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Haven Backpacker Resort

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
In-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Haven Backpacker Resort

Haven Backpacker Resort

2 out of 5

3.5/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
3 Larapinta Drive, Gillen, NT, 870

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAustralian Aboriginal Dreamtime Gallery13 min walk
  • Popular LocationAraluen Cultural Precinct15 min walk
  • Popular LocationTodd Mall16 min walk
  • AirportAlice Springs, NT (ASP)14 min drive

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About this area

Alice Springs

Located in Alice Springs, Haven Backpacker Resort is in the city centre and near the airport. Museum of Central Australia and National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Olive Pink Botanic Garden and Frontier Camel Farm. Make sure you don't miss outdoor adventures like rock climbing and hiking/biking trails, or hop on a bike for hire nearby and take a self-guided tour around Alice Springs.

What's nearby

  • National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame - 8 min walk
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service - 13 min walk
  • Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime Gallery - 13 min walk
  • Araluen Cultural Precinct - 15 min walk
  • Todd Mall - 16 min walk


  • Watertank Cafe - 7 min walk
  • Monte's Lounge - 11 min walk
  • Bojangles - 12 min walk
  • Loco Burrito - 12 min walk
  • Page 27 - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Ciccone Alice Springs Station - 8 min walk
  • Alice Springs, NT (ASP) - 14 min drive

About this property

Haven Backpacker Resort

Alice Springs hostel in Gillen with free breakfast and outdoor pool
An outdoor pool, a restaurant and a bar/lounge are available at this hostel. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and laundry facilities are on-site. All 31 rooms provide conveniences such as living rooms and dining areas, plus free WiFi and furnished balconies or patios. Other amenities available to guests include private gardens, TVs and fridges. Housekeeping is available on request.
Haven Backpacker Resort offers 31 forms of accommodation with a safe and rice cookers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. This accommodation offers separate living rooms. Fridges and microwaves are provided.

Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on request and hairdryers can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

Children aged under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 4:30 AM–8:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar/lounge
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room


  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets


  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower


  • 42-inch TV

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dining room
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Rice cooker
  • Shared kitchen access

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio
  • Garden


  • Safe
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area

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Check-in from 2 PM - 8:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 16.50 per person (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession, within the meaning of Article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision

Property is also known as

Haven Resort Hostel
Haven Resort Hostel Gillen
Haven Backpacker Resort Gillen
Haven Backpacker Resort
Haven Backpacker Gillen
Haven Backpacker
Haven Backpacker Resort Alice Springs
Haven Backpacker Alice Springs
Haven Backpacker Hotel Alice Springs
Haven Backpacker Resort Gillen
Haven Backpacker Resort Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Haven Backpacker Resort Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Gillen

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 11 out of 63 reviews
5 - Excellent 17%
Rating 4 - Good. 23 out of 63 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 19 out of 63 reviews
3 - Okay 30%
Rating 2 - Poor. 8 out of 63 reviews
2 - Poor 13%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 63 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
quiet, spacious, helpful staff, in room bathroom, close to downtown
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good backpackers to stay in Alice Springs
Clean and comfortable facilities, no issues with the stay, good safe parking, locked for the night, try to get in early.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 9 nights in Oct 2019

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Value for $
Budget option at short notice, location was very close to city centre
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
We booked a family room which had its own ensuite, kettle and mini fridge. The kids enjoyed having a tv in the room.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2019