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Glenelg Beach Hostel

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Adelaide's only beachside backpackers hostel, housed in a beautiful heritage building with high lofty ceilings, period features and open fireplaces. Female only, mixed dorms and private rooms available, all with linen and light breakfast included. Full facilities including 24hr backpackers TV lounge, kitchen, internet cafe, laundry, licensed bar and beer garden on site. visiting Adelaide... stay at the beach!
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Glenelg Beach Hostel is in the perfect location - one street back from the beach at Glenelg, just off Jetty Road. Shops, restaurants, bars, and other entertainment is nearby.

Tram stop is a minute's walk away, with easy access to the City Centre.

The big old house is spacious a
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I stayed at Glenelg Beach Hostel for one week and had a fabulous time. It is the perfect location, basically on the beach, tons of awesome restaurants and shops right there on Jetty road, and super easy to get into the CBD by tram. I personally also loved that it was walking dist
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I’ve stayed in hostels on and off through my twenties and into my thirties. This is one of the better hostels I’ve been in. The location is perfect and so easy to find that taxi drivers know it by name!

The building is an old one, with the quirks that come along with communally
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We had the great displeasure of staying in this squalid abomination.
We were abused by staff and witnessed crimes that were ignored by staff.

Before we paid or checked in we specifically asked the manager if it would be quiet and he assured us it would be. He completely lied to
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Only complaint is no air conditioning in the rooms, only a small fan! Very friendly and helpful staff. Beds comfy and good powerful shower. No problem washing and drying clothes and ample room and utensils for cooking with. Good deals on beers in happy hour too. Perfect location
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A 12' ring of grunge around door lock
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"Rooms at the front by the road are a bit noisy with people walking past and traffic but not too much of a problem"
"Quiet rooms, very friendly and professional staff on hand to help. Good areas to eat, log onto WiFi, watch TV or have a drink at the bar."
"Female only or private rooms"
"Look towards the beach and book Stamford Plaza"
"Rooms are in different "houses". All rooms are pretty much the same. Enjoy!"
US$23 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaSouth AustraliaGreater AdelaideGlenelg
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