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Greater Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Due to bad weather we decided to spend one night in Port Fairy. A decision we didn't regret. The hostel was a nice place, staff was very friendly. It was very quiet in winter and we had the dorm room for us. We also got extra blankets for the cold.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Despite deliberately booking & paying online with ample notice with arrival time of 10pm. I then was left to knock on lounge window & despite a room full of people, I was ignored. I then was unable to be let through the front door & was told through the lounge window. That they knew I was coming, but that I...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 25, 2016

If you like ultra modern, then this is not the place for you! However, if you like somewhere with a good bit of history then this is a great place to stay! Yes the décor is a bit dated, however, the rooms are quirky, theres a lovely small garden area and a BBQ, the shared spaces are clean and tidy...

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Reviewed March 11, 2016

This hostel is located in an older building and so it has charm. There is a nice cozy sitting area and the common areas are quite attractive and charming and it has a very quiet feel to it. There were not many people staying here during my short overnight stay so getting into washroom and showers was no problem. On...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at this hostel for one night only - thankfully. As soon as I walked through the door the place was very depressing. This YHA clearly believes that their word "youth" doesn't apply to him. The hostel was set out as an old persons home. The netted curtains and uncomfortable furniture really did not make you feel at home. The...

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Adelaide
Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed in this hostel a few times on my way from Adelaide to Melbourne. It's out of the way, but it's worth it. The kitchen is really well-organized with everything you could need. Sometimes there are home grown potatoes or mint etc for your use. There is also a chest freezer for use (as week as 2 fridges).. The...

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Penola, Australia
Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Lovely friendly service (liked arriving earlier than reception open, picked up phone on desk and spoke to owner, collected my key and sheets and set up in my room) very friendly when i returned later to confirm my check in. Lounge is lovely and warm with the gas fire and large tv (pay TV also so could watch plenty of...

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Paris
Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

This hostel has to be one of my favourites so far. It feels very homely and everything is very tidy, well equipped and ready for your convenience. The manager/ owner is incredibly friendly, helpful and full of useful advice about the local area and what you want to do during your stay or your onward travel. The only downside was...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed January 27, 2015

Port Fairy is a lovely little place and the hostel is a great place to stay. It's quiet, well-equipped and has off-street parking. Bathrooms and bedrooms are clean, though be aware that there aren't a lot of showers as in other larger hostels. The lady who runs it is friendly and helpful; it's a very easy, laid-back place to stay.

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for one night and booked online. When we booked there was only a twin room left, when we turned up we were offered a double without asking so that was cool. The room was really clean and so were the bathrooms/showers. I would stay there again happily.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Port Fairy Hostel

Address: 8 Cox St, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Port Fairy
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Port Fairy Hostel Victoria
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Not a hopping place - but a good place for getting a quiet night sleep.”
  • My snug as a rug bed under the rafters.
 of 5 bubbles BuyReallyLow, Jun 18, 2014 | Read review
“If you want cosy and traditional go for the older rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles chrislP983AZ, Jan 21, 2014 | Read review
“I had no problem with the place. Although the people in the room next door were a bit noisy but otherwise it was fine. It has a garden setting to sit and relax. Great area for cooking meals and an area to watch TV with fellow travelers. Eating places are within walking distance as is the Moyne RIver Pt Fairy Wharf and Griffith Island where mutton birds can be seen at seasonal times.”
  • Back view of garden and hostel from car park
 of 5 bubbles Anna02061956, Nov 8, 2013 | Read review
“book somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles suze011, Jan 8, 2013 | Read review
“Check curtains and shower”
 of 5 bubbles tmtexpress, May 18, 2011 | Read review
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