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Samurai Beach Bungalows - Port Stephens YHA

3.5 of 5
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2 Robert Connell Close, Anna Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2316, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

First I must say chrissy who greats you at reception is A* she's very helpful, friendly and full of knowledge on the area, bo the dog, who barked at me is also there wagging his tail :) Samurai is located pretty close to the shops maybe 15 mins walk, I drove so it's about 5 This place is very quiet,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night on our way down to Sydney, wish we could have stayed longer. The owners were lovely and very helpful. They gave us good information on the surrounding area where to eat etc and also have us the choice of many dvds to enjoy free of cost for the night. The cabins were nice, very clean... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Stunning location: woken up by the plentiful exotic bird noises in the morning, stepping out of our bungalow and immediately being surrounded by the beautiful nature/the greens of the rainforest. Very relaxing. The pool looked amazing but we didn't use it, as it was winter and thus too cold. WiFi is free but has no range in the bungalows, only... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The setting is lovely. It's a bit out of town but not too far. The cabin was comfortable but a bit cramped. There was no table to put your stuff and barely enough room for one suitcase. Mosquitoes are rampant. I'd recommend it if you don't find something better. Staff very friendly. Free wifi at the main building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

I booked for 3 nights at this lovely place and booked another night, and another. Just great! Sandy and Mark make it feel like a home a bit. Samurai is a great place to relax and to discover the beautifull bays of Port Stephens. Just ask at the reception, they are very very friendly and helpfull! Good beds, fridge in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We only stayed here for one night, but wow what a peaceful and beautiful place it was! We arrived late and still got a really professional and friendly service! The room was really spacious and clean! Bed really comfy and warm. The only thing from giving this amazing place a 5 star is sharing a bathroom but we do realize... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I was here for only one night while on a road trip. It's a solid hostel, but nothing extraordinary - the location was tranquil; the outdoor kitchen / dining area was functional; it was good to have a mini-fridge in the dorm room; and the shared bath was serviceable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

It was warm but raining when we visited, so our lovely forest retreat was a double edge sword. If it's rainy don't forget your insect spray, seriously! There were mosquito coils and matches available from the kitchen and we seem to keep the pests at bay as we enjoyed a quiet rainy afternoon on our verandah with wine, cheese and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Zipped out of Sydney for the weekend and had a great stay at the beach bungalows. We were arriving late but Sandy was on hand to check us with a welcoming smile. She knew the area well and we took up her recommendation for brunch, as well as going for a walk along the beaches. Bungalow was nothing fancy, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I was looking for some rest and relaxation. I found it here. My room was private(number 7), the facilities were excellent and I felt a million miles from anywhere. It is close enough to beaches and coastal walks to connect with nature. I saw about a dozen dolphins. I enjoyed cooking my dinner in the shared kitchen and chatting with... More 

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