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Bohemian Lofts Backpackers

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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

This hostel is a truly great place to stay. Fabulous friendly owner and helpful staff. It's clean and safe, has a decent kitchen, and a wonderful location in Observatory. It is a little out of the CBD but transport to town is easy and the...More

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Response from b0hemianl0fts, Owner at Bohemian Lofts BackpackersResponded 14 February 2018

Hi there! Thank you so much for your review :) We do try for the homely feel, so it's really great when that comes across to the guests. The proof is in the pudding when a guest arrives for a short stay but lands up...More

Reviewed 15 December 2017

I stayed in one of the dorms for a great price. The location was very relaxed, but it was easy and cheap to get to the center of town. The staff is very friendly and are willing to go the extra mile to help. For...More

Thank Omar N
Response from b0hemianl0fts, Owner at Bohemian Lofts BackpackersResponded 22 December 2017

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! I am really happy to know the staff was able to help where they could. I hope the rest of your trip has been great, have a wonderful season wherever you may...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

If you're after a hostel that is way cooler than you'll ever be, look no further. In the heart of the uni suburb of Observatory, Bohemian Lofts is full of awesome art, stylish rooms and cool people. The full length balcony is epic, the staff...More

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Response from b0hemianl0fts, Owner at Bohemian Lofts BackpackersResponded 28 April 2017

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to post! We love having guests leave with a smile, thankfully I have staff who enjoy being here :) If you are ever this way again we hope you will stop by. Bohemian Lofts Team

Reviewed 20 June 2016

My girlfriend and I stayed here in May and we loved this place. Jenny, the owner, is an incredibly nice, helpful, and fun woman. There are all sorts of different rooms so you're bound to find something fitting your preferences and budget. And the neighborhood...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2016

Me and my boyfriend stayed at Jenny´s lovely backpackers for more than a month, and really enjoyed it! The location is perfect, the rooms are clean and nice, and Jenny and her staff is the best there is! So accommodating and helpful at all times!...More

Thank Jonna B
Response from BohemianLofts, Owner at Bohemian Lofts BackpackersResponded 19 June 2016

Hi there! Thank you so much for your review :) We continue to try and maintain standards as well as go above what is needed. Thankfully I have staff who work with the same principles. it was GREAT having you stay with us and hope...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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US$19 - US$67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$19 - US$67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"good variety of rooms. The front can be noisy on the weekends."
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"Constantia room is spacious with a nice bathroom"
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"I guess the rooms towards the busy street Lower Main are more noisy, but we never had any problems falling..."
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"Get a room upstairs! The heat is much less up there. Also, a balcony room is WORTH it."
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