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Newcastle Beach YHA

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  • Excellent27%
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  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed for two nights as we were passing through. As we arrived after reception closed on the greyhound (which is a short 5 min walk away) our keys were already left out for us. We stayed in a 4 bed all female dorm....More

Thank ImogenWillis
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Newcastle Beach YHAResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Imogen - thanks for staying with us, and yes, it is an old heritage building. It was actually a Gentlemen's club originally! That does mean we have some constraints with the structure - and solid brick walls are challenging with running new plugs through....More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights- The location is great. It’s close to the Greyhound bus stop and pretty much everything is in walking distance. The 4 room dorm was spacious with big lockers. The shared bathrooms were big, spotless and the showers were good....More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

Newcastle probably doesn't get the attention it deserves. It's a chilled & lovely place and the YHA fits right in. Close to the beach, in a beautiful heritage building, this hostel is a great spot to hang out for a bit. There's a positive vibe...More

Thank Heidi F
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Newcastle Beach YHAResponded April 12, 2018

Hi Heidi - this hostel certainly has a bit of history and was once a gentlemen's club no less! We've kept the historic look and feel, just made it hostel-friendly! Enjoy your travels.

Reviewed January 22, 2018

What a great space. Super homey as soon as you walk in. The large stairwell really sets a tone for this place. The common room is huge with possible the best wi-fi I had all trip. Rooms were a good medium size(ours had this awesome...More

Thank Marino A
Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

Staying for 2 days at this place. Nice 6 beds room, no aircon, but windows were open all night and the noise wasn’t too much, its a quiet street. Nice and clean, room and bathrooms. Great hosts in reception and a variety of free activities...More

Thank Anna J
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$48 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
$48 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Songlim
July 23, 2017|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi - the hostel is right in the centre of Newcastle and a local bus number 226 goes from near here to near the uni campus. Google that for the full timetable but it takes about 45 minutes travel time.
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"2nd floor rooms are chill."
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"No rooms have fans or aircon!"
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"Book early. Especially during peak holiday periods. Ask to book away from the family rooms."
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"I didn't stay in the hotel but had a cup of coffee. Service is great"
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