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    Reviews (474 guests have reviewed this hostel)
    Good hostel with beautiful surrounds. Everything was clean and it was really quiet the night we stayed!
    Catherine K April 2016
    Great hostel - friendly staff, pool is very private, rooms are comfortable and clean, and in a great location!
    Joanne L April 2016
    The staff are friendly and very helpful, and the pickup/drop off service is a necessity. The hostel is a lovely cabin and has a nice kitchen area. You can walk to a zoo and brewery (which has free wifi). The winery tours are a must, which the hostel organises. A lovely place to stay, enjoyed it thoroughly
    Clare P April 2016
    Great surroundings, pool, facilities for cooking. Good prepared food. Relaxed atmosphere. Would highly recommend.
    Tessa Q April 2016
    Hostel is very well situated. within walking distance of very good brewery with good food and beers. Good wine and food tours organized. Excellent showers and bed and plenty of room. Beautiful location. Very helpful and friendly owners.
    Diane O March 2016
    The welcome from our hosts was the most friendly! We were instantly made to feel very welcome, relaxed and shown around everything. The room and facilities were spot on, it's a beautiful spot and ideal location for hunter valley. There is a basic grocers 2 mins drive from the door and a pub at the top of the road. Wonderful stay, will stay again.
    Jennifer L March 2016
    Hunter Valley YHA is a great place to stay. The staff make a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, and other guests were friendly as well. I enjoyed sitting on the verandah and taking in the view over the vineyards. I also enjoyed taking a dip in the swimming pool on a hot day, which as a bonus is saltwater. I will be back again!
    Angela B March 2016
    This hostel always delivers. Great location for any visit to the Hunter Valley. Facilities are incredible; clean comfortable and modern. Staff/owners are friendly and always helpful. Have stayed here on numerous occasions and can't fault anything. Love being able to use the bikes to cycle the area. Great value and great location.
    Kathryn W March 2016
    We had a lovely 2 nights stay at the YHA. Nice, comfortable, clean rooms and facilities. But it's quite far away from the shops if you don't have a car.
    Martin H March 2016
    Can't get any better! This hostel is absolutely worth it every cent and offers a great wine-tour. We enjoyed it a lot, could have stayed longer there. And the coffee they sell is the best I've had in Australia so far;-) Thanks guys.
    Livia K March 2016
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