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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Gold Coast, Australia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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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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Cesky Krumlov
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Where to start? We stayed at the Treehouse Backpacker Hotel twice, once in April and then in August. The first time we were there, it was a small group of 8 other backpackers. The second time was a lot more crowded but both times our stay there was perfect! Treehouse is a bit far from town but you can borrow... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review. We hope you'll come again, maybe next time for some skiing! :) More 

Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Stayed here twice while backpacking through Europe, loved it so mucb that we made our plans fit to loop back around and go there again. Beautiful location and great feel of the place, you feel so at home you feel like jumping in the kitchen to help clean up. Would recommend to all and def gling back again

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Thanks! Too be honest, a little help in the kitchen is always welcome. Hope to see you again! :) More 

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