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Arthouse Hostel

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All reviewsdorm roomfree wifibathroom facilities aredoor codecommon areasbig kitchenold househerb gardengroup bookingplenty of hot watercity centreenjoyed my staystayed here for one nightbeds were comfortablewalking distancemalthousebackpackers
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Reviewed 5 February 2016

Location is across the river and not very easy. The place was quite run down and rooms had no fan or screens so you could not open any windows. We did for about 1 minute and so many mosquitos came in and feasted on us....More

Thank kyle w
Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 26 May 2016

Thanks for taking the time to review us. If you spoke to reception we would have provided a fan. We do not leave them in rooms due to the rarity of use, and they clutter a room. The rooms do not have screens but we...More

Reviewed 1 February 2016

I stayed in a private room with a double bed. The mattress was not comfortable, but okay for a few nights. The room itself was clean and comfortable, with beautiful hardwood floors. The bathroom and kitchen were clean, although at night there was a bit...More

Thank NorthernBelle2016
Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 2 February 2016

Thanks for taking the time to leave a comprehensive review. Just so everyone knows, we do have 24 hour staff living on the property for emergencies (but their room does not overlook the courtyard). There is also a staff mobile phone contact at reception overnight....More

Reviewed 26 January 2016

+Friendly staff +Location OK, supermarket close by +Very nice, well maintained old house with a good atmosphere +Private room was also very nice and spacious enough +Big kitchen with everything you need +Free WiFi Overall, really enjoyed the stay and I would definitely recommend it...More

Thank sbch1
Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 2 February 2016

Thanks for the great rating and review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you enjoyed Tassie overall.

Reviewed 6 January 2016

We stayed here for two nights while preparing to hike the Overland Track. The price was right and service was good. Rooms were iffy......when we arrived and pulled down the covers on the twin bed, we found hairs on the sheets. They were promptly changed,...More

Thank phatty42
Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 9 January 2016

Thanks for taking the time to rate and review us. Sorry again for the hairs. I assure you they were clean, but we are more than happy to change them and speak to housekeeping.

Reviewed 11 December 2015

The location of this hostel seems OK near the centre. The building looks nice and inside you get a nice hostel, backpackers, feel. So together with a good review in the Rough guide we wanted to stay here. The host however did not (seem to)...More

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Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 9 January 2016

We are an adult backpacker hostel. We cannot have small children stay with us. There are many reasons for this. Most important, our hostel is set up for adult safety, not child safety. Our website and all online booking streams clearly state that we are...More

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sumyatsmwy
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Response from Lizzy T | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. I remember walking for ages on the deserted streets to get to the hostel from the city centre.
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Theo B
24 October 2015|
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Hi, we stayed here about a year ago. Probs not the best neighbourhood to leave your bikes unattended. Not necessarily a 'dnagerous' area, just not somewhere I would leave my car unlocked with my back turned! lol In fact... More
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"I believe they charge for extra blankets in peak season so bring your sleeping bag!"
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"If you need a good nights sleep ot you are a light sleeper maybe rooms facing the back are your best bet."
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"Try choosing a room in another hotel."
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"Read the review - The 3rd floor had a pretty cool little view looking over the small older houses of..."
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