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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel was absolutely great! The bathrooms were spotless, the kitchen was clean, free wifi everywhere, Netflix, activities every afternoon and evening (ones that involve the shuttle usually incur a small fee, but its like 3-5$ and worth it! Such a great vibe, good mix of long and short termers. free kayak, SUP, body boards, surf boards to hire. lockers...

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Cherie T, Owner at Aussitel Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the awesome review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and wish you all the best for the rest of your travels.

Harlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Had such a good time in this hostel! Probably the cleanest hostel I've been to in Australia, the owners of the hostel were great people too! Free wifi in all areas, Netflix, daily activities and games in the evening. Everybody working here was so friendly and helpful. The main thing I liked about this hostel was how social it was,...

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Cherie T, Owner at Aussitel Backpackers, responded to this review

Wow!!! Thank you for the fantastic review, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we would be more than happy to have you back :) best wishes and safe travels from the Aussitel team

Harlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

This has probably been one of the best hostels we've stayed in travelling down the east coast. Staff are so friendly and organise daily trips and activities in the evening which is a lot of fun. Netflix!! And it's just got an overall great vibe. You can also hire surf boards, kayaks for free!! Would deffinatly recommend anyone to stay...

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Cherie T, Owner at Aussitel Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We love hearing such positive feedback regarding our staff and will be passing your kind words on to them. All the best for the rest of your travels :)

Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Very clean, very modern and really really nice people. Honestly, I can't complain about anything. Moreover, they have lots of Kayaks, SUPs, Surfboards and Bodyboarss and you can hire them all for free! Amazing

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Cherie T, Owner at Aussitel Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and wish you all the very best for your future travels :)

Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed November 20, 2016

We've been travelling for over two months now and this is still one of the best hostels we've stayed in. We stayed in a private double and compared to others it was relatively cheap, clean and cosy. The hostel had free wifi that we could connect to in our room as well as free Netflix on the TV. The facilities...

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Cherie T, Owner at Aussitel Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are so pleased to hear that you had a great stay, I will be sure to pass on your positive feedback to our staff. We look forward to maybe seeing you again some day. Enjoy the rest of your travels :)

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Felt like home for two days. Big room for 8 beds, clean communal bathrooms. Lovely staff. Hired some paddle boards for no extra charge and went across the road to the river. 15min walk to jetty or grocery store. Kitchen was a little small but had everything you could need.

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Cherie T, Owner at Aussitel Backpackers, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us :) and that you took advantage of our location to enjoy the creek (our backyard) and our beautiful beaches. I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to our fabulous staff. Enjoy the rest of your travels

Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Manager is the worst person I've ever met, he doesn't respect anybody.The kitchen is small and dirty, showers are cold, really noisy ever after 11pm. Manager got cameras everywhere so he can watch you at all time. Don't go there !

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Cherie T, Owner at Aussitel Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Firstly I would like to say that our manager often gets compliments on how he runs our hostel. So I am unsure if you have had any direct issue with them? Which if it’s the case then perhaps you should contact us directly to discuss. Our Kitchen is on a strict cleaning regimen throughout the...

Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Hostel is really cosy! Rooms are nice and lockers in the room! Clean and safe place. A lot of free activities and the staff is really nice. I really enjoyed my time there. Detinitely could go again!!!

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Cherie T, Owner at Aussitel Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay Elli :) we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and will be sure to pass on your kind words to the staff. Safe travels and we would be more than happy to have you stay with us again!

Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Free pick ups and drop offs to the bus stop. Activities on every day. The owners are really friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the area. The hostel was a lot bigger that I thought it was going to be. There are outdoor and indoor areas. There are a lot of workers so it was quite quiet during the day then...

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Thank you for your great review we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us :) Enjoy the rest of your travels it was a pleasure to meet you.

Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
Reviewed September 16, 2016

We were travelling through from Sydney to Brisbane and decided that we needed to get off the road for the night. When we came across this place I was amazed at how cool the place was! The Hostel itself had a cool vibe with everyone mingling and have a ball! When we checked in the staff had everyone playing Beer...

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Cherie T, Owner at Aussitel Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, we are so happy to hear that you had a great stay with us! We love hearing that our guests take advantage of all that the Coffs Coast and Aussitel have to offer. Safe travels and we hope to see you again some day.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aussitel Coffs Harbour Backpackers is owned and managed by Paul and Cath, with excellent staff to help you have a great time. It is a friendly, open place that many people have been happy to call home! It is busy, active and vibrant with exceptionally high standards of professional service. We keep up to date with all the latest developments and ensure we can offer you the best quality activities and prices available. Free Surfboards, Free Bodyboards, Free Surf Kayaks, Free Canoes, Free Stand Up Paddleboards, Free Snorkel Gear, Free Fishing Rods, Free WiFi in all areas! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aussitel Backpackers

Address: 312 Harbour Dr, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Coffs Harbour
Price Range: $24 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Dorms are super clean as well as the bathrooms!”
 of 5 bubbles bulldogs2266, Sep 16, 2016 | Read review
“12 has a pool view ;)”
 of 5 bubbles brookea533, Feb 1, 2016 | Read review
“dorms obviosuly have betetr value, but if you want privateness go for a single room.”
 of 5 bubbles Sarasadventures, Jun 9, 2015 | Read review
“Don't bother paying for a private room as you'll want to spend most of your time socialising here anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles izandstu, Jan 27, 2015 | Read review
“For Five dollars more a day you can rent the private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles DGNZ88, Jul 22, 2014 | Read review
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