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Haven Backpacker Resort

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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The guy who checked us in was lazy and couldn't even be bothered telling us when the gate locked at night and how to get in, where our room was placed, where the kitchen and toilet facilities were. During the night we had a break in, in our car, someone smashed a window, they said the gate was locked which...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

This place is terrible, iv done alot of hostels around Australia, newzealand, Asia and this place is not acceptable at all. The kitchen was the worst iv seen, ants everywere!!! Flies everywere! Cockroaches everywere! Everything's broken, toaster only worked one side, only a few of the hobs worked. There is about 3 plates in the whole hostel, about 5 forks....

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1Thank Megan D
Alice Springs, Australia
Reviewed April 9, 2017

The atmosphere is unique with its hustle and bustle of travellers from all over, late night munchies in the kitchen, beers at the desk, and quiet background music its probably my favourite backpackers ever and we had a lot of fun on tour camping.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 3, 2017

I was booked here for 2 nights but only stayed one. I was booked into a dorm but upgraded to a private. This was a big dorm room, with no one else in it. The hostel is very run down, and needs lots of attention. My bed was comfortable but the room was quite dirty, and the air con barely...

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Reviewed March 29, 2017

Only stayed one night but it was exactly what I needed. Pool was clean and cool, walking distance to everything I needed, room was spacious, reception staff were friendly, and the aircon worked. Reception was very knowledgeable about tours around the area and also smiled. There was an outdoor kitchen facility that looked clean but I didn't use it. My...

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Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Excellent everything. Exemplary eloquence established expertly. Ebsolutely erilliant! Er, yeah. Nah though, great service, great vibes. Couldn't have chosen a more welcoming and supportive place. Would recommend blueberry/10

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Trollhattan, Sweden
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Booked a private room but got a big dorm room instead only no one else stayed there. The place is run down. The aircon was barely working and didn't make any difference at all. Considering it's summer in Alice Springs this kind of stuff should be working perfectly! The front piece of the aircon was laying on the floor. The...

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 10, 2017

The location was good just a short walk into town, the dorms and common areas were clean and spacious and it had all the basic nessecities including a transfer to the airport. My only issue was the pillows which were flat, the pillows did absolutely nothing to prop your head up and it was pretty uncomfortable but I only stayed...

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Reviewed January 19, 2017

Great experience, from check in to departure everyone was helpful, friendly and went out of their way to make sure we were taken care of well. The location is good only a few minutes from the town centre. The rooms are clean, well priced and the bar has by far the cheapest drinks in town, but the people who work...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed January 2, 2017

We stayed in the Haven Backpacker Resort for two nights. The dorm were okay, even if you could see lots of traces on the mattresses and pillows. But they provided us with bed linen and sheets, so that was okay. The kitchen was just a mess. Everything was randomly spreaded in the kitchen and it was hard to fine proper...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The welcoming, Award winning Haven Backpackers Resort is a 3 star Alice Springs accommodation that is ideal for budget leisure travellers and backpackers. Situated only a short walk from the centre of Alice Springs and offering excellent amenities, Haven Backpackers Resort is an ideal place to stay for a great price. Winner of the Northern Territory Tourism Awards for Backpacker Accommodation and Finalist for the Golden Backpack Awards for best hostel in the Northern Territory, Haven Backpacker Resort will meet all your expectations. Guests at Haven Backpackers Resort will appreciate the outdoor swimming pool and outdoor cooking area with BBQ, TV, and patio seating. The property also features shared kitchen facilities as well as a TV lounge and laundry room. Convenient shuttle service (charges apply) to and from the airport, cafes, and shopping. There is no shortage of fun outdoor tours and adventures for guests to enjoy. A small sample of the activities includes camel rides, hot air balloon rides, trekking through the Outback , or a trip to the spectacular rock formations of Uluru. Our travel desk will help you book any tour that you need and we offer some fabulous discounts. All rooms have high ceilings and include en-suite shower rooms, security card entry, air conditioning, brand new beds with lockable backpack storage and the latest technology in bed bug resistance comfortable mattresses. Twins/doubles and family rooms are kitted out with 32" LCD flat screen televisions, refrigerator, tea and coffee making facilities and sofa. We also have 4 & 8 share rooms and a floor with - "female only" rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Haven Backpacker Resort

Address: 3 Larapinta Dr, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia (Formerly Larapinta Lodge)
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Alice Springs
Price Range: $20 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Haven Backpacker Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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“Room 8 has a "double bed bunk" i haven't seen one of those in ages!”
peterdavidson1986, Apr 9, 2017 | Read review
“"rooms in down stairs are quieter", "located in a good place"”
, Aug 9, 2016 | Read review
“accessibility, helpful staffs, located in a good point in alice”
anymsj, Aug 7, 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms with there own TV, lounge, coffee table, fridge and coffee making facilities, make it feel like a hotel”
  • The upstairs rooms looking west take in glorious sunsets
741meganjack, Jun 30, 2016 | Read review
“No suggestions!”
lucianoferro61, Jun 16, 2016 | Read review
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