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Dorset, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We went to Strahan with our hired camper van, the place was very busy and after attending the visitors centre to try and find a touring park we were put in the direction of Strahan Backpackers. They were able to accommodate us at the pack which meant we could use their facilities which although a little basic were clean and... More 

Thank Tim C
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Me and a friend spent 1 night at the hostel. Small, nice and really good service. For us it was like finding a place like home. And the staff was really good at telling about the local history and atractions.

Thank Rasmus F
Nambucca Heads, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

This is very basic - it's a backpackers. . . We were warm and comfortable and had share kitchen and bathroom The room was small with bunk beds and clean. Had to pay for towels. . I wouldn't really recommend it for a long stay (unless you were only going to be sleeping there). Strahan looked interesting though, unfortunately, we... More 

Thank ToniVandyke
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

I had a little single room, but the bed was comfortable, and the room was quiet. I slept very well, and that's most important I feel. The hostel was clean, and comfy. Would definitely stay there again!

Thank Jamie F
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Quite clean room, cold after sunset but they have warmer in the room so it's fine. Have free wifi, that is good, but no signal in my room so can only use it at kitchen. Bathroom also clean, if can have few more will be better. They get a river at the backyard can see platypus if you lucky.

Thank Fan S
Barmera, Australia
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable place to stay. We booked a room on very little notice during the busy season in tassie with no problems. Facilities were very clean (kitchen, toilet, rooms) which can be tough to find in hostels. Great location couple hours from cradle mountain and right next to the water. They had river cruises which seemed cool but was raining... More 

Thank nmorrow209
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights while doing a tour of Tasmania, and it provided a great base. The rooms were clean and warm, while the shower areas were spacious and satisfactory. It has a great sized common area, great for our tour group to eat together and play card games in. They also had a wee platypus viewing area... More 

Thank Nirvanagrrl
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2015

I was in a twin dorm (that I fortunately had to myself), and very much enjoyed my stay. Considering there were only two or three staff, the rooms and facilities were well maintained, with a well appointed kitchen and ample restrooms. Only complaint is that the WiFi is not free and has very limited coverage.

Thank Jack P
Sidney, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Amazing welcoming, really nice friendly people! Great atmosphere, people from all around, different experiences and different stories all around. Peaceful, relaxing, great to stop and have a nice warm bed, showers, meals.. Prices are very good AND if you wake up early you can have a look at the platypus in the creek!

Thank Joe T
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Stayed here two nights as part of my Under Down Under tour package - it's a great backpackers hostel, showers, although outside, were great. Good kitchen facilities and bbqs, host is very nice. I slept in a girls dorm, beds were new and comfortable, there was a heater in the room, and plenty of blankets so it was never cold.

Thank Yael H

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Address: 43 Harvey Street, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Strahan
Number of rooms: 22
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“Choose a room furthest away from the centre”
 of 5 bubbles NesRobson, 17 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Twin room is single bunk bed in small, hot & smelly room”
 of 5 bubbles shannond789, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Rooms are in cabins and are comfortable with clean sheets and suit one to two people or family or larger groups.”
 of 5 bubbles 917PamelaS, 22 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room further away from the communal ares”
 of 5 bubbles JHG22, 5 Apr 2011 | Read review
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