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Dolphin Retreat Bunbury

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are traveling without a car and need a safe place to sleep for the night then I think this place would suit you fine. Check-in was very disorganized (reception was not available for the hours posted) and nobody told me the car park gets locked at night, so when I tried to leave early in the morning I...

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Vernon, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was clean, a double bed, bunk bed style, underneath a single was fine. The room we had was just off the kitchen and a bit loud as it was an older house adapted into a hostal. This hostal had many young people working in the local farming area, the kitchen is small and was very busy, fridge was...

Thank Neva55
Olten, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located close to the centre (5' walk to the centre) this hostel offers clean rooms, spacious dorms, a kitchen with free breakfast (toast, bread, jam and butter) and lots of lounge-space. Staff is friendly and helpful. As almost in all hostels in western Australia, most guests seem to be long-term residents. Downsides: no lockers, wifi slow, only few bathrooms, no...

Thank Dryanta
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We only stayed one night because of an event in Bunbury. The room was clean but a bit smelly, might have been the carpet or the beds. Clean shared toilets. Friendly staff. Easy to find and easy to park.

Thank Lisa P
Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed July 7, 2016

Hostel is in a good location, has free wifi and is cheap. Staff are friendly, but the common areas and rooms are fairly crowded and seem to be occupied by long-term residents who have set up camp, a few are fairly noisy and obnoxious, lots of gay bum jokes in the common area and a condom in the guys dorm...

Thank AusLarry
Geraldton, Australia
Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Friendly helpful staff, clean rooms. Excellent for backpackers etc. Location is great for beach and cafe culture. We weren't able to take advantage, but lots of activities available and the common areas were good. Would stay here again on a budget.

Thank Renae_F19
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 4 weeks; very cramped conditions in a bedroom with too many beds & not enough storage facilities. Staff are helpful. Long term residents have taken over in "their" bedrooms. Kitchen dirty most of the time, guests need to help keep it clean.

Thank anniet86
Katanning, Australia
Reviewed February 8, 2016

A basic but clean hostel. I booked at the last minute, and ended up with one of the last beds in the place. Near the front door. If you get a chance avoid that room, as everyone has to walk past top go out the door and some people are better at closing a door quietly than others. Even when...

Thank Mark S
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here ahead of a trip to the dolphin discovery centre. It is very centrally located and has good catering facilities. The staff are friendly and it is a sociable place. The accommodation is a little basic but you'd expect that and the central lounge can be a noisy place late at night.

Thank Saintstatto
Albany, Australia
Reviewed November 19, 2015

I had a good time in this hostel , it's clean not as in Perth ! The shower, toilets and the kitchen are good ! The staff are very nice and guests to !! It was absolutely perfect ! It's bad to not know the password of wifi .... It's free but I have never find the password to wifi......

Thank Kevin6995
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Additional Information about Dolphin Retreat Bunbury

Address: 14 Wellington St, Bunbury, Western Australia 6230, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Bunbury
Price Range: $48 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Retreat Bunbury 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“The room was clean, a double bed, bunk bed style, underneath a single was fine. The room we had was just off the kitchen and a bit loud as it was an older house adapted into a hostal. ”
 of 5 bubbles Neva55, yesterday | Read review
“Not near the front door.”
 of 5 bubbles marksR9455GK, Feb 8, 2016 | Read review
“Speak to the staff to get tips for places to visit and eat and also upcoming activities in the area.”
 of 5 bubbles 784brendaw, Aug 7, 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in a dorm and it was great.”
 of 5 bubbles Lidia548, Feb 20, 2015 | Read review
“Room downstairs towards back had 2 sets of double bunks and air conditioner and was handy to toilets and showers. Was a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles timetotravelh, Jan 30, 2015 | Read review
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