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No 1. Hostel in Hobart

Highest rated Hostel 3 years in a row
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Welcome to Your Home in Hobart
What hostels aspire to be.

Our Story

Built in 1835, The Pickled Frog Backpackers has always been a haven for the world's adventurers. We've hosted sailors, whalers, smugglers, gold-diggers, daredevils and wanderers. ​Now it's your turn. ​
If you're keen to explore this fascinating island, come and stay with us and add your history to ours.

Our building is a converted English-style pub from colonial times. It provides real homley feel, with plenty of cozy spots for socializing. Perfect for making new friends and adventure buddies.

Kick back and relax or rev up for a big night out - The Pickled Frog is your home in Hobart.

Outside building photo


We offer affordable 4, 6, 8, and 14 bed dorms.

Our premium dorms include sinks, privacy curtains and under-bed lockers.

We also offer Double/Twin share rooms.

Check out our NEW Tadpole Suites which offer ensuite, flat screen tv, fridge, tea and coffee, kettle and queen size bed.

Check-in: 2pm
Check-out: 10am
Reception Hours: 9am - 8pm

Feel free to store your bags in our free and secure luggage room.

4 bed Dorm


  • Free Wifi
  • Flat screen TV with Netflix
  • 24-hour hot showers
  • Big, bright kitchen
  • Washing machines and dryers
  • Free luggage room and locker hire
  • Bed linen and warm blankets
  • Cheap beers and ciders
  • Games room
  • Pinball and arcade Machine
  • Cozy reading nook
  • Pool table
  • Guitars for jamming


Painted in an unmissable Kermit green, our hostel is a landmark on Liverpool Street.

The Pickled Frog is a stone's throw from the best pubs and grub. Our super friendly staff know all the happening spots in town.

Group adventure
Adventure together.