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Melaleuca on Mitchell

52 Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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9 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel has a great atmosphere. There is a nice swimming pool and a bar with cheap drinks. It's also in a really good location, right in the centre of Darwin. The beds are absolutely rubbish. They are disgusting. They are covered in hard vinyl which is cracking - they're actually painful to sleep in (at least the bed we... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Average clean, with 3 pools, directly in the middle of the town, 24h reception service and comparatively cheap. While I was there the microwave and one big fridge were out of order (probably only a coincidence), most inventary is very old, 3 out of 5 hotplates didn't work. In general an average experience and ok for the price payed. Most... More 

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

I've been here for 3 nights, and it's not my kind of hostel. The staff (especially night staff) are not the nicest, up to the point of being rude. Day staff was 'ok'. Instead of a key you get a key card. I've had to go get a new one 4(!) times because mine wasn't working. Guy at reception asked... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Stayed in Darwin for 3 night before my flight went to Cairns. The hostel was very noisy, when I had to wake up at 5am the next day there were drunk people shouting on the balcony. The air conditioning in my room was SO noisy, and we're told not to turn it off or adjust it. Kitchen was ridiculously hot.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Very hip! The bar area is awesome if you want to have a few drinks very cheap! The pools are great spent a lot of time there!! The kitchen is quite dirty and not very well equipped for cooking utensils etc. quite annoying! I slept well, but if you are a light sleeper it may not be the place for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

The thing is, the facilities are good, the outdoor space with bar and pools are nice and the rooms are not too bad either. But... The staff is not the nicest, happiest or the smoothest ones on the planet, everything has a price (not the cheapest one either) and there are rules for everything. For example: You need to rent... More 

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Thank Lilla Fröken J
Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Stayed in Darwin for 1 night before my tour started. The hostel was very noisy, when I had to wake up at 5am the next day there were drunk people shouting on the balcony. The air conditioning in my room was SO noisy, and we're told not to turn it off or adjust it. Kitchen was ridiculously hot and had... More 

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Rockingham, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Rooms were OK (uncomfy mattress) very cool aircon and cleaned regularly. Seemed a bit more expensive than other backpackers I have stayed at (with similar facilities) and when left a day early of course no mercy. The best thing was the pool and bar area - however the bar closed very early and the speaker with bad music was frustrating... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Plenty of bars and attractions within walking distance of here.The rooms were very clean. Great rooftop bar and pool but in the kitchen half the hops don't work so there can be a q to cook and you have to put down a deposit to get dishes and cutlery which I wasn't told about when checking in. But other than... More 

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Thank Ronan Q
Frankston, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

A great place if you want cheap clean accomodation. I am in my 70s and had a 2 bunk room with ensuite to myself. The air conditioner was extremely noisy bjut that would be the only fixable problem.The communal kitche was o.k but SOOOO!!! HOT But it was DECEMBER so be prepared.

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