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Samurai Beach Bungalows - Port Stephens YHA

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  • Excellent72%
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“bush kitchen”(11 reviews)
“samurai beach”(10 reviews)
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

An excellent stay at the Samuri Beach Bungalows. We were only there one night and Sandy and Mark made us feel very special, they couldn't do enough to make our stay a YHA experience with a natural feel. The facilities are fantastic, pool, games room...More

1  Thank Glenny B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The facilities are good, clean and are truly wild in nature. However, they have free-range Roosters and chickens that wander the property and wake everyone up at 5am with their "Cockadoole doo" squelch. I wouldn't mind for one morning, but when this happens two mornings...More

1  Thank Alex P
Response from Samuraibb, Owner at Samurai Beach Bungalows - Port Stephens YHAResponded 7 October 2017

Hi.. Sorry about the Rooster.It was dumped here by someone. We eventually was able to trap it and rehouse it with someone on a farm.. Hoping you will return sometime to experience the peacefulness of our place...without the Rooster..also there were no chickens only the...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I have a bad souvenir of this hostel as I've been bitten by some insects... I'm actually not sure if it was mosquitoes or bed bugs. It's still itching even 3 weeks after... The hostel is pretty with good facilities. Everything was clean and tidy....More

1  Thank Glaadz33
Reviewed 18 April 2017

one of the best experiences i have ever had. Sandy and Mark are a wonderful couple who gives you a ressort style stay in a YHA. You cant beat that anywhere. The grounds are an amazing feast for the eyes, the bathrooms and rooms are...More

3  Thank AyemanaKhan
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The staff was very nice and friendly, and the rooms were nice and clean. BUT this place was in the middle of nowhere, just off the side of the road. It was in the woods and kind of spooky. I am glad I had my...More

Thank Kasey265
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Free Parking
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Price range
US$ 53 - US$ 112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$ 53 - US$ 112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Only 30 guest at one time so the room selection is easy."
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"Both the bunk rooms and couple-rooms are clean and close to amenities."
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"all great, cabin for couples or shared bunks for singles"
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"Use google map, or ask the information centre or ask the driver to drop you in Samurai Bungalow"
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