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Swansea Backpackers

96 Tasman Highway, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Newcastle, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasonably priced backpackers. Owners are very friendly and a wealth of information about the local area. Right next to a pub, bakery and bottle shop. Good sized kitchen and courtyard. It might be cold walking to the bathroom in winter though! Swansea is a good place to stay if you're planning to visit Maria island the next day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After 6 days of camping, and in desperate need of a shower (warm one!) We needed to get out of the rain. First we went to Coles Bay however they were all booked out.... After another 30 min drive we came across the backpackers in Swansea, and I have to admit I'm absolutely blown away by this place and customer... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I stayed here during January (peak season) and arrived to a very clean and quiet hostel. Also initially it seemed to be very pleasing (due to how modern and tidy it was), I felt as though I was back at school. The "free hour of WiFi" did not work for any of us with iPhones, and the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Cleanliness - solid. Rooms - cramped but well kept. Location - depends Service - a bit stern. Good for local knowledge. Value - ontop of room fees, you can be expected to pay for the following: Linen $6 15 min stove time $1 Washing $5 Watch DVD $2 (bear in mind it rains in tasmania) Pool table $2 Wifi 1hour... More 

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Clean place, a little bit expensive and the managers need to learn to smile. It is impossible to close the doors without making a lot of noise. This is quite annoying when sleeping in a dorm room. I suggest to go in Bicheno instead, you'll be closer to Freycinet National Park.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I got recommended this hostel by fellow travelers. Victor and Narelle (if I remember her new correctly) are wonderful people running the place, really nice and helpful. The hostel is really clean and seemed pretty empty when I was there, not many fellow travelers to talk to. In kitchen there's a sign telling that $1 buys you 15 minutes of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The owners are very helpful and lovely and all in all had a great experience! Don't be suprised if noones there- you need to ring. Very cheap and great for the money, but you have to pay for electricity on the stove. Wifi was free but very slow and linen was not the cleanest - only tiny negatives. Dorms are... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Swansea Backpackers on Friday 15th March. We was fortunate to have the whole hostel to ourselves. We was greeted by the most friendliest man I've ever met. He actually spent time talking to us about the hostel and certain areas in Tasmania. The hostel is very inviting and clearly very well kept. The bathrooms are great for... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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15 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

The rooms are $70 a night, but We camped in the courtyard for 20$ a night, and had an enjoyable stay. Everything is clean and quite, and the staff is great. One drawback is that nearly all the amenities are charged (stove, BBQ, washing machine, pool table, wifi). We ended up using our portable stove for cooing as it was... More 

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35 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I pitched my tent here so didn't stay in any rooms but I did use the other facilities. It was modern and very clean, with loads of space. There's a massive kitchen (although a bit disappointing that you have to pay to use the cookers) and common areas. There is wifi, although it's chargeable. The staff are really friendly and... More 

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Address: 96 Tasman Highway, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Swansea
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Number of rooms: 15
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