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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice experience in this backpack hotel, clean rooms and commun spaces, with nice people who stayed there as the staff, and perfectly placed in the city. The only thing is that the owner has to really re-think about putting the heating on while winter and look out the windows; in a windy night the windows just bangs and it's very,... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is located at the center of the city. If you are tourist at Hobart, This would be one of the best places you can check in to. They have a very neat lounge and kitchen. The beds and quilts are very good. They have very good internet and service. I had a lovely stay at the hotel. As... More 

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Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I had a happy stay at the Imperial Backpackers. From my single room ($59), I could see the snow-capped Mount Wellington. My room was beautifully clean - cotton sheets and a doona, a very comfortable bed, a good heater and a locker. The common lounge was modern and comfortable, with many nooks to read (I found a wonderful second-hand bookshop... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My time at the Imperial backpackers was a pleasant one. Located conveniently in the city centre which made it easy to find and get around. A laid back and warm atmosphere with friendly staff and free wifi :) Ample facilities and clean,definitely recommend!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We had one night at the Imperial having come to Hobart to see a gig. We didn't spend a great deal of time in the hostel but found it to be very conveniently located and easy to find. The beds were very comfortable and quiet and the heaters and thick doonas in the rooms made for a nice warm night.... More 

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Imperial B, Front Desk at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Hi, We are so glad that you have enjoyed staying in our hotel. Thanks for recommend our hotel to your friends! We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Best regards, Lydia More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

We where just in town for one night, it has a great location, easy to get in aswell. We came at off season, and had a 6 dorm room to ourselves, warm and comfy.. everyone seemed really friendly and the staff were great. Recomendation to go with a group, or even by yourself you will meet people.

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Imperial B, Front Desk at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Mark, Thank you very much for your positive review. We are so glad that you like our location, the staff and the dorm. We hope you stay with us again if you come back to Hobart. Cheers, Lydia More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 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 May 13, 2015

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 May 8, 2015

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 April 22, 2015

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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