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Port Lincoln YHA

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24 - 26 London St, Port Lincoln, South Australia 5606, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights while doing the shark dive. Most likely the cleanest hostel I have ever stayed at, and I used to do housekeeping at another hostel elsewhere so thought that was clean. We got a full tour of the hostel on arrival which is always handy and I think more places should do it, especially if there... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hostel for 2 nights and was absolutely delighted with every aspect of it. Clean, spacious and well equipped. Staff are lovely and helpful. Cannot fault the place at all. Would definitely stay again without hesitation.

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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is far too splendid, too well kept, too clean to be a hostel, so surely not....? But lo, it is. And it is a delight! The clean, modern amenities, the friendly owner-couple staff and the decor all make this YHA, as voted and well-deserved, #1! A pleasure to stay in. You'll not find any better

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PortLincolnYHA, Owner at Port Lincoln YHA, responded to this review

What a lovely end to our week to read your review! Robert and I try really hard to give all of our Guests their best experience while staying with us. It has been a bit quiet lately with no sharks but they are back now! Glad to hear that you had a great stay with us, keep on travelling and... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

After doing a RTW trip and travelling through Europe, its fair to say I've stayed at a few hostels along the way. From Austin, Texas to Rarotonga, Cook Islands, this YHA in Port Lincoln, is hands down the best hostel I've been to. The awards that it's received have been well deserved. Its pretty hard to describe this place as... More 

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PortLincolnYHA, Owner at Port Lincoln YHA, responded to this review

WOW! What can we say to that! Thank you Carl it was our pleasure for your experience with us, you were such an English gentleman, you had made lots of good friends while staying with us and we hope that you stay in contact with them while travelling. I even appreciated you asking me if I wanted a cuppa during... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

There is no other way to describe this hostel, other than 'incredible'. It is by far the best hostel I have ever stayed in and beats a lot of hotels that I have stayed in throughout my life. From the moment you walk through the door you are made to feel welcome by Debi and Rob, who put an awful... More 

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PortLincolnYHA, Owner at Port Lincoln YHA, responded to this review

James thank you so much for your brilliant review! We can't wait for you to come back with your friends to do the shark dive, sorry about no sharks while you were here but hopefully they will be back very shortly. Thanks also for your instagram photo's they are amazing of your Dune Buster Tour, I hope that you enjoy... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

What a place. 9 of us stayed 4 nights, and had a ball. Met a lot of diffrent people and enjoyed many a cold beer from the bar. Awesome modern clean facilities and close to town. Debbie and Robert (handsome) run what is possibly the best hostel in Aussie. Felt like one big family. If you go to Port Lincoln... More 

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PortLincolnYHA, Owner at Port Lincoln YHA, responded to this review

Hi Mark, it was great not only meeting you all but spending time with you. All of you were really good fun and I have not stopped talking about you all and what a great week-end you all had. The 6 of you that went out on the Calypso Star could not stop raving about how you caught huge Tuna's... More 

Frankston, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

From the moment you walk in, until the time you check out Debbie and Robert make you feel like you are apart of their family. Their generosity, and expertise are amazing . Thank you both for the time you put in to give people the Port Lincoln experience!

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PortLincolnYHA, Owner at Port Lincoln YHA, responded to this review

The Port Lincoln experience ! I love it ! Robert and I try to make everybody feel like part of the family if they want to be. We hope you had a fantastic time with us, sounds like you did. If you have some amazing photo's and you are on instagram don't forget to tag us. Until next time keep... More 

Rockingham, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Stayed at the yha whilst doing shark diving and can't fault the place !! Debbie and her husband are great hosts , the place was friendly and immaculate ! They'll help you out booking things or string else you might need !! Wouldn't want to stay anywhere else if I ever returned to port Lincoln !

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PortLincolnYHA, Owner at Port Lincoln YHA, responded to this review

Adam! Robert and I thoroughly enjoyed your company while staying with us, not to mention the fantastic photo's you had taken on all your tours whilst in this beautiful part of Australia. Thank you for letting us use your photos on instagram! Hope that you get to come back and explore the many other sites that you didn't get time... More 

Kabul, Afghanistan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Cleanest hostel I have ever been to. In fact cleaner than most 4 star Hotels! The mattresses were very firm and comfortable! And if you are there to swim with sharks it just adds to the whole experience with the shark/nautical theme of the place. And they talked me into taking sea sickness pills (sold at the front desk) which... More 

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PortLincolnYHA, Owner at Port Lincoln YHA, responded to this review

What a blast it was having you stay with us! You made us all laugh with your little jokes and DVD's that you made while staying here. Glad to hear you enjoyed your tours and that you could still watch Jaws on your return even after all the sharks you had seen that day. The girls that were cleaning the... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I stopped here for 5 nights while I was doing "the big three' with Calypso Star Charters. The owners are very friendly and welcoming. The hostel has everything you need and is very very clean! The rooms are a very good size, beds a comfortable. the kitchen is clean and has sharp knifes. You'll understand what I mean when you've... More 

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PortLincolnYHA, Owner at Port Lincoln YHA, responded to this review

Darren, thanks for this review ! We are so proud of our hostel, not only how clean it is but all the facilities are covered, huge stainless steel kitchen with sharp knives, large common room with a bar, 70" plasma and another large screen to use the card reader to watch your videos and photo's when you get back from... More 

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