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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“dorm room”(6 reviews)
“free wifi”(13 reviews)
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Free Internet
Non-Smoking Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
Business Centre
2 Star Hotel
An 1888 heritage listed building with renovated bathrooms and fantastic staff makes this international backpacker hostel a wonderful place to stay. Situated in the 'arts district', the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery is only a stroll away, yet the city centre is only a short 7...
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Location and contact
20 Lindsay Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
14 km to Launceston Airport
27 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I stayed s couple of days here and it was pleasant. Nevertheless what I didn't appreciate was the rudeness of the out of hours contact namely Peter who stated that even though I had attempted to contact the hostel prior to arriving that in his...More

Thank jontrehearn
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is very good located, near the city. Because the bunk beds in a dorm, we booked, were not available anymore the receptionist upgraded us to a double room with no additional charge. It was clean. Kitchen is fully furnished. The hostel also has...More

Thank Mibani
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for over a week. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Kitchen, lounge areas, rooms and bathrooms are spacious and clean. For anybody planning to be a few days in Launceston, this hostel is definitely worth staying in. Location is great, only a...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 18 April 2018

In contrast to the horrible experience I had at the Batman Inn down the road, the Arthouse Hostel was the most welcoming and homely place I have encountered since travelling in Australia. The owner/manager greeted everyone at reception as a new friend and never hesitated...More

Thank Ana H
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This Hostel has wonderful facilities and the staff are very friendly and helpful. Our private room was really clean and comfortable. Free parking outside on the main street was a bonus for us. Highly recommended if your visiting Launceston.

Thank Natalie D
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Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
USD 16 - USD 56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 16 - USD 56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (16)
Room & Suite (3)
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sumyatsmwy
17 December 2016|
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Response from Lizzy T | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. I remember walking for ages on the deserted streets to get to the hostel from the city centre.
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Theo B
24 October 2015|
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Response from mhiddens |
Hi, we stayed here about a year ago. Probs not the best neighbourhood to leave your bikes unattended. Not necessarily a 'dnagerous' area, just not somewhere I would leave my car unlocked with my back turned! lol In fact... More
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"Watch the sunset from the top floor fire escape in the evening - absolutely beautiful."
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"I believe they charge for extra blankets in peak season so bring your sleeping bag!"
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"If you need a good nights sleep ot you are a light sleeper maybe rooms facing the back are your best bet."
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"Try choosing a room in another hotel."
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