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Backpackers by the Beach

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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I stopped here in May and the hostel was very clean in both the shared bathroom and the bedroom. The location was great being very close walk to the beach and right next to local cafes and shops. However, the hostel had an eerie vibe...More

    Thank wheelyboy10
    Reviewed March 22, 2018

    My husband and I with our three beautiful children needed a place to rest for one night before we head off to our destination, we stayed at the hostel for a night :) and it was really good. Peter the manager was very helpful, friendly...More

    Thank Segeorida L
    Reviewed November 19, 2017

    My stay at the Backpackers by the beach was really great – 10/10. The hostel was clean - by far the cleanest in my Australian experience - rooms as well as kitchen and common room. Wifi was very fast. Beaches are just a step from...More

    4  Thank petra_kk
    Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for two nights in a double room. The room was clean and a good size. The bathroom and kitchen area were always tidy. The owner was friendly and accommodating as we arrived late at night. The location of this hostel is perfect,...More

    Thank josaraclarke
    Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

    Never go to this place!!! The man who owns the hostel is mentally crazy. He put us out for no reason and he was chasing and yelling after us. The previous owner of the hostel was a great man, and by this reason the recenses...More

    7  Thank Hugo R
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    US$26 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Newcastle
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    "as for a family we stay in a room with 8 beds"
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    "Avoid a hike up the stairs by booking a room on the lower floors."
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