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Surfside Backpackers

Hostelworld.comUS$ 45*
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

I grew up in Apollo Bay and I have been staying at The Surfside Backpackers for almost 20 years and it is like being at a surfies backpackers in the 1970s but with wifi. At a time when great ocean views have been are becoming a high end commodity this wonderful, rambling old property has fantastic views of the ocean...

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Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The lady who owns place was extremely helpful and friendly. However I would say the whole place needs a little bit of updating. Was great location as not far to walk to beach and enough car parking spaces.

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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This place is a perfect example for unfulfilled potential. We have been around the world and been to bad hostels in the past, but this one is the worst for us. It's an old holiday home run by Robyn (nice friendly lady, perhaps needs to handover the business to her daughter a bit sooner). She's been running the backpacker hostel...

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Thank 2Loopylu
Pornic, France
Reviewed 20 January 2017

A very nice "old" place but a litlle bit dirty... backpacker's place doesn't mean "without cleaning", mostly during high season when prices are so high !!! It should have been a great place many years before with the sea view but, by now, it seems that Robyn is only here to get cash !!!

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Thank Arnaud V
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Thanks Robyn for making it so easy to stay here with Laundry and clothes line assistance. Very clean. Great views. Very fair price! Easy walk to both beaches. Relaxed feeling, Incidentally great parking (although our bikes don't need much room)

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1Thank Snowgums
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Surfside Backpackers for one night while doing the Great Ocean Road, and we were surprised by the service and location and atmosphere! So nice, and the location was perfect! I would really recommend this place!

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2Thank kriss u
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Stopped here for night after exploring Otbay National Park, the owner is a very nice old lady, very friendly, the backpacker is very basic, old but with a soul, I have been at lots of Backpackers and I tell its very hard to find a nice one in Australia, this one is one of a kind, if you are at...

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1Thank metal6666
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here after a long day travelling the great ocean road. Robyn the owner is so lovely and makes you feel at home. The rooms and bathroom are dated but very clean and that's why we choose to stay here. The beds have electric blankets which are cosy on the cold nights! Only $65 for two in a private room....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Stayed here for only one night on the Great Ocean Road. Loved every minute. The owner is a lovely lady who makes you feel at home and welcomed. 2 kitchens and enough sofas and seats for 50,000 people. Very clean, like everything was spotless. Rooms are cosy and warm. This will probably be my first and final time doing this...

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1Thank Peter M
County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We stayed one night for Christmas at Surfside Backpackers. There is a free car park, free wifi, a kitchen. We were upgraded and had a private bathroom with a beautiful view on the Ocean. We had a nice time staying at this hostel.

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Address: 7 Gambier St, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Apollo Bay
Price Range: ₹ 2,725 - ₹ 4,217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 69
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“sea side !!!”
325arnaudv, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“4 share dorm rooms are nice with comfortable beds”
travelinomad, 17 Oct 2014 | Read review
“All of the rooms looked great - we stayed in one that had an amazing view of the ocean!”
daisyonmytoe, 4 Jan 2012 | Read review
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