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Bellingen YHA - Belfry Guesthouse

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Bellingen, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I simply loved my stay at this guest house. Every morning I was welcomed by the most glorious views across the river.All the staff were friendly and helpful. I have been coming to Bellingen for many years and I will staying here again.There are many wonderful things to see in this area, but please make sure you make time for... More 

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AMANDA F, Owner at Bellingen YHA - Belfry Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Rachel, Thank you so much for your lovely review. It has been an absolute delight having you to stay. I so enjoyed getting to know you and to be a recipient of your kind and generous personality. I am very happy you have enjoyed your time with us. I agree with you that a swim in the Promised Land... More 

Taree, Australia
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This guesthouse has an excellent location. The verandahs overlook the river and hills of Bellingen and it is very close to the shopping centre where there are excellent cafes and restaurants. The kitchen is large and well equiped if you prefer to make your own meals. There is a very relaxed atmosphere in the place and the workers are very... More 

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Thank lmurph2014
AMANDA F, Owner at Bellingen YHA - Belfry Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear lmurph2014, We so appreciate when guests take time to review our guesthouse. Your reviews help us to make our guesthouse the best it can be for our very important guests. I am so glad you were not inconvenienced by the painting of the guesthouse which is in full swing at the moment. I am delighted you enjoyed the views... More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We decided to stay an extra night because it was such beautiful and fun place to stay. We had the best view for breakfast on the beautiful terras. The staff is very helpfull and friendly. Well worth a stop.

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Thank JanniVinny
AMANDA F, Owner at Bellingen YHA - Belfry Guesthouse, responded to this review

We are all so happy you enjoyed your visit at our guesthouse. It always delights us and makes us feel so satisfied when guests extend their stay because they are having such a great time with us and in beautiful Bellingen. We hope you will visit us again one day. Safe travels for the rest of your trip. Kindest regards,... More 

Byron Bay, Australia
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I stayed here last weekend with a group pf friends & we all loved it ! A beautiful setting , stunning misty morning views , quite breathtaking! Our room had an ensuite , comfortable beds , clean as can be . There is a communal kitchen , outside eating facilities& yes a pool table ! Thank you Amanda & Paul... More 

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Thank Onthestall M
AMANDA F, Owner at Bellingen YHA - Belfry Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Frances, It was a privilege and an honour having you and the Gyuto Monks of Tibet to stay with us. The beautiful and peaceful energy is still at the hostel. I am so glad that you found all the facilities perfect for your needs. We were very handy in location to the Bellingen CWA rooms where you held your... More 

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56 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Atmosphere, character and a picturesque location all a stones throw from good coffee and excellent food- this YHA has it all! When road-tripping up and down Australia's east coast, Bellingen is consistently one of my favourite pit stops between Sydney and Byron Bay. 30mins south west of Coffs Harbour, Bellingen is lush little town on the Belligen river, boasting a... More 

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AMANDA F, Owner at Bellingen YHA - Belfry Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Jasmine, Your review is one that we 'daydream about'...a happy and satisfied customer! Thank you so much for your delightful review. We work very hard at the Bellingen YHA to make all our guests stay with us a perfect one. Your happiness is our goal! I am so glad that you enjoyed our close proximity to all that gorgeous... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

I had the most amazing stay here, it's more than just a hostel it is a complete holiday experience. The accommodation is relaxing and clean, the are staff friendly and there is so much on offer. Great value for money and I loved the bushwalking tour as well as a peaceful canoe down the Bellingen River. The hostel is right... More 

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Thank Henry F
AMANDA F, Owner at Bellingen YHA - Belfry Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Henry, It was so lovely to receive your review. I remember you and your friend Michael staying. I am so glad that your enjoyable stay prompted you to let others know more about us. What I remember clearly about your stay was how great it was that you both had no car however through chatting with other guests you... More 

Newcastle, Australia
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

We always stay upstairs in the bigger rooms Rms 6-9. Think we have stayed in almost all of them at some point. The view is divine on the verandah. It is peaceful and healing to look out over the valley. You have everything you need in the kitchen downstairs and generally speaking the staff are friendly and helpful.

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Thank Tess82
AMANDA F, Owner at Bellingen YHA - Belfry Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Tess, Thank you for your lovely review of our hostel. I was delighted to read how much you have enjoyed the magnificent view from our verandahs. We are just about to have the outside of the hostel repainted which will make sitting on the verandah even more inviting. I'm glad you found all you needed in our roomy kitchen.... More 

Forchheim, Germany
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66 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

This is probably one of the better backpacker hostels. It's a lovely building with friendly and helpful stuff. Nice atmosphere and very good beds making this stay very enjoyable. Everything is clean, but during the day the showers are getting messy, that's the reasons for "just" 4 stars, but to be honest, for a backpacker this is a very high... More 

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Thank fkterass
AMANDA F, Owner at Bellingen YHA - Belfry Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us at the Bellingen YHA and for spending time to give us valuable feedback. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and that you found the building and your bed comfortable. We are very excited as we are soon to have our character building repainted. I was so sorry to hear that... More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We spent the Easter weekend in Bello and had the most wonderful stay at The Bello Backpackers. Even over such a busy period, the staff were always on hand to help out and offer advice about what to do locally and where to eat. We spent time cooling off in the river at The Promised Land and went on a... More 

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AMANDA F, Owner at Bellingen YHA - Belfry Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Tom, Thank you so much for writing a review on your stay at the Bellingen YHA. We greatly value the time you have spent to do this. We adored having you and your wonderful family to stay with us. The Bellingen YHA is a great place for families to stay. I was so happy to see your girls enjoying... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Such a beautiful beautiful beautiful spot to take the kids. The hostel manager was awesome and understood the needs of us as a family unit and looked after us accordingly. We got picked up by the bello hostel bus from coffs harbour which was perfect for such a large family. The brewary, the federal hotel and the purple carrot all... More 

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AMANDA F, Owner at Bellingen YHA - Belfry Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Jojobinks85, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hostel. Feedback is always welcomed by us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Bellingen YHA and that the facilities suited your family. You obviously also got to experience all our favourites in our beautiful town. I hope you will stay again with us.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our picturesque and relaxed guesthouse is located moments from the centre of Bellingen. We have stunning views over the Bellinger River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bellingen YHA - Belfry Guesthouse

Address: 2 Short Street Lane, Bellingen, New South Wales 2454, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Bellingen
Price Range: $53 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bellingen YHA - Belfry Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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