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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

It suited my needs perfectly, as it gave me a quiet comfortable dorm bed and access to a well organised kitchen and sometimes access to a bicycle. The hostel consists of a newish purpose built communal area, with kitchen, pool, hammock space, bbq area etc at the back of two older houses which contain the dorms/bathrooms etc. The hostel is...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I visited on the weekend, for a conference. My initial impression was that the facilities were a bit run down, but I was blown over by the friendly people that I met while staying there. The location was convenient, being walking distance from Beaumont street too. I have to mention James, one of the long-term residents especially, who struck up...

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Thank Tjaart V
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Picked up from station ,awesome start. Clean facilities. Great showers🙂 Staff friendly. 24 hour supermarket near bye. Coastal walk with beautiful beaches Merewether ocean baths the best and the largest pool in oz. Free public transport up and down the Main Street.

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Thank Reeoo57
Port Stephens, Australia
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Was a great experience, even though their was some confusion with our bookings (they thought we were 3 people not 3 rooms full of people) they made it work for us even adding beds to rooms so we could be together. Upon returning at three am we were quiet welcome to stay out in the common area and continue our...

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Thank Irukandji Shark... R
Italy
Reviewed 6 April 2016

i found this place to bed one of the best places i have stayed yet, can't express how wonderful the staff and the grounds are, Stephen the manager was amazing with the night tours around newcastle and taking us all shopping when it was raining so we didn't get wet, the atmosphere was just great...a big thanks to you for...

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Thank stuart942
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Booked a double room here, on arrival we were told there wasn't one available so we could either leave or take the 4 bed shared dorm, everywhere else in Newcastle was fully booked as it was surf fest so we had no choice but to stay! Didn't get to have a proper view of the room until night time as...

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Thank ross9108
Scarva
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed in Newcastle as a stop off, ahead of Sydney to break up the journey. Upon check in, there was an issue with our payment (which we had paid) however this was down to hostelworld I believe, rather than the hostel itself. Whilst checking in, the guy dealing with us started a discussion with his colleague regarding what they...

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Thank Craig A
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

This is the first backpackers my friend and I have stayed at. Everyone was super friendly and the staff are amazing. Its in a good loccation and have a beautiful outside area with a pool and hammocks. If im in the area again ill definitely return. Its a really fun place to stay.

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

We had a room with 4 beds. It's quiet big and got everything you need. A nice living room with a kitchen.. Enough space for everyones food.. A supermarket is near the hostel. Some pubs are around. There is a nice walking area along the coast with a great view.

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1Thank PhilippOrdon
Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2015

It was very reasonably priced at only $30 dollars a night and honestly it’s very hard to find anything negative to say about the place. The hostel is run by a lady called Momma Shar. An absolute legend of a lady, a great host and extremely helpful. On the night I stayed she put on a free meal for the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Newcastle Backpackers

Address: 42 & 44 Denison St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2303, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Newcastle
Price Range: $32 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Nearest to the reception had quieter rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles tjaartv2014, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“the main rooms at the front of the houses are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles stuart942, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
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