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    Youth Shack Backpackers

    69 Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
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          US$204
          US$37
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          Overview
          • Excellent18%
          • Very good24%
          • Average21%
          • Poor13%
          • Terrible21%
          Travellers talk about
          “job shack” (14 reviews)
          “travel desk” (8 reviews)
          “tv room” (8 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Poolside Bar
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Restaurant
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 282 reviews

          Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

          I stayed there for 3 weeks, I really liked it I stayed in the 4 girls only room, very comfortable, the wifi worked perfectly in my room. The wifi worked good in the room, didn't have problems with that The only thing they can improve...More

          Thank camila h
          Reviewed 4 days ago

          I have been for 5 months from November 2016 to march 2017. Such a nice people staff and really nice hostel. Swimming pool, big kitchen, roof, and room with aircon. Beautiful memories, thanks Youth Shack!

          Thank AndreasPhotographer
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          The common areas were dirty and smelly, wifi signal in the room was weak and could only use one device at a time, continuously kept disconnecting. The staff is unfriendly almost rude. I had an inspection in my room while I was resting in the...More

          Thank GemmukiKuki
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Arrived in Darwin to meet the most unfriendly front reception staff. Very rundown. Pool was grimy. Room itself was dark and very rundown, and dingy. Wifi throughout the hostel was extremely slow and unreliable. Not good value for money. Location is good though...

          Thank Niamh H
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Average backpack. Its better to go during the high saison otherwise people are scary there. this hostel is very basic and prices are quite high. not clean at all and smell bad. The rooms are very small

          Thank Fabien B
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          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • US$19 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
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          Room Tips
          "bad and expensive"
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          "Take padlock for supplied room locker."
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          "All the rooms are of equal high standard"
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          "One side of the hostel isn't near the pool so it might be a bit quieter...not positive though"
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