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Darwin, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

No cockroaches that I saw, either in the room, the shower or in the kitchen. Must have dealt with them. The owner? manager? was not drunk or rude, and made an effort to be helpful. There where some issues. It is not exactly the Ritz Carlton, but it is much cheaper than anything else in town. The mattress was sound... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Yes it was cheap and it could be a nice place but it was just so disgustingly dirty. We are both people who love a good shower at night but we deliberately abstained from one. There were cockroaches all over the place and dirt around everywhere. The rooms haven't been cleaned for a while. The bed looked like it had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

This place is all you need. Tony is happy and goes out of his way to make you feel safe and comfortable. The other people staying there were friendly and welcoming. Michael is helpful and a character too. Go to see Cory the caterpillar as well! Hehe

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Sankt Gallenkirch, Austria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

first of all - place belongs to a really old man, who's not able to keep it tidy and clean anymore. during our trip thourgh Australia we stayed in many hostels, but this bathroom and this toilets were the dirtiest ones... really ugly. AC was not working, kitchen smelled really bad and I think the people smoked in the sleeping... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I would like to post a HUGE WARNING against anyone staying in the Tourist's Rest VIPTennant Creek Youth Hostel. It is NOT a IYHF site and it should be closed down. It was all we could find on the night we needed to stay there and we booked online. It is dirty and unsuitable for anyone interested in good hygiene.... More 

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Bedum, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

we did not expect much for 60 dollars and a place in the middle of the outback, but what we got was very disapointing. kitchen was smelly and dirty, bathrooms were very dirty, like they had not been cleaned in months, holes in the bedroom walls, dirty sheets, owner told us that leaving the aircon on at night was too... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We can look back now and laugh about our week at Tourist's rest... but at the time it wasn't quite so funny. We were unlucky enough to brake down about 200km out of Tennant and need to be towed. We were essentially stuck in a town that offers a BIG culture shock to even the most seasoned of travellers. We... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I wasn't looking forward to staying here after some of the reviews I had read but it turned out to be a great stay. The room was clean and tidy with a comfortable bed, the kitchen was fine and the bathrooms relatively clean. Tony, the manager , is a great host and not only picked me up at 3am from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

We ended up staying at Travellers Rest out of desperation, because our car has broken down in Tennant Creek. I'll admit that it didn't make a great first impression - my first thought was that it had been a lovely little place some 30 years ago and hadn't changed since. However, it grew on us over the week we stayed... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We spent there one night and that was definitely enough. Although there was nothing terrible and you might find everything what you need, it was not very nice. Compared with many other hostel we had in Australia/New Zealand it was one of the worst and also overpriced. In our opinion, Tennant Creek generelly was not nice looking, therefore this hostel... More 

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Address: Leichhardt St, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 860, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Tennant Creek
Price Range: $32 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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