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Haven Backpacker Resort

3 Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia (Formerly Larapinta Lodge)
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Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An ok hostel, with many opportunitys for improvement. The best thing is the location, easy walking distance to everything. Some staff were fantastic, others were terrible. Cleanlyness was not a highlight. Place needs a proper clean! Nice swimming pool

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On chek-out, I forgot in the room an expensive inflatable cushion. 3 or 4 hours later I called the reception to advise of the item left behind and asked Ben - the front desk person- to please advise the cleaners and keep it until my return 3 days later. When I was ready to collect Ben told me that the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

I found the hostel very nice. You have a bathroom in the room which is nice and the room was very clean. The location was good as well, only 10 minutes walking from the city center. The staff was very friendly! Also there is a free breakfast which is nice. It's just a normal breakfast nothing spectacular but it's still... More 

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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58 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Got here and decided to up grade to a double room - really pleased we did - great to have our own ensuite and kettle facilities. Our room was spacious and we had no trouble with noise. The girl on reception was very helpful and understanding. This place is well situated for walking into town.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights either side of my tour to Uluru. Staff were friendly even though they had a lot of people to deal with, and the $12 meals were nice! The bathrooms could do with a revamp, there was a bad smell all the time and mould growing around the shower.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights following a tour from Darwin. Haven was a great comfort after sleeping in swags for the nights before! Lovely clean rooms, warm showers and great kitchen area. Only thing could be more sockets in the rooms! As 2 outlets for 8 people was not ideal! The staff were super friendly and helpful during my... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

The staff were friendly and helpful, and the rooms were reasonably sized, but that's about all it had going for it. I spent two nights either side of a tour and was quite glad it wasn't for longer. The rooms were smelly (someone had obviously been smoking something on one of them) and not overly clean, and the bathrooms were... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

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 August 24, 2015 via mobile

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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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

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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