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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

bed bugs and not so clean and the manager was not very nice and very scruffy, but i did meet some very nice people which was pleasant. this place is very much overpriced tho and i would not enjoy staying again.

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Thank Shana R
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Firstly, the owner has 3 hostels. But on the website he put the address for Bozo n.3 because is closer to the city. The hostel that he gave to us was pretty nice, clean and nice people where leaving there. But, you never know in which hostel you stay and betweens hostels is a big difference. The problem of this... More 

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Shediac, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

My friends and I stayed at Bozos Backpackers number 2 for 2 weeks. The main problem with this hostel was the owner. He was rude from check in ( is what just about money, doesn't take credit card only cash and he wants the total amount RIGHT AWAY and like I mentioned earlier he was rudest man we've seen in... More 

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1 Thank CASSNIV
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

As a regular hostel stayer I don't believe bad reviews, I always think that it must be some obnoxious person who got a bit of bad service or had one rare unfortunate bad experience... How wrong was I! Bozo backpackers is NOT a hostel. More accurately described in an earlier review it is more like a homeless shelter or halfway... More 

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2 Thank backpackbbz
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Horrible staff, horrible rooms, people screaming with loud crashing sounds in the early morning. Buyer beware!!! I've never felt so lonely and cold in my life. Damn I'm hungry I wish I know how to work this oven

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3 Thank Tom W
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

The owner is rude, obnoxious and he looks like he is homeless. His hostel caters for the homeless and mentally ill. The bathrooms are filthy so is the kitchen. People smoke pot regularly in the common room and it smells like dead mice. It's not uncommon to see mice running into the kitchen and they are also in the rooms.... More 

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5 Thank David T
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Seriously disgusting hellhole. Read the reviews, we cant all be wrong. This is no place for a woman or single travellers looking for a clean quiet secure place to stay it is also run as a holding premises for homeless people some with addictions and mental health problems. Their carers attend during the day. A truly awful experience. If you... More 

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8 Thank Sina99
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Seriously, this place is so disgusting and not suitable for backpackers at all! Mainly junkies/hobo's live here that can sometimes be very verbally agressive. Warm water in the showers is only available for 3 minutes and is then cut off, toilets are disgusting and are never cleaned just as the kitchen. The owner is a suspicious man that doesn't write... More 

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6 Thank Blatter B
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

there are rats and mice running around everywere the owner knocks on your door for rent at 7am in the morning there is no computer that works there and some people staying smoke pot and when you ask them to stop they laugh at you. And there are some mice and rats in the rooms there do not stay there... More 

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7 Thank nikki w
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

DO NOT STAY AT THIS PLACE, THE OWNER IS WEIRD AND THE PLACE IS DIRTY. The bathroom smells. The kitchen is dirty. So many criminals stay at this place kind of halfway house. Never ever stay at this place again.

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Address: 361 Queensberry St, Melbourne, Victoria 3051, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Melbourne > North Melbourne
Number of rooms: 50
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