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Toddy's Backpackers

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   41 Gap Road, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To begin with, Toddy's went under new management 2 months ago. The new manager is really trying to make the place a good place to stay. Briefly, I found the manager delightful, the accommodations clean, and the staff helpful. When I arrived in Alice Springs, I was expecting Toddy's to pick me up. They didn't pick me up and I... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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69 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stayed here as a before and after tour deal. I upgraded to a single room, which was ok, but in need of a big clean! Very old and basic stuff but had a tv (small) and fridge (dirty). Bed a double but uncomfortable. Location of the hostel isn't ideal - about a 20-30 minute walk into the main area. Common... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Stayed at toddy's at the beginning of June 2014. Free pick up from the airport, was a very nice thing. The owners and all the staff members made me immediatly feel like home. Super friendly, helpfull and they understand that you're on a trip of a lifetime and they try everything to make it even more great, awesome and memorable!... More

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Sydney, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I booked a single room for myself for the night before/after The Rock Tour and it was all I needed. Rooms, bed/linen, bathroom all clean. Included towels as well. The only issue I had was that the soap holder was broken (honestly, I couldn't care less) and there was no light in the bathroom, but the staff were quick to... More

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Edmonton, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

What makes this place is the people. They all are awesome, super nice and very helpful. We got a free airport shuttle and didn't even know it! The wifi in the "reception" is great. They offer light snacks and water, the bar pizza is fantastic. The rooms...well. We stayed for 1 night as part of the package for our Rock... More

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San Francisco
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61 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I stayed here for 1 night before "The Rock Tour" and 1 night after. I had a single private room which was essentially a hotel room with towels, a TV, and its own bathroom. The room was clean enough by backpackers standards. The free WiFi worked great in the reception area. The staff were all friendly and helpful. The Toddy's... More

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Koudekerk aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stayed here as part of a package deal for the Rock tour to Uluru. The two (3 bunkbed) dorms we stayed for the two nights were both ok. You get your own bathroom for the room, there's a good-size kitchen, pool, bar with free beer if you buy a pizza, free wifi at reception/bar (although not great wifi) and... More

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Hamburg, Germany
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I had the best time at Toddy's Backpackers. The rooms are nice, tidy and well equipped. if there is an issue or a problem you can always ask the staff. they are super friendly and help where they can. Also Toddy's has some awesome extras like the free shuttle bus into town and the airport shuttle. They really looked after... More

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Saint-Geours-de-Maremne, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We stayed here a few days in a semi-private room (your own bedroom but you share the kitchen and bathroom). The staff was great and the best part was the bar . There isn't much to see in Alice Springs so to have a bar just down stars is pretty good

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Auckland, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We stayed here a few nights after our Rock Tour and felt immediately welcome by all staff members. So helpful and friendly. When we were here there was alot of rain so they provided an hourly free shuttle bus to the town centre (which is normally a 15 min walk away) and back to the hostel. I can't fault the... More

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Address: 41 Gap Road, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Alice Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Toddy's Backpackers 2.5*
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A cool swimming pool and sun-tan area, FREE Wi Fi, fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, bar and FREE airport pick up - what else would you need? Enjoy our FREE brekky of toast, spreads, tea and coffee - just enough to get you going before start your tour :)Offering a range of share dorms and budget double rooms, reasonably priced accommodation for the budget-conscious traveller. Our air-conditioned bar has a variety of drinks available and has a pool table, TV and a large beer garden to relax in whilst catching up with new and old friends.Toddy's offers a free ARRIVALS pick-up from all planes, trains and buses, so let us know your arrival details when you book. Winner of the 2011 & 2012 Golden Backpack Award for “Best Backpacker Hostel N.T.” Toddy's is the place to stay when visiting the rock. ... more   less 
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