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Newcastle Beach YHA

Newcastle, NSW

Opposite Newcastle Beach, and right in the centre of town, this friendly YHA is perfect for backpackers looking for affordable accommodation.

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    Very pleasant, welcoming atmosphere. All our expectations were meet as details need to be changed at the last minute & staff were very happy to oblige. One simple problem that bother us were the creaks in the stair case which could be easily fix with a few nails in each step.
    Donna P July 2015
    The hostel is probably the best option in Newcastle for backpackers. Lets put something straight right away - the staff at reception is very friendly and helpful, the other service staff members that also seem to stay at the hostel as guests/ backpackers were what disturbed the atmosphere for me (and I know of other guests who felt the same way). They behaved as if they own the place and could not be bothered to even return a simple "hello". The hostel's slightly rough appearance makes up some of its charme and suits Newcastle somehow. Its still a decent place to stay and Newcastle is always well worth a visit!
    Annie G July 2015
    In an amazing location right by the beach and hunter street. it was also close to the museum and the marina (if you like fresh fish here's the place to go!). The people staying there were very friendly and made my move to Australia a lot more fun!
    Nicole L July 2015
    Great hostel. Only problem is that the kitchen is underground and poorly ventilated so smells terrible. Otherwise a terrific hostel.
    zoe a July 2015
    This is a large hostel with a terrific location. Facilities are a little worn....(please get new pillows!) but the bed was comfy and the kitchen facilities good. The shape of the kitchen is a little awkward when there are more than one or two people trying to cook, but obviously changing this would be major. The advertised BBQ consisted of a sausage on a piece of bread each, which was rather minimal. Generally a good hostel though. Showers are excellent and there are laundry facilities.
    Gillian F July 2015
    Went in July. Was very quiet. Peaceful stay nice location.
    Heloise P July 2015
    Such a beautiful building with plenty of history. A great base for a night, a month or longer! Also, plenty of books to read and movies to watch.
    David O July 2015
    Decent facilities, good location. Exceptionally friendly and helpful staff.
    Austin H May 2015
    Great location, easy walk to town, beach, bogey hole etc...... Amazing common room
    Thomas P April 2015
    Great base to see Newcastle
    Alice V April 2015
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