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Dolphin Retreat Bunbury

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really good 2 days stay. Every thing was very neat and tidy, staff was cooperative and friendly . The rent was affordable and enjoyed morning coffee . Do need a little bit more upgrades with the recreation centre but overall satisfied #thumbs up.👍👍

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Where do I start? It's two minutes walk from both an amazing beach and town. Amazing places to eat and shop nearby. The owners are great and so friendly. It's almost like being at home because the living room and kitchen areas are so relaxed and cosy. The caretaker Imran is fantastic and I consider him a friend now. Daphne...

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Thank Klhale
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Nice little hostel, close to the beach and with the bus station in walking distance. Not a typical huge and anonym city YHA. The breakfast is practically not existing but you know that when booking YHA, thats what you have the kitchen for. Supermarket is in walking distance.

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I was impressed with the facilities at the Hostel. It was clean, the kitchen was good and had a welcoming feel about it. The manager was also very friendly and helpful as were the other staff I encountered. The location near the beach was also an appealing aspect of staying at the hostel. My contrast the hostel next night at...

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Ian U, Manager at Dolphin Retreat Bunbury, responded to this review

Dear Colin, Thank you. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Myself and the staff try to give the best we can to all our guests to make your stay the best possible. Please enjoy your future travels and we hope we will see you again. Kind regards Ian

Northam, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We really enjoyed our stay, the locals were a bit noisy the first night outside our room but the staff were great. Very helpful, friendly and made us feel very welcomed. The facilities were kept clean and tidy. Parking was a bit more challenging with our big ute but with a bit of forethought carried out with ease. Definitely recommend...

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Ian U, Manager at Dolphin Retreat Bunbury, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Myself and the staff try to give the best we can to all our guests to make your stay the best possible. We are happy you had the skill to handle your large vehicle. The city and beach are only 2 minutes walk away so...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 December 2016

If you are traveling without a car and need a safe place to sleep for the night then I think this place would suit you fine. Check-in was very disorganized (reception was not available for the hours posted) and nobody told me the car park gets locked at night, so when I tried to leave early in the morning I...

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Ian U, Manager at Dolphin Retreat Bunbury, responded to this review

Dear Colin, Thank you. We are sorry you did not know about all the facilities we offer. We always have the night manager on hand for late check-ins. We do ask guests inform us if they are late and we can organise this. The gates are locked for security and the opening times are written on the tag on your...

Vernon, Canada
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The room was clean, a double bed, bunk bed style, underneath a single was fine. The room we had was just off the kitchen and a bit loud as it was an older house adapted into a hostal. This hostal had many young people working in the local farming area, the kitchen is small and was very busy, fridge was...

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Ian U, Manager at Dolphin Retreat Bunbury, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Yes we are busy at times as we are so central to everything and our rates are the best around. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Myself and the staff try to give the best we can to all our guests to make your stay the best possible. Please enjoy your future travels...

Olten, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Located close to the centre (5' walk to the centre) this hostel offers clean rooms, spacious dorms, a kitchen with free breakfast (toast, bread, jam and butter) and lots of lounge-space. Staff is friendly and helpful. As almost in all hostels in western Australia, most guests seem to be long-term residents. Downsides: no lockers, wifi slow, only few bathrooms, no...

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Ian U, Manager at Dolphin Retreat Bunbury, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are happy you enjoyed your free breakfast and the facilities we offer. Most of our guests do stay a little longer because they fall in love with the city and us :) Some also are volunteers at Bunbury's famous Dolphin Discovery Centre and have some great stories to tell. We do have heaters in the room. Sorry...

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We only stayed one night because of an event in Bunbury. The room was clean but a bit smelly, might have been the carpet or the beds. Clean shared toilets. Friendly staff. Easy to find and easy to park.

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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Hostel is in a good location, has free wifi and is cheap. Staff are friendly, but the common areas and rooms are fairly crowded and seem to be occupied by long-term residents who have set up camp, a few are fairly noisy and obnoxious, lots of gay bum jokes in the common area and a condom in the guys dorm...

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Address: 14 Wellington St, Bunbury, Western Australia 6230, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Bunbury
Price Range: RM196 - RM269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Dolphin Retreat Bunbury 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“The room was clean, a double bed, bunk bed style, underneath a single was fine. The room we had was just off the kitchen and a bit loud as it was an older house adapted into a hostal. ”
Neva55, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Not near the front door.”
marksR9455GK, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Speak to the staff to get tips for places to visit and eat and also upcoming activities in the area.”
784brendaw, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in a dorm and it was great.”
Lidia548, 20 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Room downstairs towards back had 2 sets of double bunks and air conditioner and was handy to toilets and showers. Was a good room.”
timetotravelh, 30 Jan 2015 | Read review
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