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Backpackers By The Beach

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7.4
Very Good 55 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.2
  • Security 7.2
  • Location 8.7
  • Staff 7.6
  • Atmosphere 6.9
  • Cleanliness 7.5
  • Facilities 7.1
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7.4
Very Good 55 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.2
  • Security 7.2
  • Location 8.7
  • Staff 7.6
  • Atmosphere 6.9
  • Cleanliness 7.5
  • Facilities 7.1
Backpackers By The Beach Located at 34 Hunter Street, , Newcastle.
Backpackers By The Beach
Australia
Newcastle NSW NSW 34 Hunter Street
74% 55
-32.9279948 151.7853283
Backpackers By The Beach
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  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
14th Jan 2017
6.6

An ok hostel for a night or two. The host peter was very friendly and easy to talk to and had lots of good banter. Rooms were very tired and need a serious revamp. The kitchen was crawling with cockroaches! Newcastle is a very quiet town so ok for a stop over but not for a long period

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
10th Jan 2017
9.4

Exceptionally clean hostel. Great location right by the beach. The staff helped us with directions and went out of his way to make us feel welcome. Very good! :)

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 8 reviews
5th Jan 2017
5.7

From the outset the man behind the desk at reception made me feel very uncomfortable after numerous comments such as 'are you scared of me?' and other threatening statements. Then told to change the bedspread ourselves and the room itself was very small for potentially four people. The facilities were fine and the Wi-Fi was good. No atmosphere either but if you're looking for a quiet night then I guess it would do. Only downside was the man at reception made me want to leave immediately.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands, All Female Group, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
24th Dec 2016
2.0

We can not really rate the hostel because the manager sent us away before we even checked in on Christmas morning. We went just before the check in to the toilet and because we didn't wash our hands he got mad and we thought he was making a joke but he wasn't. He started screaming and swearing at us and said if we didn't leave now he would punch us. The manager totally got nuts and it was a really unpleasant 5 minutes stay but luckely we found eventually a new hostel on Christmas morning.

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 2.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
3rd Nov 2016
8.6

Love this place recommend it to others :)

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
25th Oct 2016
8.9

There was no one else at the hostel when i stayed. A little quiet, but you can't beat the location and the staff was great.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness

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