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Coles Bay YHA

Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania 7215, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the winter this hostel is freezing! We asked if there was any way to make the room warmer and was told to take extra blankets from the rooms not being used and that the fire in the kitchen would heat up everything, that was a lie. No one at the desk cared when we mentioned it to them, they... More 

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Forth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

This is a great place to stay cheaply in one of Tasmania's most beautiful areas. It is a basic hostel, but clean and comfortable. We were a group of 6, so we booked out 2 bunk rooms...and that's exactly what they were...just 2 sets of bunks and one chair in the corner. As it is a small hostel, the facilities... More 

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Thank Forthdweller
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

The YHA is left on his own. There is no heater in the room and we were frozen to death! When asked for extra blankets and pillows we just received one blanket which did not help much. There is a fire place in the kitchen but you must do it yourselve.

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Newcastle, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the yha in the middle of winter, and were greeted with a tiny private room with an old double bed, and the window wide open making the freezing room even more freezing! We were happier to see however that there was a fire in the kitchen, and the facilities seemed clean and useable. Once we started cooking... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I am a backpacker and I have stayed in so many YHAs and did not consider them as poor but this one was! There was basically no one paying attention to the conditions of communal areas during the day. There were few toilets and showers for too many people and the living room did not have enough space at all.... More 

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Thank Taymaz A
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This seems to be the only budget / backpacker place in Coles bay. It's located on a holiday park, and the overall feel was soulless. Our room was clean, though the quilt had some pretty disgusting looking stains, and it was small and basic. The kitchen / lounge area was clean, but quite poorly equipped. There was a wood fire,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Our experience at Coles Bay YHA was generally positive. There was available parking, the toilets were clean and well-maintained. The same could be said for the kitchen which was also very spacious. The staff were quite friendly too. In terms of its location, it is near to the kayaking vendor, the beach, a grocery store and a tavern/restaurant. It is... More 

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Thank Samuel C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

We recently stayed here in one of the cabins, a two bedroom, spacious cabin. The living/dining area was very big, plenty of space for the kids to play. Great supply of cooking utensils and the kids loved the play area. The only thing I would say would be the Queen bed was a little uncomfortable. Overall a fantastic location, great... More 

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UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Great location, right near the beach in Coles Bay (although no views from the windows, boo!). Nice spacious kitchen and 2 separate lounge/dining areas. Very clean. Unlike the previous reviewer I found the staff very friendly and helpful, happily storing my backpack for me while I did the 2-day Freycinet peninsula walk (highly recommended).

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Thank lightyearsfromhome
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

The hostel is the only one in coles bay. It s located very close to a beautiful beach ( try to do the kayak tour, I missed that one..) The hostel has all normal facilities. It is ok, relatively clean and has a kitchen and showers. price is ok too if you stay in a dorm. The staff however doesn... More 

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Address: Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania 7215, Australia
Location: Australia > Tasmania > Freycinet > Coles Bay
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Coles Bay YHA Freycinet, Tasmania
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