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Port Macquarie Backpackers

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2 Hastings River Drive, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, 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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time in this hostel! Comfortable bunkbeds, clean rooms and bathrooms. The big kitchen, living room and pool area are inviting places to hang around and easy to meet other people. Staff is great and helpful!

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the title implies, this charming hostel is clean, quiet, and comfortable (although goon is actually banned too). The staff was friendly and accommodating, the bathrooms were clean, the beds are comfy, and the water from the showers was hot when demanded. The staff even picked me and my oversized backpacks up from the bus stop and gave me a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent really great time in this hostel. Staff are friendly, helpful and sympathetic. Hostel is clean, with good location and a parking. Staff organize trips to the hospital for koalas and feeding the kangaroos. I would definitely recommend!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Really enjoyed the stay, was everything we needed on the road... :) The staff did everything they could to make us feel at home. Nice kitchen and common areas. Def recommend it. Pool seemed ok but didn't have time to enjoy it!

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Roma, Italia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I popped over this backpackers hostel just for one night during my trip on the road. It was definitively what I needed, friendly, easy, very clean, comfy beds, amazing shower and toilet always clean. Chilly spaces outside with so cool couches! Relaxing place, perfect for a quick rest.

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

Glad to hear you loved our beds, after all that is what you payed for on our home page , nice to have smart people not paying big commissions to the websites who supply nothing but a website. Book direct and save BIGGGGGG More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Didnt plan on staying in Port Macquarie but I after doing so it is a must and if you do Port Macquarie Backpackers is the place to do it. Hostel is spotless, beds are super comfy for a hostel and the place was quiet which was brilliant after being in the cities for 3 weeks. The staff could not be... More 

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

Amazing smart people booking direct and saving big bucks, no commission on our home page means you save money , Better in your pockets than the big websites. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Small, homely, friendly hostel which was quite refreshing after staying in a few YHA's recently! Clean rooms, with a clean duvet for a change, hot showers, even a small swimming pool. The hostel had daily trips to the koala hospital (highly recommend!) and to do some kangaroo watching. As for the area itself, it's very quiet and a bit of... More 

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

Our day trips are free and glad you liked them, so if you book on our home page and don't pay big commissions to the big sites you will really be I having a great time cheaply in Port Macquarie More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Great people, great place, helpful staff, had a good night sleep, the rooms are clean, clean bathroom what more could you want? Was my first time in Port Macquarie but wont be my last. I'm staying here again. Cheers

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

Glad you enjoys your stay, the best and most comfortable beds in port and the cheapest on our home page ,Why pay commission if you don't have too? Book smart More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

I really made such a good experience with Port Macquarie Backpackers! First of all: it's true, you just pay for your bed and the rest is for free. So you can get bikes and body boards, they pick you up and drop you off at the bus station, they take you to watch the Kangaroos and give you a lift... More 

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

We should pay you, great review, from great people, but you did get the cheapest beds in port , by booking direct on our home page and not paying commission to the big websites, out standing Travel safe More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

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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