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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
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
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
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.
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
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