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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.
I had a wonderful time at this very cozy hostel! It's a beautiful house w view on the river and was full of interesting and positive people during my stay, so I made friends immediately. We sat at the table doing macrame and ceramics, traded stuff fo...
Audrey B. (August 2014)
Its a very chilled out place. Very good for meeting people and just relaxing and did I mention, there is yoga class there?
Ellson Y. (August 2014)
A beautiful, well-run, laid-back hostel in a beautiful laid-back town. Perfect location, and Maf, Zoom and the others make you feel welcome and at home.
Ian M. (August 2014)
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)
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
New age small hippy town. Great atmosphere
Hurry offer ends 31 August for this popular hop on hop off 90 day bus pass from Sydney to Cairns. Exclusive YHA price, save over $20 off the regular rate. But now and travel later, you can start using the pass within 6 months from date of purchase.
2 for 1 entry
Ph: 02 6582 3355
10% off ice cream products.
Ph: 01 6652 4999
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)