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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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely hostel with an amazing atmosphere. The staff is friendly and helpful. They will bring you to the wild kangaroos during the evening. The rooms are good and clean. The swimmingpool is nice and a great place to hangout and have a few drinks! The outside of the hostel doesn't look great, but the inside is good and makes it... More 

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portbackpackers, Owner at Port Macquarie Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks Girls for the nice review, and congratulation's on getting the cheapest beds in the hostel by booking direct on our home page, and not paying commission to the websites who supply nothing except a website, Travel safe Tony More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Great atmosphere, really friendly staff, sociable and a great playlist!! Organised trips to the koala sanctuary and even got a lift to the local climbing centre. The pool table and dvd's means even if it's rainy there's still things to do. Thanks for everything guys!

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portbackpackers, Owner at Port Macquarie Backpackers, responded to this review

Nice to have great people in the hostel smiling and laughing, great backpackers. Travel safe girls, enjoy ozz I know you will you have the spirit More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We stay there just for one night and it was just enough. We had a really small room for 4. No lockers no mirrors... But the common rooms were neat and tidy. And the backpack is really cute with a pool at the back. The koala hospital is the most amazing thing to visit :)

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portbackpackers, Owner at Port Macquarie Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us, we enjoyed your company for the couple of days. Book direct on our home page and save on commission , That's were the smart people book from. Tony More 

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22 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

After arriving at port Macquarie backpackers we were very tired after a super long trip on the greyhound and just wanted to go to bed. We were given our room, which was a four dorm and could only just about fit 2 people in without backpacks. Our room was in-between the main road where the traffic lights where and the... More 

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portbackpackers, Owner at Port Macquarie Backpackers, responded to this review

To Trip adviser, remove this review. it is untrue and slander witch you are displaying, It is not a true representation of my hostel. You are happy to make commission from booking sites selling beds in my hostel, how do you have the right to display such crap written by miserable people .There are 2 other reviews on the same... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We stayed for 4 nights. Have been to lots of backpackers in NSW. We found this one clean friendly and more then helpful. Loved the pool. I would recommend it to all. Great staff. Staying on the way back down the coast. Thanks guys...

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portbackpackers, Owner at Port Macquarie Backpackers, responded to this review

Great people , great times, Don't pay commission to the big websites. Book direct at port backpackers and save on commission get the cheapest beds Tony More 

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32 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

A nice chilled out hostel which is just what you want. Beds are extremely comfy and the rooms and sheets are nice and clean. Amenities like the pool, pool table, TV and did player are much appreciated on those evenings where you are knackered. A good location generally although we have a car. Negatives would be a lack of places... More 

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portbackpackers, Owner at Port Macquarie Backpackers, responded to this review

Good people get good service, when you book direct on our home page , save money buy not paying commission . if your not booking on our website your paying to much in commission See you soon Tony More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The hostel is very nice and a good place to relax. I stayed here for four nights. A driver picked me up at the bus station so I didn't have to walk. Kitchen was compared to the hostels I stayed before clean also the toilets. Staff was very anxious to make me a good day. They drove us to a... More 

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38 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights in a 4 bed dorm which was one of the worst rooms I've stayed in and the cherry on the icing was the owner. However, I'll start with a couple of positives. Marty is very friendly and smiley. Free greyhound pick up/drop off offered. Free drop off to Koala Hospital and beach. Free ride out... More 

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portbackpackers, Owner at Port Macquarie Backpackers, responded to this review

Rude customer, you get what you give. You sat in the hostel for 3 days online, antisocial living in the unreal world of the internet. Why you would fly 24hrs to Australia to use the internet baffles me. My staff asked both of you to move so they could vacuum and you ignored them. I asked why are you not... More 

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

There were 8 of us travelling up to the Falls festival originally and we had booked out the 8 person dorm, but when there was a last minute addition the hostel had no problem with catering for our ninth with an extra mattress on the floor. Also when had to leave early but we still had the room keys the... More 

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10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Dorothy is definitely the loveliest hostel manager I have met on my travels so far. She met me at the greyhound stop, having waited there for ages because the bus was late...but she was still some how smiling!! The hostel is nice, the showers and toilet facilities are great! The kitchen is very dated and does not have much room... More 

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portbackpackers, Manager at Port Macquarie Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks Katie, for your lovely review, we were glad to have you in the hostel, its always nice to have positive people in . The kitchen is dated but functional and is the next project to be renovated, The pool area is a great place to eat after cooking much nicer than sitting in any kitchen new or old, and... 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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