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Bozo Backpacker

361 Queensberry St., Melbourne, Victoria 3051 , Australia
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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a regular hostel stayer I don't believe bad reviews, I always think that it must be some obnoxious person who got a bit of bad service or had one rare unfortunate bad experience... How wrong was I! Bozo backpackers is NOT a hostel. More accurately described in an earlier review it is more like a homeless shelter or halfway... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice place for staying in melbourne ! I enjoyed for sure the atmisphere there ! All that you need is in ! Prices are okay and the location is nice ! It can be quiet or not depend of the people ! I ll come back for sure ! Thanks to bozo for your help !

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2 Thank aurelprimo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Horrible staff, horrible rooms, people screaming with loud crashing sounds in the early morning. Buyer beware!!! I've never felt so lonely and cold in my life. Damn I'm hungry I wish I know how to work this oven

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

The owner is rude, obnoxious and he looks like he is homeless. His hostel caters for the homeless and mentally ill. The bathrooms are filthy so is the kitchen. People smoke pot regularly in the common room and it smells like dead mice. It's not uncommon to see mice running into the kitchen and they are also in the rooms.... More 

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4 Thank David T
Essex
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Seriously disgusting hellhole. Read the reviews, we cant all be wrong. This is no place for a woman or single travellers looking for a clean quiet secure place to stay it is also run as a holding premises for homeless people some with addictions and mental health problems. Their carers attend during the day. A truly awful experience. If you... More 

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8 Thank Sina99
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Seriously, this place is so disgusting and not suitable for backpackers at all! Mainly junkies/hobo's live here that can sometimes be very verbally agressive. Warm water in the showers is only available for 3 minutes and is then cut off, toilets are disgusting and are never cleaned just as the kitchen. The owner is a suspicious man that doesn't write... More 

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6 Thank Blatter B
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

there are rats and mice running around everywere the owner knocks on your door for rent at 7am in the morning there is no computer that works there and some people staying smoke pot and when you ask them to stop they laugh at you. And there are some mice and rats in the rooms there do not stay there... More 

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7 Thank nikki w
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

DO NOT STAY AT THIS PLACE, THE OWNER IS WEIRD AND THE PLACE IS DIRTY. The bathroom smells. The kitchen is dirty. So many criminals stay at this place kind of halfway house. Never ever stay at this place again.

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6 Thank toni y
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

It's so dirty, ages to get hot water in the showers,milk crates for furniture, gum and other junk on the floors, no soap or towels in the bathrooms, no atmosphere or anything, owner is not a suitable person for hospitality. Do not stay here for any reason.

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9 Thank Monchitec
Sydney
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

This place is absolutely revolting, it looks nothing like the pictures up. It smells, the bathrooms are completely filthy with poo all through the toilets and hair all through the sinks, I wouldn't let a dog eat in the kitchen and the owner was very strange, when I told him I wanted my money back and to leave and why... More 

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