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Backpackers Imperial Hotel

138 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia (Formerly Central City Backpackers)
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Greater Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean, basic backpacker type hotel. Beds were comfortable, showers hot, kitchen well equipped desk staff friendly and helpful. Perhaps a little more expensive than I would have expected but its location is very good - right in heart of Hobart - easy access to everything.

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Backpackers Imperial Hotel is very well located - everything is so close it made my stay very pleasant. The staff were friendly and helpful. If there was a drawback it was that the bathrooms were freezing during the winter temperatures. The mattresses on the beds are very comfortable, it is nearly worth staying in the place for that alone.... More

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

Hi Peter! Thanks for submitting a review for us! It was a pleasure having you stay with us! Hope to see you again soon! - Jonny More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in a single room and was very pleased. The room was the right size; enough room to house a king single bed, side table and for me to leave my suitcase on the ground. I didn't have the feeling of being in a closed in space. Linen was clean and warm. Perfect location, good sized living area and... More

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

Thank you very much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you again!! More

Launceston
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's ok for short period of stay. It's clean and comfortable in a sense. When I stay however, toilet paper ran out in one toilet cubicle and lots of ppl found it slightly uncomfortable. Also shower sometimes hot water does not come out.

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

Hi! Thank you for writing a review for our Backpackers! We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon! More

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Great place, friendly staff are tops, wifi could be a lot stronger. This would be a big plus. Very central. Great after hrs access. Not ideal for mobility impaired visitors but looks like some areas being updated.

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

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to review Backpackers Imperial Hotel. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your next visit to Hobart. Kind regards Else Front desk More

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

14/09/03 Excellent location, you can go everywhere walking from here, except MONA gallery art, but you can take the ferry very close from here. Also is very clean, it has few showers but still Ok. The reception Lady is very charm and she speaks also Spanish.

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

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to review Backpackers Imperial Hotel. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your next visit. Hasta la proxima vez!! Kind regards Else More

Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for a night on 29Aug with 5 other friends. We were in 2 triple rooms on different floor. As it's not a peak season, occupancy rate is low. Some corridors lights were off, that makes the place looked eerie. But location was good, within 4~6min walk to Salamanca Sat market. Staff was helpful too!

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

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to review backpackers imperial hotel. Thank you for your suggestions and we look forward to your next visit. Kind regards Else Front Desk More

Coffs Harbour Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

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

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Address: 138 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia (Formerly Central City Backpackers)
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Location: Australia > Tasmania > Hobart
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 150
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