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Located 2 minutes’ walk from the city center, Launceston Backpackers offers guests a shared kitchen and a communal lounge area, the perfect place to relax after a long day. Free WiFi vouchers are provided.

If you are searching for an exciting wilderness experience, the tour desk can arrange trips to Cradle Mountain. Laundry and luggage storage facilities are available on site.

Backpackers Launceston is less than 10 minutes’ drive from Aurora Stadium, City Park and The University of Tasmania. Launceston Airport is a 15-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Launceston Backpackers has been welcoming guests since Oct 22, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Free Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Launceston Backpackers

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes we do have luggage storage.
    Answered on October 2, 2019
  • Do you offer late check-in?
    Yes, keys to be retrieved from locked key boxes.
    Answered on October 24, 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    Answered on October 2, 2019
  • Hi, any aircorn/heater in double room with private bath?
    Yes there is a heater in the double ensuite room.
    Answered on April 25, 2022
  • what does it cost to get to and from airport
    The Airport Bus can pick you up from Launceston Backpackers and the cost to the airport is $18 per person.
    Answered on March 3, 2020
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Amenities of Launceston Backpackers
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Launceston Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 8:00 PM


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


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 of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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

The fine print

Please note that Launceston Backpackers does not accept payments with American Express/Diners Club credit cards.

Free WiFi vouchers are provided.

Please note that there is a 1.5% charge when you pay with a Visa or Mastercard credit card.

Please note that reception is open in Summer between 08:00-21:00. In winter reception is open between 08:00-11:00 and 15:00-19:00.

Please note that dormitory beds only come with a fitted sheet, there is a $3.50 charge for bed linen hire. All other room types come with 2 free sheets and blankets.

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Launceston Backpackers in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Launceston Backpackers has 16 free car parking spaces which can be used depending on availability.

Costumers have to show proof of double vaccination.

FAQs about Launceston Backpackers

  • Check-in at Launceston Backpackers is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Launceston Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

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

    • Launceston Backpackers is 0.7 miles from the center of Launceston.