonder if you actually turned the heater on....More

          Reviewed 28 May 2015

          I had such a great experience staying here. There was plenty of information on things to do in the area and the staff was really helpful. Great value. The kitchen was clean and so were the rooms. Very spacious and comfortable in a good location....More

          2  Thank Emily M
          Response from derek l, Manager at Launceston BackpackersResponded 23 June 2015

          Thanks for your review Emily. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. It is very pleasing for us to get a five star review from a "Senior Contributor." You mentioned there was not enough power points in the rooms. I am guessing you...More

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          Keren G
          Sounds good to me. The only thing is, I am one of 'the elderly' of whom your guest, above, complained. I stayed in a back packers in Belgium last year and they told me that I wouldn't be able to return because of my age. It hadn't occurred to me that my rights might be diminished due to my age. I'm still a vital, curious, interested person, who can offer sparkling repartee and a flash of wit here and there. However, if age is a concern, or undesirable, I'd like to know before I book. I wouldn't have written thus, but as you ask........... I think your hostel looks ideal for my purposes. K
          15 August 2014|
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          Response from derek l | Property representative |
          Hello Karen G.....yes we do actually have an age limit at Launceston Backpackers. Our policy is anyone under the age of 130 can stay.
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          "You need to rent out Blanket and linen for $3.5 as bed is not made"
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          "En-suite room"
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          "Downstairs rooms are cooler in summer."
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          "Make sure they put you in a room you paid for :)"
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