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The best hostel in Adelaide. If you are a solo traveler, you should stay here. Cons: the carpet in the floor is a little bit old and filthy
Good party hostel with the staff organising fun activities. Door to big dorm didn't close easily so the room wasn't locked most of the time.
Only a few minutes walking from Rundle Mall. there's free lockers in the room (bring your own lock). Bathrooms were clean but the rooms could get dingy and packed easily. very few outlets in my room (the cave- 12 bunks) other than 1 power bar, there were a few upper bunks near power outlets though.
Excellent Location and very good value for money. Needs a little bit of repair of room door. Carpets are clean but very old.
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- Male, 41+
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Best hostel I've been in OZ so far. Great staff, very informative (apart from an Asian girl who was always upset) Great atmosphere. There's a pool table to play for free. A nice garden. It's close to everything. Wifi works really well and it's free. Free suncream. I'll come back if I ever visit Adelaide again.
Overall it's ok as hostels go. The staff are friendly and helpful, there's a kitchen, tv, free wifi(!!!), a bar etc.. so you can't go wrong. The rooms were clean and basic however although there was never generally a queue for the bathrooms they don't seem to have many toilets/showers per the amount of beds/rooms and they were a bit old and dingy.
Everything was really good except (and I'm reaching for straws here): - The AC was actually too cold and could not be regulated or turned off - No own alcohol until the in house bar closes (10 pm)
Hostel is very nice and location is perfect!
Nice place, the staff do well getting the whole hostel involved in activities.