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    Plus side: beds comfy and we had ebsuite bathroom (although the hooks above the dirt way aren't particularly helpful. Fridge in room with tea/coffee facilities also a really nice touch. Disappointed in lack of friendliness of staff, apart from Kit who was extremely friendly and helpful. Hostel facilities seemed very disjointed with 2 tables to eat near pool and others outside in what looked like it used to be a car park. Kitchen tiny and no organised areas to put food (other YHAs have individual cupboards or cubes for storage. Not pleasant that the a/c units dripped constantly on the corridors. The free WiFi didn't work at all one night! Sorry about all the negatives but we have stayed in some much much nicer YHAs in OZ!
    R B September 2016
    the hostel staff was really kind and nice. I was so satisfied with this.
    Kim y September 2016
    Really friendly staff, great location. Only downside is the little roaches in the room.
    Anamaria S September 2016
    Great location. Yoga classes were great as well.
    Sylvia J September 2016
    Very friendly staff and comfortable beds.
    Kerstin T August 2016
    Well located hostel - close to the city and buses, but in a quieter part of Mitchell Street which I appreciated. Facilities were decent and rooms were very clean, but I would have preferred if there were lockers in the room. Staff were very helpful and also let you keep your bag in luggage storage if you were going on tours to Kakadu etc. The main downside is that the common areas weren't very big so the atmosphere wasn't the same as in some other hostels.
    Sarah I August 2016
    We all enjoyed our stay and found the location was brilliant and the desk staff extremely helpful in answering queries and making bookings. Will certainly recommend this hostel to others
    Wendy F W August 2016
    This hostel is great if you're looking for a quiet place to stay, but I would not recommend it if you are looking for a social hostel. There were no social activities planned for the whole time I was there (4 nights). The hostel has a pool area and TV room but there was never anybody using these spaces. It was hard to meet people here. Organised activities would really help improve the atmosphere of this hostel. A simple pub crawl or games night can really make a place feel more welcoming and improve people's experience overall, especially if they are a solo traveller like myself.
    Claire B August 2016
    Very expensive compared to other YHA hostels. Needs updating, the room had a funny smell and the bathroom was literally falling apart. The TV room furniture had stains on and was so uncomfortable. I chose this hostel as I stayed in the YHA in Adelaide and thought they would all be the same but this is definitely not the case. Good points are location, kitchen area is clean and plenty of plates etc and it's quite so you can get a good sleep.
    Clare M August 2016
    No locker, no bed light, no sockets beside my bed, but clean and staff was OK and can be helpful.
    Dorothy K August 2016
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