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    Reviews (370 guests have reviewed this hostel)
    Great vibe, friendly staff, beautiful views - we will be back.
    Sarah K August 2015
    A different hostel in a different place. Very nice and relaxed staff and an awesome view.
    Judith E August 2015
    Great location, in town and close to some beautiful walks. The YHA is a bit crusty if you like that, then that is fine.
    Mauro George B July 2015
    I booked double bed on balcony through We were initially given room without balcony and then moved to dorm like room that was freezing and really drab and run down with no security on internal corridor. The rooms matching what we booked were available and one staff tried to get us moved but was not allowed. They looked lovely so it was a real shame. The atomosphere was friendly and location and view were superb. Would have stayed longer if the room was what we had booked.
    Kate G July 2015
    Amazing place and staff, five stars.
    Vadim G July 2015
    A peaceful and artistic hostel where everyone is really friendly - it felt just like home.
    Justine V July 2015
    Great ! Friendly staff and a lovely location! Didn't want to leave the amazing view ! :)
    Nina S June 2015
    The host, Zoom, was very welcoming and helpful, and efficient. Unfortunately, the hostel is starting to show its age - the room could use some attention regarding cleanliness. Saying this, the bathrooms and kitchen were very clean and pleasant. Well located hostel.
    Lisa E June 2015
    Best YHA so far
    Williams C May 2015
    Great location, however, work needs to be undertaken on the bathroom. Stains on the doona cover. Gentleman upon arrival mumbled and rushed to explain where everything was. Gentleman upon departure was friendly. If you don't have high expectations on the accomm you will love it. Needs some TLC
    Doreen S May 2015
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