The Best Hostels in Hobart, Tasmania for Backpackers, Couples, and Groups

The Best Hostels in Hobart, Tasmania for Backpackers, Couples, and Groups Hobart's Waterfront (Tourism Australia)
Hobart, the largest city in Tasmania, offers more than just a Launchpad to the surrounding wildlife and natural beauty. The harbor, art museum, sights, and nightlife make Hobart a great destination in of itself.

The hostels we've listed below all offer a long list of great amenities and with great prices to boot. Each has their own special atmosphere and vibe, so take a look at all of them and do your research before booking. Have a great trip!
How much do hostels in Hobart cost?
Average Dorm Price $23 ($15 to $31)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $67 ($44 to $86)

A social hostel for backpackers, couples, and solo travelers

Dorm Bed: $18.62
Private Room: $21.97
Overall Rating: 83%
281 Liverpool St Tasmania , Hobart Australia
Located just a few minutes' walk to everything in central Hobart, the Pickled Frog is an award winning, locally-owned hostel with a fun and vibrant social atmosphere. Recently refurbished, this older building has tons of charm without sacrificing any modern amenities or conveniences. The interior decor is worth seeing, as every hallway has some type of interesting paint scheme.

Their in-house bar and their spacious, comfortable common area (with log fires in the winter) provide a great spot to mix and mingle with your fellow guests. A large communal kitchen is fully stocked for those guests that like to cook, and the common areas have tables, games, coffee and tea, and more. The staff helps to arrange tours and activities, and provides free advice on everything to do in town or around the rest of Tasmania. Also, they offer free shuttles to various places nearby such as Mt. Wellington, the MONA art museum, and the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

Dorms and private rooms are available of different sizes, including an apartment. An all-female dorm option is also available. They also have parking, Wi-Fi, laundry, luggage storage, and more

Guest reviews highlight the comfortable feel and social vibe of this fairly busy hostel. There will always be other guests to meet, and the staff and facilities facilitate interaction all year.

Highly recommended!

A boutique, cozy hostel

Dorm Bed: $31.36
Private Room: $42.94
Overall Rating: 94%
1 Stowell Ave Battery Point , Hobart Australia
This award-winning hostel in Hobart is close to the Harbor as well as shops and restaurants and everything else in town. The owners live on site and take great care of this hostel and the guests that come to stay in it. This smaller and cozy hostel has a lot to offer. The atmosphere is more like a boutique hostel or bed and breakfast with an old-fashioned decorative style, elegant furniture, artwork, and furnishings, and luxury appointments. Even when you climb into your bunk beds, you'll have thoughts of the Queen.

Private rooms and dorms are available in different sizes from Queen beds down to multi-bunk rooms. A female-only dorm option is also on the list. All rooms have bathroom facilities, and everything is kept very clean and nice. The common room is comfortable, and the kitchen is modern and well stocked. The outdoor patio and deck (with BBQ) provide a very nice spot to relax and enjoy the outdoors with your fellow travelers.

Other amenities include Wi-Fi, laundry, hotel-style linens and duvets, tour booking and travel advice, free parking, and more.

With consistently high marks from guests leaving reviews, this hostel (or palace?) gets rave reviews for everything, especially the friendly owners and staff. One reviewer even described it as an "Awesome little mansion."

A quiet, relaxing hostel for backpackers and groups

Overall Rating: 71%
41 Barrack Street, Hobart, 7000 Corner Barrack and Goulburn Streets , Hobart Australia
The Hobart Hostel, located in the center of the city, has private rooms and dorms of various sizes and a great common area. The owners and staff of this locally-owned hostel have gone out of their way to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable here.

The facilities are great: rooms are spacious and clean, dorms are modern and filled with all of the conveniences you would need (such as plugs next to the bunks), and the common areas make for a great place to socialize and unwind. Rooms and common areas are decorated with vibrant colors and interesting artwork from around the world.

The common room is large with comfortable sofas, dining tables, and internet computers. The spacious kitchen has multiple stoves and everything you would need to prepare all of your meals, and with enough room to share with other guests.

Other amenities include free, fast Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, tour booking, ticket printing, and outdoor terrace, and more.

Guest reviews give high marks for cleanliness and terrific facilities, as well as the friendly staff.
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