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Bellingen YHA Backpackers
2 Short Street
Phone: (+612) 6655 1116
Fax: (+612) 6655 1358
Manager: Maf Sheldon
MON - FRI: 8am - 7pm.
SAT & SUN: 8am - 12pm, 2pm - 7pm
Check-in from 2pm.
If travelling on the GREYHOUND BUS you must book to URUNGA and we provide free pick up with prior arrangement.
200m to the local bus stop - Coffs Harbour to Bellingen services Mon-Fri & Sat.
15 km to station at Urunga - daily services Sydney/Brisbane. Free pick up by prior arrangement.
39 km from Coffs Harbour airport. Please call to discuss pick up costs.
As soon as we arrived we were greeted by staff and made to feel comfortable and welcome . Our room had beautiful views and the hostel had lovely energy and atmosphere. There are many open areas and hidden nooks ensuring that you can be social or find...
Anne E. (July 2014)
Beautiful room overlooking river and the most helpful, kind staff.
lynne m. (July 2014)
Amazing location. The managers Maf and Zoom were very helpful and friendly, going out of their way to make our stay enjoyable, and made our whole family feel very welcome.
Gerald K. (July 2014)
I had never stayed at a YHA backpackers before, and at 38, I'm no student traveller. I loved my experience here - the feeling of the place, all Buddhas and inspirational sayings on the walls, the beautiful old weatherboard guesthouse overlooking Bell...
Sara R. (June 2014)
We were only staying the one night but the room was comfortable, the staff friendly and helpful; the location is brilliant and the view superb - breakfasting on the veranda overlooking the river flats is just a beautiful way to begin your day.
Rhonda W. (June 2014)
The help offered by the 2 brother Managers was excellent, I couldnt ask for more from this hostel where the focus was on community eg a Bollywood night opened up to the whole community was fantastic.
Thanks Bellingen for a marvellous stay
Keith V. (May 2014)
Awsome! The best that it has a part from the view is the staff, they made me feel like home, its a place where you feel home..and its very difficult to find places that makes you feel that way, so thank you very much!
Jorgelina J. (May 2014)
Had a wonderful time here, the staff was very lovely and made us want to stay for longer!
Kyle B. (April 2014)
Very relaxing atmosphere, fitting the Bellingen theme. Would definitely stay here again.
Chris S. (April 2014)
Amazing alternative hostel stay with laid back people! I loved sitting on the patio taking in the view of the river and the kitchen is always full of the most delicious smells. The staff are amazing always greeting guests and planning things like mov...
Rebecca N. (April 2014)
Bellingen YHA is one of Australia's most laidback backpacker hostels. It's a beautiful and homely YHA set amongst beautiful country! Relax on the hostel balcony overlooking the river and rainforest gardens. Take a tour to Dorrigo National Park, canoe on the river or explore Bellingen village with its great cafes, shops and monthly markets. Hostel accommodation is in twin/double and multi-share rooms.
Bello is a groovy alternative town with arts, craft and coffee shops,
and a great monthly market. Hang out with the musicians at the Global
Carnival and the Jazz Festival, or visit the rainforest and waterfalls
of Dorrigo. Canoe, cycle, swing on the Tarzan rope, or swim in the river
under a full moon. Find out why Bello has been is called 'the cruisiest
place on earth'.
200 metres to the nearest food store
Never never creek, hamp fields, the old butter factory and trekking. Do it and otherwise chill out in a nice town.
Get this popular 90 day bus pass from YHA Travel to secure your 10% YHA member discount... AND save an extra $10.
$10 off spa and sauna session for two people.
Ph: 02 6655 0429
10% off Billabong Koala Wildlife Park entry.
Ph: 02 6585 1060
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)