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Newcastle Backpackers

42 & 44 Denison St, Hamilton, New South Wales 2303, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Newcastle as a stop off, ahead of Sydney to break up the journey. Upon check in, there was an issue with our payment (which we had paid) however this was down to hostelworld I believe, rather than the hostel itself. Whilst checking in, the guy dealing with us started a discussion with his colleague regarding what they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

This is the first backpackers my friend and I have stayed at. Everyone was super friendly and the staff are amazing. Its in a good loccation and have a beautiful outside area with a pool and hammocks. If im in the area again ill definitely return. Its a really fun place to stay.

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Thank Abbey K
Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

We had a room with 4 beds. It's quiet big and got everything you need. A nice living room with a kitchen.. Enough space for everyones food.. A supermarket is near the hostel. Some pubs are around. There is a nice walking area along the coast with a great view.

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Thank PhilippOrdon
Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It was very reasonably priced at only $30 dollars a night and honestly it’s very hard to find anything negative to say about the place. The hostel is run by a lady called Momma Shar. An absolute legend of a lady, a great host and extremely helpful. On the night I stayed she put on a free meal for the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

Stayed there for one night while traveling up the east coast. Lovely lady with lovely dog. She picked me up from the bus station in a thunder storm what was really nice of her a lot of hostels I stayed in wouldn't do that. The room I stayed in was clean and tidy, the common room looked big and clean... More 

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Thank Ela M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night while passing through on my way up the coast. Lovely lady on the front desk was more than helpful and makes you feel very welcome. I wasn't there long enough to get a property feel for the place but overall I felt very comfortable and looked after. Lovely pool area, hammocks and outside seating area.... More 

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Jena, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I only stayed for one night but actually would have loved to stay longer. The owner was just so lovely and the place so homely with great people that it was super inviting. The hostel consists of several buildings and has a vintage charm to it with its wooden exterior but with stuccos on the ceilings inside. Even the bathroom... More 

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Essex, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Hostel was ok, had a pool, tv room and free shuttle. The owner was friendly and had a lovely dog called Larry. The rooms and bathroom are in desperate need of a refurbish. There is not enough hobs in the kitchen area and not enough toilets.

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Brisbane
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

I was robbed while staying here. $200 worth of belongings stolen from a locked bedroom. Security is very poor. Staff were apologetic but unable to help with matter. Told me to basically be more careful in future. I can't recommend staying here.

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Thank MonsieurHaricot
Bunbury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

This hostel really makes you feel like you're at home! The staff are very accommodating and give you a map and a run down of what to do in Newcastle as well as a tour of the hostel when checking in. Anna & Mama Shar treat you as if you're one of their own. The room I stayed in was... More 

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