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The Treehouse Backpacker Hotel

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Schindlbach 16, Grunau im Almtal 4645, Austria
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Extended my stay here, due to the awesome hospitality the hosts provide, such a warm feeling staying in this huge house. Good home cooked meals, delicious beer on tap. Fresh water creek 20m behind the hostel, hired bikes for the day and rode the 42km round trip to lake almsee. Swam at the water hole. And hiked to the waterfall,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place. Can not recommend it highly enough. Family vibe. Like a cabin in the woods. Totally epic time here and Gerhard is totally welcoming and goes out of the way for your comfort. Everyone who passes through never wants to leave! I can't wait to go back!

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying at the Treehouse was like staying with friends. The hostel is family run and everyone gets involved, they even knew all our names. The home cooked food is so tasty and the bar is always open. The hostel organises heaps of activities, including archery and horse riding. The location is also so amazing, nestled in the beautiful mountains of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Everyone at the Treehouse was so welcoming and friendly, making Gruenau my FAVORITE stop on BusAbout. You can do a 6 hour hike to see over the Austrian countryside, a 42 km bike ride to Lake Almsee, enjoy well-priced home-cooked meals, and sit by a fire pit in the evening. Gerhard and Sebastian go above and beyond to make you... More 

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Caboolture, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This hotel is just amazing and Gerhard, Sebastian and the staff are brilliant! Our room was really comfortable and clean, and the common area is lovely and cosy - we really felt at home here. Breakfast is included and was very generous, and the three course dinner each night was very well priced and absolutely delicious! There are lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This is by far the best hostel I have ever stayed at. If you need somewhere to unwind or are looking to get into the outdoors you must must must visit The Treehouse. The owner and his family and staff make you feel so special and taken care of. We have been eating delicious home cooked meals and there are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is such a nice place to go when you want to get out of the cities, amazing scenery, picturesque views, can see the lake and waterfall. The hostel itself is a real family affair, gerhard will look after you, free breakfast wifi rooms and everything is amazing. Home away from home.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I spent a weekend at the Treehouse backpackers last year after a conference. It was the off season and I was the only client there. Gerhard and Heidi looked after me really well. The decor then was a bit dated but that doesn't really matter. The setting was lovely, the locals very friendly and the owner and staff extremely helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We have been here twice, once 15 years ago, and just this last weekend. Same staff, same atmosphere, and (almost!) the same price. In this part of Austria, nothing changes. And this is a great thing. Our family (boys aged 13 and 17) had a great retreat here...eating some great dinners by the fireplace and playing Risk, Uno, and all... More 

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redlands1, Owner at The Treehouse Backpacker Hotel, responded to this review

Awwww...Thanks for the lovely review. We hope you don't wait another 15 years to come see us again! <3 More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

For the Christmas holidays my boyfriend and I simply wanted to get out of the city, breathe some fresh air, and have a warm place to sleep at night. What a pleasure it was to find all of these things and so much more at the Treehouse, a cozy family-run hotel tucked away near Linz, Austria. The host and his... More 

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redlands1, Manager at The Treehouse Backpacker Hotel, responded to this review

We glad you had a nice holiday. Thanks for the nice review and hope to see you again...maybe in summer next time. :) More 

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