We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 53 Hobart accommodations

The Pickled Frog

281 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added The Pickled Frog to your Saves list
The Pickled Frog
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
55%
A recent review
3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Olivia K Los Angeles, California, United States
Write a Review

61 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    15
    19
    16
    6
    5
See reviews for
1
8
26
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (9)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Los Angeles, California, United States
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff and other guests were wonderful to talk to and all extremely helpful. They were eager to engage in activities and the staff provided some free shuttles to surrounding attractions. However I'm not convinced this place was ever truly clean. Everything's a bit worn down and the showers are cold. It is also extremely crowded and ear plugs are... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night in Hobart and found everything pretty much spot on. Can't really comment on the kitchen facilities as we didn't use them only being here for one day but the bathrooms were nice and clean as well as our room which had clean sheets on the bed and a nice mattress. Only thing was the door... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great stay here, there was a free trip to Mona, free trip up mount Wellington with free maps. The staff were friendly and the hostel itself has everything you need for a brief stay (only stayed 2 nights) There are a lot of communal spaces, kitchen, tv room, bar, pool table. Its just a short walk to the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my first time staying in a dorm, and I think the whole experience was pretty good. Location of The Pickled Frog was rather convenient, pretty much a 10-15mins walk to everything (Salamanca market, Woolsworth supermarket, the shopping area along Elizabeth St, etc). Take the airport shuttle (AirporterHobart) to get here, the return pickup point is nearby as well.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bangkok, Thailand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I chose The Pickled Frog based on reviews on HostelWorld, plus, it was the same price as all the other hostels in Hobart, but had a unique style. I was extremely satisfied with my decision!! Emma and Jimmy put together wonderful free tours, whipped up beautiful $3 coffees, and have the patience and kind hearts of saints. The hostel's toilets... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oakleigh, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Most I've ever paid. Usually backpack third world so payin around 30$ per night made me nervous. Turns hot it was my best hostel experience out of maybe 50 different ones world wide. Highly recommend to anyone staying in Hobart. Extremely clean, helpful, friendly polite, knowledgable staff, not to mention a great cappuccino for $3 aus , can't best they... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

The room smelt of damp and the plug hole in the sink was completely clogged. The bathrooms also smelt awful and there was hair everywhere. The rooms had windows that opened internally, so you were facing other peoples bedrooms windows less than a metre from your room. Made for a very loud and uncomfortable night's sleep. Good things: location, price,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
united kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
29 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

Good location for town. Shuttle bus from airport drops you literally 2 mins away from door. Free wifi Felt very homely as soon as you walked in, like an old London pub. Very nice. Room was clean Shower and toilet areas were kept clean. Kitchen was quite small but did the job. Nice little lounge area where you could watch... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights and was really impressed. Has a quirky vibe with weird and wonderful artwork all over! Theres a big comfy lounge, lots of booths and different seating areas to eat / chill out without being on top of the other backpackers. Decent dorms, slightly cramped but beds were comfy. Great DVD collection with deposit system for... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

To sum it up in one go Staff - Excellent! Entertainment - Good! Day Trips - Excellent! Rooms - Clean, Big, Great sleep and i was in an 8 bed room dorm! The hostel is mint! i was a single backpacker from glasgow scotland ( to staff - my fb is christopher hightower gray ) and i really enjoyed it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to The Pickled Frog? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Pickled Frog

Also Known As:
The Pickled Frog Hobart, Tasmania
Address: 281 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Hobart
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 53 Specialty lodging in Hobart
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld and HostelBookers so you can book your The Pickled Frog reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage The Pickled Frog, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.