Kalgoorlie YHA

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Reviews (149 guests have reviewed this hostel)
This hostel is not safe. One long-stay resident is visibly affected by gear and takes other people’s food and drink from the fridge daily (took mine right in front of me!). The manager’s adult sons stay in the rooms, are up all night and on one night played bad music really loud when everyone was trying to sleep.
Chantelle 16/09/2018
Loved it the first time I stayed so I told a friend and brought her to experience it as well. Like me she enjoyed the home away from home atmosphere and the friendliness of the people. It's within easy walking distance of the middle of town, quiet and has everything one needs for a comfortable stay.
Yvonne H 09/09/2018
Terrible experience booked online then when we turned up the manager said our booking wasn’t there. So she said come back later at 4:30 to sort it out and she wasn’t there. So we had already payed to stay a night and haven’t got our money back since. So we went to stay at another hotel.
Stuart L 14/05/2018
Although the most guests are young guys, they were very well behaved and it was really quiet at night. The friendly manager offered me a single room although I booked the dormitory. :-) I slept very well. I'd stay again.
Franziska H 07/05/2018
Susanna and her team kept the hostel in very good condition although it is quite old. My single room had a very comfortable QB and was well appointed with hanging rails, a mirror and shelved locker for storage (no locking ability). Susanna organised to pick me up at 9.50pm from the train & her partner was even there at 11.45pm following a delay due to a thunderstorm. Susanna insisted on taking me to the station for the 7.05am train a few days later. A nice community, relaxed & happy place
Barbara T 08/04/2018
I really enjoyed my stay and I am hoping to return later in the year.
Terence G 11/01/2018
The hostel is old and in need of some upgrades, but is physically acceptable overall. There was a group of guests who made staying at this hostel unpleasant. We, and others guests at the hostel were rudely awakened every morning at 2am by drunken shouting, banging on doors, and on one occasion a drunk guy invading our room. There was even an incident where the fire alarm was triggered at 2am forcing an evacuation into the cold night for an hour while we awaited the fire department to declare the building safe. We were informed the next day that it was due smoking in a room. While the hostel is not responsible for their guests, the failure of the management to do anything about these incidents is appalling. I have stayed at hostels all over the world. This one is by far the worst stay I have ever had at a hostel.
Lendyn P 26/09/2017
Scruffy and bad service. Not a good idea to stay there
Andrew K 26/06/2017
Manageress extremely helpful. Excellent kitchen and the room i was staying in. 10 out of 10!
paul s 30/12/2016
needs upgrade inline with Melbourne Central a complete remodelling
Anthony B 24/12/2016

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