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Reviewed January 11, 2017

The title says it all. The hostel was comfortable and the woman who works on reception was friendly and welcoming. Overall, the rooms were nice. Granted the noise from the bar goes on until late but it wasn't too bad when I stayed.

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Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights with my friends,staff were helpful and friendly,its good value for the money with Convenient location and cheap drinks would recommend anyone who want to stay around the city and save money

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I don't even know how I ended up at this nasty hole. The room condition and everything are so terrible! The locker doesn't work. No Hot water. Especially the service. They did open my eye with their terrible attitude! There r some pictures I took. There are small bugs and all the gross stuff. Seriously they never clean this place....

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1Thank jeremypdf
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
Reviewed June 16, 2016

The staff are unfriendly. The rooms are tiny. There is no space (or lockers) to leave your bags. The hostel is shabby and matresses are old. There is a BAR on the balcony which is a huge reason for a majority of the noise that you have to put up with. Cigerette smoke wafted into the rooms off the balcony....

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Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I don't even know where to begin, from the perverted staff who would "clean" the female bathroom every time you went for a shower and would ignore you when asking them to leave, to the bar goers wandering through the halls at all hours of the night making a ruckus and throwing up everywhere, to the security staff who clearly...

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Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 10, 2016

It was not through choice I ended up here, Easter and many places were full. Whilst my bed was comfy and room fairly clean, it would be a place I would avoid if I was ever came back to Adelaide. So many rules and threats to fine you if you if for example you didn't wash your plate and notices...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

The saying you get what you pay for was probably created after someone stayed at this hostel. Checked in for 3 nights as it was the cheapest in town but pretty much wanted to leave after being there for an hour. We were in a room right next to reception meaning everyone staying at the hostel, and also visiting the...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed May 6, 2015

Reasons why it was a big fault to visit the hostel: Rooms were very confined and smelly, many had no window (like in prison) and the doors were extremely noisy. It was very loud, because of thin walls and the loud music of the bar. Roomtemperature changed all the time from very hot to very cold (staff don´t know how...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed May 3, 2015

Worst hostel ever. I don´t need a lot comfort but this hostel was worse than I have ever expected!!! You pay a lot for feeling bad. The rooms are smaller and more smelli than you can imagine, it is all the time very loud, because the walls are very very thin and many rooms have a window to the bar...

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Brisbane
Reviewed April 28, 2015

It's true what can you write about this place.... Staff very average, only ever saw them at reception Bathrooms old and need attention Kitchen SMALL annoying Rooms SMELLY SMALL too small Very ordinary place overall

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  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about BlueGalah Backpackers Hostel

Address: L 1 62 King William St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Adelaide
Price Range: $18 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — BlueGalah Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“maybe not too close to the balcony if you mind people talking and smoking”
 of 5 bubbles thetravelonthebrain, Apr 4, 2015 | Read review
“Pick a smaller room, less noise and disruptions from others”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherN269, Mar 18, 2013 | Read review
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