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CamelBackpackers Hostel

1601 N 13th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007 (Encanto)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Crewe, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't know where to start... I traveled to Phoenix as a last minute decision from Vegas (I'm originally from the UK and travelling America). Camel Backpackers seemed to have all the facilities I was looking for so I went ahead and booked it, conscious of them getting fully booked etc. When I arrived I was immediately greeted by Ali... More

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Montmorency, Victoria, Australia
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31 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Stayed here for a few nights with friends when coming through Pheonix This hostel is amazing Spotless, with a full kitchen that is so clean it scream out 'use me!!' Beds are so comfy and don't squeak. Bathrooms are clean and the shower is ace I had a great stay and can happily say it was one of the nicest... More

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CamelBackpackers, Manager at CamelBackpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Michelle, thank you for taking the time to review us! We were tickled that you all loved and used the kitchen so much - come back and cook again anytime :) Cheers! Ali More

Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Ive stayed there twice now, once in 2013 and again 2 mths ago. I found the staff super friendly, the place is really chill and not to mention almost brand new. The beds were very clean and the aircon worked really well. Which in phoenix is really important. Will stay there again.

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CamelBackpackers, Manager at CamelBackpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Luke, so glad you chose to stay with us again - and yes we love the air conditioning too! Cheers, Ali More

Brooklyn, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I was only here one night, but wish I had time to stay longer. I was in the private room, which was spacious and comfortable, and the bathrooms were spotless. The staff were friendly, and you can't beat the location. Highly recommended!

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CamelBackpackers, Manager at CamelBackpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Rachel, thank you so much for taking the time to write and for the kind words - so glad you felt at home here! And of course if you're in Phoenix again we'd like to make it a longer stay, too :) Cheers! Ali More

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I knew as soon as I stepped in the door and was welcomed with "Checking in? Welcome! Can I get you some water!" that this was going to be the friendliest place I've ever stayed. The staff (in particular Sidney)were so friendly and helpful. We had the private room which was huge, really comfortable and clean. In fact the whole... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The mixed sleeping room was awful. Too many loud mouth males wanting female attention ! Very annoying . I think mixed dorms are OK if the men have boundaries & they consider many of us female travelers actually NEED to sleep not just to party.

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124 reviews 124 reviews
87 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I had a four night stay here in February 2014. This is the best Hostel PERIOD! Like other reviews say, they thought of everything, tons of room, very clean, and modern. Parking doesn't seem to be an issue. They attract a great crowd! The light-rail train is within reasonable walking distance (if you are able to walk ~1 mile). There... More

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Dilbeek, Belgium
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I only stayed here for one night, but it was very good. You have lots of space. The bedrooms are mixed, but that was no problem for me. People were very friendly! Everything clean and the beds are comfortable. I also stayed in the Metcalf House, which was really good, but I liked this one even better. For me, the... More

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

You'll want for nothing in the safe, clean, modern, friendly renovated home. They also have items for sale at low prices that you may need. It's like staying at a friend's house, without imposing. They are very accommodating. The historic neighborhood is beautiful lined by massive old palm trees. Bikes are available to rent for $5,so you can ride around... More

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This place was awesome! This was the first hostel I had been to and was really impressed. We originally planned to stay here during a photo conference. When I had called to confirm, it ended up something happened with our reservation and it was lost. At first I was upset, but then they came back and found accommodations for us... More

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Address: 1601 N 13th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007
Location: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Phoenix > Encanto
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We are an independently owned backpackers hostel in Phoenix, AZ.Our hostel is the cleanest around. Our beds are handmade, full-sized twins so you'll have a sturdy bed without squeaks. Each bunk has a storage shelf, multiple power outlets and an individual lamp and fan. The hostel is equipped with a fully stocked, newly remodeled kitchen. We offer bike rentals, free WIFI, cable TV, karaoke, games and a great outdoor patio.Our staff loves Phoenix and we want to share that love for the city with you. Our staff will offer local knowledge and assistance to you to ensure your stay is both memorable and enjoyable. ... more   less 
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