We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Strahan Backpackers YHA

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Strahan
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Strahan Backpackers YHA
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 42: English reviews
Start your review of Strahan Backpackers YHA
 Click to rate
Tamworth, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This backpackers is fantastic. We had a cabin to ourselves, which is a bit more expensive than the shared accomodation, but it is still the cheapest accom in town for a couple. The shared kitchen facilities are in two sections, so you have a choice. There is a tv room nearby so you have a certain level of comfort. Bathrooms...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Countrygal135
Albury, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The service was very good. Generally, the facility was good. Unfortunately we encountered a bus load of tourists who were disrespectful of other guests staying. They left the kitchen unclean and did not even wash and clean their dishes (we did it for them on one occasion). When the same group left at 5am, they were noisy, even the tour...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank macfamily500
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Comfortable. Not convenient going to toilet at night as toilet is in another building and the path it is very dark (suggest having small light). Bath room is very basic just like other backpacker hotels.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank KwaiLing L
Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We went to Strahan with our hired camper van, the place was very busy and after attending the visitors centre to try and find a touring park we were put in the direction of Strahan Backpackers. They were able to accommodate us at the pack which meant we could use their facilities which although a little basic were clean and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tim C
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Me and a friend spent 1 night at the hostel. Small, nice and really good service. For us it was like finding a place like home. And the staff was really good at telling about the local history and atractions.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Rasmus F
Nambucca Heads, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This is very basic - it's a backpackers. . . We were warm and comfortable and had share kitchen and bathroom The room was small with bunk beds and clean. Had to pay for towels. . I wouldn't really recommend it for a long stay (unless you were only going to be sleeping there). Strahan looked interesting though, unfortunately, we...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ToniVandyke
Reviewed 14 February 2016

I had a little single room, but the bed was comfortable, and the room was quiet. I slept very well, and that's most important I feel. The hostel was clean, and comfy. Would definitely stay there again!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jamie F
Taiwan
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Quite clean room, cold after sunset but they have warmer in the room so it's fine. Have free wifi, that is good, but no signal in my room so can only use it at kitchen. Bathroom also clean, if can have few more will be better. They get a river at the backyard can see platypus if you lucky.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Fan S
Barmera, Australia
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable place to stay. We booked a room on very little notice during the busy season in tassie with no problems. Facilities were very clean (kitchen, toilet, rooms) which can be tough to find in hostels. Great location couple hours from cradle mountain and right next to the water. They had river cruises which seemed cool but was raining...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank nmorrow209
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights while doing a tour of Tasmania, and it provided a great base. The rooms were clean and warm, while the shower areas were spacious and satisfactory. It has a great sized common area, great for our tour group to eat together and play card games in. They also had a wee platypus viewing area...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Nirvanagrrl

7 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (4)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (3)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Strahan
0.9 km away
Strahan Village
Strahan Village
#1 of 4 in Strahan
814 reviews
1.3 km away
Gordon Gateway
Gordon Gateway
#4 of 4 in Strahan
75 reviews
21.0 km away
The Empire Hotel
The Empire Hotel
#6 of 6 in Queenstown
102 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.2 km away
Strahan Wilderness Lodge and Bay View Cottages
0.3 km away
Marsden Court
Marsden Court
#4 of 21 in Strahan
63 reviews
1.1 km away
Risby Cove
Risby Cove
#2 of 4 in Strahan
272 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Kitchenette
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Strahan Backpackers YHA

Address: 43 Harvey Street, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Strahan
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
Strahan Backpackers YHA Tasmania
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Strahan Backpackers YHA staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Choose a room furthest away from the centre”
 of 5 bubbles NesRobson, 17 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Twin room is single bunk bed in small, hot & smelly room”
 of 5 bubbles shannond789, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Rooms are in cabins and are comfortable with clean sheets and suit one to two people or family or larger groups.”
 of 5 bubbles 917PamelaS, 22 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room further away from the communal ares”
 of 5 bubbles JHG22, 5 Apr 2011 | Read review
4 of 4