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    Reviews (145 guests have reviewed this hostel)
    Really nice owner.
    Sarah K August 2015
    The staff were lovely and welcoming, very helpful too! But the hostel itself is quite run down, could definitely do with an update (new curtains and carpet etc). We loved the dogs though, very cute.
    Kathryn C August 2015
    It's a very nice place with friendly staff but would strongly recommend refurbishment as most of the facilities have seen better days. Great location to explore Kalbarri NP.
    Gwendolin K August 2015
    This hostel is in a pretty bad state of repair - the bathrooms are ancient and the all the rooms are infested with moths and other bugs. When we arrived there were two small cockroaches in one of our beds. The linen was clean, and the hostel was clean as much as could be achieved by staff, who were friendly and helpful, but the whole hostel desperately needs refurbishment and pest control.
    Rachel G April 2015
    Great place in kalbarri. we stayed two times in a double room w a/c. Great new room with a big bathroom, tv, fridge, tea and coffee. Joe and Caroll were very helpfull. We will come again!
    roland k March 2015
    The atmosphere was great in this hostel. But the facilities were super old and used way too much! It could be such a fantastic spot if they just renew the furniture, the shower, the kitchen - everything! The stuff was super friend loch and helped a lot! They made the stay soo much better :)
    Marnie H March 2015
    its a shame thinking what this place could be with some TLC and just a general tidy up, painting and updating. even the wifi isnt free. come on!? its 2015. not what we expect from a youth hostel.
    Arthur L February 2015
    Cool town and vibe and easy going yha.
    neil f January 2015
    Good location, but pretty run down. A noisy ceiling fan for cooling in an 8 share isn't too effective with highs of 35 C. Only a few beds had access to electrical sockets. Kitchen facilities were ok. Next time we'll camp instead.
    Kirk F January 2015
    Hostel was kept very clean when I stayed here. Well located, good off street parking and friendly relaxed atmosphere. The pots and pans in the kitchen were a little minimal and could do with being added to. (Plenty of top parts of the vegie steamers but not many bottom pot parts. - Perhaps people steal them all the time). Very nice place with friendly staff and definitely would stay again.
    Jack D December 2014
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