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Milan, Italy
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29 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is a simple but pretty hostel. Its location is really good and the prices are manageable. Moreover, it doesn't have many rooms so it feels a little bit like a home. A useful advice: If you plan to stay in Kangaroo Island during a crowded period (like the end of December) make sure to book in advance (it doesn't... More 

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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This clean and colorful hostel was the perfect place to get a good nights rest. The manager was very kind and easygoing and gave us a pizza discount from the awesome pizza bar that's just a stone's throw away. The location was perfect; it's close to the beautiful coastline and a very short walk to the ferry and our rental... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights this week. It was great! Hop off the ferry and walked about 2 mins to the hostel. Everything is super clean, nice and quite, two really yummy restaurants right beside it! Very impressed. Highly recommended to fellow travellers!

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1 Thank Courtney F
Tipperary, Ireland
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Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

This hostel is literally at the other side of the ferry. We arrived from the boat and just up from the ferry terminal the hostel was on the left. Parking is on the street outside. There was a lovely fish and chip shop that has fresh fish and closes when it's all sold out or at 8pm which is very... More 

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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2016

So very convenient near the ferry terminal and near the Beach ,.Large sized Kitchen and Lounge ...hardly felt like a hostel..the room with five beds didnt feel too cramped..was very clean and Budget Price in such an expensive Tourist Place

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1 Thank Tilly N
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015

The staff were a bit useless here and we could rarely find them. the room was tiny but it was very clean. The shared facilities were really good and kept really clean. It was very noisy at night and you can hear people in the other rooms. the location is amazing though so well worth it. I would recommend it.

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Thank Sarah A
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

In comparison to other Hostels this Hostel is just awesome! Everything is so clean and the showers and in general the bathrooms are something special! The beach is just a few meters away so is the supermarket and just everything you need. Had a very good time there!

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1 Thank Lea D
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

The rooms were spotless and the showers were great. Kitchen well equipped and friendly staff. One of the showers was faulty and didn't work well. And only one toilet in the men's toilet. But would go again

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2015

You get what you pay for. If you are looking for a big room that you pay twice as much for, for the same thing, a bed with no TV, search elsewhere. If you just need a bed, which most hostel users do, this is the place. Cost me about 30 AUD a night, I got a bed and a... More 

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57 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

This backpacker is very convenient with the ferry which is about 1 min from this place. It's a great value, little place very quiet and super clean ! The staff is very friendly. It's a good place to stay, to relax before discovering the beautiful kangaroo island .

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Kangaroo Island Backpackers hostel is a great place to kick back and relax, offering budget accommodation on Kangaroo Island. We are conveniently located less then 100 metres from the ferry terminal at Penneshaw which makes life easy when you're arriving on foot. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kangaroo Island Backpackers - Hostel

Address: 43 North Tce, Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia 5222, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Kangaroo Island > Penneshaw
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Price Range: $46 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kangaroo Island Backpackers - Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“suits single , double or family”
 of 5 bubbles 217tillyn, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Please note the Penneshaw township is at the tip of Kangaroo Island, and whilst close to the ferry, it is quite far from some of the attractions on the island.”
 of 5 bubbles Soniqbuoy, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Avoid if you anything but the very basics.”
 of 5 bubbles 195michelet, 19 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Choose a single room if traveling alone. It's worth the extra little bit of money.”
 of 5 bubbles Birdbiologist, 13 Dec 2013 | Read review
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