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Opotiki, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I was so amazed with this amazing & cheap place! The owner is a genuinely nice person who's looking after you and not just after your money. After getting there quite late with no food, he didn't hesitate to call his wife who was on her way back to bring some food from the supermarket since the one in Halls... More 

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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Peaceful and quiet . Can see Milky Way at night . Toilet are clean. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Wasnt able to get some beer to chill that's a pity . Room is average. With hanger, heater, lights and table. Was pretty shocked when they took out a snake and says its from one of the room . But... More 

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Reviewed 4 April 2016

The family that run the hostel are lovely and even lit the fires for us in the living room. Had a great atmosphere and two little kitchen spaces. Had views of the Grampians and even had chooks roaming around the backyard which was accessible through the sliding doors on each room. Was quiet and very modern and clean. Recommend it... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

I found this hostel to be peaceful and relaxing. It was nice to get away from the loud party hostels you find in Melbourne. I liked the fact it was within walking distance of the supermarket, Venus baths and the Pinnacle. You got lovely views from the outside area of the hostel. I found it frustrating that staff were rarely... More 

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Thank Ross S
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

The hostel was located right next to the mountains. It's a perfect place to stay to explore the Grampians. You can even find kangaroos hopping about in the backyard. The place was generally clean and quiet. You can meet all different sorts of people there. If you wish to climb the Pinnacle and do not have a car, the other... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

I was here with a friend for 2 nights to see the Grampians National Park. Friendly wife and husband that run the hostel. They live on-site with their kids. Their man friend is a very lovely fellow. It was my first time staying in a hostel and I felt very safe there. I have heard a lot of negative things... More 

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Thank Ann i
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

I stayed at this hostel for 2 nights. Facilities are clean and well kept and the staff are very helpful. The location is picturesque and peaceful. I saw several kangaroos and an emu at the back of the hostel and there are chickens in the garden. I would highly recommend this place as a base whilst touring The Grampians.

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Reviewed 2 January 2016

I stayed here one night while on a small group tour. I was pleasantly surprised at how clean it was. It was hands-down the cleanest Youth Hostel I have ever stayed in. The beds were comfortable and the atmosphere very welcoming. Loved the chickens hanging out in the front yard, and the kangaroos across the road gave it a very... More 

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Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

I love this hostel.There're many chickens and a cute and friendly bunny in backyard. I'd been there for 2 nights traveling around Grampian which wasn't enough. The kitchen was nice and facilities were great and clean. The supermarket and shops weren't far. There're a lot of kangkaroos come out in early evening and emus aswell. I'd like to feed chickens... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Stayed there 1 night with a group. The hostel is very comfy and cosy. There is free wifi in the common area! There is a kitchen to cook and some books to read. The rooms are quite simple but clean. Too bad we couldn't open the window properly as we were just a little bit too warm. The bathrooms and... More 

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Christina H, Public Relations Manager at Grampians Eco YHA, responded to this review

Hi Laurence Thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed your stay! Sorry about the issue with the window - if you spot problems like this at any of our hostels please let the managers or reception staff know - so we can jump right on them and get them fixed up. Hope to see you again at another YHA. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grampians Eco YHA is a stylish and comfortable ECO Certified Nature Tourism accredited hostel that has been architecturally designed with the environment in mind. Situated in Halls Gap at the doorway to the beautiful Grampians National Park this hostel is the ideal base for your nature getaway. Hostel facilities include free on-site car and coach parking, two self-catering kitchens, two guest lounges with wood fire heaters for the winter months, a TV room, free Wifi Hot Spot (Wifi Plus option also available) and laundry facilities. Guests are also welcome to use the free range eggs from the resident chickens and organically grown herbs, vegetables and fruit from the garden when available. Environmental initiatives include solar hot water, reverse cycle fans, waste water management and rainwater collection for the gardens. Various room types are available including 3 and 4 multi-share, twin/double and family rooms. Many of the rooms have private balconies, with views of the Grampians National Park and the local kangaroos and wildlife that make daily appearances to nibble on the lawn. The Grampians National Park is thriving with native flora and fauna and has some of the most spectacular views in the state. Ask our friendly hostel Managers for the local's insider knowledge including directions to the best short walks and nearby waterfalls. Feeling adventurous? The Grampians is home to Victoria's best rock-climbing and a great place to try abseiling, hiking, cycling and canoeing. The Grampians region also has the largest number of rock art sites in Southern Australia. Visit Brambuk Cultural Centre to learn about the rich native Aboriginal culture and history of the Grampians National Park, and witness ancient rock art and cave drawings. The Grampians Eco YHA is a Rent-a-YHA hostel as well, and can be hired exclusively for groups. Bookings can be made for either half the hostel, which sleeps up to 32 people, or the whole hostel which sleeps up to 64. Please contact the hostel manager for more information. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grampians Eco YHA

Address: Corner Buckler Street and Grampians Road, Halls Gap, Victoria 3381, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Grampians > Halls Gap
Price Range: $63 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grampians Eco YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Bunk beds in dorm are wider than the single beds”
 of 5 bubbles O1204ILsusank, 10 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Restaurants in the region are limited (and generally expensive) so I recommend bringing ingredients and making use of the hostel's kitchen facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles johannad854, 2 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Ist Floor with a balcony nice for a pre diner relaxing drink.”
 of 5 bubbles Pjhtigger, 24 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Some rooms have balconies which is a nice touch in warmer weather”
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“The rooms upstairs have balconies”
 of 5 bubbles southsoul, 2 Jan 2013 | Read review
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