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Melaleuca on Mitchell

52 Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Not one to write reviews or complain but I felt quite strongly about stressing how much I disliked my stay at melaleuca. I stayed in Darwin for a total of 6 nights on my travels but after the third day at melaleuca I changed hostels. The bathrooms in melaleuca were dirty, bins always overflowing, sinks scummy, floor wet, horrible odours,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed in a few different hostels in Darwin and I keep going back to this one because I believe it's best value for money considering location, facilities, cleanliness etc. I've stayed in a few private rooms which were great! Very clean, and in a quiet area of the hostel. I've also stayed in a few dorm rooms which I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm my experience it's hard to find a hostel with really positive reviews across the board in Darwin. I researched many review sights and every hostel on Mitchell street in Darwin has very mixed reviews. I had already been caught out with the dingo moon so moved up here. Great choice thankfully it was a lot better. Good sized rooms... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking into the door and being ignored by the staff behind the counter for a full 5 minutes set the tone for my stay here. The place was ridiculously noisy, rooms were dirty and staff next to useless. Yes it's a cheap backpackers but I've stayed in a lot better- including the one across the road which I'd recommend going... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Negatives: Noisy cluttered common areas at the Pool side, dining areas. Room not available until 3.30PM even though promised for 2 pm. Terrible, unclean mostly not functioning kitchen. Non room guests can access pool area and kitchen even at nights. Shouting in corridors at late night. Positives: Best location on Mitchell Street, close to restaurants, bar and Coles Supermarket. Luggage... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been booked into frogs hollow backpackers in Darwin which was the worst mistake of my life. It is absolutely grim and I'm really not picky with hostel. Hence I walked out of there and walked into melaleuca hoping they would have space. They did and gave me a lovely 4 bed air conditioned dorm. It's not the best... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in a private room with our own bathroom which was very spacious! Having stayed in backpackers in my younger years, I wasn't sure how I'd go at 50, but I was pleasantly surprised! Air conditioner was set to stay on day and night which kept the room cool! Room was serviced every day with fresh towels! Best of all... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I stayed in the female dorm which was a nice sized room bathrooms where clean can't fault that. But the safety of the hostel was shocking. During my stay in May 2014 there were men that were not guests at the hostel roaming the female corridor. Several people on the floor had them try get into their rooms. My own... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We stayed in a private double room (I believe it was 167). Rooms were ok and clean and soap and towels were included. There were lockers in the room, but you need to bring your own lock. Airconditioning was not to be switched off or modified, which was too cold for us. Mattress was terrible and felt like a half... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This hostel is very good. Was in a 4 people bedroom, with our own bathroom. Room was quite spacious and bathroom was alright. There were also common bathrooms that were good. The common area upstairs is quite fun. Only complaint on this hostel is about the cleaning time of the kitchen. They close the kitchen between 2:30 and 3:30 pm... More 

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