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The Pickled Frog

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281 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Ranked #22 of 54 Specialty Lodging in Hobart
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Making a magic place even more magic, The Pickle Frog is with no doubt the best hostel in Hobart, Tasmania. GREAT staff, clean and fun! Everything you need to have an amazing time. The coffee is great! So be sure to at least buy one hot cup! Is easy to cook and make new friends!

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Fremantle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a very short lived visit to Hobart and my thoughts about accommodation were not premeditated whatsoever. After finding my seat on the airport transfer service I did what most travellers do way far in advance,and typed into Google: Hobart hostels. In which a few dominated by browser. Feeling for the large part overwhelmed, I paused briefly to take... More 

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had two nights at the pickled frog and I found the staff very friendly, however, my mattress was stained and there was a clump of hair in the sheets, the bathroom was full of mould and the toilet seats were dirty. The kitchen was pretty clean though. I also found it quite a noisy hostel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Prior to arriving in Hobart I hadn't ever stayed in a Backpackers. This place is amazing; cheap, clean, welcoming. Jimmy and the team make everybody feel absolutely at home. I will stay here every time I visit, cheers guys!

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very warm welcome at the Pickled Frog. My husband and I had a private room, which consisted of a double bunk. (double on the bottom, single on the top) their was also a basin in the room, which was really handy. The shared bathrooms were adequate and clean and always had hot water and a shower available. The facilities... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing! It has that warm, charming atmosphere that makes you feel instantly at home. The ultra friendly and helpful staff may have something to do with that. And the cosy fireplaces. And the many chill out areas (where I met a whole lot of pretty amazing people, with some eventually becoming my travel buddies). And of course,... More 

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Frogteam, Owner at The Pickled Frog, responded to this review

We were so so happy to jump online this morning and see your bloody amazing review! You have pretty much summed up everything we're trying to do here at The Frog! Maybe we'll get you to write the intro when we update our website? Thanks HEAPS for taking the time to leave your review. Safe travels... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the best time in Hobart, and The Pickled Frog was a big part of it. I picked it because the free shuttles were convenient, but I'd go back because it's a great place to spend a cold night. Staff was crazy friendly. I was only there for three evenings, and they knew my name when the wished me... More 

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Frogteam, Owner at The Pickled Frog, responded to this review

Mate! That's exactly what we're aiming for here - to be an actual awesome part of people's (lie yourself) holidays - not just a place to stay. Thanks heaps for your kind words you bloody champion. Let us know next time you're down in Hobart and we'll sort you out with a couple of brews. Cheers mate! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Pickled Frog is one of those hostels you don't really want to leave. It has heaps of character, great facilities and all the essentials you could hope for as a traveller that make coming into a new place easier! The always friendly and helpful staff along with the lovely atmosphere give it a homey feel even when staying in... More 

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Frogteam, Owner at The Pickled Frog, responded to this review

Wow - what an awesome review! You legend! We're very happy you had such a great stay with us. I hope your travels are going swimmingly. Catch you next time you're in Tassie :) - Cheers, Team Frog More 

Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The Pickled Frog is easily the best small hostel I've stayed at in Australia. No questions asked. What stood out the most for me in my two nights at the Pickled Frog (besides the fantastic lounge area, the affordable cost for smaller rooms and the great social culture of the place), was a conversation with one of the owners at... More 

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Frogteam, Owner at The Pickled Frog, responded to this review

What a legend you are! If only there was a "guestadvisor" site so we could leave a review about awesome guests like you mate (cue soppy, romantic music now). It was a pleasure having you guys around the place, enjoying all that is Frog and drinking all our delicious Tassie beers. Safe travels mate. Thanks again. Cheers, Jimmy and Emma More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Stayed there for 3 days in a three people dorm. The room was very small. Looks like they squeezed an extra single bed inside. No places to put luggages when the room was full. But love the sink in the room. Quite noisy though. You could hear every single person passed along the corridor. No lift. Prepare to climb upstairs.... More 

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Frogteam, Owner at The Pickled Frog, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for your pretty good and fairly accurate review. Apologies if our one flight of stairs were a big much to deal with - we will look into a lift or trampoline soon. We're very glad to hear you enjoyed our free shuttles. For next time, we have free Hobart city maps for you to take which... More 

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