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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We stayed one night for Christmas at Surfside Backpackers. There is a free car park, free wifi, a kitchen. We were upgraded and had a private bathroom with a beautiful view on the Ocean. We had a nice time staying at this hostel.

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Thank Justine G
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

Robyn is a really nice host. The place is really old school, but cosy and comfortable. 5 mins walk away from town. We liked the fact that we had a room on the edge of the building so we got a sea breeze (all windows mozy netted)! Free wifi. Beds were really comfy and we got good nights sleep!

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

A very homey backpackers and the owner is so lovely. Luckily we had a hire car, it’s not smack bang in the town centre but I believe it’s not a far walk. The property is actually a couple of small buildings in an area, as opposed to the ‘traditional’ hostels on multiple floors in the one building. We booked a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

What a charming place! we stayed in the room with a view which was lovely and the views and beautiful. Definitely recommended. The owner was lovely and very accommodating and wifi was included in our room fee.

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Thank kirsty024_11
Dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in a private room here with my boyfriend. The room was basic but had extras that made it nice like an electric blanket, heater and sink in the room. It was clean too, as was the hostel in general. I would start here again

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

A very spacious hostel, with a great outlook over a beach and welcomed by a very warm and friendly host. The room I stayed in was very dirty, with lots of cobwebs, dust and the remnants of past bugs and mosquitoes stuck to the walls and ceilings. Nothing a good clean would not take care off. The bed was comfy... More 

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Thank hilly979
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

I loved staying here. The lady who owns it is very friendly and helpful. The cost was with in my budget too. It has a nice spacious kitchen to cook dinner in. Brand new toilets and shower. In the building I stayed in. We also had a pool table and piano. Can't complain

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Thank Stephen D
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

The room are really clean and beds are comfy, the bathroom are dirty the morning but it stays in an acceptable condition Some strange people live in the hostel which make you feel sometimes uncomfortable I would recon the place for one or two nights but no more

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Thank Bastien S
Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Loved the place for its spot and the friendly staff. Surprised by the beautiful new marble bathrooms contradicting most other spots. They have a piano and a pool table. Can be a bit noisy with some dorms having dorms to living area.

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Thank Wenx
Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

We came here for a night along the great ocean road. We liked it so much here that we decided to stay another day in apollo bay. It's very nice and you feel just like at home. It has a great ocean view, good facilities, a very friendly host and sometimes you can see koalas in the trees there.

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Additional Information about Surfside Backpackers

Address: 7 Gambier St, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Price Range: $43 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 69
Also Known As:
Surfside Backpackers Apollo Bay/Great Ocean Road
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