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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks Robyn for making it so easy to stay here with Laundry and clothes line assistance. Very clean. Great views. Very fair price! Easy walk to both beaches. Relaxed feeling, Incidentally great parking (although our bikes don't need much room)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Surfside Backpackers for one night while doing the Great Ocean Road, and we were surprised by the service and location and atmosphere! So nice, and the location was perfect! I would really recommend this place!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Stopped here for night after exploring Otbay National Park, the owner is a very nice old lady, very friendly, the backpacker is very basic, old but with a soul, I have been at lots of Backpackers and I tell its very hard to find a nice one in Australia, this one is one of a kind, if you are at...

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Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here after a long day travelling the great ocean road. Robyn the owner is so lovely and makes you feel at home. The rooms and bathroom are dated but very clean and that's why we choose to stay here. The beds have electric blankets which are cosy on the cold nights! Only $65 for two in a private room....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 6, 2016

Stayed here for only one night on the Great Ocean Road. Loved every minute. The owner is a lovely lady who makes you feel at home and welcomed. 2 kitchens and enough sofas and seats for 50,000 people. Very clean, like everything was spotless. Rooms are cosy and warm. This will probably be my first and final time doing this...

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Melbourne, Australia
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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Norwich, United Kingdom
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
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...

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Melbourne, Australia
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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Dublin
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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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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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: $27 - $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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“4 share dorm rooms are nice with comfortable beds”
 of 5 bubbles travelinomad, Oct 17, 2014 | Read review
“All of the rooms looked great - we stayed in one that had an amazing view of the ocean!”
 of 5 bubbles daisyonmytoe, Jan 4, 2012 | Read review
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