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Outdoor pool
In-room safe, free WiFi, linens

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

Explore the area

    Popular LocationNational Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame8 min walk
    Popular LocationAlice Springs Reptile Centre9 min walk
    Popular LocationRoyal Flying Doctor Service13 min walk
    AirportAlice Springs, NT (ASP)19 min drive

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  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (8 Beds)

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (8 Beds)

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Women only (8 Beds)
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Double Room, Ensuite
  • Family Room

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • 4 Bed Shared Dorm

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More details4 Bed Shared Dorm
  • 16 Share Dorm Room

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More details16 Share Dorm Room

About this area

Alice Springs

Located in Alice Springs, Haven Backpacker Resort is in the city centre and near the airport. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve and Joint Geological-Geophysical Reserve, while Alice Springs Reptile Centre and Museum of Central Australia are cultural highlights. 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.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame - 8 min walk
  • Alice Springs Reptile Centre - 9 min walk
  • Royal Flying Doctor Service - 13 min walk
  • Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime Gallery - 13 min walk
  • Museum of Central Australia - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Ciccone Alice Springs Station - 8 min walk
  • AirportAlice Springs, NT (ASP) - 19 min drive

About this property

Haven Backpacker Resort

Alice Springs hostel in Gillen with free breakfast and restaurant
A restaurant, an outdoor pool 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
  • 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
  • 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 requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


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

Room amenities


  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Linens


  • 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



Check-in between 2 PM and 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
Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to get details

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

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

We should mention

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

Property is also known as

Haven Backpacker Resort Gillen
Haven Backpacker Resort
Haven Backpacker Gillen
Haven Backpacker
Haven Backpacker Resort Gillen
Haven Backpacker Resort Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Haven Backpacker Resort Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Gillen

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Haven Backpacker Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Haven Backpacker Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Haven Backpacker Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Haven Backpacker Resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Haven Backpacker Resort pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Haven Backpacker Resort?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Haven Backpacker Resort?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 8:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Haven Backpacker Resort?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does Haven Backpacker Resort provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of AUD 16.50 per person, one-way, applies.
Where is Haven Backpacker Resort located?
Located in Gillen, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame and Alice Springs Reptile Centre. Royal Flying Doctor Service and Australian Aboriginal Dreamtime Gallery are also within 15 minutes. Ciccone Alice Springs Station is 8 minutes by foot.
63 reviews
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

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quiet, spacious, helpful staff, in room bathroom, close to downtown
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
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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

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Stayed 9 nights in Oct 2019

3/5 Okay

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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
Happy face iconLiked: 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