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Frogshollow

27 Lindsay St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Frogshollow is like one of those hostels you'd see in a road movie where they exaggerate the rough n' tumble features to give it character. Yeah, it's a dump.. a couple of cigarette butts waiting for me in the room, little bugs, poor air con etc. but I think it's good to stay somewhere like this every once in a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
36 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I stayed here back in '05 during June. It was very full with guests & I was told the first night I could go into a dorm with A/C but the next time I had to go into a dorm without A/C - I had no idea why I had to move when I already had a booking. Walking in... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

"Anything goes with the Froggy Spirit," John, a resident-worker told me the first of three nights. That is, however, with strict, sensible rules: kitchen and pool times, no glass, no noise after 9 pm. Canned beer is OK and lots in view. "Froggy Spirit" is an atmosphere of helpful mates -- perhaps 70 % of the residents are men, half... More

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Cuneo, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

We slept in the 6bed dorm..it's probably the cheapest hostel in Darwin, but you still pay 26 dollars for a very dirti, hot and noisy place! The kitchen offers a great number of knives, but only 3 or 4 forks for about a hundred people. Near the swimming pool (dirty as well) there are only two broken chairs, so you... More

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Paris, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We waited about 2 hours for someone to open the reception to check in. This place is a waste of money (and time), horrible rooms, bed sheets not clean, noisy place and bed bugs on the mattress. Definitely a place to avoid!

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7 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Horrible rooms, most dirty place I've ever seen. Alcoholics all over all night long. You don't even feel safe ... This is not a place for travelers but for homeless ... Change your cleaning staff and be nice ! The only positive point was the day receptionist.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Well let’s start with the booking… I was my first time to come to Australia and my first place to stay so I tried to book in advance by sending an email. I sent three without any response; the fourth one was the finally answered. Since my plane arrived late at night, I had to send another two emails to... More

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Jesi, Italy
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

I booked a room with Ensuite bathroom. The toilet was black, the shower wasn'tworking properly. The sheets were not clean. The communal areas were extremely dirty. I had chosen it because it wasn't expensive but I would never suggest it to anyone.

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North west
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

When we arrived it was 2pm (you can check in from then) so for over an hour for someone to come and check us in. We originally booked a dorm, once we got into our dorm we knew we couldn't live in there. The rooms were hot and tiny. The beds didn't have ladders. There was no lockers, just a... More

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

The good thing is the free wifi and the location but the rest is terribler: Dorms with at least 7 other people in warm room, a mass everywhere, drunk people coming in the night, room doors opened, all facilities are dirty, old and not well maintained. Please take your time to find something better for few dollars more.

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Additional Information about Frogshollow

Address: 27 Lindsay St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #31 of 38 Specialty lodging in Darwin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Frogs-hollow is a purpose built Backpackers in Darwin and has held on to that chilled out social style of travel- a laid back BYO everything style of backpackers. We are located opposite one of the prettiest parks in Darwin and have no nightclubs in our street so we are one of the quieter areas, in saying that we are often making our own noise and welcome people to play a guitar and have a sing along while the have a BBQ or swim in our pool. Our office hours are kept to a minimum to keep prices low low low and we have a no hassle you about tours policy where if you want it we will book it (no booking fees, and lic travel agent)but we will not actively interrupt your day to sell you one. Our free all you can eat breakie is basic cereals and toast and tea and coffee is out all day. Our big kitchen has all you need to cook and play and we have alot of fridge space. Frogs-hollow Backpackers is all about the independent free-spirited backpackers and we en-devour to provide an easy and cheap place to call home while you explore work or play in Darwin.You will need to bring your own towels and blankets pop a deposit on the plate bowl and cutlery set. We supply Pillows and sheets for the bed. We do not sell food or alcohol on premises but with a few giant fridges and Woolworths only a stroll away - you are sure to make yourself at home in no time. ... more   less 
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