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    Port Macquarie Backpackers

    2 Hastings River Dr, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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    Mantra The Observatory
    1,670 reviews
    #5 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
    1.8 km
     
    East Port Motor Inn
    490 reviews
    #4 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
    1.7 km
     
    Mid Pacific Motel
    340 reviews
    #7 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
    0.9 km
     
    Rydges Port Macquarie
    924 reviews
    #12 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
    1.1 km
     
    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good29%
    • Average8%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible3%
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    “koala hospital” (26 reviews)
    “common rooms” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    1 - 5 of 139 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    My favorite hostel in Australia so far! The staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are wonderful and beds are very comfortable. The hostel is kept incredibly clean and is obviously well taken care of. The renovations are beautiful. Just a short walk to...More

    Thank Alex M
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    I had a very bad experience here with my girlfriend in January. We consider ourselves down to earth and honest people but were treated extremely badly by the owner of this hostel. My girlfriend and I were worried about writing this review because of the...More

    9  Thank Oliver C
    Response from portbackpackers, Owner at Port Macquarie BackpackersResponded 3 days ago

    Oh Oliver A bit of background for those reading this. The only real part of your review is you did stay at my hostel. Oli and Jen booked their tours at my hostel and my staff discounted the tours and saved them $400 dollars, yes...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Extremely rude owner/ manager. Very basic room - noisy at night. Dirty kitchen, limited crockery, dirty tea towels. Poor quality for the money that you pay. I would not stay here again as I did not enjoy my stay.More

    9  Thank jodielw
    Response from portbackpackers, Owner at Port Macquarie BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Disappointing review. Pages & pages of good reviews and then this. After being closed for 3 months for renovations, hundreds of hours of work and tens of thousands of dollars. The hostel has never looked better or had better facilities for customers to use. We...More

    Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

    I really loved my stay at PM Backpackers! I only stayed one night but I would definitely go back. It's extremely clean, and Byron & Erin were so so helpful & kind. Free wifi, and it's good wifi. They're also super accommodating with check in...More

    1  Thank ChelseaSz
    Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

    Had a good rest over there. Stay one night in my motorcycle road trip. Clean, safe comfortable and close to liquor store, cafe, grocery and restaurant. Excellent stay and the staff is nice and welcoming.

    Thank gabstreet97
    Mantra The Observatory
    1,670 reviews
    #5 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
    1.8 km
     
    East Port Motor Inn
    490 reviews
    #4 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
    1.7 km
     
    Mid Pacific Motel
    340 reviews
    #7 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
    0.9 km
     
    Rydges Port Macquarie
    924 reviews
    #12 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
    1.1 km
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$22 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Port Macquarie
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    Traveller (21)
    Pool & Beach (12)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (16)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    148 reviews
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    Room Tips
    "I stayed in a 12 person dorm and it was still quiet and roomy."
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    "They were all great."
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    "Take a shared bedroom, nice to meet new people!"
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    "Doesn't really make a difference I believe - but as I said if you ever have to undergo a 10bed dorm I..."
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