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Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 14 December 2015

My partner and I attended a concert here Friday, December 11th, and being from the Central Coast, we were pleasantly surprised. This was the first time we attended the venue. All the staff members went out of their way to help us with venue information and queries and were just friendly overall. We felt quite safe in this venue throughout...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

A classic mid range music venue with decent sound. My pals had the burgers which are supposed to be some of the best in town. And reported them to be tasty enough. They serve a good range of beers and draft. cider. . There is a large smoking area which is glassed so you can see the bands whilst being...

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Forresters Beach
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Went here in July to watch Dan Sultan and Stonefield with a group of friends. The atmosphere was friendly and upbeat. Great friendly staff. Great pub venue, good vibe. It was like the old days, back in the 80s!! Will definitely be back to see more music.

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Thank Jmad65
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 5 April 2013

i stayed at the cambridge on the 3rd of april for a night room was clean luckily had it to myself shared facilities spotless 98% o the time i was there... friendly fellow backpackers and staff but unfortunately that cant be said about the customer service wasnt shown how the kitchen worked or worked and other facilities around the place...

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Thank Mthobisi M
Reviewed 16 May 2012

This backpackers is terrible , it's located in a bad part of town for starters and not within walking distance to anything apart from fast food . The room was very basic and dirty , the showers were also filthy and hadn't been cleaned in a long time!!!!! The staff did nothing about guests smoking inside and setting off fire...

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Thank Josho868
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2012

Stayed in a twin room with a friend for 3 nights we had in Newcastle. Whilst the place looked a bit run down, overall we had a pretty good stay and at $35 each per night it was pretty good value. Room was a decent size for the two of us, and even though there wasn't much in the way...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Got bitten all over the body by bed bugs, for the first time in my life, while staying there in January 2012. My neck & torso, both arms and legs were almost completely covered by bites, the intense itching only stopped after 4 weeks. Although the weekday staff were very helpful after my complaint, the manager refused to refund or...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cambridge hotel backpackers is the newest addition to Newcastle’s best live music venue. We offer clean, secure rooms with four bed dorms, twin share or private double rooms. Our beds are made with new linen before your arrival, and we will supply you with fresh ones upon your request. Our common area is a quiet place to chat, read, relax and create, or if you prefer a faster pace, all you have to do is walk downstairs to party with like-minded locals. An arcade room, pool tables, bistro and band room will provide you with all you need if you don’t feel like venturing further afield. The Cambridge hotel plays host to the best national and international touring acts, and you can be sure to find a gig to suit your tastes while you are here. We have wireless internet and computers available, a safe for valuables, tours, laundry facilities and free live music and activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cambridge Hotel Backpackers

Address: 789 Hunter St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2302, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Newcastle
Price Range: $33 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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