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Empire Backpackers

Accommodation Type : Hostel

The Empire Backpackers is an old favorite amongst backpackers. We are located in the Centre of town, near to the information center (I Site). We are well known for being clean, warm and friendly. Our backpackers is a renewed hotel which was built in 1867. You will love the character of historical building and also the surrounding historic precinct.

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Average Rating: 87%

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  Latest Reviews

  Michael G... 

Directly located in city-center. Nice and cosy environment (open fire-place).

  Graham S... 

Nice place, friendy and helpful staff. Extremely close to the far more exciting part of town.

  Customer Review 

The employees was extremely friednly and helpful, rooms and also bathroom && kitchen were perfectly clean, kitchen was well equiped, location was central

  Tracey C... 

Very central location. Great, helpful staff. Nice tv room with a fantastic fire and exceptional shared bathrooms. We managed to get a double room rather than the twin that we had been able to book. Nice kitchens with a lot of space.

  Janet C... 

Very handy to the town centre and activities. Really clean, light and comfortable.

  James C... 

The hostel is in an old building but it is well maintained and quite clean. Cooking area is well equipped and there is certainly a nice entertainment region as well. The bed was quite comfortable and we all got a great sleep. It is also inside walking distance to the penguins but i extremely doubt their claim that the penguins ever walk to them.

  Customer Review 

Right next to the Historic Quarter and on the Primary Street, a fantastic character building with amazing showers. Cosy lounge. At night, you can see penguins wondering round the backstreets really near the hotel.

  Lucy Y... 

A super cute hostel right inside the centre, the off street parking was fab, along with the cooking area facilities were great.

  Customer Review 

Very exceptional location for the old center and penguin trips

* Empire Backpackers rated 4.56 out of 5 based on 9 customer reviews. Hostel reviews with a star rating are sourced from HostelBookers.
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You can cancel your reservation free of charge up to 2 days before your arrival. Empire Backpackers provides :

   Free Linen

   Free Towel

   Free Luggage Room

Hostel Facilities

  Car Parking

  Self-Catering Facilitiesties

  No Curfew

  Games Room

  Lounge Area


  Pool Table(s)

  24 Hour Hot Showers

  Washing Machines

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