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Aussitel Backpackers

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“free activities”(13 reviews)
“paddle boards”(13 reviews)
“the east coast”(18 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel doesn’t have the nicest of rooms but the atmosphere is the best I’ve had in all of the 6 hostels I’ve stayed at now. All the staff are friendly and helpful, especially the lady on reception and the activity guy Jamie. Went on...More

Thank Alice R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

“I went alone but I was never alone there”. Such an amazing atmosphere. Everything is so clean. James was really helpful, best thing is they take trips everyday around Coffs Harbour. Free pick up too.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had such an awesome stay at the hostel! They have 2 activities a day, one in the morning and one in the early evening (some of em free and some of them are low cost like 6 dollars but totally worth it!), which is...More

Thank Vikram S
Response from chez528958, Owner at Aussitel BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the awesome review! Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Safe onward travels from the Aussitel Crew :)

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights in the end as it was such a chill place with activities and free surfboard ect hire. The rooms were really decent and the showers clean. The pool is pretty good for a hostel pool as it has an actual...More

Thank Allyrosa123
Response from chez528958, Owner at Aussitel BackpackersResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for staying with us and your kind words. Hopefully see you back again sometime in the future. Aussitel Crew :-)

Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed at YHA and Aussitel and preferred Aussitel. The staff, the tours and the atmosphere made this stay fantastic. We went on the free Creek Kayaking tour which was super fun and also the trip to Emerald Beach to see Kangaroos where we learnt...More

Thank TheHitchedHikers
Response from chez528958, Owner at Aussitel BackpackersResponded 5 weeks ago

Sounds like you guys made the most of your time here and participted in a lot. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Aussitel Crew :-)

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US$36 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$36 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Best kitchen, incredible atmosphere, free Surf Boards, great beaches for surfing"
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"Dorms are super clean as well as the bathrooms!"
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"12 has a pool view ;)"
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"dorms obviosuly have betetr value, but if you want privateness go for a single room."
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