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Haven Backpacker Resort

3.5 of 5 3 Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia (Formerly Larapinta Lodge)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I didn't choose this hostel, it's included in a package I took through a travel agency. But I can say that it's a good one, close to a shopping mall (who's appreciable when it's hot outside : you don't want to walk during hours under sun). Don't expect fancy things, it's a normal backpacker's hostel. Rooms are quite big (I... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here at the end of an Uluru-Kings Canyon trip ending in Alice Springs. I hadn't booked in advance and some people from the group were staying there; the staff were very accommodating putting me in the same room as them. We were lucky, 5 of us in an 8 bed room, quiet nights sleep midweek. The room was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite grubby and in poor repair, this hostel feels cold and unfriendly (staff, not guests). The kitchen ware, pots & pans, knives and dishes, all need replacing. The bedding is just a sheet, no doona, unlike other, much more welcoming Alice hostels.

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St. John's, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Need to start by saying when we booked the gentleman at the front desk was amazing and very helpful. Upon arrival we wanted to book for 7 nites and wanted a weekly rate. The gentleman booked us for one nite and explained the room was available for all 7 nites, I suggested we book a nite and talk to the... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I stayed here for a couple of nights before my trip to Uluru as many do. Almost all the people on my tour were placed in one room together, a couple were placed in another room and 2 friends were placed in a third room. I was the onlt person placed in a dorm room by myself. The dorm I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Hi, I have been in Alice in 2013-2014. I " lived " in Haven for about almost 6 months and that was an awesome time! I met heaps of wonderful people there, it was never boring. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean and comfy. The Pool was great. The price for accomodation was pretty good.... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This place was wonderful. I had a nice pool to swim in and cold beer to drink. The temperature went up to nearly 40 degrees, so having a pool to cool off in was nice. The place was a short walk to the city centre. My advice is to walk to the pub and take a taxi back! Alice can... More

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St. Louis Park, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at Haven before and after a 3 day tour, as do most people who choose to stay in Alice Springs. The hostel seems to exploit the fact that it's visitors are more worried about tour details than town accommodation. The place is a bit messy. Free breakfast is just two pieces of toast (so all you cheap backpackers,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I first stayed in between 2 tours and found the rooms were clean, comfortable beds and a good ensuite bathroom but i didn't use the kitchen or any other facilities because of the quick stop. My second stay was after my tours for 4 nights. The kitchen lacked any cleaning materials, this lead to crumbs over the work surfaces causing... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Stayed at the Haven for two nights as we were going on a camping tour in the outback. First the positives: - Well located in Alice Springs within walking distance of amenities. - Fairly cheap at $24 per night - Nice outside area for sitting in the sun Unfortunately there are quite a few negatives: - Dirty rooms and kitchen.... More

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Address: 3 Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia (Formerly Larapinta Lodge)
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Alice Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Haven Backpacker Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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