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Bellingen , NSW

Bellingen YHA is one of Australia's most laidback backpacker hostels. It's a beautiful and homely YHA set amongst beautiful country!

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    Reviews (348 guests have reviewed this hostel)
    This is the best hostel I've been to in Australia. Bellingen is beautiful, but the hostel would still be worth visiting if it was located at the center of a town sized cat-litter-box. The managers are super cool guys and the staff is amazing. The hostel is a big beautiful old house with a great view from most rooms and the porches. Tons of wonderful wildlife right outside the door, A+ stay!
    Mary K C April 2015
    Best ever, lovely time, lovely people, lovely place, miss it already
    Jackie W April 2015
    A very nice hostel and a great location. Bellingen is a very artistic place and i met very interesting people at the hostel. The welcoming of the staff is very nice and you feel straight away that you are a part of the family. I'm looking forward to come back around.
    Frances T March 2015
    Had a great stay! Place was clean and staff was very friendly with great recommendations for places to check out in the area. Would def recommend to a friend.
    Lindsay C March 2015
    Incredibly unique hostel, makes me regret staying only 1 night in laid-back and relaxed Bellingen, divine views from balcony and veranda onto lush green trees and bank of the river, had a great time just hanging out and revitalizing from my travels, staff was very friendly, live guitar play while having breakfast, was able to store huge backpack at reception after check-out while waiting for bus
    Sabrina C March 2015
    I am amazed about this place in a stunning landscape with a very special relaxing atmosphere that is hard to put in words. The two brothers who manage the hostel have an outstanding customer orientation and a calm and lovely attitude.
    Philipp H March 2015
    What a wonderful place in a wonderful location! The only thing that would make it better would be to be able to open the windows and feel secure at night.
    Ilana C March 2015
    unfortunately we were left to take the worst room in the hostel, downstairs near the bathroom and kitchen. The bathroom was very dirty and there were insects crawling from the kitchen into our room. The guests were very noisy and some guys tried to enter our room twice. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone.
    Laurence L February 2015
    great location and friendly staff. kitchen needs some attention.
    keith anthony w February 2015
    A quirky hostel in a wonderful little town.
    Suzanne W February 2015
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