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Chilli's Backpackers

69A Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 800, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Darwin, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is horrible, everything doesn't provide, even though kitchen utilities, and seems no one look after the kitchen and everyone just make a mess here. The bed is very bad too, the one that i stayed at had bed fleas, so i i feel itchy all the time, i would prefer to camping in the nature than stay in... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights when first arrived in Darwin. Great hostel if you want to party non stop but if like me you actually like to get some sleep I would avoid. The hotel seemed popular with the seasonal workers in Darwin, work hard and play hard. Situated in the middle of multiple bars/clubs people were rolling in at... More

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Darwin, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this little place the first day of our trip in Australia with a friend, and we've been helped many times by the staff, more precisely James and Pippa that could always answer precisely to our expectations. I recommend !

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Debbie T, Manager at Chilli's Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review Chillis! We are please to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and really glad to hear Pippa & James made your time enjoyable with us! We wish you all the best on your future travels and hopefully see you again soon :) Thanks, Chillis Team More

Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in twin bed room. The fridge wasn't working, but there're other ones in the kitchen. The mirror was on the sink opposisite wall (original & funny). I reckon it was a bit expensive but we had good times, the staff was friendly, welcoming & helpfull. We still can use the acomodations after cheking out waiting for... More

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Debbie T, Manager at Chilli's Backpackers, responded to this review

HI There, We really appreciate your feedback and are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff pride themselves on customer service and its great to hear your experience with them. With regards to your fridge issue, once reported this would of been repaired :) Thank you for your time to write a review and the points you... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I arrived in the night and the guy working was very helpful and nice - I fainted and hit my head and he was very kind and called an ambulance and made sure I was looked after, nothing rude or miserable at all like other reviews say! You do need a phone to call to be let in though (which... More

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Debbie T, Manager at Chilli's Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Lucy. Thank you for your review, we really appreciate your positive feedback. We hope you made a swift recovery from your little incident and we are glad that our friendly staff we're there to assist you. Its great to hear our staff we're helpful as we pride ourselves on excellent customer service. Thank you again for your time and... More

Perth, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

We checked into Chillis at 4am after a late flight into Darwin and were greeted by a miserable member of staff. Then after only a few hours sleep the housekeeper barged into our room having been told we were checking out!! We did not feel secure in our room due to a group of young male bogan adults terrorising guests... More

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Debbe T, Manager at Chilli's Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review. We are sorry to hear about your stay at Chilli's and appreciate your feedback. Our Night Manager should of been on patrol at these hours to calm the situation, we apologise for this inconvenience and will look to improve this. Unfortunately we can not always take responsibility for other guests and their inappropriate behaviour, but... More

Perth, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We stayed at this hostel for 2 nights in january. After letting the hostel know in advance we would be arriving on a late flight in the early hours we were greeted by the most miserable moody guy I have ever seen!... our double room was basic which is fine & what you'd expect but un-clean & dirty... the first... More

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Debbe T, Manager at Chilli's Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review, we appreciate both good and bad feedback as we are always looking to improve our services. We are pleased to hear that you were happy with the majority of your room and of course our central location right in the heart of Mitchell St. Although we are sad to hear of your customer service... More

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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Our room was clean enough, and the hostel is in a nice location, but by golly is the staff terrible. The guy at the front desk was incredibly unhelpful and negative, the housekeeper barged into our room every morning without bothering to knock first, waking us up, and then an hour or so later a different staff member would come... More

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Debbe T, Manager at Chilli's Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review, we appreciate both good and bad feedback as we are always looking to improve our services. We are pleased to hear that you were happy with the cleanliness of your room and of course our central location right in the heart of Mitchell St. Although we are sad to hear of your customer service... More

Darwin
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

chillies is a sister hostel to the youth shack. most people are working or subscribed to "the Jobshack" a job agency of sorts run by a member of the hostel family. all they care about is synergy for their companies. we booked in Darwin through Tribal Travel. this is where we were first ripped off. $360 for accommodation and "membership"... More

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Debbe T, Manager at Chilli's Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We appreciate any feedback whether good or bad. Firstly, with regards to The Job Shack and the package you purchased via Tribal Travel in Cairns. We have numerous packages booked for The Job Shack each month by agents all over Australia and overseas. We make it part of our job to inform agents of the current... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We booked into Chilli's from for a few months recently, first thing we noted is that it is not as advertised. There is no "TV Room" or "Common Room" it is a TV stuck onto the wall at the back of the kitchen. It is beside the main Street in Darwin so if by some mircale you do get the... More

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Debbe T, Manager at Chilli's Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your recent review. I am disapoointed to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us here at Chillis. You mention about the TV room and Common Area - Many people that come to Darwin enjoy the weather as we are based in the tropics, and what better way to relax then chilling out watching... More

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Additional Information about Chilli's Backpackers

Also Known As:
Chilli`s Backpackers Hotel Darwin
Chilli`s Backpackers Hotel
Address: 69A Mitchell Street, Darwin, Northern Territory 800, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Top End > Darwin
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Spa
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 38 Specialty lodging in Darwin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If your looking for budget rooms, located right in the beating heart of Darwin City, then you have surely come to the right place! Close to bars, clubs, restaurants and Darwin's many attractions, you will definitely have a wild and wacky time here at Chilli Backpackers. ... more   less 
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