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Glenelg Beach Hostel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This is the place to stay if you want to see all Glenelg has to offer! Just off Jetty Road, close to all the local shops and cafés. A stone's throw from the beach. The facilities are really clean and the rooms have a lot of space. We've absolutely loved our time here and would recommend to anyone wanting to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Travelling to Adelaide in a mini bus full of rowdy males getting told we are staying at a back packers my weekend away was no looking the best. But i was pleasantly surprised when we arrived to see an absolutely beautiful classic old building. The back packers has an awesome little bar, all night security, large rooms and comfy beds.... More 

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Wexford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights at the start of our trip to Australia. Firstly it was 44 degrees when we arrived so the hostel was quite warm and with only a fan in the private room I didn't get much sleep that night but it was one of the hottest heatwaves ever on record in Adelaide! The hostel itself... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

If I was to criticise anything it would be the aircon. ....There is none. ...There us a whizzing fan. The hostel is very clean and comfortable in a fantastic location. You will be in the city in 30 min on the tram. Cost for the hostel is reasonable. Unisex bathrooms are spotless. Kitchen and relaxing areas are clean and tidy.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Booked this hostel with a friend for three days before heading to Melbourne on my travels and the place was great! The rooms were clean, big, light and airy& we got free toast every morning along with free tea&coffee all day.A three minute walk to the beach and easy access to buses and trams just around the corner too.Tony the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Excellent customer service!! Dorm room clean!!! Close to public transport (5 minute walk to buses and trams), 10 minute walk to the beach. Hostel has bar, kitchen, bathroom, luggage storage and outdoor area!! Highly recommended staying here!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the beach hostel for three nights in between a longer stay in Adelaide, and had a superb time. The rooms are big and airy, set in a lovely building with a great vibe (not too lively or quiet). Tony the owner is superb, and the whole place felt like one big family!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here with a group of 12, the staff were very accommodating and friendly! Beds were comfy and the bathrooms were clean! Just don't forget your key when you need to use the toilet! Or you may end up locked outside. The location was perfect right on the beach and in the middle of all the action.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

This is a very handy hostel in between expensive hotels in prime real estate at Glenelg. Good things: the girls dorm has single beds, not bunk. Location is brilliant! Bathrooms are good TV area There's somewhere to put your dry food as well as a large fridge Bad things: No lockers The kitchen is very very difficult to use, with... More 

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Franz Josef, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

This is the closest to home that I've felt since I started my travel. The managers are absolutely lovely and super helpful The hostel itselve has got a lot of charme and the longtermers are very welcoming. There is no bunkbeds but super-comfy matresses Location is just perfect- with the beach around the corner and shops just seconds away. I... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Adelaide's only beachside backpackers hostel, housed in a beautiful heritage building with high lofty ceilings, period features and open fireplaces. Female only, mixed dorms and private rooms available, all with linen and light breakfast included. Full facilities including 24hr backpackers TV lounge, kitchen, internet cafe, laundry, licensed bar and beer garden on site. visiting Adelaide... stay at the beach! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glenelg Beach Hostel

Address: 1 Moseley Sq, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
Location: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Glenelg
Price Range: $29 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Glenelg Beach Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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