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Glenelg Beach Hostel

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this the only place available to stay while the cricketvwas on and now we know why!, A bedroom on the second floor where you had to go down two flights of stairs and outside to go to the toilet or bathroom for $110 !! They also had a private party happening until about two in the morning which...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Average place really. Complicated layout, not many bathrooms, confusing bar (never actually serving despite going up 3 times) strange kitchen layout. Hardly any power points in the room Saying that the location is amazing, no bunk beds which is good, free breakfast (although the quality is shocking) and a nice common area

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Maitland, Australia
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The hostel is in a great location. Close to the water, public transport, bars/cafes/restaurants, and a number of high class over priced hotels. The hostel was spotless and very comfortable. I would recommend it to anyone looking to stay in the beautiful town of Glenelg on a budget.

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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This is the place to stay if you want to see all Glenelg has to offer! Just off Jetty Road, close to all the local shops and cafés. A stone's throw from the beach. The facilities are really clean and the rooms have a lot of space. We've absolutely loved our time here and would recommend to anyone wanting to...

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Hamilton
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Travelling to Adelaide in a mini bus full of rowdy males getting told we are staying at a back packers my weekend away was no looking the best. But i was pleasantly surprised when we arrived to see an absolutely beautiful classic old building. The back packers has an awesome little bar, all night security, large rooms and comfy beds....

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Wexford, Ireland
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights at the start of our trip to Australia. Firstly it was 44 degrees when we arrived so the hostel was quite warm and with only a fan in the private room I didn't get much sleep that night but it was one of the hottest heatwaves ever on record in Adelaide! The hostel itself...

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Wexford
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

If I was to criticise anything it would be the aircon. ....There is none. ...There us a whizzing fan. The hostel is very clean and comfortable in a fantastic location. You will be in the city in 30 min on the tram. Cost for the hostel is reasonable. Unisex bathrooms are spotless. Kitchen and relaxing areas are clean and tidy....

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North Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Booked this hostel with a friend for three days before heading to Melbourne on my travels and the place was great! The rooms were clean, big, light and airy& we got free toast every morning along with free tea&coffee all day.A three minute walk to the beach and easy access to buses and trams just around the corner too.Tony the...

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Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent customer service!! Dorm room clean!!! Close to public transport (5 minute walk to buses and trams), 10 minute walk to the beach. Hostel has bar, kitchen, bathroom, luggage storage and outdoor area!! Highly recommended staying here!!!

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Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the beach hostel for three nights in between a longer stay in Adelaide, and had a superb time. The rooms are big and airy, set in a lovely building with a great vibe (not too lively or quiet). Tony the owner is superb, and the whole place felt like one big family!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Adelaide's only beachside backpackers hostel, housed in a beautiful heritage building with high lofty ceilings, period features and open fireplaces. Female only, mixed dorms and private rooms available, all with linen and light breakfast included. Full facilities including 24hr backpackers TV lounge, kitchen, internet cafe, laundry, licensed bar and beer garden on site. visiting Adelaide... stay at the beach! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glenelg Beach Hostel

Address: 1 Moseley Sq, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Glenelg
Price Range: £18 - £51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Glenelg Beach Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Female only or private rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 353jennaf, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Look towards the beach and book Stamford Plaza”
 of 5 bubbles damians201, 18 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Rooms are in different "houses". All rooms are pretty much the same. Enjoy!”
 of 5 bubbles ParkMyVan, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Second floor to side street was my accommodation and was a good choice”
 of 5 bubbles johnfD3345JC, 17 Aug 2014 | Read review
“7D is by far the best! Close to the toilets and away from the noise!”
 of 5 bubbles 377alexh, 15 Apr 2014 | Read review
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