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    Reviews (286 guests have reviewed this hostel)
    had a wonderful experience.
    Swapnil G June 2016
    We were happy to book with YHA as the standard and atmosphere are usually very good. We stayed in a 5-share-cabin. I should mention that this cabin was more expensive than a hostel where a cabin only has a toilet you still need to walk outside and get to the main venue to use a shower or kitchen. Cabins have no heating at all and we all woke up with a cold and sore throat, the smell inside was terrible- all of our clothes smelled like cigarettes. I think they should wash the curtains and mattresses after guests smoke in the cabin instead of just letting next guests in. Overall conditions in the hostel are poor- including very old showers and toilets. Staff at the reception was very very unfriendly, one of the quotes was "we do business here". It was an extremely unpleasant experience and I wouldn't recommend to stay there. If you have an option to find some AirBnb or other cheap accommodation than don't stay there.
    Kasia April 2016
    Great stay! However, one of the stuff threw all the food away in the fridge without any notice!
    Nathanael Z April 2016
    Everything is perfect!
    Tae Hee N April 2016
    Good value for money, but a cockroach running around the floor in our room and the lounge wasn't great!
    Christine A March 2016
    We staid in the YHA batemans bay and had cockroach in our trailer. Coming from other YHA the facilities seemed less adapted and enjoyable
    Maxime L March 2016
    It is a very small, nice hostel where you are bound to get in contact with other guests. The Pool is nice to cool down after a hot day and the parrots and cockatoos welcome you at the hostel.
    Gerrit S January 2016
    staff are friendly and helpful.
    Chris January 2016
    If your looking for activities and social interaction this is not the hostel for you. If you want quiet and safe go for it.
    Andrew C January 2016
    Thanks to the other occupants i had a good time. Paying extra for a single room was a bad idea. Dark brick cell like room with bunk beds. Floor tiles cracked, grubby curtain at the window. Right next to the back door (everyone has to go through here to the toilets and showers) this door has to be unlocked every time, as does the shower/toilets. the locks are noisy and clunky and it is very disturbing thro the night. cleanliness ok in the showers but dead flies in the lights, cracked floor tiles. This place needs some investment and improvement. Communal areas are fairly clean and comfy, altho not enough fresh air getting in. some lights not working, a row of clocks none of which are working. Needs some TLC
    Margaret W December 2015
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