Glenelg Beach Hostel

1-7 Moseley St, Glenelg, South Australia, 5045, Australia

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    Cheap accommodation by the beach

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    I stayed at Glenelg Beach Hostel for 4 nights in early April 2006.

    This hostel/guesthouse is located in the historic Alexander Terrace building, a row of former terrace houses now converted into tourist accommodation.

    It is located on Moseley Street, just a couple of minutes walk from Moseley Square. The cafes, bars, restaurants and shops of Jetty Road, the long sandy beach and the historic Glenelg Tram (which runs to Adelaide city centre) can all be reached in just a couple of minutes on foot.

    Despite being called a hostel, it doesn’t just have dorm rooms, but also single and double rooms with shared bathroom facilities and family rooms.

    I paid 40 AUD (approx. 18 GBP) per night for a single room with shared bathroom.

    My room was clean, but it was never cleaned during my stay. It had a TV (local channels only), a sink, a window, a stool and a few cupboards and drawers. It didn't have a fridge or air conditioning....but the window could be opened fully and had a grill to stop mosquitoes getting in.

    The shower rooms are clean, but there aren't many of them. One shower room (with just one shower and toilet) serves 4 rooms. There are separate shower rooms for males and females though. No towels are provided.

    Guests get a private door key so there is no curfew, and the rooms are located in houses with separate entrances so you don't need to go through reception each time you enter and leave.

    The reception area has a lot of brochures and fliers detailing local attractions and organised tours. There is also a TV room (with a large plasma screen TV on the wall and a host of comfortable sofas) and a lively bar area.

    Free luggage storage is available.

    Basic rooms in an excellent location. Good value for money!

    Directions: In the beach resort of Glenleg, just a 2 minute walk from Moseley Square, the Glenelg Tram stop, Jetty Road and the long sandy beach.

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