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Swansea Backpackers

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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
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“bottle shop”(6 reviews)
“common areas”(3 reviews)
“overnight stop”(2 reviews)
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

On first impression this hostel is modern and clean but despite the friendly staff, unfortunately the coin operated cookers and noisy acoustics in the living space are not so welcoming. I was pretty horrified to realise that only bottom sheets and pillow cases are washed...More

Thank Ajcf01
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I've camped here a few times but recent visit was worst of all. No longer are the small sheltered tent sites available, tents have been allocated an untidy, exposed dry grassy area away from the building. I was so annoyed I got a refund and...More

Thank graham H
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The hostel was very nice with excellent facilities and comfortable bedding, far better than expected for a backpackers lodge, and the owners were friendly and helpful. I would recommend it to anyone passing by.

Thank Asama Q
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I arrived at this hostel after one of the worst days of my life and was greeted by the lovely owners of the hostel. I ended up staying there for two nights and they were so kind and helpful and really helped me pick myself...More

Thank twicear0undthew0rld
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We were travelling in Tasmania for a week and Swansea was out overnight stop over as we drove up from Hobart to Launceston. We arrived around 8pm at night, we did text to mention we will be arriving late. The host was kind enough to...More

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"Just make sure you get a room with electric blanket if going in winter"
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"Book ahead in the busy season"
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"The further away from the door to the bathrooms, the better in terms of noise."
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"Rooms away from the entry to the bathroom entry may be quieter in the night, but the rooms inside that alley..."
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