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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed there for 2 nights. Staff was very friendly. The bedrooms and bathrooms were clean. The kitchen could have been cleaner. Free Wi-Fi is provided and even working in the bedrooms. It is about 10 minutes to the city center on foot.

Thank Jeannine G
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really love this place! I have been traveling for quite some time and coming to Adelaide Backpackers Inn always gives me a feeling of being home. The building has a student house feel to it. It creates an family like atmosphere. The kitchen is well equipped ( They have actual scales for baking and an oven!!! ) and cleaned... More 

Thank _The_World90My_Home_
Braunschweig, Germany
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84 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I found this hostel to be clean, although the curtain in my room was very broken. The location is very good and close to the main street and supermarkets. It is a very simple accomodation but i had everything i could ask for. Wifi was free as well. This place was a bit noisy at night.

Thank Lionheart92
South Australia, Australia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The bedrooms were fine, but I needed to sit in the corridor to charge my phone. Lockers are provided, but the locks are flimsy. I was told free parking was available....there are a couple of spots nearby with a two hour limit. I had to park a bus ride distance away. Bathrooms are the worst. Filthy. Peeling paint, mould on... More 

Thank Myreview1235678
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I stayed at Backpackers Inn for one nite and have no complaints whatsoever. Great staff very helpful, good kitchen, good showers and clean rooms. I do recommend it. The location is also great, parking outside with no problems, people often go to a backpacker and expect a 5 stars hotel set up, Backpackers are for the real travellers. Cheers

2 Thank metal6666
Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This is the best hostel I've been to so far in Australia! The place has a very homey feel. The facilities are clean and well maintained. The wifi is pretty good. It's quiet but close to bars if you want to go out. When I came back back to Adelaide I came straight back here. I would definitely recommend this... More 

3 Thank noahs721
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

A great, clean and comfy hostel in central Adelaide. Stayed here for a couple of nights and was very impressed. Perfect location in a slightly quieter part of the city, but mere minutes from everything you need. The free bike rental was great! Can't imagine a better place to stay in Adelaide!

4 Thank BrendanR99
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15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

This place is walking distance to the Central Market and Rundle Mall. Tons of other small shops near by. Vic Square and public transport are close as well, it's easy to get to Glenelg and the ferry to Kangaroo island. There's basically a pub next to every church, which is a lot. Beers are five dollars at the Saracens Head... More 

Thank Becca F
Trevor A, Manager at Adelaide Backpackers Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Becca and I'm sorry you found the kitchen to be so untidy. Our staff do thoroughly clean the kitchen every morning. Unfortunately, with an open 24 hours policy, we do have some guests who do not respond to our requests to clean up after themselves, despite being asked to do so in 5 different languages!!!... More 

Adelaide, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I've been staying at this hostel for over 3 months and I'm very sad to be leaving, I've had a great time meet incredible people and love the staff here. It's very sociable and respectful and great balance when your working. So much to do here even during the winter, the staff are always happy to help book things for... More 

Thank lisaryanrvn
Trevor A, Manager at Adelaide Backpackers Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Lisa. We enjoyed having you as our guest. Thanks for the English chocolate taste testing. Galaxy was pretty good although Adelaide's Haigh's is still the best chocolate in the world in my view!!! Travel safely and we'll see you when you come back to Adelaide. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Recently, myself and two friends stayed in this hostel for a total of 3 nights. When looking to book a suitable hostel for our stay in Adelaide, we decided to go with backpackers inn as they advertised that their hostel had FREE parking with no additional information to suggest this was limited in anyway. On arrival we were told there... More 

Thank saranbates
Trevor A, Manager at Adelaide Backpackers Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're sorry you feel you were disappointed and felt mislead by the information on the booking site about parking. There is no opportunity to qualify the information about parking in the list of facilities but, as you noted, parking is always going to be an issue when staying in the CBD of a major capital... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Adelaide Backpackers Inn is a small and friendly hostel in the heart of Adelaide. The whole building has recently been renovated to provide our guests with a modern and comfortable environment to enjoy your stay in Adelaide. It is brand new and your room is waiting for you. Adelaide Backpackers Inn in Adelaide is the perfect place to relax and to plan your trips to the outback, Kangaroo Island or the many interesting places just outside of Adelaide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Adelaide Backpackers Inn

Address: 112 Carrington St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Adelaide
Price Range: $26 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“I was in the girls dorm (6share) and the room was huge! Absolutely loved it. For girls, definitely request H.”
 of 5 bubbles _The_World90My_Home_, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want a quieter room ask for not the room by the courtyard - it's not too loud but light sleepers might find it so.”
 of 5 bubbles Matt987610, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Do not choose ground level! Get a room upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles 980phillipp, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Pick rooms with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles RaunaqPradhan, 28 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Would probably suggest go somewhere else. The staff were great but I didnt feel safe when we had the dodgy guests next door”
 of 5 bubbles TazraH, 25 Oct 2014 | Read review
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