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    Youth Shack Backpackers

    69 Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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    • Excellent18%
    • Very good27%
    • Average21%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible21%
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    “job shack” (14 reviews)
    “travel desk” (8 reviews)
    “tv room” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Pool
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    Poolside Bar
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 7 July 2016

    I was there for two nights in June. The hostel is big and loud and dirty. Still very expensive. I would never jump in the pool in that hostel. It is located good, in the main street. Still not enough to stay there.....

    Thank noerli88
    Reviewed 23 June 2016

    The only thing good about this place was it's location. Otherwise, the rooms were very small and smelly, curtains were hanging off the rail and other residents just had their belongings everywhere. Will not stay here again.

    1  Thank Rebekah T
    Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

    Absolutely terrible hostel. First of all the hostel is dirty, toilets and showers are shared with A LOT of different rooms. Staff is unfriendly and don't seem to care about the guests at all. The communal tv shuts down at 23.00 exactly while the European...More

    Thank Ingmar v
    Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

    Great location. Could be cleaner. Bathrooms don't have anywhere to hang clothes or place toiletries. Female toilets/showers are on 2nd floor so the first night when I was placed on the 3rd floor, it was a hassle going all the way to the floor below...More

    Thank sindhu101
    Response from Brett M, Reservations Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 14 June 2016

    Thank you for your review we appreciate all feedback. It is unusual to be moved to another room for a two night stay and we apologise for any mix-up that may have occurred with your booking. A mix-up in terms of duration of stay could...More

    Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

    If youre not looking for loud music all day long and other backpackers who are up themselves, don't stay here! The lady on reception was kind and sorted out my room when i arrived at 8am, however when I got in there, it stunk, had...More

    Thank Kaiser2290
    Response from Brett M, Reservations Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 14 June 2016

    Thank you for your review, we try to cater to all types of travellers here at the Youth Shack. Of course everyone is different in terms of personalities and we are sure you would have found someone who you connected with given more time. We...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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