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Erskine River Backpackers

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
  • Jan. 24, 2018
    “Good and cheap”
  • Dec. 12, 2016
    “Great chill out place”
6 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne, Victoria 3232 Australia See on map
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

The man who runs the place is very nice and does whatever he needs, to fulfill our needs. My sister and I arrived late in the evening, but we got some bunk beds in a room with 6 other backpackers, which was totally fine because...More

2  Thank Laura M
Reviewed December 12, 2016

I have stayed at this backpackers several times and will always return. On the last occasion I took my girlfriend and we were treated to a lovely room with en-suite facilities and the usual use of communal kitchen/areas. Robbo who runs the place was at...More

3  Thank Amir R
Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

Great hostel, rooms and kitchen are clean. Really beautiful location, wild cockatoos are flying around the hostel and it's surrounded by beautiful nature. It's only a short walk to the beach. It's feels like home there and like living with a family. Highly recommended.

2  Thank Olga B
Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

A bit of a hard place to find but it is located right after the grocery store. You need cash and have to meet up with the Robbo who works there. If you can't find him the manager works at the grocery store and his...More

1  Thank Dylan L
Reviewed January 16, 2016

Hard to find information about this backpackers on the internet but it is worth finding if you are travelling on a tight budget. The rooms are dated but clean and neat and you have everything you need, including a private shower in the double rooms....More

3  Thank DadaMzungu
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Also Known As
Erskine River Backpackers Hotel Lorne
Australia > Victoria > Lorne
Also Known As
Erskine River Backpackers Hotel Lorne
Australia > Victoria > Lorne
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Room & Suite (2)
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"Speak to the owner and win his trust in your character. If he likes you, I'm sure he'll sort you..."
Jan. 6, 2015
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"Call or get there in the morning."
Oct. 18, 2012
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"stay else where!!!!!!!!!"
Feb. 20, 2012
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