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    Swansea Backpackers

    96 Tasman Hwy, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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    2018-02-04 2018-02-05
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    • Excellent24%
    • Very good29%
    • Average22%
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    Free Parking
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 74 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Parked our van out back and used the showers for $25 for both of us. Don't generally stay at places like this so abit hard to gauge relatively - fairly new and seemed clean enough and staff friendly. A stop on the way to somewhere...More

    Thank Marcus W
    Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

    It was a super friendly environment with great people and an awesome atmosphere. Myra and the rest of the team were very helpful and friendly and always down for a chat. The highlight was definitely the pods, they were like your own private little sanctuary....More

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    Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

    This was my first stay in a hostel on my trip around Australia and I was very pleasantly surprised. The room for me and my friend to stay in was very clean, tidy and spacious. It was a bit cold, but not too bad. Bathroom...More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 29 August 2017

    Have stayed here several times over the past few years and under the former owners I was always treated well by the owners/managers. New ownership and poor customer consideration. The rates here are high for a shared dorm room at $39 per night off season,...More

    Thank nookery31
    Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

    Easy to find, close to the main road. Big kitchen and common area. A nice fireplace with a fire really made my evening. Clean and fresh rooms, comfortable beds and a shelf to keep your bag in. Bathrooms left a little to wish for. Overall...More

    Thank Lisa P
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    • US$44 - US$89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 15
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    Room Tips
    "Just make sure you get a room with electric blanket if going in winter"
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    "The further away from the door to the bathrooms, the better in terms of noise."
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    "Rooms away from the entry to the bathroom entry may be quieter in the night, but the rooms inside that alley..."
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