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Bells Beach Backpackers

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51-53 Surfcoast Highway, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia (Formerly Bells Beach Backpackers)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Darwin, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is amazing, my only problem is I couldn't stay longer. The bed was more comfortable than my own bed at home! Its comfortable with lounges and a nice little kitchen area, hot showers, friendly. Definitely recommend :)

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Udaipur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed just one night in Bells. It's an excellent place, technically: well-organised, good beds, clean. But it is also a bit sterile. No backpackers scene. Maybe because there were a lot of people, maybe it is a bit too organised?

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly, clean place to stay. Sean is lovely and will do anything to help you - especially if you are travelling along the great ocean road - he will give you great tips on what to see. Plenty of storage space for your fridge items and dry goods items aswell.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This small cosy hostel felt immediately as home. Nice and clean kitchen and the living room is a good place to relax! This hostel is not too far from the sea, so I enjoyed surfing! The hostel owner, Sean, was very friendly. I stayed only for one night but will definitely come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Went there last week for great ocean and torquay classic ride. Comfy bed, very clean and tidy. I like the way you are greet by nice fragrance at the front door. Very comfortable and and feel homey. :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at this great hostel for about a month when we first arrived in Torquay. The owner, Sean, is the best! He is really doing an amazing job providing travelers with a comfortable, clean, relaxed place to stay. It was only a couple of days into our first stay when we started to feel like we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A really lovely quaint hostel. The name leads you to believe it's near Bells Beach however it's probably closer to front beach as it's right in Torquay. Walking distance to pub/shops/supermarket however we did have a car, which there was plenty of parking for. The rooms were clean and the other guests were very respectful of others in the hostel.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

I came for two nights and stayed longer than a month! This hostel really feels like a home away from home! It's got a nice kitchen and lounge area, clean bathrooms a big barbecue area and the most comfortable beds. The location is great no matter what you're after - surf and swimming beaches are nearby and therefore make it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Whether you're traveling around Australia or simply looking for a weekend away, this hostel is a must! It's always clean and tidy; the relaxed atmosphere is a welcome break from the party scenes you find in other hostels! The owner is awesome and it's clear he loves what he does! I can't recommend this place enough and will definitely be... More 

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Uppermill, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Stayed in a double bed room so paid more than in the dorm rooms. The only downside to this it was directly off the common area. However the gentleman who ran the place was quick to stop any unnecessary noise after 10pm. The bedroom itself was small but decor was good and the little extra touches made me smile. Shower... More 

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