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Swansea Backpackers

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Front of property
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Swansea Backpackers

Swansea Backpackers

2.0 star property
No-frills hostel in Swansea
7.4 out of 10 Good
7.4/10 Good

83 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking
  • Child-friendly activities
98 Tasman Highway, Swansea, TAS, 7190
Main amenities
  • Near the beach
  • Garden
  • Arcade/games room
  • Reception fireplace
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Meeting room
  • Barbecue grills
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • TV in a common area
Feel at home
  • Garden
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/games room
  • BBQ(s)
  • Free self-parking

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Hobart International Airport (HBA) - 97 min drive


  • Bark Mill Tavern & Bakery - 1 min walk
  • Artifakt Gallery & Cafe - 7 min walk
  • Saltshaker Restaurant - 7 min walk
  • Melshell Oysters - 21 min drive
  • Build A Burger - 6 min walk

About this property

Swansea Backpackers

Swansea Backpackers is a great choice for a stay in Swansea. Guests will have free perks such as WiFi and self-parking. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff and location.


English, French, Polish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 13 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 9 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking (fees apply)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • BBQs

What to do

  • Pool table
  • Beach nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Television in common areas
  • Arcade/games room


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)

Room amenities

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late check-in between 10 PM and 8:30 PM can be arranged for an extra charge of AUD 20.00

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.


This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a security system on site.
This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

Swansea Backpackers Hostel
Swansea Backpackers
Swansea Backpackers Tasmania
Swansea Backpackers Swansea
Swansea Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Swansea Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Swansea

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Swansea Backpackers?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Swansea Backpackers?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Swansea Backpackers?
Yes, there's free self parking. Motorhome/coach/lorry parking is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Swansea Backpackers?
You can check in from 2 PM - 9 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Swansea Backpackers and nearby?
Swansea Backpackers has an arcade and a garden.
What's the area around Swansea Backpackers like?
Swansea Backpackers is a short 18-minute walk from Waterloo Point and 8 minutes' walk from Heritage Centre. Travellers say that this hostel is in a good location.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities


8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

This was a true backpackers. It has nice staff, it’s an okay bed with an okay room, the amenities are nothing more or nothing less
2-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Clean rooms Great common area and kitchen facilities Plenty of parking
1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Nice large common area with well equipped kitchen. Friendly manager and staff. Convenient bottle store and pub next door.
1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Clean and comfortable room. Friendly people. Good position. Average bathroom facilities
Jo, 2-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

6/10 Good

Good and friendly host, got a free coconut cake in morning tea
xi, 1-night family trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

8/10 Very good

The staff/owner went out of his way to meet and greet due to a late arrival, very good, the young people were from Spain and very were very happy.
1-night trip with friends
Verified Wotif guest review

6/10 Good

Rogerio, 1-night trip
Verified guest review