Elkes Backpacker Resort

112 Mitchell St, Darwin, Top End, Northern Territory, 0801, Australia | Hostel
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Darwin and 40 hours driving

A travel blog entry by tubs61 on Nov 16, 2007

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16/11/07 Fri

After flying through the night we arrive in Darwin at 5am, passport patrol and Customs were fast, no problems, we got a shuttle bus outside the terminal 7aud each took us right to the door at Elkes backpackers, at 112 Mitchell St, only minutes from nightlife, clubs, shopping and sightseeing. we check in about 8am and make our …

Day 26

A travel blog entry by millarfamily


... park by the harbour before going to the wave pool for a cooling swim. After that we headed to the Mindil Beach markets. We wandered around the markets until sunset approached then took the opportunity to take some great photos of the sunset over water. Once the sun went down there was a street performer who did just about everything you could do with fire from eating, juggling, whip cracking, skipping and much more. The kids were ...

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This hostel, located on 112 Mitchell St, Darwin, is near Mindil Beach, Darwin Wharf Precinct, Aquascene, and Darwin Botanic Gardens.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsElkes Backpacker Resort Darwin

    Reviewed by lj.oz

    It's Ok

    Reviewed Oct 12, 2012
    by (22 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    It is one of the cheapest places to stay and still within easy walking distance to the CBD. the kitchens and baths are clean, but we seen a roach or two

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by bardell

    The worst hostel ever

    Reviewed Apr 28, 2011
    by (1 review) Birmingham , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    This hostel is absolutely disgusting. It's like staying in a prison cell. One staff member is ridiculously rude. There are bed bugs and then staff don't even apologise for this. My arms are bitten to shit. DO NOT STAY HERE!!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Elkes Backpacker Resort Darwin

    2.00 of 5 stars Fair