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    Reviews (290 guests have reviewed this hostel)
    Such a great atmosphere right in the middle of the bush. Loved it, wish I could've stayed longer..
    Marina B October 2016
    Sandy the owner couldn't have been more helpful. Loved the forest setting and all the facilities
    Jan f September 2016
    Stunning location with a great vibe. Loved the outdoor kitchen and retro games room. Staff were very friendly and helpful and accommodation was clean and comfortable.
    Lilian C August 2016
    Superb place with laughing Kookaburrahs at your door. No problem at all. We were welcomed by a personn just return to job after 7 years. She has been great with us.
    Francoise L August 2016
    A lovely place - wish we could have stayed longer
    Timothy N July 2016
    This hostel is in a remote area away from beaches or shops.
    Albert C July 2016
    We enjoyed the rainforest setting and comfortable cabin.
    Barry P June 2016
    Very good position for exploring Port Stephens area.
    Anthony John O June 2016
    Perfect location, super friendly staff and awesome gardens :)
    Berta C May 2016
    This hostel was very good, it's location was really central, wonderful for nature lovers and surfers, the staff extremely helpful and very friendly 😊😊
    Connie L April 2016
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