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Toddy's Backpackers

2.5 of 5 41 Gap Road, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Essex, UK
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this as part of a deal with the rock tour. Facilities were good - pool, laundry, free Wi-Fi, air-con, bar. Free shuttle from the airport and to the Rock bar in town. Staff were really friendly. On arrival they asked if we would mind swapping the dates of our tour due to numbers, we agreed and they offered... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 4 nights either side of our Rock Tour and it was the best hostel i've stayed in yet!! The hostel is clean, we had an ensuite, Staff were really friendly, they went out of there way to help up, even gave us lifts when they didn't need to!! I would 100% recommend this hostel!!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been travelling around NZ and Australia for over 2 and half years this is possibly my favourite hostel I've stayed in! The staff are lovely and friendly, they make you feel at home straight away. I stayed here for one night before the rock tour and 4 nights afterwards. I would definitely recommend this hostel to everyone, awesome chilled... More

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Darwin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everybody's there are so nice, no really expansive, wifi, nice pool ! I have been there during three weeks ;) F.....g good team !!!! πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜ I recommand the "rock tour"<3<3<3<3

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

When we arrived it didn't get off to the best start as the girl on reception isn't the happiest of people and seems to drag her heels a little bit when you're checking in but eventually she cheers up so dont take it personally. We originally booked this hostel because we booked the Rock Tour through Greyhound coaches and they... More

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Crawley, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Arrived and got free transfer from coach stop to hostel. It's not to far but I did appreciate the lift. Driver was really friendly and pointed out some good places to eat etc on the way. The dorm was nice an spacious with an en suite bathroom. Staff were really friendly and willing to help. Facilities were clean and working.... More

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Wollongong, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We are two Canadians who were meant to stay here. We got brought to Toddys after being picked up at Yulara. Promised a room and when we go there late at night, no one was there, no room key was left and no way to find out anything. Not very nice to be standing outside of where you are meant... More

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ToddysTeam, Manager at Toddy's Backpackers, responded to this review

Firstly, I am sorry that you had a negative experience, but with every single booking we ask that you confirm your arrival details. We had you two arriving late in the afternoon, not in the middle of the night, hence you were considered a no-show when you did not get here. If however, you had confirmed your arrival details with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend had a short stay in toddys while we explored the area, it's a good location. Walking distance to town and has free wifi! There are lots of good trips to do in the area we did the rock tour which is excellent value for money and an amazing experience! All staff were friendly and made us... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I stayed for a long term in this hostel and I've never felt more at home than at Toddy's during my trip in Australia. Wonderful staff, crazy atmosphere at the bar, chill afternoon at the pool, I felt constantly on holidays even if I was working. This is definitely where you should go if you decide to spend some time... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This was one of the best hostels on my entire trip around Australia! Maybe the hostel isn't as modern and clean as other hostels, but the staff and people living/staying at Toddys are incredibly nice and friendly! You gonna meet new friends there for sure!

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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*
Number of rooms: 27
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