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Reviewed 1 week ago

first impression was a smallish improvised place. Second impression after a longer and closer look, a very well organised, clean place with nice showers and toilets. It is close to everything and at weekends there is a fleemarket right behind. I liked staying a bit longer. No misbehaving drunk people. Decent.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped over for a few weeks to find some work. The hostel occasionally get calls for labour work (how me and my partner got work) and there are lots of bars/cafes/restaurants local. Great location, beautiful beaches easily accessible, weekend markets Sydney is reachable. Several national parks around the area with numerous bushwalks. There is also a lovely walking/cycling path by...

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Manly, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had a large group stay here for a regatta and The entrance Backpackers was the most affordable way to accommodate our group. We were not expecting much but we were blown away by the quality of the facilities. The bathrooms were near new and the beds were clean and comfortable. The location is perfect, within walking distance to all...

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Reviewed 27 October 2015

We were there for the CC7's comp! They were friendly and helpful! Our last night we had the place to ourselves, they allowed us to have our own mini party:) As a rugby team we get complaints because we're too loud but instead you joined in on the fun. Thank you for making our stay enjoyable. Sunnybank Rugby 7s

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Thank Maryanne F
Dan F, General Manager at The Entrance Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Maryanne, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review! I'm glad you guys had a great time and congrats on your win. It was great having you all here and hopefully we can host you again next year! :-) Dan

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Coming off my university mid-semester exams, I was informed by my friends that they had booked The Entrance Backpackers for our spring break accommodation, priced at an incredibly competitive rate of $30/night. I had never stayed in backpacker accommodations prior to this trip, and thus had commensurately low expectations, particularly in light of the very reasonable price. We actually arrived...

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Dan F, General Manager at The Entrance Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi John, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review, and we really appreciate the effort you have gone to to provide feedback, of which you will be happy to know have been addressed. We are still very new in the industry having just had our 3rd birthday, but we are always looking to improve...

Nimbin, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Visiting friend in Gosford on our trip to Sydney from north, stayed off over here, liked it, so stayed again on way back. Surprized the recp'nist had talking parrot, which could do a good laugh too. He was helpful printing out directions for our continuing journey. Coped with our late check-in on way back. Very clean, non-squeaky dorm beds, (but...

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Dan F, General Manager at The Entrance Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Ian, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your first visit so much that you decided to come back again for the return trip too! Wookie the talking parrot has had a cage upgrade since your visit and she's loving the extra room! We are proud of our location too,...

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 14 August 2015

I don't make it to the Entrance all that often, but it's a lovely place and when i do go I stay at this backpackers. Named after the Pelicans that are famous for the area this great little place is just perfect. You couldn't get more central if you tried, it's got free wifi and you can have a game...

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Dan F, General Manager at The Entrance Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Pauline, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review! Yes the Pelicans sure have their own following in Australia! Our travel desk just got a whole lot more exciting with great deals now on Skydiving, boat hire and other local attractions, as well as tours and other adrenaline filled fun from all over Australia, so before you...

Reviewed 9 August 2015

What a great backpackers! Everything was new and clean, which makes me happy!! Staff were friendly and really helpful. They have free wifi and a free pool table - cool! - good to meet other backpackers! Shops and bus stop out the front and still surprisingly quiet hostel for sleeping. Lots of shops and very close to all the attractions....

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Dan F, General Manager at The Entrance Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Joscelyn, Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review. I'm happy to see you had such a great time here with us. We think that customer service is paramount, and that extends throughout the whole stay so I am glad you got to experience that first hand! We look forward to seeing you again soon!...

Dee Why, Australia
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Such an easy cheap & fun get away me & a friend wanted to do some exploring up the coast & cook a meal together & not have it cost an arm & a leg, THE ENTRANCE BACKPACKERS had every thing we needed, The Kitchen(and the hostel) was CLEAN, Dan the host was great, the Location was so easy, walking...

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Dan F, General Manager at The Entrance Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer, Thanks for taking the time to write us such an amazing review! Its such a nice feeling to know that all our efforts don't go unnoticed, and that even though we try to keep our costs to a minimum, we still have guests like you that can go away knowing that they got value for their money. I...

Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Went to the entrance in January for two weeks so I was close enough to visit my family, I chose to stay at the entrance backpackers and I was not at all disappointed or dissatisfied with my stay! It was a great area surrounded in beaches and entertainments and plenty of stuff to do as a solo or a family,...

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Dan F, General Manager at The Entrance Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Kris, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us too, and that you were able to book easily with us to spend time with your family. Our central location does make it easy to get around too! I'm so glad you enjoyed our facilities too. We have spent a...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At The Entrance Backpackers, you can do as little or as much as you like, the choice is yours! The Backpackers is situated in The Entrance, a picturesque town on the Tuggerah Lakes estuary, and a popular stop on the Central Coast. There are many who choose to spend regular weekends at this serene coastal resort and many others who arrive just for a day trip or an impromptu escape. The Backpackers is brand new and purpose built. The dorm rooms are bright and airy, and the communal lounge is modern and spacious. The Entrance Backpackers is a bright and cheerful spot to spend a few days while exploring this characterful town and its unique estuary environment. ... more   less 

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Address: 56 The Entrance Rd, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > The Entrance
Price Range: $36 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Entrance Backpackers 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Come in a group of 6-8 people!”
 of 5 bubbles 76JohnL76, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Buy earplugs @ reception in case of snorers in dorm. Back dorm gets chest-of-drawers too.”
 of 5 bubbles Z9167UWianw, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We just stayed in the main bunk room, safe, dark & comfy”
 of 5 bubbles jenniferdK3236FQ, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“It's a small family type hostel so no problems with choice :-)”
 of 5 bubbles johncT7186MH, 31 May 2014 | Read review
“Don't be too swayed by the large dorm rooms, guests were very quiet while I was there and it was easy to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles jebskulker, 27 Jan 2014 | Read review
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