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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place to stay. Had a great time with friends here. Arrived late and ended up getting put in a room all alone. Hung out in the kitchen area until 1 am with no issues. Had lots of fun here. Just a quick stop on the way along the great ocean road.

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Liverpool
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

I hadnt planned on staying here but after a long drive I saw the sign and decided I needed to turn in for the night. The lady on reception was fantastic, checked me straight in, showed me around and I ended up with a dorm room to myself. Really peaceful surroundings and excellent facilities. Supermarket is a couple of minutes...

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

My fiancé and I have stayed here twice in the past 4 years and found our stays to be much the same, in fact we actually had the same room! We stayed in a private room which had a small tv and a heater that worked wonders when it got cold. It is pretty small overall but the two other...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Our cottage was clean, comfortable and in a beautiful setting, surrounded by forests and flowers. Internet worked up by the office, and we even had a TV in our room, but didn't use it, as we enjoyed baking a pizza in the clean and convenient communal kitchen, watching the birds fly about, and feeling like we were in a tropical...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Great spot, nice backpackers facilities. Rooms are pretty good, if bathrooms a little small. You'll have at least one close up encounter with the overly friendly cockatoos which was a treat! But let down by service. We were left feeling pretty second rate compared to guests staying in the fully serviced accommodation. Including being told we couldn't use the car...

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GORCottages, Manager at Great Ocean Road Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay at Great Ocean Road Backpackers. We're pleased you enjoyed the surroundings and bird life, a definite treat for guests in this bush setting. We were disappointed you felt let down by the service offered. There is limited on site parking for the backpacker accommodation, however if space is available backpacker guests...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Beautifully set up hostel and cottages in the picteresque lorne. I cannot recommend this place enough for backpackers or people looking for something a bit more luxurious. Our private room in the hostel had a heater, TV, towels provided and the best view of the sunrise and sounds of the forest to wake up to. I would love to come...

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Reviewed 7 July 2015

Enjoyed staying here, rooms were clean and staff were friendly and helpful. Very quick to provide advice on places to see and things to do. Stayed in a private room and was pleased to find a small tv (better than nothing right?). Location is perfect for those doing a short trip down the great ocean road.

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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Stayed in a private backpackers room on a trip down the Great Ocean Road. The room is clean and even has a small TV in it. Shared bathrooms were spotlessly clean. The kitchen is large and well-equipped. Only a few minutes walk in to the main restaurant area in Lorne, and there is a supermarket at the bottom of the...

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Taking some overseas guests on the Great Ocean Road was marred by our stay at this accommodation. Granted we arrived late on a Saturday night; however we arrived within the specified opening hours and we had called the day before and had been assured that they had plenty of vacancy and we need not book or do anything other than...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Stayed in a 4 bed dorm. One of the best hostels I've been to. Really clean, loads of space, lovely setting, fantastic communal kitchen, close to the super market & visitor centre and friendly helpful owners they had good advice on treks near by.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Great Ocean Road Cottages & Backpackers is located in a quiet bush setting, at the beginning of the main street of Lorne with its boutique shops, cafes andrestaurants. Great Ocean Road Cottages & Backpackers offers a range of accommodation to suit travellers looking for quiet, comfortable, affordable accommodation within a 5 minute walk to Lorne's beaches and nearby to many of the stunning bushwalks within the region. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Great Ocean Road Backpackers

Address: 10 Erskine Avenue, Lorne, Victoria 3232, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Lorne
Price Range: $19 - $22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Great Ocean Road Backpackers Yha Hotel Lorne
Great Ocean Road Backpackers Lorne
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“Get one of the larger private rooms”
 of 5 bubbles annarachelg2016, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We loved our cottage, right by the reception.”
 of 5 bubbles AGoodCrop, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“dorms, private rooms and cottages were excellent”
 of 5 bubbles JasonJ168, 15 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Cottages looked neat but much more expensive.”
 of 5 bubbles VALipps, 15 Feb 2013 | Read review
“listen to the advice given and you will be rewarded ten fold”
 of 5 bubbles FrankH535, 31 Jan 2013 | Read review
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