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Aussitel Backpackers

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312 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great staff! Really nice guys and friendly. Had awesome time with them. Hostel is clean and location is really good. Lots of free activities you can do (surfboards, kayaks...)!!! Kitchen works and there's enough fridges so no problems where you keep your food! I was originally going to stay 3 nights here but now been almost two weeks here. Love... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aussitel was the last hostel I stayed at on my East Coast trip and it was by far the best of them all. The staff here are number 1, especially Jan, who checked me in. He gave me the most comprehensive introduction to Coffs I could've hoped for and my stay was action-packed from the beginning because he had so... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coffs harbour seems to be a place that many travellers skip en route the east coast. For those people I feel bad because they missed out on a huge Australian gem - Aussitel. I planned a week and ended up staying three. I was able to pay for my stay by working two hours a morning in the hostel with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The hostel itself is great, has everything available for you, is clean and friendly with good staff. There is lots going on in the hostel and they do try to make the most of where they are. The location however is quite average - Coffs Harbour hasn't really got that much on offer. This hostel in a different location would... More 

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The place is very nice, staff is very friendly and helpfull. I arrived very late at night and I had to wake up the staff and I felt very guilty but they were all very nice and still friendly. They also helped me with things to do around here. They offer free wifi and free boards for surfing. All rooms,... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

During my stay in Australia I stayed at the Aussitel in total of 5 months. The atmosphere at the hostel is amazing: activities such as tours to see kangaroos, game nights, bonfire, jetty jumping are organized twice everyday by the staff, you can hire equipment for free (proper surf boards, body boards, kayaks, fishing rods etc) and you can find... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Aussitel was one of the best hostels in Australia I have stayed in. there is a really lay back atmosphere there and they really take care of their backpackers. I was planning to stay at Coffs harbour for two days and ended up extending my stay here! They rent out surfboards and paddleboards for free, they do an kangaroo tour... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights while in Coffs,hostel was clean and tidy,comfortable beds,good wifi, helpfull and friendly staff....was a 10 min walk to the town and 5 min walk to beach....when back in coffs will stay again...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Loved everything about my stay at this hostel, such a great vibe! Use of free surf boards and other water sports equipment was so good. Could not fault this hostel! Especially the staff, Nick made us feel as if we had known him for years from the moment we arrived including us in all the activities. A great way to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

'ONE MORE WEEK' is the well known chant at Aussitel, because once you've stayed at the hostel and experienced the friendly atmosphere, most backpackers tend to extend their stay! I've been here for 3 weeks now & i've had an amazing time at the hostel. I've made some real good friends, including the staff Nick, Rob, Kay, Levi & not... More 

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