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Kangaroo Island Backpackers - Hostel

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Levin, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there one night while on Kangaroo Island. Got a private room as only slightly more expensive than dorm. Nice location in town and close to beach and pub. Good kitchen and nice outdoor area. Staff very good.

1Thank rick s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Basic but clean, adequate kitchen and laundry facilities . Right opposite the ferry terminal with close access to restaurants, a petrol station and shops. Shared bathrooms clean. Large room size. Parking difficult with luggage as on the roadside a slight walk away.

Thank SaraJWorcester
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Great backpackers place. Very clean and friendly staff. We arrived one day early because the ferry didnt run on Christmas day and the staff member let us use the staff area to crash the night so we don't have to sleep in the car with the kids. Thank you so much greattly appreciated.

Thank Verče T
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is a simple but pretty hostel. Its location is really good and the prices are manageable. Moreover, it doesn't have many rooms so it feels a little bit like a home. A useful advice: If you plan to stay in Kangaroo Island during a crowded period (like the end of December) make sure to book in advance (it doesn't...

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This clean and colorful hostel was the perfect place to get a good nights rest. The manager was very kind and easygoing and gave us a pizza discount from the awesome pizza bar that's just a stone's throw away. The location was perfect; it's close to the beautiful coastline and a very short walk to the ferry and our rental...

Thank Marvie P
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights this week. It was great! Hop off the ferry and walked about 2 mins to the hostel. Everything is super clean, nice and quite, two really yummy restaurants right beside it! Very impressed. Highly recommended to fellow travellers!

1Thank Courtney F
Tipperary, Ireland
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

This hostel is literally at the other side of the ferry. We arrived from the boat and just up from the ferry terminal the hostel was on the left. Parking is on the street outside. There was a lovely fish and chip shop that has fresh fish and closes when it's all sold out or at 8pm which is very...

1Thank TipperaryGirl82
Reviewed 17 January 2016

So very convenient near the ferry terminal and near the Beach ,.Large sized Kitchen and Lounge ...hardly felt like a hostel..the room with five beds didnt feel too cramped..was very clean and Budget Price in such an expensive Tourist Place

1Thank Tilly N
West Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015

The staff were a bit useless here and we could rarely find them. the room was tiny but it was very clean. The shared facilities were really good and kept really clean. It was very noisy at night and you can hear people in the other rooms. the location is amazing though so well worth it. I would recommend it.

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

In comparison to other Hostels this Hostel is just awesome! Everything is so clean and the showers and in general the bathrooms are something special! The beach is just a few meters away so is the supermarket and just everything you need. Had a very good time there!

1Thank Lea D

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Kangaroo Island Backpackers hostel is a great place to kick back and relax, offering budget accommodation on Kangaroo Island. We are conveniently located less then 100 metres from the ferry terminal at Penneshaw which makes life easy when you're arriving on foot. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kangaroo Island Backpackers - Hostel

Address: 43 North Tce, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Penneshaw
Price Range: RM77 - RM170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kangaroo Island Backpackers - Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Single rooms only slightly more expensive than dorm.”
ricks280, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Book well in advance.”
SaraJWorcester, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“suits single , double or family”
217tillyn, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Please note the Penneshaw township is at the tip of Kangaroo Island, and whilst close to the ferry, it is quite far from some of the attractions on the island.”
Soniqbuoy, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Avoid if you anything but the very basics.”
195michelet, 19 Apr 2014 | Read review
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