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Hamilton, Canada
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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Geraldton, Australia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars 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.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars 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.

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Katanning, Australia
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3 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Birmingham
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3 of 5 stars 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.

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Albany, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars 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...... More 

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Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I have booked here for a month, while I am traveling and working, and so far I love it. it's a little nice hostel, 2 mins walk from the beach and from the town centre. The prices are quite convenient compared to the hotels and motels, and the quality of the place is extremely good, so I highly recommend it.

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Lesbos, Greece
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We had a good time at Dolphin Retreat in Bunbury. This place is great for young travellers on a budget and also for travellers who want to stay in one place for a couple of weeks. The common room creates a nice opportunity to meet people. Friendly staff was very helpful. Clean rooms and bathrooms.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We arrived on a rainy evening but the friendly staff's warm greeting immediately made us feel better. She was super helpful. She made sure we got everything we needed - plates and utensils for breakfast, towels, and she even gave us a map of Bunbury with places of interests highlighted, told us about activities at the hostel and where to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The house keeper is just horrible. He keep the snooker's stick to play with his wife. He stole your plate and fork when you forget them in the kitchen then ask you for 2$ per missing object. He told me to leave the hostel 5min after my checkout at 10h05 (cause i wanted to wait until 12h for the bus... More 

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Address: 14 Wellington St, Bunbury, Western Australia 6230, Australia
Location: Australia > Western Australia > Bunbury
Price Range: $53 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Retreat Bunbury 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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