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The Guesthouse - Backpack Oz

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.9
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

All rooms, bathrooms, kitchen, common rooms and hallways have been freshly painted !!!
Reception and check-in is at Backpack OZ 30 seconds across the street and is open from 7.00 am till 10.00 pm.

The Guest House offers additional facilities to normal backpacker hostels, and the shared kitchen and bathroom facilities are cleaned daily and are modern and spacious.

Also, The Guest House is also sister property to Backpack OZ which is just over the road, where you can use the facilities like the bar and internet access then return to the peaceful Guest House for a great nights sleep!

The Guesthouse offers electronic key card access, air-conditioned rooms, TV and basin in private rooms, a continental breakfast (toast and cereal), freshly washed linen and duvet, and a large rooftop deck with views to the Adelaide Hills.

FREE chili con carne and rice for dinner to all guests on Monday nights and FREE Dominos pizzas for dinner to all guests on Wednesday nights.
We'll throw in all night happy hours at the bar on Monday and Wednesday as well (5PM-10PM)

FREE WiFi at the Guest House.

You are also welcome to use all facilities at Backpack Oz, including the bar with daily happy hour ($4.00 beers), free WiFi 24/7, latest release DVD's, the free pool table (during office hours), email and internet facilities, and the luggage storage.

We hope you choose to stay with us and leave with fond memories of both Adelaide and The Guest House.

Cheers!

Sam, Penny & Tom Twelftree
Owners since 1999

Reception and check-in is at Backpack OZ 30 seconds across the street and is open from 7.00 am till 10.00 pm.

Reception is open from 7am- 10pm View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 8.9

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.8

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 8.4

  • Facilities 8.4


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    23 Aug 2019
    We stayed at the Guesthouse for one night and it was very clean. Soap, towels, wifi, and breakfast were provided and it was in the best location - a few minutes walk from all the fun but those few minutes allowed us a quiet night's sleep. The increase in quality of our private room was well worth the few extra bucks more than a dorm. Highly recommend.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    29 Apr 2019
    Stayed in the guesthouse. You could tell it was older but I appreciated the thoughtful touches (extra bathroom shelving, 24/7 kitchen etc.) The free dinner and breakfast didn't hurt! Very social atmosphere
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    07 Mar 2019
    We love this place & stay there every year during Womad. The only things I need to mention this year is that the mattress in room 2 needs replacing (it sags in the middle so 2 people can’t sleep flat & you have to really climb out of bed), and the aircon’s remote control is on the blink. (The aircon still works ok but changing the settings is a frustrating exercise as the remote’s screen doesn’t work properly) Love the fridge, kitchen, free tea and toast, location, etc, etc. See you next year!
    Australia, Couple, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    14 Oct 2018
    Nice stopover in Adelaide for a night. Clean private room, facing the street but no bother from noise although light did come through the curtains. Nice hospitable staff, pool table and drinks available for purchase. Thank you!
    Sweden, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    12 Mar 2018
    Pretty good! I stayed over the road and it was very quiet (which was great because I was tired) but I think the main building is heaps better for atmosphere. Great showers! Cooking facilities aren’t amazing but there’s so much good food around, eating in is a shame.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    06 Feb 2018
    Nice place and friendly staff. Would definitely recommend
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    26 Apr 2018
    Good kitchen and good bathroom. However, the female dorm looked like a tornado was in there. Four girls were staying long term in 6 person dorm and their stuff was all over the place (floor, shelves, tiny lockers...). There is enough space in the room to put big lockers instead of the bookshelf. I have stayed in hostels which are stricter regarding the tidiness. I had the feeling that I was intruding into their space even though it was for two nights. Bad wifi.
    France, Female, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    17 May 2019
    Pro both staff and guests were nice, friendly and helpful kitchen and common area are great very clean everywhere wash basin in the room as very handy Con room faced onto street and windows didn't close properly so a lot of street noise came in mattress and pillows need replacing badly - very worn out overall appearance is tired and in need of some love Overall i enjoyed my stay and would recommend. I would class it as on the better end of budget hostels
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    08 Jan 2018
    3 points that I didn't like: 1) my room was street front at ground level: too much noise from the street (even with all windows closed). 2) bed was uncomfortable. 3) staff was friendly however I only spoke with new people and none of them gave me accurate info that I requested about places to go and transportation . The rest was okay. Would return if I had assurance of a room not street front.
    Germany, Male, 31-40
  • 6.9

    Good

    22 Aug 2018
    Had a room on the ground floor, could hear everything in the kitchen/hallway. Bathroom wasn't too clean considering very few people were staying there at the time. Great rooftop balcony at the Guest House.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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