Bellingen

  • Dorrigo Gondwanaland Rainforest Deal 

    Please note: Dorrigo Tour operates on Wednesdays only.

    Discover the beautiful World Heritage listed Dorrigo National Park's rainforest, waterfalls, flora and fauna from bohemian Bellingen, only 30 minutes inland from Coffs Harbour. This deal includes:  

    • 2 nights' multi-share accommodation at Bellingen YHA
    • Wednesday-only full-day guided tour to Dorrigo National Park including Skywalk, rainforest nature walk, Griffith Lookout, Dangar Falls walk and swim, and lunch stop in Dorrigo town (lunch not included). 

    Priced from $89 per person. Valid to 31 December 2014. 

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  • Average customer ratings for this hostel

    • Average rating: 92%
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    • Overall Atmosphere: 95%
    • Security and Safety: 92%
    • Value for money: 90%
    309 customers have rated this hostel.
  • Once you have stayed with us you will be invited by email to provide your own rating of the hostel. The rating will be published, whether you give us good or bad marks.

  • Here are some of the satisfaction ratings we have received from previous guests:

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    Alison &, October 2014
    Beautiful spot. Hot as Hades when we were there, but we felt quite safe leaving our French doors open overnight to catch the breeze. Other guests cheerful and friendly. All good, in fact.
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    sarah k, October 2014
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    Shannon S, October 2014
    Loved this place! It has a very friendly and laid back atmosphere. The kitchen and bathroom were kept clean and the other guests were respectful and tidied up after themselves. The beautiful old veranda a great place to lounge around, reading a book or enjoying the great view. Location location! So central to town yet peaceful- it couldn't have been better. We were stoked! Thank you
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    Jacqui F, October 2014
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    bradley j, October 2014
    Great place to stay cheap and comfortable too.
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    Caitlin R, October 2014
    The best hostel in Australia. Maybe even the world.
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    Marcus L, October 2014
    This is not a reflection on the hostel, it is probably more a reflection on us. I've been a YHA member on and off for 40 years now...and maybe it's time for me to 'let it go'. The noise at this YHA drove us nuts, but our tolerance level is not as high as it used to be.
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    Scott w, October 2014
    Awesome time. A welcoming and warm ambiance. Clean kitchen and washroom. Looking forward to returning!
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    susan m, October 2014
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    Georgina L, October 2014
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    John T, October 2014
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    gary b, October 2014
    Fabulous place with very helpful staff
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    John T, October 2014
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    Stacey C, September 2014
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    Denise R, September 2014
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    Leslie K, September 2014
    This is a fantastic little hostel with friendly and highly competent staff. Nothing is to much trouble. I enjoyed my stay, there was no noise from the younger guests, they were very considerate and a nice bunch of kids. The location is excellent with short distance walking access to banks, shops etc . I highly recommend this hostel.
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    briannon g, September 2014
    Nice atmosphere, friendly staff and a brilliant location. Beware of falling tap handles in the bathrooms. Overall a great place.
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    Dianne H, September 2014
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    Steph C, September 2014
    The staff were great - my partner Steph had an accident that day making my checkin with our small baby a late one. They were so helpful about the whole situation.
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    Jennifer C, August 2014
    My girlfriend and I enjoyed staying in the wonderful old building. It was awful weather teaming rain the place was perfect as the verandas are wide and covered so we were able to enjoy being outside. The kitchen is very good with plenty of space for all to share. There was plenty of places to sit and take in the views of the river. I was very impressed with the comfortable quiet room.