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Port Elliot Beach House YHA

13 The Strand, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
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354 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

S35°32.105' E138°40.927' this YHA guesthouse in Encounter Bay on the Fleurieu peninsula was build as the Arcadia Guest House in 1914 for holiday seekers from Adelaide. Later, it was converted to a nursing home before becoming a youth hostel. The back of the house was recently extended to accommodate more guests and has a great back garden with BBQ and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

This youth hostel has everything going for it. Set in a beautiful old heritage building, it commands wonderful views over one of the most beautiful and popular beaches in South Australia, Horseshoe Bay. The rooms are bright, cheerful and very clean. You can choose shared bathrooms or some rooms have en suite. The common areas and kitchen have excellent facilities... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Loved this hostel! The best hostel I have stayed in my far. I wouldn't even rate it as a hostel to be honest. It is more like a boutique hotel. We stayed in a 4 bed dorm and it was lovely. Everything was very clean and tidy and all felt new. The kitchen was great and well equipped. The lounge... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

What a fantastic place this is. More than just another hostel this Beach House is in a great location right across the road from a perfect swimming beach and just around the corner from a great surf beach. Lovely historical walking tracks will lead around the headland where you will often see the local fur seals playing. The Beach House... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We needed a nice place to stay for the evening, ended-up staying 2 nights here. It was late in the day, the wind was blowing hard off the ocean, and the temperature was in the low teens. We did not want to pitch our tent this night. Arrived and was greeted by Steve. Wonderful young man who has been in... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Lovely, 2 storey stone beach house, built in the early 1900's. Has been lovingly restored and painted inside. My first impression once inside was of Steve the manager - so welcoming and extremely helpful with things from other bookings to helping me sort some IT issues. Exceptionally clean and tidy. Well spaced out with large, well equipped kitchen, large and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

I was quite excited as I saw the beach house from a distance in the minibus and boy wasn’t I disappointed when I arrived at the entrance. Friendly staff who greeted me and my friends added to the warm atmosphere of the reception area. After a simple check-in we went ahead to place our luggage in our room which we... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A beautiful historic house restored so lovingly, original timber floor boards and the coziest of fireplaces! Steve the manager is so friendly! Walking along the coastline here is just amazing and we even got to see a whale (we think) and the resident seal called 'Elliot'! We will definitely be coming back!!

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Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

From the moment we walked into the foyer, where we were greeted by friendly staff, we were impressed by the cleanliness and awesome location. Within a stone's throw from beaches and walking trails, and kid-friendly to boot, this YHA ranks as one of the best we've ever stayed at.

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Without a doubt, the best hostel we have ever stayed at. Close to the beach, short walk to the shops and station, great atmosphere and common areas. We will definitely be back again! Loved Port Elliot!

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