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Backpackers Imperial Hotel

138 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia (Formerly Central City Backpackers)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant location in the middle of the city. Walking distance to everywhere! Staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the entire place was always very clean. Kitchen/dining/lounge area was large and practical, but maybe a little cool. Wooden floors in some rooms and areas not ideal, but overall the place was great. Only one powerepoint was annoying but I could... More

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

Thank you for submitting a review for us! We're glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again soon! More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Hostel has so much potential...it's got great character, good staff, and some really great communal spaces. But it also has signs up everywhere like "$15 if you sleep in any bed other than your assigned bed!" and "Don't put your feet on the couches!" and "$100 charge if you bring someone into the hostel!" It's also FREEZING, which means... More

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

Dear Malia, Thank you for your review. We like your suggestions and we look forward to improving the hostel in the future. Kind regards Else Front desk More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay was at the end of Jul 2014 during winter period. Negative: The room, bathroom, lounge area (basically everywhere) were freezing cold as it was raining almost everyday. The heater provided was not warm enough for the room. No/ very weak wifi and insufficient power point in the room Positive: Comfortable bed and well equipped kitchen. The kitchen is... More

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

Dear guest, Thank you for reviewing us at Backpackers Imperial Hotel in Hobart. You made some very good points and we hope to have better heating in the future. Kind regards Else Front desk More

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a lovely two night stay at Imperial Backpackers. The staff were friendly, the hostel was really clean and there were great facilities. The best bit was that the bed was the comfiest bed I've ever had staying in a hostel - it was pure bliss at the end of a long day!

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Thank you very much for submitting a review for us! We're glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again soon! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice stage, clean place, big kitchen , dining and tv room. Vers good location in central Hobart. Nice periple,.both customers and Stage. But....all very cold, except bedrooms. More heaters are needed!

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Thank you for submitting a review for us!! We hope to see you again soon! More

Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a old style and renovated hostel, colourful and friendly. The room was clean, warm and comfortable. The bathroom was old but clean and almost private for the room. There was a big kitchen and dinning room if you need to use them. The staff was really helpful and friendly and I was lucky to meet nice people there! A... More

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

Hey Paula! Thanks for reviewing our Backpackers!! It was a pleasure having you stay with us! We hope you enjoyed Tassie and hope to see you again soon! -Jonny More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean toilets, kitchen! Cozy beds! But it would be better if more heater can be provided. Nice staff and she really gives good recommendation for the place to go~ I enjoy the festival of voice in Salamanca place very much!

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

Dear Lucy, It was great to have you stay in our hostel. We are really happy you enjoyed your visit to Hobart and we hope to see you again. Kind Regards Else More

Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The staff in this hostel are so helpful. They go way beyond expectations. Hostel highly recommended great central location and comfortable beds. easily got to on the airport shuttle bus bang in city centre beside harbour. ten minutes walk max to the bar/restaurant district salamca

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Thanks so much for submitting a review for us!! We loved having you stay with us! We hope you will come back and visit soon!!! - Jonny More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Heaters in the room, very friendly staff, warm doona on bed and great big kitchen for those wanting to cook for themselves. I did get a bit lost finding the after hours entrance, but the building is a cool maze in itself!! Would certainly stay here again - thanks for the hospitality!

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

Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we look forward to your next visit. Kind regards Else Front Desk More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Very basic as you would expect of a backpackers, but friendly staff and great location in the center of town. The bathrooms and rooms where all clean with just the very basics required. I did not use the kitchen or social areas but they seemed OK.

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Hi Shane, Thank you for submitting a review for us! It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we hope to see you again soon! More

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Address: 138 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia (Formerly Central City Backpackers)
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Welcome to The Backpackers Imperial Hotel! We are the newest and largest backpackers situated right in the heart of Hobart. We pride ourselves on offering a clean, safe and friendly place to stay while exploring Hobart and Southern Tasmania. The Backpackers has just completed a new refurbishment of all rooms, the kitchen, dining and lounge area. The establishment has been freshened up with a new coat of paint throughout, and brand new appliances, bedding and furnishings. It truly is a fresh and retro feel to an old and beautiful 1870's building. Being located in the centre of Hobart we are only minutes walking distance to Salamanca Place, Battery Point, the Hobart Waterfront, art galleries, museums, restaurants, cafes, bars and much more, all for you to explore! Our private rooms contain luxury leather beds whilst our dorm beds are metal framed with inner-spring mattresses with fresh linen provided. We have a large common area with a large television, beautiful Italian leather lounges to relax in, with free WiFi provided to all guests! ... more   less 
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