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Passau, Germany
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

The hostel is pretty dirty, no aircondition in rooms,so it was very hot at night. The only good thing is that it's near the beach and that there are lockers in each room. The staff is pretty nice. Usually YHA is better, but this one is just very dirty unfortunately. They have many tour offers aswell!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Nice place, close to the beach and public transport. Staff very friendly and helpful. Large kitchen and clean amenities. Mattress and bedding need replacing urgently - old and stained. Good place for children to stay. Worth the money, if you can get it cheaper than high season prices.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for one night, in a double room which was large and pretty clean but very old fashioned and a little musty. You take the sheets down when you check out but not the duvet which makes me skeptical on cleanliness. We noticed a few weird stains on it but luckily it was warm enough we just used...

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2Thank Heather N
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here two nights and absolutely loved it! Nice staff, nice people. Free surfboards and really close to the ocean and boogey hole. Best Christmas feeling to! A bit expensive but all hostels in Newcastle are. There are one small grocerystore really close, otherwise 10 minutes free bus to Woolworths/Coles.

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1Thank Alice A
Windham, Maine
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

While this is a conveniently located hostel its residents are young and immature. I found their rudeness and overall behavior to be less than desired. There seems to be a total disregard for personal belongings among roommates. My space was small by comparison from the last hostel I stayed at. That space was made smaller by the lack of organization...

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Rio de Janeiro
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed there for one night and got nothing to complain about it. The bedroom was ok, there was a bathroom in it plus a few shared bathrooms outside. There's a nice vintage lounge. The kitchen is good, the staff was really friendly. They had surfboards to hire for free, they let us store out luggage there during the day for...

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1Thank Felipe H
Falkenstein, Germany
Reviewed 18 July 2015

I stayed here one night and I booked the YHA because I expected a clean and modern place. I booked via telephone and the check-in on the next day was easygoing. The room was clean and spacious but the toilets and showers not. The YHA needs in my opinion a renovation. The location is good because it's close to the...

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1Thank Luggel
London,England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Great place, friendly staff, right by the beach, I'd Defo stay here again! Nice and clean! Staff are up for a chat, decent kitchen lockers in rooms, loads of info on things around Newcastle, free surf board hire free wifi

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2Thank Deeeater
New Zealand
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Not a good stay at all! Considering the experience, cleanliness and whole atmosphere of the place, $33 is extremely overpriced! Stayed 5 nights here in the YHA and I had to use my sleep lining bag on arrival and check in, my bed was covered in thick black hair (I am blonde...!). All over the pillow and bed sheet. Gingerly...

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2Thank Briony W
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 June 2015

A bit of a mixture this place. Nice laid back vibe with decent facilities, but a bit of a shortfall in the cleaning department. The showers and toilets definitely needed a bit more attention. The location is very handy, close to pretty much everything. Newcastle itself is a delightful city and it is a pleasure to be staying in such...

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Address: Cnr King St 30 Pacific St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Newcastle
Price Range: RM129 - RM333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Newcastle Beach YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“No rooms have fans or aircon!”
 of 5 bubbles AlexTruffles, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book early. Especially during peak holiday periods. Ask to book away from the family rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles LucaR513, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I didn't stay in the hotel but had a cup of coffee. Service is great”
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 of 5 bubbles vilmao45, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one that has some view of the water”
 of 5 bubbles rosemarys898, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Even with earplugs,I only got 3 hrs sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles 775traveller, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
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