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Barossa Backpackers

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  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible18%
6 Feb 2016
“Great for work....”
16 Jun 2015
“Great for work”
Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

We just finished our month long stay at the Barossa to earn some money. Regarding work this place is fantastic they have 2 contracts with local factories and so there is always work if you don't mind being in a factory. If you can try...More

3  Thank Rosie B
Response from Derek H, Owner at Barossa BackpackersResponded 19 October 2017

Dear Rosie, you wrote... "If you have your own car it's assumed that you will drive and take others to work I know some people got annoyed at this as it's 100 km a day added to wear and tear." Rosie, you have contradicted yourself...More

Reviewed 16 June 2015

This is a working hostel. So for any backpackers looking for their 2nd year visa, this is as good as I have seen. I however used it as a base for seeing the Baroosa because it is the cheapest option. And it served its purpose....More

3  Thank ChristeopherRoot
Reviewed 30 October 2014 via mobile

Disappointing stay as the hostel was in such a filthy state. It had not been cleaned properly for ages. Everywhere you looked, you saw dirt. The kitchen was the biggest mess. You could not cook in there even if you wanted to. It was so...More

13  Thank LumiQ
Response from Derek H, Manager at Barossa BackpackersResponded 17 February 2015

Hi Elina, Thank you for your feed back. Barossa Backpackers employees 2 full time cleaners who clean everyday in the morning. This include cleaning the Kitchen and Rooms Daily. The photo you took was from before the cleaners had arrived on a Sunday Morning after...More

Reviewed 25 June 2014

Thank you Barossa Backpackers. You saved me big time I had 3 months to get my 88 day visa and I got it today no problems! I found the hostel with a Gum Tree ad which looked fine compared to other hostels I researched and...More

2  Thank AndyPadgett
Reviewed 1 June 2013

I stayed here for 3 months Jan- April working in a potato factory which the hostel organised for me and it was an amazing experience! I never planned on staying in the Barossa for that long and I made some of the best friends on...More

2  Thank Tom_J101
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"Stayed in room 5 for 3 months never changed rooms"
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"Stayed in 14 had a window into the garden which was nice"
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"I stayed in private room number 3 was large and had lots of room"
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