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138 Collins Street Hobart TAS 7000

Voted "Best Backpacker Accommodation" of the year

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Imperial Backpackers in Hobart, Tasmania

Backpackers Imperial Hotel is located in the heart of Hobarts CBD. We are within walking distance from the city’s main attractions such as Salamanca Place home to the famous Saturday market which draws huge crowds every week. You will find everything nearby. Trendy cafes, cosy pubs, supermarket/mall, museums, Tourist Information and public transport.

We are situated upstairs in the old Imperial Arcade a piece of Hobart’s Victorian architecture first established in 1870.

We offer a variety of private and dorm rooms for the budget traveller. With a funky retro feel we boast the comfiest mattresses in town.  We have a spacious common area with lounges and a widescreen TV, large clean kitchen and dining room to cook your own meals.

Our staff are friendly and we look forward to helping you enjoy your stay with us, while exploring Hobart.



  • Central Location; In the “Centre of the City”
  • 50m from Public Transport
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Spacious Guest Lounge Room
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen & Dining Area
  • Reading Room & Game Room
  • Shared Bathrooms
  • Linen provided with optional towel hire $2 each
  • In Room Lockers
  • 12-Storey Secure Parking Next Door
  • Free City Street Parking between 6pm-8:30am
  • Late night entrance
  • Laundry washing/drying machines
  • Luggage Storage Available
  • 24hr Security/Manager

Our rooms

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Single room

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