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    My partner and I have stayed at hundreds of hostels worldwide and both agreed that this is the worst we've ever seen. A really unwelcoming vibe about the place. I understand rules are necessary to keep the place safe but there are passive-aggressive signs on every surface! There is a good big kitchen and living area with fire but I don't think maintenance has been done on the building in decades, very little insulation. The powerboard in our room stopped working when the heater was turned on and only tiny polar fleece blankets provided. Thank goodness we only had to stay one night but as we were leaving a guest informed management how cold it was and they refused him more blankets! We were warmer and more comfortable when we were camping outside Esperance.
    Rebecca H May 2016
    Helpful, friendly staff. Clean hostel. Nice big kitchen. Spacious rooms. Cheap laundry & covered of clothes line area. Bathrooms are chilly as they are outside. Only issue I had was with the lounge rule. I understand wanting to keep it clean and a quiet relaxed area, so not allowing food or alcohol in there. But no drinks at all? Couldn't have a glass of soft drink or a cup of tea while watching TV or reading a book on the sofa. Very annoying!
    Ruth April 2016
    Condition of facilities are very poor and no photos online when booing the room and wrong address show on the google map . very bad experience.
    shiyi t April 2016
    The lady at the reception counter was very friendly and helpful!
    Nur R February 2016
    This was an excellent hostel for a long or short term stay. The kitchen was huge. The location of the hostel was great for our excursions. The hosts were really friendly.
    Thomas D February 2016
    This hostel must urgent be renovated! The twinrooms were so small, that you haven´t space to open your suitcase, hanging up clothes or store small things! Walls were thin like paper, the room full because of a bed and 2 small tables, they were full of dust. The kitchen was dirty, the bathroom old and shabby, and all was full of settled dust. It hasn´t the standard of an youthhostel, not just of an backpacker!!! The price is too much for such an badly accommodation! Please be sure, that we never come back again and don´t want to recommend these hostel to anybody!!!!
    Barbara T January 2016
    All the facilities at the hostel need to be upgraded. The electricity points in our rooms were not working. The lights in the toilets weren't working. The ventilation in the rooms is really bad. Overall the quality of the place is not the same as any other YHA and is disappointing.
    Shashank M January 2016
    no wall power in the room !
    Patrice B January 2016
    The hostel itself looks pretty run-down but it's clean enough, dorm bed was extremely comfortable! It would overall be acceptable if it wasn't for all those over the top rules. I was literally not allowed to bring a bottle of water in the lounge area nor bring my blanket to the couch (Didn't make any sense to me, honest). That created a very uneasy atmosphere for me - and not a laid back, easy-going one I expect from a youth hostel. No lockers, they offered to store my valuables at the reception though. It's ok but bad value for money! There is wifi but it's very expensive!
    Ulrike S January 2016
    Fantastic place to stay... best thing was the staff there was just amazing...great people to chat and take advice from. Although we had our car but the place is a walk town centre, beaches, shops etc...even in this very busy time of the year, this place was great value for money. Highly recommended.
    Amol A January 2016
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