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    Reviews (489 guests have reviewed this hostel)
    Very friendly and helpful staff, clean well-appointed rooms and a top location. What is not to like?!
    Jann M August 2015
    My friend and I had booked a private twin room and were very pleased with it. The manager was friendly and helpful and the dinner and breakfast at the cafe/bar were delicious and very reasonably priced. This is the second time I have stayed at Yamba Hostel and highly recommend it.
    Toni V August 2015
    Shane & Justin are absolute legends.
    Robert G August 2015
    Our room was excellent - clean, tidy and well ventilated. However, the kitchen area, tv room, garage and outside patio area all need a big clean up. Lots of rubbish, and broken stuff laying about. The Block cafe was very nice. Overall we had a good experience, but management need to get the communal areas cleaned now.
    Brian C August 2015
    Clean room but dirty carpet in hallways. Good party atmosphere.
    Gregor C August 2015
    It was awesome😆
    Zoe C August 2015
    No free WiFi, a bit filthy but great hostel
    Dirk R July 2015
    My husband and I had the most memorable time in yamba and it was mostly due to Shane and his staff at Yamba YHA. Hands down - Shane's tour and morning surfing lessons captured the best Yamba has to offer. His staff were always friendly and Derek even offered to drop us off at dolphin beach during his brief work break. The Block Cafe served a wicked flat white and the place was filled with happy go lucky travellers and the vibe was just always positive. Clean and spacious private room. Great common areas and ready to go hot water in the kitchen. Overall - would stay here again next time in Yamba and definitely send people as well.
    Angel L July 2015
    Loved the all-age acceptance here and the relaxed ambiance. The room was excellent, clean and well-appointed and as a solo older traveller I appreciated the use of a private, ensuite room. I have already recommended this hostel to younger friends with children but feel this hostel can cater to a variety of travelers. Top spot!
    Susan D July 2015
    Best place on the entire East coast! Such a chilled, happy surfer vibe.
    Hector H June 2015
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