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Swansea Backpackers

78 reviews
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“common areas”(3 reviews)
“overnight stop”(2 reviews)
“a great stay”(2 reviews)
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

This was a strange place. It was clean and comfortable, however $35/night is very expensive for a hostel, and everything costs extra - $4 per night if you want sheets (they'll allow you to use your own sleeping bag, though); $5 to use the washing...More

Thank 007cath
Reviewed 6 February 2016

The terrible stuff list is too long. First, there is a big sign outside saying Wi Fi. It should say wi impossible. Absolutely impossible to connect and they give you only 1 hour total for 24 hours. I was ,maybe, almost connected when the hour...More

Thank neilhaw
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Straight out, if we weren't over the day (we had pushed through the previous hour already) I would NOT have stayed here after the "welcoming". Luckily I was worn out and quite cheerful when the host growled at me for pressing the bell button ("you...More

1  Thank Mellie_St
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Well with the two other caravan parks in Swansea having given up on campers..Backpackers is the only place to set up a tent (legally). However, my experience there was great! Yes, it's $25 for a single person with tent, but the facilities are really top...More

Thank graham H
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at Swansea Backpackers for one night while traveling around Tasmanian East coast on the way to Hobart and both are glad we didn't book for any more nights. We paid almost $40 each - price you normally would pay for...More

1  Thank dashoucuore
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Free Parking
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Price range
US$45 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$45 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Just make sure you get a room with electric blanket if going in winter"
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"Book ahead in the busy season"
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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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