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Coffs Harbour YHA

51 Collingwood Street, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I know I'm a little older than 'regular' backpackers, but I hate sitting in motel rooms, staring at myself in the mirror, when I travel by myself. I know the beds are going to be too short (at 6 ft 1 in, a double bed just isn't going to cut it) I hate the inherent snootiness with B&Bs. And I... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Coffs Harbour YHA is excellent! Extremely clean, good clean bedrooms, spacious kitchen, free pick up from the bus stop where the greyhound drops you off and lovely staff. You don't need long in Coffs Harbour as there isn't a lot to do but I definitely recommend staying at the YHA. One of the best I've stayed in!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Great location. Great atmosphere. Great facilities. Lovely counter at staff. But when the sun goes down and the beast appears as night manager. Oh my God. I would've happily rated five stars until she reared her rude head. Please don't yell at us to be quiet and then be heard yelling and screaming at your own family. Glad I wasn't... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Great hostel, kitchen is spotless, rooms and toilets are very clean as well! Very well located near the beach and shops/bars. MOST staff are very friendly especially Cori on reception who is very welcoming and would do anything to help! However its only downfall is the night manger- she is extremely rude and made me feel unwelcome on my stay... More 

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YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Coffs Harbour YHA, responded to this review

Hi Calum Thanks for choosing Coffs YHA. Noise at night is a really tricky one as hostel staff need to balance people wanting to have fun and the needs of guests trying to sleep in the rooms above, as was the case here. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Great hostel and great atmosphere. I met lots of nice people to travel with in coffs. Clean rooms and bathrooms. Mostly nice staff except for the night manager, who is very rude for no reason. Would recommend a visit though.

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YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Coffs Harbour YHA, responded to this review

Hi ben Thanks for coming to Coffs YHA and your review. Unfortunately, your group was being noisy so the night manager needed to ask you to lower the volume a bit as other guests were being disturbed. This is part of trying to balance the needs of all guests at night. More 

Bristol, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We stayed at this hostel almost 3 years ago and enjoyed it so much we stayed again this year. The hostel itself is amazing - lovely kitchen and the best, hottest, most powerful showers and cleanest toilets we've come across in a hostel! However, we were downstairs in the cosy common room area and a group of travellers were chatting... More 

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YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Coffs Harbour YHA, responded to this review

Hi James Thanks for your review and staying at Coffs YHA. The comfort of all guests is really important to us and so we did have to ask your group to keep the noise down as it was after 11pm. We’re sorry that inconvenienced you but was for the comfort of guests in the rooms above. The lot of the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Having travelled to Coffs Harbour overnight arriving 06.30am unlike the other hostels I was the only one not by a courtesy bus furthermore I was told I was not allowed access to my room until 13.30 and had to store my luggage in the room which had no lock or functioning light! Brett, the manager had a massive attitude and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Really enjoyed our stay at this yha. The receptionist Cori was very helpful and gave us a family room when there was just three of us. She also helped us out with various activities we wanted to do such as rent a car. The facilities were very good with a good sized kitchen and communal area. Plenty of things to... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The room was spacious and comfortable. The staff was very friendly. The kitchen was clean, as were the common areas. There is a nice indoor common area, and smoking is only allowed outside, in the common area by the pool.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Greatest hostel in the world! I stayed here for 2 months while working at a blueberry farm. Worked my last month as a cleaner for free accomodation. Brett and his wife are lovely. We spend Christmas here with our new family and it was truly amazing. It's a clean hostel with a fanastic pool for hot days. A huge thank... More 

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