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  • Excellent60%
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  • Average8%
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  • Terrible3%
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“koala hospital”(26 reviews)
“wild kangaroos”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been blown away by the quality of this hostel, it's everything you could hope for and more! Hot showers, comfy beds, a huge kitchen area, tons of hang out areas, a pool, AND laundry facilities. The staff are fantastic as well; whether it's...More

Thank karamr89
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Nice new dorms, huge kitchen with really everything youll need, clean facilities, 30 min coastal walk to all the beaches, helpful and cool owner and managers, Really nice veranda with couches to hangout, close to supermarket, shops and coffee places, gym

Thank Josef jun. M
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

My favorite hostel in Australia so far! The staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are wonderful and beds are very comfortable. The hostel is kept incredibly clean and is obviously well taken care of. The renovations are beautiful. Just a short walk to...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I had a very bad experience here with my girlfriend in January. We consider ourselves down to earth and honest people but were treated extremely badly by the owner of this hostel. My girlfriend and I were worried about writing this review because of the...More

10  Thank Oliver C
Response from portbackpackers, Owner at Port Macquarie BackpackersResponded 21 November 2017

A bit of background for those reading this. The only real part of your review is you did stay at my hostel. Oli and Jen booked their tours at my hostel and my staff discounted the tours and saved them $400 dollars, yes that's right...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Extremely rude owner/ manager. Very basic room - noisy at night. Dirty kitchen, limited crockery, dirty tea towels. Poor quality for the money that you pay. I would not stay here again as I did not enjoy my stay.More

9  Thank jodielw
Response from portbackpackers, Owner at Port Macquarie BackpackersResponded 11 November 2017

Disappointing review. Pages & pages of good reviews and then this. After being closed for 3 months for renovations, hundreds of hours of work and tens of thousands of dollars. The hostel has never looked better or had better facilities for customers to use. We...More

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"I stayed in a 12 person dorm and it was still quiet and roomy."
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"Take a shared bedroom, nice to meet new people!"
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"Doesn't really make a difference I believe - but as I said if you ever have to undergo a 10bed dorm I..."
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