Haven Backpacker Resort - Alice Springs

3 Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs, Australia  show map
 3 stars
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Haven Backpacker Resort - Alice Springs

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

On-site parking

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning

In-room air conditioning

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Snack bar

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Haven Backpacker Resort provides guests with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking and a safe deposit box.

Bars, restaurants and casinos are steps away. The steakhouse The Overlanders Steakhouse can be reached after a 10-minute walk.

Alice Springs train station is a 10-minute walk away.

Rooms

The hostel offers 31 rooms featuring a flat-screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, climate control, a laptop-compatible safe and a patio. There are en suite bathrooms appointed with free toiletries, hairdryers and bath sheets. They are fitted with showers and bidets.

Eat & Drink

Guests will find a shared kitchen provided with a fridge and an electric kettle on site.

Services

Haven Backpacker Resort boasts a tour desk, a designated smoking area and a business center for guests' needs providing shuttle service, 24-hour reception and airport transfer.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   31.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Vending machines

Sports & Fitness

  • Table tennis

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach chairs
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Garden furniture
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out 05:00-10:00 FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

hostel Haven Backpacker Resort - Alice Springs Alice Springs location
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Hostel Address:

3 Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs, Australia

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City Center
  • Alice Springs
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Alice Springs (ASP)
    7.5 mi
Train Stations
  • Alice Springs Train Station
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • The Overlanders Steakhouse
    2400 ft
  • Fawlty's Fine Food
    2500 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 05:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    31

Rooms and availability

Haven Backpacker Resort photos Room Single Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Single Bed 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
Room Description:

Features a shared en suite bathroom and air conditioning.

Haven Backpacker Resort photos Room Single Bed in 8-Bed Female Dormitory Room
Single Bed 8-Bed Female Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • Board games/puzzles
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  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
Room Description:

Features a shared en suite bathroom and air conditioning.

Haven Backpacker Resort photos Room Double Room with Bathroom
Double or Twin Room Bathroom
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

This private room includes an en suite bathroom with shower and toilet.

Haven Backpacker Resort photos Room Single Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Family Room
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Patio
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

Spacious room with 32-inch LCD flat-screen TV, refrigerator, tea/coffee making facilities and a sofa. Please note the rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 4 guests (see Hotel Policies).

Haven Backpacker Resort photos Exterior Haven Backpackers Resort
Single Bed 4-Bed Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    55 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
Room Description:

Single bed in a mixed dormitory room with air-conditioning and a private bathroom.

Haven Backpacker Resort Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Alice Springs Reptile Centre1400 ft
  • Alice Springs Desert Park4.8 mi

Popular areas

  • Royal Flying Doctor Service1700 ft
  • City Center2300 ft
  • Lightning Ridge Opal Mines3300 ft
  • Lasseters Casino1.2 mi
  • School of Air1.7 mi

Train stations

Convention centers

Shopping areas

  • Todd Mall3000 ft

Museums

  • Museum of Central Australia4300 ft

Galleries

  • Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime Gallery3000 ft

Local attractions

  • Alice Springs Desert Park2.5 mi
    Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs
  • Road Transport Hall of Fame4.9 mi
    2 Norris Bell Avenue, Alice Springs
  • The Kangaroo Sanctuary5.7 mi
    Bookings only please, Alice Springs
  • Mount Gillen2.6 mi
    Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs
  • Old Ghan Museum5.1 mi
    Norris Bell Avenue, Alice Springs

Near the hostel

  • National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame1200 ft
    2 Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs
  • Alice Springs Reptile Centre1700 ft
    Nine Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs
  • MacDonnell Ranges2800 ft
    Alice Springs, Northern TerritoryAustralia
  • Aboriginal Australia Culture Centre2900 ft
    86 Todd Street, Alice Springs
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility1600 ft
    8 - 10 Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs
  • Camels Australia2400 ft
    PMB 74, Alice Springs
  • Alice Springs Cultural Precinct2800 ft
    Alice Springs, Northern TerritoryAustralia

Restaurants nearby

  • The Overlanders Steakhouse2400 ft

    Address: 72 Hartley Street
    Phone: 61 8 8952 2159

  • The Teashrine2600 ft

    Address: 113 Todd Street

    83% likes this, based on 48 reviews
    Cuisine: Vegetarian

  • Bojangles Saloon & Restaurant2900 ft

    Address: 80 Todd Street
    Phone: 61 8 8952 2873

    74% likes this, based on 183 reviews

  • Fawlty's Fine Food2500 ft

    Address: Alice Plz
    Phone: (08) 8952 2668

    63% likes this, based on 20 reviews

  • Piccolo's2700 ft

    Address: Near Todd Mall
    Phone: 08 89531936

    70% likes this, based on 29 reviews

Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 05:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    31

Haven Backpacker Resort Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Haven Backpacker Resort

Average guest rating

5.8out of 10
Guest rating
Based on 30 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    6.2

    Good location, (mostly) friendly staff, spacious room with (noisy!) fridge.

    This is definitely a backpackers place - don't expect the fact that you can book a non-dorm room to change that. The bathroom was in need of decoration, although it did all function ok. Likewise the bedding - clean but had the odd stain etc... I don't imagine everyone would be a fan of the mouse in our room! & don't believe the signs about breakfast times at the weekend - ask at the desk for the *real* times...

  • Single
    8.8

    Close to the centre of town (easy walk), awesome pool area & clean room with bathroom.

  • Single
    5.8

    good value for the price

    they could renovate the bathrooms or at least clean them a little bit better or more often.

  • Single
    9.6

    Samson, the pet lizard! He just walks around the reception area all day which was cool!!! They also had a pet snake Crumpet which everyone could hold and get photo's with. I booked my tour through these guys and they really care about what they sell you and know their stuff! Would definitely recommend! Its nice, cheap and close to town, just what I was looking for.

  • Couple
    7.4

    Our room was really big and we had a nice private bathroom. Towels were included.

    Around 4 am there was a lot of noise from the other guests staying there, making it impossible to sleep anymore.

  • Single
    8.2

    Haven was a short walk to Alice prings CBD. Free transfer from Airport to Haven + only $10 for the Haven to airport transfer (others charged you $20pp each way!) The free breakfast offer was basic but filling (toast most days + pancakes on Saturdays)

    Alot of people comming and going in the early hours (not good if you're looking for a sleep-in)

  • Single
    9.2

    I liked how all the people that I encountered during my stay were very friendly and welcoming, whether it be staff or other guests. Also, help was freely given and explanations were very helpful.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    I liked its location and although a backpakers we still had our own space with onsuite. The shared kitchens were a little unclean but basically had eveything we needed. I also liked the fact that they put out bread and toasters plus butter and condiments every morning for all to help themselves to. It was close to the town and rail station and easy to get to and from. The staff were all helpful. There was a bank of computers as well and reasonably priced to use, with skype ability although the letters were missing of most of the keyboards which made it slower to use.

    The keyboards on the computors needed replacing as a lot of the letters were missing and slowed down use. If there was somewhere to hang up tea towels then the dishes may have been cleaner in kitchen. I was glad we had some tea towels of our own.

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    great tasting free pancake on Sunday mornings. Free storage for the week away. very convenient place to use as a base. Thanks

    Not you but your guests..... the kitchen was soo messy

  • Single
    4.2

    Good price and facilities

    10 minutes walk to city center, along a main road with traffic and need to cross a railway. Swimming pool was out of use (empty).

  • Single
    4.2

    The advert describes it as modern and fresh, but in reality it is dingy, old and not modern at all - 60's tiles in the bathroom, school hall-type brickwork. Certainly not what I expected.

  • Single
    7.8

    Good clean room

    Hearing the banging of other doors down the hallway

  • Single
    7.0

    Great location and helpful staff. Pool is small but ok. Communal facilities, like kitchen & bbq, for those who like it.

    Room was a bit musty; maybe they should install bathroom ventilation to tackle the problem. Being a backpacker location, noise level was requiring earplugs (but that´s ok, as it was clearly indicated before).

  • Single
    4.6

    Room without table/shelf or other things to put something, only beds and 1 sofa. No mirror in the toilette, how can I cut my beard ? Dirties swimming pool.

  • Couple
    5.0

    Personel was friendly.

    There were spiderwebs in the room and the laundry was not very clean. It was longer walking to town than we expected. It is at least a 20 minute walk.

How to reach hostel

hostel Haven Backpacker Resort - Alice Springs Alice Springs location
Show big map »

Hostel Address:

3 Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs, Australia

Get directions
City Center
  • Alice Springs
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Alice Springs (ASP)
    7.5 mi
Train Stations
  • Alice Springs Train Station
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • The Overlanders Steakhouse
    2400 ft
  • Fawlty's Fine Food
    2500 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 05:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    31