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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Imperial Hotel is a very big place with many rooms but we still found it had a very relaxing atmosphere. We could use free wifi and unwind. The only bad thing: On our day of departure we asked to leave our bags for a few hours. The friendly receptionist told me that the storage room was downstairs around the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent Saturday and Sunday nights here. Great location, hence not easy to find free parking. Was woken both mornings by clubbers leaving the club in the morning (5am) on Sunday morning and by the bin men on Monday morning (4am-5am). Would recommend a room that doesn't look onto the main street. Bathrooms were basic but acceptable. The bed was large... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a single room for two days and after the first night of no sleep I tried to cancel the second night but the useless owner who lives in Perth who is not in touch with reality would not let me cancel the second night. I was so disappointed I checked into another hotel and didn't even stay here... More 

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Belgrave, Australia
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13 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed one night en route to the Three Capes. A comfy bed, clean, nice hot shower and friendly people. Also a stone's throw from anything and everything. Availability of a private room is a big tick, as is ease of online booking.

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Imperial B, Front Office Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your kind review. This is exactly what we try to achieve at Backpackers Imperial so thank you for recognizing us. I hope you enjoyed your Three Capes experience and we look forward to seeing you for your next Tassie adventure. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is the best feature of it. Right in the middle of Hobart CBD with all the necessary shops, hotels, supermarkets, restaurants and bus pick up points close by. The staff were friendly and helpful. We booked a queen room. The size of the room was really small and had no wardrobe or almirah in it.... More 

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Imperial B, Front Office Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. Backpackers Imperial Hotel is situated in a heritage building characteristic of Hobart. We appreciate your feedback and we are constantly upgrading the original building to meet modern standards. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the city centre we woke up to walk outside for coffee there are 4 little cafes all within 50 metres...a great start to the day. You can eat out at cheap places or the supermarket is 200m away Woolworths where we bough our food to cook in their stainless steel kitchen facilities. Clean linen and inner spring mattresses... More 

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Imperial B, Front Office Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for all your feedback this really helps us to see where we can improve. We hope to see you in Hobart again!! Kind regards Else More 

Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Facilities were all fine, my only suggestions are the following: 1) Fix shower heads in men's bathroom... they do not sit up and keep spraying into the wall 2) Allow guests to use the dining room facilities after 10pm and make a kettle available after closing time... simply install a roller shutter separating the dining room and kitchen. 3) If... More 

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Imperial B, Front Office Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your suggestions. We are constantly upgrading the facilities so your feedback really helps us to make improvements. We look forward to seeing you again at our backpacker Hotel. Kind regards Else More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here many times in both Summer and Winter and always found it clean and restful and in a really great location for visiting Hobart. The staff are really friendly and helpful. The beds are particularly comfortable because they are wider than most hostels and the linen is fresh and natural. It's great value for its location, close... More 

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Imperial B, Front Office Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Yasmin, Thank you for your kind review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing your again. Kind regards Else More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Came for a month, stayed for 7 months. Great price for long stay, staff were great, felt apart of it. Had some great times together. Location was Fantastic, easy walk to Salamanca, shopping centre, pubs, clubs etc. If wanted a quiet night, plenty of people to hang out with in lounge or a couple of bevvy's out the back. Beds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

The room is clean and tidy, the staffs are kind, it's a really convenient place, several restaurants are under here, and you can go to the supermarket within five minutes, ten minutes to go to Salamanca, if you come to Hobart, you should live in Imperial!

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Imperial B, Front Office Manager at Backpackers Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing us on trip advisor. We are happy you ejoyed your stay and we hope to see you again. Kind regards Else More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Backpackers Imperial Hotel! We are the newest and largest backpackers situated right in the heart of Hobart. We pride ourselves on offering a clean, safe and friendly place to stay while exploring Hobart and Southern Tasmania. The Backpackers has just completed a new refurbishment of all rooms, the kitchen, dining and lounge area. The establishment has been freshened up with a new coat of paint throughout, and brand new appliances, bedding and furnishings. It truly is a fresh and retro feel to an old and beautiful 1870's building. Being located in the centre of Hobart we are only minutes walking distance to Salamanca Place, Battery Point, the Hobart Waterfront, art galleries, museums, restaurants, cafes, bars and much more, all for you to explore! Our private rooms contain luxury leather beds whilst our dorm beds are metal framed with inner-spring mattresses with fresh linen provided. We have a large common area with a large television, beautiful Italian leather lounges to relax in, with free WiFi provided to all guests! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers Imperial Hotel

Address: 138 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia (Formerly Central City Backpackers)
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Greater Hobart > Hobart
Price Range: $41 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpackers Imperial Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 150
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