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The Pickled Frog

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281 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cosy little hostel situated in CBD of Hobart. It's about 10 minutes walk to the waterfront and Salamanca Place. The bedroom was small but it's really comfortable and clean. They provide plenty of information about what you can do around Hobart as well as free shuttle bus services. Staffs are extremely friendly too! Definitely the place to stay if you're... More 

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Penrith, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kooky in a good way... this Hostel is a little tired but that seems to make for comfy couches and lazing in beanbags around the fire!! Dorms were large and the beds were extremely comfy, I can sleep through practically anything but the noise coming from the lounge at night is louder in the downstairs dorm then where the conversation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been visiting Hobart on and off for roughly a decade and the Pickled Frog is always a friendly warm and convenient place to stay. The staff don't just want to help you they want to get to know you. It's so easy to fit in at the Pickled Frog and make instant friends. If a cosy fire, freshly made... More 

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

Such kind words - thank you! Some really nice lines in there too, "sense of fun and respect" the staff "want to get to know you", we might have to use some of these on the new website! Thanks again and we'll catch you next time... More 

København, Staden Kobenhavn, Denmark
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was going to stay in Hobart for 3 months, had nowhere to live, and the staff at The Pickled Frog gave me a very fair price for a single room. Why should you stay at the Pickled Frog? The house is not newly renovated and can be a bit cold during winter. But stop crying and enjoy Hobart's best... More 

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

Thanks Laura! I hope you're new place is going well :) More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my time here, lots of information about the area and the free shuttle buses were really useful! Friendly staff and people, kitchen and dorms were clean and the open log fires were amazing as it got pretty cold. Sadly I didn't get to meet the dogs, but i'd stay here again if I came back to Hobart!

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

Sorry you didn't get to meet the dogs! If they're not around next time just let us know and we'll bring them in. They can usually be found in the bar getting their morning milk, or the puppy, Nala, can often be found wandering around pretty much anywhere! Thanks for great review :) More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I don't stay in hostels often but was very happy with my stay at the pickled frog. Stayed in a 4 bedroom dorm room which was clean and warm. The staff was amazingly friendly and helpful for activities in and around Hobart. Huge lobby with fireplace to hang out in and very quiet at night. Great location close to everything... More 

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

Thank you! It sounds like everything went swimmingly with your stay here - that's what we like to hear! Great review! Very honest and accurate ;) More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The pickled frog is fabulous! What it lacks in dry tea towels and dirty old carpets, it makes up for with AMAZING staff, atmosphere, friendliness of locals, area and homeliness. I cannot fault this place, it was like walking into a crazy, fun loving uncles house I'd forgotten about! I went during autumn/winter and it was cold,very cold! But the... More 

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

Like a "fun loving uncles" house haha that is hilarious!! Maybe that can be our new slogan? That's so great that you had such a good time here. Hopefully we'll catch you next time you're down in Hobart... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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

"Amazing place" Amazing guest! Amazing review! Amazing all around! So much amazement - I need to sit down. Thank you Catalina :) More 

Fremantle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 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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Frogteam, Owner at The Pickled Frog, responded to this review

Hannah! It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us - thanks so much for the review. You certainly made the couch by the fire your own while you were here ;) Hope you've been well More 

Godalming, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

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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"Full of character" "Friendly staff" and only 2 stars from you!? That's a big 'glass half empty' isn't it!? I'm very sorry if there was a hair on your sheets - if you'd simply let us know we could easily have given you new sheets, moved you into a new room, sang you a lullaby etc. The kitchen is cleaned... More 

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