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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stayed at this hostel for one nights stay whilst part of a tour. I genuinely feared for my safety in the bunk bed that I was sleeping in... An old wooden frame seemingly propped up with metal - it was shaking something horrible whenever the person on top moved! Not to mention the moving metal bars down the centre......

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Service: -/+ Price: + Location: - Dorms: + Cleanliness: - It's smells weird when you enter the building and everything is really old dated. Dorms are big though. You need to pay to have a own doona/blanket ridiculous!!!! Especially here where it's cold. Location is ok, not great, but the real minus is that there aren't many food options.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Arthouse Hostel is in a large old house, with lots of rooms and spacious bathrooms. It's spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The staff are friendly, easy going and welcoming. Overall, I enjoyed my stay. I was in one of the attic rooms, which was old fashioned and airy.

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Olten, Switzerland
Reviewed December 18, 2016

This place is located just across the river in easy walking distance to the centre with all the shops and restaurants. Now. This hostel is a mixed bag. First the good stuff. The dorm are spacious, the beds are comfortable, the bathrooms are clean (soap and paper-towels provided), good showers (hot-water and good water-pressure), wifi is good and stable and...

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Thank Dryanta
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights, our experience on the separate nights could not have been more different. The hostel itself is a beautiful old building with lots of character and a really historical feel. We arrived and we're checked into room one. The rooms was okay, spacious with 4 bunks. However, there was a seriously unloved feel to the...

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Edinburgh
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Me and my husband stayed here for one night last month, booked online easily and collected keys from friendly staff when we arrived late afternoon. The building is really nice, like the character of it and our double room was fine and reasonable for $69 a night. Atmosphere friendly but sadly there are some negatives, the place felt a bit...

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Thank JulieOEdinburgh
Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

The hostel is definitely worth the price! I slept good and I liked my room (female dorm room) and that it had a balcony was also really nice! The staff is very friendly and they always help you out with everything! I really liked the woman who maked the beds, she was so nice and welcoming ! The only thing...

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Thank minimelina
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Stayed here for one night before my tour around Tasmania. The hostel is lovely, clean with good rooms. Price was a bit expensive for what it was. The location is not great. Far from shops or restaurants. And its unpleasant walk in the dark.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed October 2, 2016

We stayed here in August for a couple of weeks waiting for our job to start and I like the place. The owner was always very helpful and the rooms were quite clean. I missed a couple of sockets here and there near the beds for people who'd like to charge their stuff as there weren't many however besides this...

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Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

My husband and l stayed one night here. We had booked online based on the price. $69 seemed cheap for a double room as opposed to our tent for $28 in the caravan park and besides the hostel was rated at 4 stars! Perhaps the building itself is worth that for standing since 1888 but the rest of the place...

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An 1888 heritage listed building with renovated bathrooms and fantastic staff makes this international backpacker hostel a wonderful place to stay. Situated in the 'arts district', the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery is only a stroll away, yet the city centre is only a short 7 minute walk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arthouse Hostel

Address: 20 Lindsay Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Launceston
Price Range: $16 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“I believe they charge for extra blankets in peak season so bring your sleeping bag!”
 of 5 bubbles Sabnem99, Apr 13, 2016 | Read review
“If you need a good nights sleep ot you are a light sleeper maybe rooms facing the back are your best bet.”
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 of 5 bubbles HenningInOL26121, Mar 10, 2016 | Read review
“Try choosing a room in another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Mark0vski, Dec 10, 2015 | Read review
“Read the review - The 3rd floor had a pretty cool little view looking over the small older houses of Launceston.”
 of 5 bubbles 923angusb, Oct 15, 2015 | Read review
“front rooms had the best view”
 of 5 bubbles 950larsr, Mar 25, 2015 | Read review
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