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Aussitel Backpackers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

From start to finish I had an excellent time at Aussitel. The owners are professional, kind, caring, and really invested as to what makes a great hostel. I got a pickup (and drop off) from the greyhound bus station, there were two activities each day; kayaking, paddle boarding, pool, jetty jumps etc that were either free or very cheap (I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The room I was in (six bed dorm) was clean and quiet. Enough plug socets for everyone and free wifi readily available in each room. Facilitys are well kept and plentiful. Kitchen had all the tools you need for cooking and was in pristine condition. A pool, a pool table and free TV are readily available in the lounge. And... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here for the night as i was passing through! So glad i picked this one. They organised a pick up bus from the bus station which was handy, especially seen as it was raining!! As i arrived was told there was a BBQ going to start and only for $5!!! How could i say no! Oh and it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Had the pleasure of staying here while visiting Coffs and starting my regional work. Free surfboards, sups, kayaks and activities during the day and evening. Great staff, good rooms and unlike a few hostels in aus, no long term clichés or feeling uncomfortable. Big kitchen and good living space too. Thanks to the old and new owners and all the... More 

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

Hi Harriet! You are already sadly missed here at Aussitel. Thank you so much for your great review. It really means a lot. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time here in Australia! Safe Travels. Cherie Turner Owner More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I just booked three nights but I really liked it and all together I stayed 2 1/2 month. It is very clean !! Bathrooms and kitchen will be cleaned every 2-3 hours ! The staff and the owners are amazing and they made my time unforgettable ! I would ever come again !! Melina

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

Hi Melina, Thank you for your kind words. You are very much missed her at Aussitel. We hope that you are enjoying your travel where ever you may be at the moment and we would always welcome you back if you travel through Coffs Harbour again. Be safe! Cherie Turner Owner More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

I loved it! The manager Garry is lovely and he joined us a couple of times for a little chat. He really cares about his customers. It is very clean and you get free surfboards, kayaks and more. They offer some activities everyday and show you around town for FREE. It's not the biggest hostel and the common areas make... More 

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

Hi Doreen. Thank you for your review. We love to socialize with all our guests and make you all feel like part of our international family! We know you are all on a budget so try to keep the costs down as much as possible. We hope to see you again at the Aussitel if you pass through Coffs Harbour.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

This hostel offers free shuttle from the bus stop, with friendly staff to greet you from the start. We only stayed for one night, as we were heading to Byron Bay the next day, but we enjoyed our short stay. A $5 bbq was held at the hostel which was a great way to meet the other backpackers. I also... More 

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

Thanks Jimmy for reviewing Aussitel. I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us and its a shame you weren't here long enough to enjoy all our free activities and how good is the $5 BBQ! We hope that if you pass through Coffs again you come and stay with us. Cheers Cherie Turner Owner More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

An absolutely wonderful hostel! I booked in for a week and ended up staying for a month. It's has an amazing atmosphere with lots of activities to do on a daily basis. The staff and owners are superb. I would most certainly recommend staying there if your in the area!

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

Hi Shaz! You are so very missed here at the Aussitel! Thank you for your review. We hope you are well and enjoying the rest of your time in Australia. Take care and safe travels. Cherie Turner Owner More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Only stayed one night because of the weather, but this is a hostel I will return to !! Had a BBQ dinner for $5, great location, free use of water sports equipment. They are more and better then a average hostel.

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

Thanks for the great review Terry2257, we look forward to seeing you again. Hopefully the weather will be kinder next time!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Stayed one night here at the beginning of April. Arrived with 3 friends and was very pleasantly surprised by the facilities at Aussitel. Everything is exceptionally well maintained and very clean. The layout is conducive to a good social vibe - the kitchen and living room are open plan and run into each other to form the centrepoint of the... More 

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

Good Morning ElementTraveller, What a great review. I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us here at Aussitel. I am very humbled by your score of 6! I hope that if you are coming back this way you will stay with us again. Happy travelling and thank you again! Cherie Turner Owner/Manager More 

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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 Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Coffs Harbour
Price Range: $32 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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