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    Youth Shack Backpackers

    69 Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent18%
    • Very good26%
    • Average21%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible22%
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    “job shack” (14 reviews)
    “travel desk” (8 reviews)
    “tv room” (8 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Poolside Bar
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 269 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Couldn't rate this hostel any higher!! Had such an awesome time here this year and also stayed here last dry season and main reason to come back was due to how great this place is. Staff is awesome especially Kathy the night manager who was...More

    Thank bgjones88
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Ah.. Youth Shack. After two month spent there , i understood really what the good and bad points really are. A lot , a lot of people inside which can either be funny or horrible. Some people in the reception seems not to care much...More

    Thank arnaud13011
    Response from Nikki M, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 3 days ago

    Hi Thank you for reviewing the Youth Shack, after spending 2 months here you clearly know how the hostel is, yes hostel life is funny, you get your good with the bad when it comes to guest. It makes me happy to read about Cathy...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The place was filthy! The bathrooms were disgusting, the kitchen area was worse & the room stank so badly we found it difficult to sleep. The central location & 24 hour check-in did not make up for the lack of cleaning standards, even for a...More

    Thank becstephens
    Response from Nikki M, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 3 days ago

    Hi Thank you for taking the time to write a review, I totally get it when we read comments such as dirty, cockroaches, small rooms … Dirty depends on what time you have checked into the hostel, is it after the cleaners have gone in...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    All I see down this review page are people slating the staff, for one the staff are amazing they just don't put up with everyone's bad behaviour! Cathy the night manager is a legend, the trick is not to be silly and get on the...More

    Thank Bernice S
    Response from Nikki M, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 3 days ago

    high five to you Bernice!!!! You are correct we like people to have fun but we don't put up with bad behaviour, Cathy gets slatted a lot but what people don't understand she has the worse job as she has to deal with people who...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I lived in youth shack last year for the whole dry season and I loved it! I wouldn't stay anywhere else in Darwin and it's a big reason why Ive came back this year. It's a great place to make friends, it has a pool,areas...More

    Thank Luke W
    Response from Nikki M, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 3 days ago

    Hi Luke Welcome back to the Shack, we are always pleased to have return guests and we love the fact that you enjoyed us so much so. Thank you so much for your honest and open review love that you have written how it is...More

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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • $22 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 86
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