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The Jack Backpackers
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Stayed here two years ago and returned due to good memories. Hostel has improved big time. Very clean, good atmosphere and friendly staff. Highly recommended. Facilities have been upgraded as well. Rooms come with fridge and aircon, which makes it great value for money.

  • Stayed: October 2013
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1  Thank craigakon
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Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

The staff was very friendly and helpful.
We stayed in a double room, small but clean, with a fridge and a very comfy bed!
We had free wifi and free breakfast.
Cheap and well located, i wouldn't hesitate to go back.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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2  Thank chawsk
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Reviewed August 21, 2013

My girlfriend an I travelled Europe and Australia an this is the worst hostel we came across. Was fairly clean but we were put in a room with long term residents that had used all the lockers as shelves and the floor was covered in their belongings. There was no way for us to lock stuff up and there was random people coming in and out of the room all night. Loud music till all hours of the night and no enforcement to keep the hostel in line. Brought these point up with the front desk and he laughed and said I should have called security that lives in the building. The "security" was a young lad that partied all night with the rest of the crew. Not worth the cheap price. There are many better hostels that aren't run by young irresponsible folks.

  • Stayed: August 2013
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4  Thank LandonSta
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Reviewed August 17, 2013

I found the reception and the cleaning staff very friendly and helpful, one of the cleanest hostels in Australia. I would recommend this hostel to any traveler the free dinner is exceptional and free WiFi and cheap drinks at the bar!!

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled solo
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2  Thank kris123_12
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

My group of friends and I were originally staying at another hostel down the road. We found out The Jack was showing the NHL Playoffs so we went in to watch the game. We met a Canadian bartender who shared some information on the hostel and by the end of the day, myself and the 4 I was with checked into one of the rooms.

Free Wi-Fi, free dinner, cheap backpacker meals, and cheap pricing on drinks. It was fantastic. They had house-keepers that seemed to always be cleaning and the rooms always looked fresh.

They had live music there all weekend. A couple terrible screaming metal bands mixed in with a few laid back bands. The good with the bad.

Highly recommend The Jack.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with friends
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4  Thank James J
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