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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
40 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The pictures images are of the Illuka YHA, which can be confused with the Coles Bay YHA (review for that below) this place is quiet, but of a good standard. The hostel as a whole is clean, quiet and unpopulated. Only issues are the older crowd it has and the fact the toilets are closed between 10-12 for cleaning, a... More 

Thank Tom W
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47 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This YHA is in the BIG4 campsite and there is sufficient parking outside. It was pretty clean upon entry but cold and empty. There's no atmosphere but it's only a place to stay. Its a very basic YHA, so everything supplied is necessary, such as kitchen equipment, bed sheets and towels. However, it is not fancy and does not have... More 

Thank Rchlyng
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

In the winter this hostel is freezing! We asked if there was any way to make the room warmer and was told to take extra blankets from the rooms not being used and that the fire in the kitchen would heat up everything, that was a lie. No one at the desk cared when we mentioned it to them, they... More 

Thank katieforsman

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Forth, Australia
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

This is a great place to stay cheaply in one of Tasmania's most beautiful areas. It is a basic hostel, but clean and comfortable. We were a group of 6, so we booked out 2 bunk rooms...and that's exactly what they were...just 2 sets of bunks and one chair in the corner. As it is a small hostel, the facilities... More 

Thank Forthdweller
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

The YHA is left on his own. There is no heater in the room and we were frozen to death! When asked for extra blankets and pillows we just received one blanket which did not help much. There is a fire place in the kitchen but you must do it yourselve.

Thank MartaP172014
Newcastle, Australia
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10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the yha in the middle of winter, and were greeted with a tiny private room with an old double bed, and the window wide open making the freezing room even more freezing! We were happier to see however that there was a fire in the kitchen, and the facilities seemed clean and useable. Once we started cooking... More 

Thank ktrandall
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2015

I am a backpacker and I have stayed in so many YHAs and did not consider them as poor but this one was! There was basically no one paying attention to the conditions of communal areas during the day. There were few toilets and showers for too many people and the living room did not have enough space at all.... More 

Thank Taymaz A
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66 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

This seems to be the only budget / backpacker place in Coles bay. It's located on a holiday park, and the overall feel was soulless. Our room was clean, though the quilt had some pretty disgusting looking stains, and it was small and basic. The kitchen / lounge area was clean, but quite poorly equipped. There was a wood fire,... More 

Thank lukehodson123
Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Our experience at Coles Bay YHA was generally positive. There was available parking, the toilets were clean and well-maintained. The same could be said for the kitchen which was also very spacious. The staff were quite friendly too. In terms of its location, it is near to the kayaking vendor, the beach, a grocery store and a tavern/restaurant. It is... More 

Thank Samuel C
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2014 via mobile

We recently stayed here in one of the cabins, a two bedroom, spacious cabin. The living/dining area was very big, plenty of space for the kids to play. Great supply of cooking utensils and the kids loved the play area. The only thing I would say would be the Queen bed was a little uncomfortable. Overall a fantastic location, great... More 

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Additional Information about Coles Bay YHA

Address: Coles Bay, Freycinet, Tasmania 7215, Australia
Region: Australia > Tasmania > Freycinet > Coles Bay
Price Range: ₹ 2,523 - ₹ 20,933 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Coles Bay YHA Freycinet
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“Rooms 1 and 2 are right next to the living areas and opposite the bathrooms.”
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