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Central Backpackers

88 Grafton St, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We got off the early 7am Greyhound bus to a locked reception - someone from the adjoining restaurant let us in. It appears this restaurant (bizzarely named 'The Plantation Hotel' - it's not actually a hotel) runs the backpackers accommodation and check-in is within the...More

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    Reviewed 3 February 2017

    Rooms & communal areas are very dated. Received poor customer service at the front desk. Wifi didn't work. The lobby/Reception area is very appealing but once you go beyond that you are disappointed. good location in Coffs Harbour.

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    Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

    Advised hostel we would check in 1 hour late, they wouldn't leave reception open as they would be leaving the site unmanned after 10pm. Still charged us full price despite this. Really unhelpful on phone. DO NOT STAY HERE

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    Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

    I was sceptical about coming here at first after reading some negative reviews, however my experience was different. I was warmly welcomed by every member of staff here, they are friendly, kind and helpful... the rooms are clean, very clean toilets and shower, friendly common...More

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    Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

    I was disgusted by the state of this Australian hostel. My room had broken blinds, holes in the mosquito net, broken lockers & appeared un clean. Just to top of the experience, there are also feral pigeons cooing outside the room early morning. The kitchen...More

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    Room Tips
    "good hotel nice food nice hostel 2 stay overnight and a great nightlife and great staff"
    graftonguy36, over a year agoRead review
    "Bring ear plugs to block out the noise."
    Duane S, over a year agoRead review
    "Room 12(6share)- Access to the porch Room 15(10share) - Access to the balcony 4,6,7,9,10,12,14 have..."
    Mattheww23, over a year agoRead review
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