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Backpackers Imperial Hotel

138 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia (Formerly Central City Backpackers)
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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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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Imperial B, Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

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

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Imperial B, Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

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

Porto, Portugal
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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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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Imperial B, Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

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

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

Melbourne
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Lovely old place like a rabbit warren of corridors and rooms. Very clean and rooms are warm with their own heater. Beds super comfy, perfect central location means easy walk to water, cafes, movies, everything. Great place. Would stay again.

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

Hi Jane, Thank you for your review! It was a pleasure having you stay! We hope you will visit us again soon! More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

I don't often bother writing reviews for hostels however I wanted to make the effort for this one as I was so impressed with it. The location was brilliant for getting around Hobart and the staff were really friendly and helpful during checkin. The best thing was how clean it all was! When I walked into the room it smelt... More

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

Hi Nicola! Thank you for submitting your review for us! It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we hope you will visit us again soon! More

Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We booked a 3 bed private room in the hostel. Rooms were basic but beds were very comfortable. For the little time we spent in the hostel it was nice. Not a lot going on but friendly and clean. Very good location, walking distance to everything and staff were friendly. Only slight criticism was that when I went to rent... More

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

Hi Trevor! Thank you for taking the time to review our business! We appreciate your feedback 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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