This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Just a 12-minute walk from Johnsons Beach, Happy Backpacker offers free Wi-Fi and an onsite bar/restaurant. Guests can socialize in the shared lounge or prepare a meal in the shared kitchen.

Happy Backpacker is a 5-minute drive from Sulfur Creek and a 17-minute drive from Burnie. Devonport is a 25-minute drive and Launceston is a 1-hour and 25-minute drive away.

All heated rooms have towels and linen provided. They offer access to shared bathroom facilities.

Also on offer is secure lockers and a TV in the shared lounge.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.1 for a two-person trip.

Happy Backpacker has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 2, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Happy Backpacker

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Penguin Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    200 feet from property
  • Watcombe Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    700 feet from property
  • Johnsons Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    2,550 feet from property
  • Preservation Bay Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    1.4 miles from property

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Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Neptune Bistro
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Neptune Bar
    0 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea
    0 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Penguin Beach
    200 feet
  • Watcombe Beach
    700 feet
  • Johnsons Beach
    2,550 feet
  • Preservation Bay Beach
    1.4 miles
  • Midway Beach
    2.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Devonport Airport
    18.9 miles
  • Burnie Wynyard Airport
    19.5 miles
How to get to Happy Backpacker from Devonport Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: Japanese, Korean, Australian, Local

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Happy Backpacker
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Happy Backpacker takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Check-out

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Happy Backpacker accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that Happy Backpacker does not accept payments with American Express credit cards.

FAQs about Happy Backpacker

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Happy Backpacker by:

    • Car 30min

  • Happy Backpacker is 500 feet from the center of Penguin.

  • The prices at Happy Backpacker may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Happy Backpacker.

  • Happy Backpacker has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Happy Backpacker offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Karaoke
    • Evening entertainment
    • Live music/Performance
    • Happy hour
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Check-in at Happy Backpacker is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.