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Melaleuca Surfside Backpackers Reviews

2 Koala Place, One Mile Beach, Port Stephens, Australia

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70 Total Reviews
  • 100%Value For Money
  • 60%Security
  • 60%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 100%Atmosphere
  • 100%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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Nice place, cheap, very clean, close to the beach and with a great atmosphere. It's surrounded by nature, so there are many spiders everywhere too, but I was informed that they don't hurt us and that they are common in Australia. I loved the kangaroo that they have as a pet and the birds there. I was not lucky with my mattress, it was uncomfortable. People going by public transportation should plan the trip in advance: the bus services are not frequent at all.


We arrived after dark so it was a bit creepy finding the reception and getting to our rooms :D place is lovely, but keep in mind that this is a very outdoorsy place, my friend freaked out a bit beceuse i don't mention it beforehand haha

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