Backpacking is quickly trending as a form of recreation and tourism in Australia. As a backpacker, you get to experience firsthand the various sites that Australia has to offer. Once in a while, you will need to check in to a hotel, either to use it as your base for exploring the surrounding area, or for the occasional refreshing hot shower. So what are the top hotels that backpacking tourists and Australians vouch for in the city of Adelaide? We will uncover the top three hotels for backpackers right here.
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The Backpack Oz is a renowned hostel for its uniqueness of having two properties that are just thirty meters from each other. It is located in Wakefield Street, a short walk from the Victoria Square in Adelaide, South Australia. The hostel offers different types of rooms from double rooms to dorm facilities that can take up to 12 patrons. It offers a very social atmosphere to it with the presence of a bar and a large sitting area for interaction. The guest house is mainly for patrons booking in pairs and groups preferring double rooms to board.
A bar is sited next to the Backpack Oz hostel’s reception serving drinks and nightly specials on food. If you want to catch up on news and send a few emails home, free wireless internet connectivity is provided throughout the hostel with an addition of computers with internet connectivity at the reception.
A shared kitchen is available at the guest house. Laundry services are also offered and a relaxation spot on the roof. Wednesdays come with a free night dinner to all guests. The bar also offers a daily happy hour where it serves beer cheaply to all customers. Service is also guaranteed as it is a family run business with the owners around most of the time.
Glenelg Beach Hostel
The Glenelg Beach Hostel is located at the heart of the Glenelg Beach in Adelaide and is proud to be the only beachside backpackers’ hostel. The hotel is erected 300 meters from the beach in Moseley Street, Adelaide, Australia 5045 and is built into a unique heritage fashion dated back to 1978 with high ceilings and open fireplaces. The facility is build adjacent to the famous jetty road popularly renowned for the beachside nightlife and a stream of shopping spots to choose from. A beer garden is also set up and it beats the rest within the beach by being the biggest.
The Glenelg Beach Hostel offers a wide range of room choices. Female dorms are available as well as male dorms. Mixed dorm services are also offered within the facility with an addition of private rooms for couples who pick the preference. Tea and coffee is served at all times for free while a complimentary light breakfast is also provided for free. A fully equipped kitchen is set up for having meals. A TV room is also in place. The facility offers laundry services free wireless internet access for everyone within the hostel.
City explorers are welcome to hire bicycles from the hostel. Reception is also available 24 hours a day and patrons are welcome to their rooms at any time of the day.
At the heart of Adelaide City Centre, Australia lays this prestigious heritage hostel at the intersection of Franklin Street and Eliza Street. Close distance from the Adelaide Bus Station has been its biggest boost to huge customer base. Rooms are stylish in furniture and are well designed to have the customer enjoy their stay. There is also availability of shared and private rooms to suit different types of customers to choose from.
24 hour reception is provided at the Raglans Backpackers as operations run all through. Patrons are welcome to report to their rooms whenever they please. This gives a good opportunity to survey entertainment joints around Adelaide. Once you check in, look out for the free offers that are provided to the patrons.
For recreation, Raglans offers a poll table, a well stocked open bar if you want to have a good time, a café is available that provides a good relaxing spot as great value meals are served. An open fire is also available for the patrons to chill out in the warmth with an option of an upstairs verandah. At the Raglans Backpackers, credit cards are accepted. Washing machines are available for easy cleaning. Television sets are also installed in every room for entertainment purposes.
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