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    I stayed in the all female dorm with 4 bunk beds so 8 beds total and it was really cramped and basic, no where really for people to put their luggage/suitcase. No assigned spot on the one shelf either so when I arrived and every spot was filled with other people's things even though were 8 spots for 8 people, I really had no where to put anything. Also no lockers as well, didn't feel comfortable just leaving my stuff randomly on the ground but that's what I had to do. Also seemed like a lot of the people here have been there awhile and the longer you stay at one hostel the more comfortable people get with just not being courteous to the other guests/backpackers that come and go for a couple nights such as leaving their things scattered everywhere. Wonder if the hostel has a maximum number of days you're allowed to stay like I know other hostels do, would benefit other travelers in my opinion. Thought the security and location was the best parts about this hostel, best location compared to the other two hostels in Margaret River. Kitchen and common area were decent. Didn't receive much information about anything from the reception staff member that checked me in although plenty of brochures. Thought it was nice you got a bag with your own kitchenware: cutlery, plate, cup, mug, and bowl. Honestly, on the expensive side for what you get out of this place. Was just a place to sleep for me.
    Kira G February 2017
    Close to town. Nice people. They should improve the service. Toilet and showers should be cleaned more than once a day.
    Luigi S January 2017
    Good location, clean and nice people.
    Laura January 2017
    Secure free parking with lots of spaces, WiFi was pretty slow for most of the day, everyone was given their own individual plates and cutlery etc., everything else like a normal hostel
    Robyn D January 2017
    It should be made clear that this is a hostel for people staying long term and working in the area. I was expecting disruption staying in a dorm room but not constant noise from 5-7. If the fact it was a working hostel was made clear I'd have stayed elsewhere.
    Alice R November 2016
    Very friendly staff, great central location. Unfortunately no lockers for luggage or valuables. Locked car park which was handy. Lots of long term backpackers but all were very respectful of the no noise after 11pm rule. The rooms felt messy but I think that was due to lack of space to store belongings, especially for long term stayers.
    Claire A November 2016
    Not really many other options around the Margaret River for this sort of price. When we arrived we found the front desk unoccupied at 5pm & had a short wait while we were unsure of what to do with ourselves. The wifi was apalling, worst I've ever experienced anywhere in Australia. I'm not sure that the kitchen or bathrooms were cleaned at any point during the 3 days we were in the hostel. There are no lockers in the rooms which makes valuables a bit vulnerable.
    J H November 2016
    Better than I expected. It was clean and well maintained with ample parking at the back too! Will definitely go back here next year.
    Vincent N October 2016
    This place is really dirty, be it the sheets, the room or the toilet.
    Xiaoying S October 2016
    The rooms and overall hostel was freezing. The sheet and light blanket were not enough to keep warm at night. The kitchen was dirty. The hostel was very loud at night and nothing was ever done to call those people out. Free wifi is advertised but it didn't work at all the two days I was there. Not even an option to pay for wifi sessions.
    Erica H September 2016
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