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Backpack Oz Reviews

144 Wakefield St, Adelaide, Australia

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83%

Rating
895 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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89%

Very nice hostel! Showers are clean, although not very much. There is even a bathtub! Nice list of movies. Big kitchen! Loved the pooltable but i needs refreshing.

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Funny you should mention the free pool table - we are just in the process of recovering it ready for Summer!! Happy travels!!

91%

Very Nixe staff, Copyright hostel, not too Big. the Roms have Big lockres and Even 2cupboards for everyone, it was amazing :) It's just a short walk into the city and for Adelaide it's even a good price! Thanks a lot!

  • 2nd Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Fantastic staff. Helpful and pleasant!

  • 24th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

It,s nice place for spend few nights and enjoy the rooms people and play pool,pretty close to the city

  • 21st Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Perfect place for backpacker! Great staff and free breakfast everyday,free barbecue on wednesday! Loved it!

  • 7th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

The quilts didn't have covers and weren't washed when we left (?). Pluses for the free breakfast and free wifi! Also great information about what to do in the city.


94%

Super friendly, fun and knowledgable staff. The building and some of the facilities are outdated and carpet needs a good clean. But overall a great stay. It's not flash and fancy but has lots of amostphere and character. Very sociable with lots going on all the time. Greets


77%

Really enjoyed the movie nights, pool competitions and free dinner nights. These are all commonplace in European Hostels, it's great to see the social scene becoming more frequent in Australian Hostels. Staff were really friendly and helpful.


80%

Good place to stay, friendly staff, good location. Kitchen closes twice a day for cleaning which is a bit odd. The only real problem are the upstairs showers are really poor, not sure about the downstairs ones.


77%

Great atmosphere. Wednesday BBQ is nice. Toilets a bit smelly but acceptable. Weak wifi in room but ok at lounge. Need more lockers in rooms.

  • 12th Jul 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

Keep up the good work


71%

Friendly stuff. Clean but it would be great if one renew the rooms (Kitchen) step by step.


77%

Good staff and good condition


100%

Stayed here for 5 months while working in Adelaide. Don't have a bad word to say about the place. Great staff, free pool table and free wifi-what more could ya want.


89%

Stayed in the Guesthouse. Quiet, very well equipped kitchen (with some free food), responsible staff, clean environment. Also great location, short stroll to central market. Will stay here again when I come back to Adelaide. If anything, having a lamp attached with each bed may be even better.

  • 30th May 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Hi! I use to travel alot and your hostel was one of my favourites. When i come to visit australia i will definetely book at Backpack OZ again:-)

  • 22nd May 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

Stayed in the Cave, 12 person dorm; and it was good. No problems sleeping there. Facilities are allright and staff is happy to help you. Nice hostel.


94%

Great hostel with a really really nice atmosphere. The lounge downstairs is fun,and at the same time is rely quiet upstairs. Best hostel in Adelaide for sure.


89%

Excellent budget option for staying in Adelaide. Yes, it's a hostel with a bar in it, and as such you can expect a younger backpacker crowd, and the kind of atmosphere that goes with it. So, if you can't handle that, then don't bother. That aside, I had no trouble getting in and out, and found the place to meet all of my basic needs. Furthermore, it was a nice quiet location that was still close to Rundle St. And staff were super-friendly and always happy to help out there they could.


74%

Staff needs to return "Good Morning" greetings!


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