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Arthouse Hostel

20 Lindsay Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've stayed here on 2 different occasions & it was different to other backpackers I've stayed in,but unfortunately not for good reasons!Charging a"linen fee"for starters seems outright wrong & it was a badly maintained place & the man who was the manager @ these times had a very bad approach!@ least most of the guests seemed nice(but for 2 that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's a grand old creaky building with friendly helpful staff! The dorm rooms had plenty of space and we were all surprised how well the heater worked in there at night, it was the middle of Winter and we were all toastywarm!! The bathrooms seemed recently renovated and there is a spacious stainless steel kitchen with plenty of room and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Nice hostel. Cosy, warm enough unless if you are from a tropical climate. A lot cleaner and neater than many other hostels I have been to. Good value for money as well. There was a very friendly receptionist. Rustic character that may be more appealing to you. Highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

One of best hostels I've stayed in. Warm, friendly, clean, quiet an spacious. Very close to city centre and Myers (10 min walk). If you stay on a Saturday, they have a market in the morning. Just over the bridge from hostel (5 min walk) but ask at reception and they will direct you anywhere. Coles and Kmart just 10... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I spent a week in this hostel, good price. It is good place to meet other backpackers. One thing I like about the female dorm room I stayed was no bunk bed, you can have single bed and moving as much as you like, not to worry disturb others. In term of staff service, it is average. Kitchen is a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I had high hopes for this hostel but was pretty disappointed. The whole joint smelled like feet and went from pleasantly warm to frigid in a matter of minutes every evening. The walls were thinner than paper and (while I wouldn't rank this as a "party hostel") it seemed like noises from all ends of the outdated house were echoing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I love how spacious the kitchen is, with plenty of utensils to accommodate everyone. The newly renovated girls' shower room is also spacious and clean...it felt too good to be true for a backpackers hostel. The spaciousness also extends to the rooms: A fair amount of walking space, compared to many backpackers that try to cramp as many bunks into... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is one of my favourites! I arrived without notice and they were happy to accommodate me. The staff are so lovely and helpful! I stayed here once before and they let me nap on the sofa until my room was ready, and this time they gave me perfect recommendations for my day out. The hostel is clean and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The staff are friendly and knowledgeable about local surrounds and tourist attractions. Just a short 5 minute walk to the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, and 15 minutes to the main shopping district; this hostel is in an easily accessible location without the need for public transport. The kitchen is large with a great range of cookery. One problem... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Really clean and helpful staff, the beds were comfortable and the laundry really clean. Its close to the rail station and you can catch buses from there too, I stayed with my girlfriend who enjoys bush walking and the local cataract gorge was a great place to visit, you dont relise its in town while walking it. the Hotels in... More 

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