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Foreshore Backpackers

172 Marine Terrace, Geraldton, Western Australia 6530, Australia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Antwerp, Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

It started good with a nice clean dorm room. It went on with great kitchen facilities. The two well maintained tv rooms with plenty of dvds and foxtel, along with great people did the rest. A nice 5 dollar barbecue with meat included on Friday and free pancake breakfast on Sunday. Top hostel. If I were them I would put... More

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Ballarat, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I only had time for one night this was my only disappointment, great old building with lots of character, clean and tidy, good facilities little nooks and crannies if you want some quite time. So enjoyed the bath and read for ages big old cast iron style, would recommend the foreshore as a place to stay

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Scarborough, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Stayed at Foreshore Backpackers for about a week in April. The location is perfect - just cross the street for beach and ocean and staff is quite nice and helpful. Facilities are quite okay, nothing special, but some rooms had issues with bedbugs and on the couch in the TV room some bedbugs were spotted. Kitchen is rather small, pool... More

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perth
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176 reviews 176 reviews
35 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

We hired two double rooms at $70 each so $35 per person. The one rooms fridge didnt work at all. Our fridge was so loud it made it impossible to sleep. Our bedsheets were dusty and had a brown dirt patch. The beds were old, creaked everytime you moved and dipped in the middle. I think the dorms would have... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Stayed here for one night on our travels up north to Exmouth. Room was clean and bed was comfy. A little noisy from the road out the front and no windows to shut only wooden doors to try to block out the sound. even so, compfortable, clean and cheap accomodation. great location accross the road from the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013 via mobile

Rooms clean, pool table, air gocky, fuzeball, a chill out room, veranda (smoking/drinking) area ... S'alls good people's :) oh and the staff are really friendly and helpful too ... And it's beside the beach ...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The backpackers is arguably the best location in Geraldton city. The shared room was very well priced. Not much atmosphere and back area a bit of a dogs breakfast. Recommend it for location and price. Would stay again if more to do there.

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Glenys M, Manager at Foreshore Backpackers, responded to this review

Cheers. We appreciate that people take time to write a review on our facility and are trying to improve our facility every day. We do run night activities at the hostel and am sorry that you felt the atmosphere was DEAD here. Atmosphere relies on alot of different factors- some what is provided and some from people who are in... More

Adelaide, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

I was very happy about the price, as I was on a very limited budget, Staff were helpfull. My big complaint was, that I wasnt informed that the rooms, might have moquitos, sandflys, Midgy flies or possibly bed Bugs, and I didnt get a decent nights sleep for the fortnight I was there. Had I been told, I would have... More

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Glenys M, Manager at Foreshore Backpackers, responded to this review

thanks for your review. We will let people know. More

Perth, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

argg no!!!!! i get bed bugs from foreshore backpackers!! bitten all over .. i not want to go back there again. whole my body is covered in bites. other travellers tell me in the backpacker is true too

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Glenys M, Manager at Foreshore Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi I am so sorry that the experience you had at Foreshore was not what you were expecting. Since becoming aware of the "bug"problem we have ..HOPEFULLY ...eradicated them. As a professional backpacker, Bed bugs do come into alot of accomodation facilities carried in on their unknown mode of transport ; that is YOU the backpacker; and some decide to... More

Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

One of the few backpacker accommodations in Geraldton, did drive about looking for others but no luck. Reception was quite casual - they opened up when we checked in. Rooms were ok - no A/C (which may have been required due to the warm climate). A few noisy fans to keep the room cool (didn't really work too well). The... More

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Additional Information about Foreshore Backpackers

Address: 172 Marine Terrace, Geraldton, Western Australia 6530, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Geraldton
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 13 Specialty lodging in Geraldton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Foreshore Back Packers is situated on the main street of the city and backs onto the ocean. It is in a lovely old building that has been a guest house for over 100 years and provides accommodation for the international budget conscious tourist. Rooms are dormitory, single, twin or double combinations and also 2 family rooms are available. All share communal bathrooms. A beautiful well appointed kitchen makes cooking and staying here feel like home. There are plenty of hostel activities bikes to ride, fishing gear to hire and catch dinner, BBQs to share, dress up nights, quizzes- keep your eye on the blackboard to see what is happening. Step into Foreshore time and start living the dream. Come and meet and make new friends. ... more   less 

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