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    Youth Shack Backpackers

    69 Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent18%
    • Very good26%
    • Average21%
    • Poor13%
    • Terrible22%
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    “job shack” (14 reviews)
    “travel desk” (8 reviews)
    “tv room” (8 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Pool
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    Poolside Bar
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

    The hostel could be nice if it was cleaned (once a day is obviously not enough). The outside area is nice, with swimming pool, bar, lots of couches and places to relax. For 30AUD per night for a dorm, wifi should be included. And: 1)...More

    1  Thank Claire N
    Response from Debbie T, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 1 October 2015

    Hi, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Thank you for acknowledging our outdoor areas, in the last year we have invested quite a bit in our outdoor furniture and chill out areas for guests. We cannot offer free Wi-Fi on nightly stays...More

    Reviewed 27 August 2015

    A PIG Stye is an understatement to describe this S&^% H*&%. The kitchen is running with left-overs from people's "attempted cooking". Toilets are covered in vomit in the morning and people are washing their dirty clothes in the sink!! The only safe place is your...More

    Thank Nabil A
    Response from Debbie T, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 3 September 2015

    Hi Nabil, We are sad to hear you did not enjoy your stay. Our kitchen is cleaned three times each day with checks carried out by reception staff in between. Sorry to hear you came across a toilet a guest had been ill in, hopefully...More

    Reviewed 27 August 2015

    I was in Ashton Lodge before coming here and compared to there, youth shack was like the hilton. In our double room we had fridge, tv, dvd, wardrobe and sink, was good for us! For me I enjoyed this hostel and I wasnt there to...More

    1  Thank Scott H
    Response from Debbie T, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 3 September 2015

    Hi Scott Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and all of our facilities. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels and we will see you again in the future!

    Reviewed 25 August 2015

    Great for people looking to get smashed for there stay, looking around I felt like I was in geordie shore, its in Darwins main party district though so nough said, rooms are clean, next time I will read the reviews firstMore

    Thank jon a
    Response from Debbie T, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 3 September 2015

    Hi, We are sorry to hear you felt this way about your stay. Yes we have a bar, but we also have a pool, a TV room and a sundeck for guests who do not enjoy the bar scene. We have a large variety of...More

    Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

    I had a twin room, fridge, air con, ceiling fan but not TV or a sink in my room...think they might need to rewrite their response to a previous reviewer. Lockers were great, I had 3 padlocks...you just never know when you might need them...More

    1  Thank 77Rachel
    Response from Debbie T, Manager at Youth Shack BackpackersResponded 3 September 2015

    Hi Thank you for your review. We have been having some signal issues with some of our private rooms TVs at the moment we are trying to resolve, so it may have been removed. Three of our private rooms do not have sinks. We will...More

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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • USD 21 - USD 68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 86
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