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Port Macquarie Backpackers

2 Hastings River Drive, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Port macquarie backpackers has been the best hostel of our travels. The place is so homely, it's small but that adds to the beauty of it. The manager Colin is simply a genuinely nice guy, so helpful, always offering advice and finding things to do. It's been hard enjoying the rest of our hostels as they just can't compare! If... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: Staff very friendly Worth booking your trips through them - we got great deals Clean Free good quality wifi Koala hospital tour is great Cons: Kitchen needs an upgrade - pretty shabby Not much to do in Port Macquarie Overall a good hostel

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London, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a couple of nights at this charming hostel. The staff were friendly and welcoming and made an effort to include us and ensure our visit to the town went well. Free wifi and clean facilities with extra duvets in winter if you need them, as we are from the UK we found it positively hot!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I only spent two nights here but I loved it. Colin, Ashley & Carl are lovely and really make you feel welcome. At first sight the hostel looks a little shabby but it's spotlessly clean and the bathrooms are brand new (could do with a hand dryer). The kitchen is well stocked with utensils and there's free tea and coffee.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Felt so welcome the second we got in at 1am. It's a really cosy, friendly place! The kitchen's really big and clean as are the rooms! Everyone was made to feel welcome and everyone sat outside and had a couple of drinks each night including the staff that made the hostel so friendly. The wifi is free and really fast,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great hostel, close to everything, including the greyhound stop. It's small with a homey feeling, and the manager will go out of his way to make sure you have a great time while you are there. I was picked up at the bus stop without me having asked for it, and later we drove to the koala hospital with some... More

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Almere-Buiten, Flevoland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Great place to stay for a view nights. The hostel was clean and cosy. The Staff members were very Nice as Well. They gave good tips and made the stay in the hostel a lot of fun. Would have been even better if there were lockers were you can keep your expensive stuff.

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Arrived late by bus and was therefore unable to be picked up, however, it was only a 10 minute walk. Only had 1 day here and the manager was very friendly and helpful in pointing out where to go in Port Macquarie and how best to spend our time there. The wifi was free which is always a bonus, everything... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The hostel was well furnished and cozy. The best part was the people. I stayed there in the off season and I was able to not only meet everyone there, but travel a bit with them afterwards. Colin, the manager of the hostel for the duration of my stay, was very friendly and not only told us about all of... More

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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24 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Having stayed in a few backpackers I found that this one in Port Macquarie was quite friendly, extremely clean and just what we needed for a one night stay (possibly longer if we needed to). Colin in reception was really friendly, giving us directions into town, recommending somewhere for dinner, and something to do the next day if we wanted,... More

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Address: 2 Hastings River Drive, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Port Macquarie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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