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Dolphin Retreat Bunbury

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   14 Wellington St, Bunbury, Western Australia 6230, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this hostel the staff and other back packers were incredible, the best location from shops and bars and also the beach. I wish I could of stayed longer but I'll most certainly be back here, it really is a incredible hostel :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I could be bias on this as I had just been to a dreadful hostel in Margaret River but this was a little Oasis. I had originally booked a dorm room but after having 2 sleepiness nights due to noisy drunken guests at other hostel I asked if I could have a single room instead. They didn't have one BUT... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The location of the hostel is the best bit, small walk from both town and beach, good parking facility's aswel. The hostel itself however is well overdue an upgrade, everything just seemed worn or old, the beds were made of multiple pieces, shelving was pretty dirty and taken from someone's garage. The showers seemed ok, until I noticed the windowsill... More 

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Bunbury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It is a place for people with young souls no matter the age. The staff was very kind and helpful. It was easy to make friends there. Also, they provide information about outside activities and job offers. Besides, it has the best location: Close to the bus station, close to the CBD and close to the beach. Great!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

the yha-hostel in bunbury was one of the worst i've ever stayed in in australia. we had a double room, which was facing the courtyard. even though the rules sayed, that the guests should be quiet out there after midnight, it was really noise (singing & drinking) every night till 4 am. most of the guests where working in the... More 

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Margaret River, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

the location of hostel is in a great place, i felt was generally good. it was clean and tidy, be prepared to pay a deposit for key, cultuarly and plate and cup.They have great parking for your car. people were friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in the dolphin retreat for close to 12 weeks. I was down in Bunbury doing my regional work to get my second year visa. The staff were very helpful, in giving you details as to where to go for a job. The hostel is pretty much a perfect size, not too big nor too small. There are quite... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stayed here just for one night in a single room. Room very small, and extremely thin walls - right by the door entrance, and I could hear everything going on around me! Common areas nice, but very old and worn. Shared bathroom ok, but annoyingly you have to walk through lounge to get there from your room. Location is good,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

My 12 year old daughter and I stayed for a night in January. We were met with a clean, well run and inclusive establishment. We really enjoyed the central location. We walked to the beach, around town, along the boardwalk and up to the outlook. Bathrooms were clean and we enjoyed the toast and coffee before heading off to Dolphin... More 

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Euclid, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

If you like being surrounded by drinking, drugs, and theft, this would be your place. Anything is fair game--food, clothes, cell phone chargers, etc. Forget about any rest because you will be lying awake hoping that no one steals anything of yours. The common areas and bathrooms are dirty. Many of the lockers don't work or can easily be broken... More 

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Address: 14 Wellington St, Bunbury, Western Australia 6230, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Bunbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Retreat Bunbury 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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