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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights either side of the rock tour. The first night, me and my travelling companion had a huge dorm to ourselves which was great. The room had air con which was a saviour in Alice springs. The first room was quite dirty though & there were some cockroaches in the fridge. This turned in to... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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106 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2014

I liked this simple, but clean backpacker accomodation in Alice Springs. I chose a single room which was ok, perhaps too expensive. The area is nice close to the town centre. Overall, my opinion is positive.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Alice Springs was our last stop on our 2 month journey through Australia. By far, the management team here is the best we've met in Australia. They are cooperative if you have questions or a problem, super friendly, willing to help with anything. The private room we booked was basic but exactly what we expected for a backpacker place. Internet... More 

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Thank Sarah P
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Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

The staff are amazing! Everybody is so friendly! Rooms are good and fair prices! A large majority of tour guides for the 3 day Uluru Rock tour live there too so you can get to know some guides before the tour! The pool is awesome too, highly recommended!

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Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed 12 December 2014

The staff at Toddy's are just the nicest people ever! I never had all staff members of a hostel remembering my name as it's foreign, but all of them did. We even went for a few drinks. Other than that, the rooms are clean, tidy, spaced. Its quiet. You get free breakfast with toasts and spreads (even peanut butter), and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 8 December 2014

It's a fluke I ended up here...as I am not the typical target market for this type of accommodation. (I'm older and like my creature comforts and privacy.) It was recommended I stay here after a three day tour of Uluru/Kings Canyon. If you are in your 20s or 30s...and traveling on a budget, this is an excellent option. I... More 

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Thank Nancy D
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Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

The hotel is about a 10 minute walk from main town area. The private room was nice and exceeded quality of most backpacker resorts. I booked the three day Alice Springs to Uluru tour and only stayed one night. The only complaint is that free airport pickup was advertised... but not offered when we arrived at the airport.

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Essex, UK
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30 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 November 2014

We booked this as part of a deal with the rock tour. Facilities were good - pool, laundry, free Wi-Fi, air-con, bar. Free shuttle from the airport and to the Rock bar in town. Staff were really friendly. On arrival they asked if we would mind swapping the dates of our tour due to numbers, we agreed and they offered... More 

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Thank Lisa B
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 November 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights either side of our Rock Tour and it was the best hostel i've stayed in yet!! The hostel is clean, we had an ensuite, Staff were really friendly, they went out of there way to help up, even gave us lifts when they didn't need to!! I would 100% recommend this hostel!!

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Thank KellyVJ
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

Having been travelling around NZ and Australia for over 2 and half years this is possibly my favourite hostel I've stayed in! The staff are lovely and friendly, they make you feel at home straight away. I stayed here for one night before the rock tour and 4 nights afterwards. I would definitely recommend this hostel to everyone, awesome chilled... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cool swimming pool and sun-tan area, FREE Wi Fi, fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, bar and FREE train and bus pick up, and DISCOUNT airport pick-up - what else would you need? Enjoy our FREE brekky of toast, spreads, tea and coffee - just enough to get you going before start your tour :) Offering a range of share dorms and budget double rooms, reasonably priced accommodation for the budget-conscious traveller. Our "bar" has a variety of drinks available and a large beer garden to relax in whilst catching up with new and old friends.Toddy's offers a free ARRIVALS pick-up from trains and buses, so let us know your arrival details when you book. Winner of the 2011 & 2012 Golden Backpack Award for "Best Backpacker Hostel N.T." Toddy's is the place to stay when visiting the rock. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Toddy's Backpackers

Address: 41 Gap Rd, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Alice Springs
Price Range: $30 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Toddy's Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 27
Also Known As:
Toddy's Backpackers Alice Springs, Northern Territory
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“Book a trip with The Rock Tour to get a deal with this hostel.”
 of 5 bubbles 151LisaB, 6 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Wifi is only free for 30mins and is in the main reception area”
 of 5 bubbles KellyVJ, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Yes, go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles harasc, 26 Sep 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms seem good, but the best would be the motel...”
 of 5 bubbles 476lucyd, 3 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Make sure to get a room far away from kitchen and pool area if you want sleep”
 of 5 bubbles Luzifrau, 8 Dec 2013 | Read review
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