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Ballarat Backpackers Hostel

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81 Humffray St Nth, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

We had our netball trip in Ballarat this year, the backpackers was great for a large group of people, facilities were perfect for what we needed and the location was an easy walk into town! The owners were great to work with and everyone really enjoyed their stay! Thanks for the hospitality!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I was in town for work when I stayed at the Eastern. It's a small hostel above a pub with good facilites and is reasonably priced. I stayed in a queen private room which had plenty of space. Lil(manager) was pleasant and very easy to deal with.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This hostel is nice, with very good facilities. Bathroom is clean and tidy, as were the bedrooms and the kitchen area. However, there was a live band in the bar when I stayed there on a friday night and it sounded like they were in my room, they were that loud. If I hadn't taken ear plugs and I wasn't... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Ballarat Backpackers Hostel 81 Humffray St Nth, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia Best budget accommodation in Ballarat. Very centrally located, close to the main street and great value for the price. Darren and Lil are excellent hosts and they care about providing good budget accommodation. Met some good characters there into the bargain. Would stay again again any time. Highly recommended.... More 

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Mornington, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We were very happy with the hostel,very friendly and clean.Great Place if you have a lot of people that all want to stay at the same place,and a great price.....close to the main street about a 5 min walk.On and Off street parking witch i found very handy.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Have just spent 3 nights here and have been really impressed with how clean and cosy it is. Was dreading it after reading previous reviews but was pleasantly surprised. Brought my earplugs to drown out the sound of trains but there have only been a couple. Rooms are spotless and comfy and cosy, can't fault that. Would definitely recommend!!!!

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights. Nice comfy bed. Very close to train line, but it was actually quite a comforting noise. Pub downstairs had some live music for a while but I fell asleep through it so don't know what time it went till. Probably not too late.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I have to say, considering what I was paying, I found this to be an excellent night. The owners were friendly and on the ball, changing my room upon arrival as they had an empty room free. I was able to sleep quite comfortably, with no noise problems which surprised me greatly considering the railway line across the way. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012 via mobile

Iv stayed here for 3 years for a week at a time for trade school. It is a good place 2 stay good for price and nice people that owne it to. Clean and nice rusty look for a looks good for a 150 year old pub. there is some times nose that comes from the pub but for the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

The worst thing about this run down, dirty place is the constant noise. Noise from the trains and traffic outside, noise from the fowl mouthed guests running around and screaming late at night and worst of all, noise from the drunken people at the pub downstairs, outside and sometimes when they venture upstairs outside the rooms! Will never, ever consider... More 

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Liliana M, Owner at Ballarat Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Gemma, I believe management went out of their way to make your stay as comfortable and as possible. You were well aware that you were staying above a pub in a budget backpackers hostel, (not the Hilton) and you were told in advance that it was a Uni pub crawl night, (a one off)so you had every opportunity to... More 

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Additional Information about Ballarat Backpackers Hostel

Address: 81 Humffray St Nth, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Ballarat
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 17 Specialty Lodging in Ballarat
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Ballarat Backpackers Hostel Victoria

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