GREAT location, set in an old house full of character (loved hanging out in the living room and basement!). It's a bit pricier (only because it's HI), but with the discounts you get around town, you really do get bang for your buck.
Couldn't fault the location, staff or character if you tried. Every room is named after a different country singer (we were in Dolly Parton), and the staff make you feel right at home almost instantly (challenge them to fooseball!). The lounge areas are perfect and comfortable (and come with guitars, but be warned - there's always some great talent there that makes the beginners like me a bit intimidated!). Go to Mike's Ice Cream round the corner - it doesn't disappoint.
I wanted to give you a much better rating, because the staff are so helpful & friendly, and the place has a lot of character. However, it really needs just a weekend of nobody in it so it can have a decent clean & a lick of paint (and to sort out the bathrooms, which were a great size but you dreaded going in!). It's also got some real potential to have some hostel activities, like a games night. It's great value for money, but I'd add a couple of $ more just so it was free wifi & an open desk.
It's a great palce - more like a hotel than a hostel! Massive and comfortable beds, great location, and a bar downstairs you can use. What more can you need?