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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We had such a great stay at 109 Backpackers Hostel! The staff - Trevor and Josh - are so friendly and welcoming! Josh gave us so many great tips of things to do in and around the area and had fantastic local knowledge! If you have free space in your car definitely take Josh along to Adelaide Hills or The...

Thank Katy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel is well placed and has good accommodation. The staff is kind and helpful. They gave me a very useful advice on the good places to visit around Adelaide and how to get there right. They act quickly when you have a problem too.

Thank Daewseb007
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Trevor was a very experienced welcoming owner to my first visit in Adelaide. Rooms were very clean and people staying there are engaging. Hostel 109 is just a short walk from all the main scenic spots and great Irish pubs and the location allows great scenic tours by bike from Hostel 109. Very good value for money.

Thank mickbattaglia3
Olten, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Located a bit out of the centre, but within walking distance to the main-drag, this hostel offers spacious dorms with comfy beds and lockers, enough bathrooms with good showers, good kitchen, decent common-area and friendly and helpful staff. Wifi is fast and stable. The atmosphere is lacking. Don't know why. Some guests are long-term residents. It is a good place...

Thank Dryanta
Trevor A, Manager at Hostel 109, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We also now offer luxurious Queen Bed Rooms with private bathrooms as well as dorm, single and twin private rooms with shared bathrooms.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Staying five nights in a hostel with construction underneath is not to good an experience so I strongly advice in calling ahead and finding out the status quo. In addition, the room I stayed in was not the one I booked. I ended up sleeping in something alike to a lunchbox (1 bunkbed, not much room to move) with the...

Thank Travellady1617
Trevor A, Manager at Hostel 109, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. You can be sure that the renovations are complete and we now offer luxurious Queen Bed Rooms with private bathrooms as well as dorm, single and twin private rooms with shared bathrooms. We do find most guests prefer the private twin room offered to you over larger dorm rooms and regard them as upgrades. In...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed here three days. When I saw the pictures I thought 'this is a nice one' and I do think it can be. When I arrived unfortunately there was work in progress. There was no nice entrance, the computers could not be used (because of the dust). A lot off noise during the day (I was out most of...

Thank Evi V
Trevor A, Manager at Hostel 109, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. You can be sure that the renovations are complete and we now offer luxurious Queen Bed Rooms with private bathrooms as well as dorm, single and twin private rooms with shared bathrooms. Our air conditioning system is designed to cope with the hot conditions that occur in our part of the world so fresh air...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a great hostel if you want a room of your own. Updated, clean, airy, and presentable. All the ammenities are at hand. Basic single and a double with fridge and TVs. Computers to use. Not far from the CBD. I would not look for any other hostel.

1Thank Erik N
Trevor A, Manager at Hostel 109, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're pleased to say that we also now offer luxurious Queen Bed Rooms with private bathrooms as well as dorm, single and twin private rooms with shared bathrooms you may wish to try next time you stay.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 October 2016

stayed at Hostel 109 for 10 nights, fantastic location, very central to the city centre, public transport was close by only short walk to bus stops and tram stop, facilities were clean and tidy, staff were very helpful and knowledgeable about things to do in Adelaide for first time visitors to the area. would stay here again if I go...

1Thank tlw682
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Right in the middle of things Hostel 109 is a great choice with good shared facilities, comfortable rooms and bed, lots of hot water and friendly host and staff. The wifi is the best I have experienced in awhile.

Thank Alan M
Alice Springs, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Originally we had not planned to stay in Adelaide after purchasing a 4WD but after a dear friend of ours suddenly arrived into Adelaide and checked into the Hostel (as they offer a variety of helpful services such as free bike hire) we decided to stay the night. We were so glad we did! Our room was really nice and...

2Thank kiwimatt52

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Our quiet hostel is located on Carrington St. in a well-maintained, quiet building. Here you'll find a variety of comfortable, affordable & friendly accommodation right in the heart of the city. All of Adelaide's city attractions are within a short walk from the hostel & we can help you explore the rest of South Australia and Australia. We are stone's throw from many great restaurants, attractions and special events - everything a traveller wants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel 109

Address: 109 Carrington Street, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Adelaide
Price Range: £16 - £57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel 109 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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“Try the same hostel across the road- not 109 but 112.”
 of 5 bubbles Travellady1617, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Double rooms are very nice”
 of 5 bubbles kiwimatt52, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Dorms and Private Rooms are very nice”
 of 5 bubbles paulosV3573FY, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“double rooms, are just twin rooms with the beds pushed together, and are not worth the extra cost, unless you want a fridge”
 of 5 bubbles marajade1_200, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Just go into one of the dorms, they are big enough and safe and people are so nice :] save your money and make friends.”
 of 5 bubbles hannahj290, 5 Dec 2015 | Read review
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