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Shady Willows Holiday Park & Batemans Bay YHA

Old Princes Highway cnr South Street, Batemans Bay, New South Wales 2536, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014
BuyReallyLow Holmen, Wisconsin
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Holmen, Wisconsin
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85 reviews 85 reviews
19 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

In Bateman’s Bay lies the Shady Willows Holiday Park and Batemans Bay YHA. I had rented for the evening a Caravan to sleep in. That’s right, a small, old trailer similar to those you see abandoned in lots throughout rural Wisconsin. Take a look at the picture I posted to see what I mean.  It is small, but it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My friend and I spent a night at the YHA. The room and the facilities were clean. The staff has been extremely nice, kind and helpful. The YHA is situated in a caravan park so it is surrounded by trees, it feels so relax. We were the only backpackers for the night so we haven't had the chance to meet... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Shay Willows has friendly and helpful staff but the park is old and tired and mostly permanent sites. Caravan sites are small and difficult to get into. The corner of South Road and the Old Prices Hway is extremely noisy all through the day and evening. The park is dog friendly and that is the only reason we stayed as... More

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Witney, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We stayed in the double room in the yha at Batemans Bay. The room was fairly small but fine, and the shared areas well equipped. Nice and clean, so no complaints. There is a wonderful wetlands area in the middle of Bateman's Bay that we came across by chance, hadn't seen it in any guides. It's worth a visit as... More

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Canberra, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Took the family here for 2 nights. There were 13 of us including 4 couples, 2 infants and 3 kids. Managed to get 4 cabins right beside each other so we weren't separated throughout the park. Loved it! Very kid friendly! The big kids (the dads) loved playing ping pong whilst the little ones ran wild at the park. Cabins... More

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Geelong, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Cabins seem to be in fairly original condition without much in the way of renovations and refurbishing since being built. The staff were nice, and the park itself was well kept with a pool and playground for the kids. Units have kitchen set up and own bathroom which is good with a family. Its a pet friendly park, so expect... More

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beladonnaBatemansBay, Manager at Shady Willows Holiday Park & Batemans Bay YHA, responded to this review

Thank you for your review even though it is a negative one. The first cabin was missed in the cleaning schedule and the cleaner has been spoken to. We have changed cleaners and hopefully we can get them up to scratch so this does not occur again. We do ask people to be responsible with their pets and dont let... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

I arrived here one weekend without any prior reservation. The YHA was booked out, but they were able to offer me a cabin instead. My cabin was clean, comfortable and well equipped. I had a pleasant night's sleep; absolutely no complaints overall. I had to make my own bed and the establishment is about 1km out of town, but neither... More

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beladonnaBatemansBay, Manager at Shady Willows Holiday Park & Batemans Bay YHA, responded to this review

We thank you for your review and are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We know we are a budget park and we dont pretend to be otherwise but we do try to keep our facilities clean and well maintained. It was a booked out weekend in the hostel and only one cabin available so we are happy... More

Canberra, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

I am not really sure how to explain what I encountered while staying at the shady willows park at batemans bay a few week ago. It was the most disgusting place I have ever stayed at, and I have been around the country and stayed at approximately 100 holiday parks with my family over the last 10 years. My wife... More

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Bowral, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

After travelling all day, we were desperate for a place to stay, so we stopped at "the shady willows" OMG !! The cabin we stayed in stunk like dead something, it obviously hadn't been cleaned since god knows when. Mouldy bathroom, filthy stove, curtains had stains all over them, utensils & glassware were disgustingly filthy, floor hadn't been mopped (coz... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

After travelling all day, we were desperate for a place to stay, so we stopped at "the shady willows" OMG !! The cabin we stayed in stunk like dead something, it obviously had'nt been cleaned since god knows when. Mouldy bathroom, filthy stove, curtains had stains all over them, utensils & glassware were disgustingly filthy, floor hadnt been mopped (coz... More

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Address: Old Princes Highway cnr South Street, Batemans Bay, New South Wales 2536, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Batemans Bay
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