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138 Collins Street Hobart TAS 7000

Voted "Best Backapcher 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.


  • In the “Centre of the City”
  • 2 Big Lounge areas with TVs
  • Reading Room
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In room lockers
  • Tour booking and advice
  • 24hr Security/Manager
  • 50m from the Bus Station
  • 12 storey secure parking next door
  • Free night parking outside the Hotel
  • Airport Shuttle drops you at our door
  • Laundry washing/drying machines
  • Late night entrance
  • Linen provided
  • Fully equipped kitchen

Our rooms

Mixed Dorm

from $22 per night
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Single room

from $72 per night
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Queen room

from $81 per night
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