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Haven Backpacker Resort

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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a day before and after a 3 day tour of Uluru. Very helpful, friendly and efficient staff. We stayed in an 8 bed dorm with en suite but had it to ourselves. The room was clean and well set out. The hostel also offered very tasty cooked meals for only £12, washing and drying facilities (they will... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here as part of a tour group. Dorm is a good size for 8 people, bathroom quite dated but generally clean facilities. Free wifi in public areas is always great, free tea and toast in the morning. The best thing about this hostel was the free digeridoo lessons! A professional didge player comes every week and plays as well... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed in Haven for two nights, after three days trip from Uluru (Ayers Rock) it's a good hostel for overnight, however the hostel need to maintain their cleanliness such as bathroom and room balcony. The shower is okay and they also have a free breakfast such as pancake and toast.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were dropped off by the tour guide. Dorms with bunk beds for 8 persons and an en suite bathroom with toilet. The shower is ok, but it would be better if they did something against the fungus. Nice and helpful staff, I had beef and rice for dinner, delicious, for $12! They have free wifi which you can use... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i am sorry to say, that staying in this hostel was awful - the staff were friendly, but the rooms were filthy dirty - the showers in particular - and the shared communal toilet downstairs was terrible. We had breakfast - and this was simply toast - and i felt uneasy about eating in such a dirty place. Booked as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed 2 nights in an 8 bed dorm. There was one shower and toilet in a tiny bathroom in the dorm for all of us which was tricky at times. The quality of the bathroom was 2/5. Tiny and old with several cobwebs and a couple of daddy long legs above the shower. Could do with a reno. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I stayed in a dorm room with 3 other friends and the room was in no way shape or form clean. There was hair on the floor in the bathroom and in the bed. The linen wasn't great either. There was a lounge in the room that looked like someone had left disgusting bodily fluids (yuck) on it so we... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We only stayed one night, but it was our first warm night since a few days! The beds were cosy and warm an we had our own bathroom. Friendly and helpful staff and very clean! Close to the city (although alice springs is not that big). First hostel i like to stay one more time after few bad ones!

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Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A fantastic hostel, I don't even know where to begin. Great front counter service, really friendly and knowledgeable. Clean tidy and spacious rooms, each dorm of 8 fitted with its own bathroom which is really convenient. Great kitchen facilities, and plenty of places to eat in or outside. The most convenient location, only 5 minute walk straight down the road... More 

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Braunschweig, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I stayed for eight nights, three in an 8 bed and five in a 4 bed dorm. The rooms are spacious and clean, as are the ensuite bathrooms. The staff is friendly and ready for a little chat while still beeing focused on their chores and the needs of other guests. They also provide affordable hot meals for dinner in... More 

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