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Backpackers Imperial Hotel

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138 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia (Formerly Central City Backpackers)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stay here along with 10 friends and we all agree that what we liked the most were the beds!! The were really really comfortable! The bathrooms were really clean and so was the kitchen. On our late arrival they answer the phone immediately and welcomed us very good. Such a good hostel!

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Imperial B, Owner at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Paulina, We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and also slept well in our awesome beds :) We hope you come back to Hobart very soon and stay with us again. There are always things happening in Hobart! More 

Gippsland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an enjoyable stay at this backpacker accommodation. It had all that I expected for this type of budget place and its location was great, right in the centre of the city with easy walking distance to all attractions. Handy for pick up/drop off transfer to airport stop around the corner. It was clean and the room was warm, beds... More 

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Imperial B, Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ken, Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you were able to have a warm sleep in our beds with thick blankets. It is getting quite cold in Hobart! We hope you come back and stay with us again! Thank you! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good value backpacker option, in the centre of Hobart. Our double room was big, clean and basic, with a reasonably comfortable bed. The kitchen is not great, with limited equipment and often quite messy. There is free, good wifi which works throughout the hostel. The lounge area is nice, with a big TV and fairly comfy sofas.... More 

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Imperial B, Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Luke, Thank you for your feedback and review. We aim to continually improve our hostel and we hope the next time you stay here are kitchen is up to your standards. We will aim to keep the kitchen equipment in supply. Thank you and we hope to see you again. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of this backpackers is awesome, right in the centre. Only a few meters away from the shops, restaurants and all facilities. There is free wifi, which is very enjoyable. Unfortunately we couldn't get it from our room. The kitchen and bathrooms were clean and the place pretty quiet. The only negative thing that I could mention is the... More 

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Imperial B, Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Jonino, Thank you for your lovely review. Our Wi-Fi is constantly improving and we hope to have all rooms with Wi-Fi soon. Unfortunately being an old building, we do not have an elevator installed at the moment. We hope to see you again! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I have stayed at this backpackers many times over the years before the present owners took over. The only reason to stay there previously was its location. The new owners have made some significant improvements and I would be happy to return again. My only gripe is the $100 per head (for groups over 6) security deposit.

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Imperial B, Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review, we appreciate it very much. We are glad that you are happy with the improvements we have made over the previous owners. Unfortunately, to cover incidental damages (which has happened in the past with large group bookings), we do require a security bond. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

There are a lot of types of rooms. Location is so nice !! There are big and clean kitchen. Also big relaxing space. Can use wifi almost rooms. All staff is friendly and kindness to everyone. Staff will helping If you can't speak English well :) No problem !!! I had able to spend nice time in this back packers... More 

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Imperial B, Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you for your wonderful review. We appreciate it very much and strive on improving our hostel in every possible way. We hope you come back and stay with us :) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed long term at the Imperial for the past 12 months between hiking trips, and couldn't ask for more in a hostel. Efficient staff, great rooms and facilities, lots of character, it's kept very clean, and you'll never find beds this good in a hostel ever again. The location couldn't be more central or more convenient.

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Imperial B, Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Sean, Thank you for your review and staying with us. It was a pleasure accommodating you and we hope you stay with us again when you come back to Tasmania. Have an awesome time in Alice Springs. More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My friend and I stayed at the Imperial backpackers for 6 days and let me tell you, it was an experience. The kitchen was very clean. The rooms and the beds were clean too. The wooden floors were a bit creaky but you have to let go off that since the location is the biggest benefit. The staff at the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

And by that title, I really meant it. I had a good night's sleep because that's the best beds I have ever seen so far from a backpackers hotel. They got a relatively HUGE common area which I didn't have time to really use, and good toilets to serve its purpose. Though I think the toilets can be more in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I'm now in this backpacker for 3 months in a single room. The staff is really friendly. I found everything I needed, fully equiped kitchen, laundery, awesome bed, 2 big rooms for chilling and relaxing with tv and great couches. Bed linen are changed one time a week, bathrooms and kitchen cleaned every days. The location is perfect, just 100m... More 

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