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Apollo Bay Eco YHA

5 Pascoe Street, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia (Formerly Eco Beach YHA)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a nice welcoming place. Great clean hostel and new facilities make it way above the average. Suitable for those who wouldn't normally stay at hostels. Fantastic kitchen and lounge facilities. Recommended.

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Alberta Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here 7 years ago, and it is still a great hostel for my family (w/10 and 11 year olds) The Family Room is roomy and the beds are comfortable. We like the different areas for lounging, eating and watching TV! Hopefully, our children will stay there when they are older traveling around Australia! The staff are always friendly!

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Napier, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent one night passing through on the Great Ocean Road and had a good all-round experience. Having pre-booked a single room we were able to move in earlier than 5pm which meant we could drop our gear and go for a walk. The hostel has a number of different spaces including a comfortable lounge with open fire. There is... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent two nights here while attempting to do the Great Ocean Road and I was very pleasantly surprised. I'd read the good reviews before booking but I've been tripped up by good reviews in the past and places not living up to expectations - not so this time. The hostel is very well set out, with the rooms down... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I have been in Australia for several months now and through my travels have stayed at approx 8 different hostels in various parts of Australia. This past week I stayed at the Apollo Bay YHA with my boyfriend and another friend. Two of us are YHA members. This hostel is new (opened in 2005) and it certainly shows. The kitchen... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

we stopped here for one night while on a road trip of the Great Ocean Road. This was the perfect choice for us in the end, with fantastic facilities and a really great set up. With a central location and friendly hosts, we highly recommend staying here if you are tripping along the coast with mates.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This hostel was fantastic! we arrived when the desk was closed but managed to get into our room and checked in with a very friendly guy when the desk opened again. The facilities were great (as would be expected for such a new hostel) and the kitchen and lounges were large and furnished really well. We drank wine on the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Sad I only had one night here. The owners were absolutely lovely, giving us a discount due to low season. The hostel is really well designed, such as a communal area without a TV, large kitchen, coat hangers and a fold down table :) as there are only two hostels in Apollo bay this is really good value for money... More

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

My wife and I love travelling 4 hours to this Apollo Bay Eco YHA. We discovered it many years ago when we were looking for a romantic getaway. What we discovered was that Apollo Bay was for us, a much nicer place to stay by the beach instead of the over crowded tourist towns of Lorne and Torquay. The Eco... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This place is a great hostel! I recently stayed one night on a trip of the scenic GOR and longer trip from Adelaide to Melbourne. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful; walking around to check on things and showing hospitality to guests was great. There are loads of social space including two lounges, two kitchen areas, a rooftop patio... More

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Address: 5 Pascoe Street, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia (Formerly Eco Beach YHA)
Location: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Also Known As:
Eco Beach Yha Hotel Apollo Bay
Apollo Bay Eco YHA Great Ocean Road

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Apollo Bay Eco YHA backpackers hostel is a must-stop location on the Great Ocean Road! Located between the Otway Rainforest and Loutit Bay, the hostel is the perfect base to explore nearby attractions including Loch Ard Gorge, Otway Fly Treetop Walk, London Bridge and the 12 Apostles.The architect designed Apollo Bay Eco YHA is Eco Certified Nature Tourism accredited, with solar electricity, rain water tanks, a worm farm, reverse fans and louvered windows all help reduce environmental impacts. Backpackers can feel free to pick home-grown herbs from the garden to spice up meals!Facilities include two cosy lounge rooms with wood fires, TV room and free DVDs, two stainless steel kitchens, open rooftop area with beautiful views plus two balconies. Additionally, there are laundry facilities, internet and luggage storage, plus separate sleeping and common areas ensuring sleeping guests are not disturbed.In Apollo Bay, swim in clear water, kayak to the local seal colony, attempt surfing lessons, experience deep sea fishing or explore the Great Ocean Walk. Sample local seafood in restaurants, sip coffee in the town’s cafés and spend an afternoon in local art galleries. Don’t miss the regular Saturday foreshore market! Head further into the Otways to see the glow worms at Melba Gully, elusive platypus at Lake Elizabeth and wild koalas at nearby Kennet River. Visit Cape Otway Lightstation to climb mainland Australia’s oldest lighthouse for panoramic ocean views! There are four share, doubles, twins and family rooms available. The hostel is also a Rent-a-YHA hostel and can be booked exclusively for large groups of up to 72 people. ... more   less 
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