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The Pickled Frog Reviews

281 Liverpool St, Tasmania, Hobart, Australia

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87%

Rating
466 Total Reviews
  • 87%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

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100%

The Pickled Frog is a amazing hostel which gives you a feeling of warm home! The staff is very helpful & kind, we all received a warm welcome.


91%

Fantastic place to stay. The friendly attitude of the staff really rubs off on all guests. Everyone was friendly


94%

Nice place to stay, it's very close to city centre and everything you need. Rooms are reasonably clean but a bit small. There is a lovely cafe/bar with a beautiful fire place, pool table, theatre room etc. staff were very helpful and friendly. I'll stay again


66%

You should really do something about the Cold in the rooms- either put a heater inside the rooms or at least seal the big crack in the window (room #2)... Other then that I really enjoyed my stay- good location, really friendly staff, cozy atmosphere and the dog/wolf is beatiful


89%

I really enjoyed my stay at the pickled frog. It had a welcoming atmosphere and it was very comfortable there. Staff were also very friendly and accommodating.

  • 18th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


77%

Too bad had to leave earlier than scheduled... Nice place to stay... Accessible to necessities...


83%

The staff are always cheerful and welcome your question. I like the free tours to guide us around Tasmania too. As a tourist who want to relax, Pickled Frog told everyone to follow rule which is slience after 1030. That is really Good. I like it.


49%

Main room very dark. Need a key to get in the rooms, but it's tricky and most people can't open the door. As a result, my room stayed opened all night, which would have been ok if some guys hadn't decided to play pool and talk loudly at 3am...


100%

Nice retreat in the middle of Hobart. Clean and tidy facilieties + friendly staff make it worth it to stay here!

  • 10th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

This is a great hostel located smack dab in the middle of downtown Hobart, a 10 or 15 minute walk from Salamanca Markets and close to Battery Point. The staff is incredibly helpful and informative, and they also offer free shuttle rides to MONA and Mt. Wellington, depending on the day of the week. This is a pretty incredible offer and can save you quite a bit of money! The only downsides: there aren't any lockers, and the kitchen can get quite crowded at certain points.


77%

Very convenient, since they have excellent tours available for free. That really made all the difference!

  • 8th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


80%

We enjoyed our three day stay, except for a few things: Not enough amenities (toilets, showers, wash basins) for the number of people booked in. There was no waste basket in our room, mirror or place to hang clothes other than hooks in the wall. Other than that, we would recommend the 'Frog' to most travelers.


86%

Great staff and it's not too far from the city centre. A good selection of bottled beer and coffee is available at the bar.


71%

Pro's first. The staff is amazing, super friendly, helpful, and activity oriented. Great place to meet fellow travelers. Cons...it breaks my heart to have to say that the facilities were not good. And I'm a regular hostel-goer, so I'm not one to expect a glistening environment. But I'm not convinced anything here was completely clean, everything from pans to couches was well past its prime, and the place was over-crowded. Biggest bummer, the water wouldn't stay warm for longer than 30 seconds.


94%

This hostel was my favourite in Australia. The staff especially Jimmy and Emma went outbofbtheir way to be helpful and informative. The free shuttle to bonorong sanctuary, Mona and also to the top of Mount Wellington was awesome as I didn't have a car. Would highly recommend. I felt at home here with the relazed easy going atmosphere. The dog Balloo was a sweetheart.


86%

Great location, about 10-15 mins walk to almost everything. I love the free trips too, but do sign up early for those as they fill up quite quickly. Lovely atmosphere and people. Only minor complaint is that the kitchen could be cleaner.

  • 18th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Singapore
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


89%

Really enjoyed my stay at The Pickled Frog. Comfortable, old fashioned pub feel and friendly hostel. With cool murals and designs painted on the walls. Cheap beer and free lifts to MONA , as well as up to Mt Wellington and back, if you don't want to do the bush walk/hike down. And free WI FI and internet. hostel with really cool murals and designs painted on the walls


86%

Most expectations of a good hostel are met. Unlike so many others, free wifi here is a great positive! Kitchen is on the small side and was crammed during peak periods. The other negative was their no refund policy: so never ever pay room rates too many days ahead if travel plans are still fluid.


71%

great location, lovely staff. friendly but simple, just what you want for a short stay


97%

Amazing hostel! I do recommend, great structure, toilets are big, reception and commom areas are great and huge, very comfortable. i only consider the comfort of the beds, but rooms are in gengeral ok! They have free tours that make u save a lot of money! Ask reception to plan!


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