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    Adelaide’s Shakespeare Backpackers International Hostel

    123 Waymouth St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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    • Excellent36%
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    • Average17%
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    “bed dorm” (7 reviews)
    “big kitchen” (5 reviews)
    “bus station” (2 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 75 reviews

    Reviewed 16 April 2017

    Stayed in a 6 bed dorm. Room was pretty small and run down. Fairly comfortable bed and wi-fi access and AC in the rooms. Toilets and showers were ok. Close to the CBD which is a plus. Check in was slow even though there was...More

    Thank Zandra P
    Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

    Good budget hostel. The rooms are big and have a lot of space for everyone's things, they also had more than enough lockers for everyone in our room. I have heard some of the rooms are a bit small but I was in a 10...More

    Thank NLouise19
    Reviewed 19 January 2017

    That's nice and clean place in the CBD. Close to most attractions in Adelaide. Amazing people work there. They are really helpful. Big kitchen and place to have a sit. I can highly recommend that place!!!

    Thank Renata D
    Reviewed 2 January 2017

    located in waymouth st. 2 min walk to nearest bus station. free wifi, big kitchen, and tv lounge, informative and friendly staff. i stayed in a room for 8 (too crowded ,messy) meet new friend and "unfriendly friend", i prefer room for 6 or 4....More

    Thank gio_andi
    Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

    The worst hostel I have been to so far. Our door was damaged, so that the noise and light from the hallway came through. Kitchen, bathrooms and rooms are dirty. The sofas and one of three toilet seats are broken. Overall it was an disgusting...More

    Thank Eike E
    Response from Shakeys, Manager at Adelaide’s Shakespeare Backpackers International HostelResponded 23 October 2016

    Thank you for your feedback. We sincerely regret your discomfort on this night. I can assure you that the door was fixed within 24 hours. Also, unfortunately, we have had some "weekend warriors" come to town temporarily. Our 8 cleaning staff were doing their best,...More

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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • USD 17 - USD 153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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