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Launceston Backpackers - Hostel

Rental with Free parking

103 Canning Street Street, Launceston, TAS

+61 363 342 327

based on 409 reviews

Fri 9/22
Sat 9/23

About Launceston Backpackers - Hostel, Launceston

Value for money
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 30 guestrooms. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Amenities Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as wireless Internet access (surcharge) and tour/ticket assistance. Business}, Other Amenities Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite. Property Location With a stay at Launceston Backpackers - Hostel in Launceston (Launceston CBD), you'll be within a 10-minute walk of Launceston College and Royal Park. This hostel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Penny Royal Adventures and 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Cataract Gorge Reserve. Mandatory Charges You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property: Bed sheets fee: AUD 2.5 We have included all charges provided to us by the property. Optional Charges Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 1.50 per hour (rates may vary) The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change. Check-In Checkin starts at 12:00 PM Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. At check-in, guests must provide a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and up; guests must have received complete COVID-19 vaccination at least 30 days prior to check-in. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. From mid-May to November, this hotel’s reception is open daily from 8 AM to 11 AM and from 3 PM to 8 PM. Check-Out Checkout is done at 10:00 AM Pets Pets not allowed Service animals are allowed General instructions No rollaway/extra beds available No cribs (infant beds) available Property is cleaned with disinfectant Staff wears personal protective equipment Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer Contactless check-in is available Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures Contactless check-out is available Cashless transactions are available Masks are compulsory at the property Guests must provide health documentation Guests must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination Minimum age for proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirement: 12 COVID-19 vaccine must have been received a minimum number of days before check-in: 30 Property does not offer onsite COVID-19 testing

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Wi-Fi
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Refrigerator
  • Air-conditioned

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom


  • Soundproofing
  • Carpeted
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Shared kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Garden

Places of interest near Launceston Backpackers - Hostel

Attractions in Launceston, Australia curated by momondo

Launceston Backpackers - Hostel location: 103 Canning Street Street, Launceston, TAS

Top landmarks

Brisbane Street Mall0.5 mi
Penny Royal World0.5 mi
Queen Victoria Museum0.5 mi
Quadrant Mall0.5 mi
Royal Park0.5 mi
1842 Gallery0.7 mi
Design Centre Tasmania0.8 mi
Boags Brewery0.8 mi
Cataract Gorge0.9 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Calabrisella Restaurant0.2 mi
Geronimo Aperitivo Bar and Restaurant0.3 mi
Canton Restaurant0.3 mi
Jailhouse Grill0.3 mi
Havilah0.3 mi
Elaia0.3 mi
Tandy's Alehouse0.3 mi
Holy Guacamole0.5 mi

Launceston Backpackers - Hostel Reviews

GoodBased on 409 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff were friendly and well organised (in 65 reviews)
  • "Friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere, great location!" (in 65 reviews)
  • "Room clean, pleasant staff" (in 55 reviews)
Cons -
  • We didn't have sheets. (in 6 reviews)
  • late at night. (in 3 reviews)

Launceston Backpackers - Hostel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Launceston Backpackers - Hostel compare to other 1 star hotels in Launceston?

    On average, Launceston Backpackers - Hostel is less than the Launceston average rate for 1 star hotels. The nightly rate at Launceston Backpackers - Hostel is typically $17, whereas the nightly rate in Launceston is $23 more.

  • How far is Launceston Backpackers - Hostel from Launceston?

    If there is no traffic, the 7.8 mi drive between Launceston and Launceston Backpackers - Hostel should only take about 23min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • What is the best way to get to Launceston Backpackers - Hostel from Launceston?

    With parking available at Launceston Backpackers - Hostel, you could always rent a car for as low as $16/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Launceston. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Launceston to Launceston Backpackers - Hostel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Does Launceston Backpackers - Hostel have a pool?

    At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Launceston Backpackers - Hostel. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +61 363 342 327.

  • What is the phone number for Launceston Backpackers - Hostel?

    If you have questions about Launceston Backpackers - Hostel or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +61 363 342 327.

  • Does Launceston Backpackers - Hostel have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Launceston Backpackers - Hostel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Launceston Backpackers - Hostel?

    Launceston Backpackers - Hostel check-out time is 10:00 AM. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at Launceston Backpackers - Hostel?

    Guests can currently expect to pay $20 on average for a night at Launceston Backpackers - Hostel, Launceston. Enter your desired travel dates in the form above to find deals starting at $16 per night.

  • Is there laundry service in Launceston Backpackers - Hostel?

    The accommodation features laundry services for all guests.

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