Bellingen

  • Dorrigo Gondwanaland Rainforest Deal - Save at least $11!

    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%
    • Cleanliness: 88%
    • Condition of Facilities: 84%
    • Efficiency of Service: 91%
    • Friendliness of Staff: 97%
    • Location: 98%
    • Overall Atmosphere: 95%
    • Security and Safety: 92%
    • Value for money: 89%
    313 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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    Latest Reviews

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    Zoe E, November 2014
    Relaxed vibe & friendly service
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    Kevin T, November 2014
    This was a beautiful backpackers with beautiful people. I enjoyed the chilled out vibe.
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    Steven R, November 2014
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    Ezequiel S, November 2014
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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.