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Margaret River Lodge

220 Railway Tce, Margaret River, Western Australia 6285 Australia
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#4 of 4 hostels in Margaret River
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Kemp62 wrote a review Nov 2019
Galway, Ireland17 contributions3 helpful votes
Had to book a last minute room in MR, and it was all that was left. Terrible standard for a reasonably priced private hostel room. Very dated and unclean furnishings and tiles loose in bathroom. Not a comfortable sleep at all. Friendly staff was about the only pro. Needs a serious make over.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Amy louise wrote a review Apr 2019
Greater Perth, Australia7 contributions8 helpful votes
Would not recommend this lodge. While I didn’t have high expectations this place is awful. Staff were very friendly and helpful and that was the highlight. The family room was filthy, smelly and overpriced. The mattress had a sink hole in the middle of it! I will be having the longest shower of my life when I leave here.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Aigoual wrote a review Feb 2018
Norwich, Uk168 contributions107 helpful votes
This is a pleasant hostel with dormitories and private cabin accommodation. I stayed in the latter, which was comfortable and clean with en suite and patio outside the cabin. I had to get a neighbour's help to remove a large Huntsman spider from the wall, but I do not blame the management for this! There is a nice pool and a communal lounge area and kitchen. Wifi can only be accessed in the reception/lounge area. It's not too far from the town and is a perfectly good place to stay if you are on a budget.
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Date of stay: January 2018
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Room Tip: If booking a cabin, just ask for a quiet room in the garden, away from the main hostel
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Paul A wrote a review Jan 2018
469 contributions120 helpful votes
It is a hostel, but there is a part which has better accommodation. Bedroom are comfortable with onsuite. There is good Wi-Fi and a pool. Staff are friendly and very helpful. Close to the main town center.
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Date of stay: January 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Louis M wrote a review Jan 2018
7 contributions2 helpful votes
The accommodation was as expected, basic, slightly dirty in places but comfortable enough with a nice location. The main negative about our stay is that the kitchen seems to have an issue with stealing, as evident by all of the aggressive signs placed on the windows. However, the only thieving we experienced was when we actually caught a staff member drunkenly eating our cheese out of the fridge, when she had previously been running through the site screaming at 1am. Wouldn’t advise against staying there but probably wouldn’t return ourselves.
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Date of stay: January 2018
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Holly M wrote a review Nov 2017
Canberra, Australia21 contributions10 helpful votes
After reading the previous reviews and staying at Dunsborough Beach Lodge I was a bit nervous to stay here. After staying here I don't agree with the reviews. Ben was nice and welcoming and was happy to give us sheets for the beds. The bathrooms were average for a hostel bathroom but our room was clean and had a heater inside for warmth. The wifi worked great in the kitchen and all the essentials were provided. Its not the best hostel I've ever stayed in but for the location and what you get the price is right. I would stay here again if I was back in the Margaret river region
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Julia K wrote a review Nov 2017
7 contributions3 helpful votes
This was my first experience of a hostel in Australia, and I wasn't impressed. Showers were cold and dirty, dorm room was cold and there was no second sheet to place under your blanket. Stayed only for one night and I'm not going back as there are better hostels in the area and closer to the city centre.
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Date of stay: October 2017
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copyright_13 wrote a review Oct 2017
Sydney, Australia27 contributions11 helpful votes
Booked for 6 days double room in the separated building. On arrival unpleasant dispute with a receptionist regarding photocopying my driving licence. There is NO WiFi in that separated building, if you need it - walk 50 m to the main compound. Enclosed public place next to the kitchenette is turned into a smoking area, contrary to the legislation. There is one male, one female shower, same with toilets (in the building designed for over 20 ppl. Water pressure is low and taps require long and gentle adjustment to get the right temperature. Windows have no real locks, insects screens can be removed easily. There was a heater, but not a fan. It is OK when cold, but it would be a nightmare in hot summer days. If you open the window, raise blinds, there is no privacy and it is unsafe. Beds are of average comfort, pillows too small. You get fresh towel each day, but not toiletries. BYO. Large fridge plus a marker and tags - OK. Only two burners (gas) and a microwave oven. Could be busy at times. I had no complaints re cleanliness, but the place looks very run down. TV set in the common area - OK. Be careful where you're parking your car (not under a tree). A lot of green lawns, relatively quiet away from the center (approx. 10 min walk). The separated bldg is relativelly quiet, but the walls are paper thin, so it all depends on your neighbors It may be the cheapest option, good for backpackers, but for couples or families I recommend . something more expensive and more civilised. Places worth your attention - Wood Fired Bakery (1.5 km away) early afternoon, when they have fresh hot bread or rolls; Settlers Tawern for a dinner, beer and music. Brewhouse Margaret River for 8 or so different beers and nice food plus people. Good for families, nice playground for kids. Separate area for smokers.
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Date of stay: October 2017
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: If you can, get room in the separate bldg, but you'll miss on WiFi.
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Martin G wrote a review Sept 2017
Scarborough, United Kingdom2 contributions
(I actually came here a while back meant to leave a review ages ago) Had a great time here Ben and the lady receptionist (sorry name not coming to mind) were really friendly. Good location short drive to some great beaches for surfing and Margaret river is a beautiful place. I travelled solo and this is a good place to meet people and hangout. Bedrooms: just what you need as a backpacker nothing more nothing less. Kitchen: walk in fridge is great and there is everything you need equipment wise. Communal areas: comfy and open easy to join in not closed off. If your looking for farm work get yourself a car if possible it helps then try: down to earth, vine power or if you have to labour solutions... If you get really lucky like me you might find other farm jobs available I worked for lewins estate hourly in the bottling plant.
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Date of stay: October 2016
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Rob R wrote a review Sept 2017
Toronto, Canada32 contributions4 helpful votes
The rooms were nice enough, but very cold. The showers were freezing!! They gave one heater and the first one didn't work. Wifi only worked in the main building. There were good TV's in the kitchen. Bye now!
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Date of stay: July 2017
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Frequently Asked Questions about Margaret River Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Margaret River Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Margaret River Farmers Market (0.9 km), Margaret River Sweet Shop (1.1 km), and Lloyds of Margaret River (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Margaret River Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, free parking, and shuttle bus service.
Is parking available at Margaret River Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Margaret River Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mikis Open Kitchen, Morries, and The Urban Bean.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Margaret River Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Margaret River Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 1.0 km away from the centre of Margaret River.
Are there any historical sites close to Margaret River Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Ellensbrook at Mokidup (10.3 km).