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Backpack Oz Reviews

144 Wakefield St, Adelaide, Australia

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85%

Rating
912 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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69%

Overall this backpacker is ok and clean. Staying in a double room, a bit expensive for what it is. The kitchen and common areas are too small and it's ridiculous to have a kitchen closing at 9:30pm ! Apart from that ok.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi thanks for staying for one night at our hostel. The kitchen closes at 9.30 pm in correlation to when the office closes at 10.00 pm. We have had to sacrifice the kitchen closing time over the years so it can stay clean for you and all the other guests.

91%

Great and very friendly hostel. One of our favourite hostels in Oz.


91%

this place was awesome, it was so clean and comfortable.

  • 26th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

Good clean hostel in a relatively central location. Best hostel Wifi I've experienced.Decent group of people staying and a few beers were had while not affecting peoples sleep


100%

Really enjoyed my second stay at Backpack Oz, thanks for having me!


89%

Had a great time at backpacker oz, full of sociable people. Would recommend to all!

  • 9th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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.

Owner Comment (Hide)
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!


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.


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