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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I spend one night of our road trip in the entrance backpakers , we had a 4 beds room for both of us. It was clean, comfortable and large kitchen to cook. Friendly staff. very recommendable for short term.

Thank Almudena A
Dan F, Manager at The Entrance Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Almudena A, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review, and thank you for your kind words as we endeavour to go the extra mile for our guests and its great hearing that its appreciated. Hope to see you again soon! Dan

Katoomba, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros Short walk to water, cafes, restaurants and shops Welcoming and friendly manager We had to change our booking and the manager was happy to help Free and easy to access internet Quiet environment Good value No problems at check in Cons There were used bed sheets on the double and single bed in our room There were a number...

Thank Michelle G
Dan F, Manager at The Entrance Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Michelle, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. I would like take this opportunity to apologise for your experience here. As you can see from our other reviews, this is not usually the case. The bedding you were provided with on check in was clean, we just made the beds for you as...

Benson, Arizona
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Walking distance to the beach, Pelican Feeding, farmer's market, carnival. What could be better. The staff was friendly and helpful. Large community kitchen with a recreational den complete with pool table and good traveling company. Bathrooms were clean and well drained.

Thank oxdoc2017
Dan F, Manager at The Entrance Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi oxdoc2017, Thanks for taking the time to write us such a great review. We love our location and love that you guys do too! Being so close to everything is so good! Thanks again, and we are looking forward to seeing you again soon! Dan

Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Nice people, very helpful and accommodating. Rooms were secure and AC worked well. Lots of space for lockable storage, though some of the lockers needed maintenance. The facilities were all a backpacker needs (no Stove, probably for the best)

Thank lucjrp
Dan F, General Manager at The Entrance Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Lucjrp, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, and thank you for your feedback. We do have an electric stove in our kitchen which is available for your use. Next time I will be happy to show it to you. Thanks again, Dan

Reviewed 24 November 2016

first impression was a smallish improvised place. Second impression after a longer and closer look, a very well organised, clean place with nice showers and toilets. It is close to everything and at weekends there is a fleemarket right behind. I liked staying a bit longer. No misbehaving drunk people. Decent.

Thank Dave D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped over for a few weeks to find some work. The hostel occasionally get calls for labour work (how me and my partner got work) and there are lots of bars/cafes/restaurants local. Great location, beautiful beaches easily accessible, weekend markets Sydney is reachable. Several national parks around the area with numerous bushwalks. There is also a lovely walking/cycling path by...

Thank Claire G
Manly, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had a large group stay here for a regatta and The entrance Backpackers was the most affordable way to accommodate our group. We were not expecting much but we were blown away by the quality of the facilities. The bathrooms were near new and the beds were clean and comfortable. The location is perfect, within walking distance to all...

Thank Fridgenald
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We were there for the CC7's comp! They were friendly and helpful! Our last night we had the place to ourselves, they allowed us to have our own mini party:) As a rugby team we get complaints because we're too loud but instead you joined in on the fun. Thank you for making our stay enjoyable. Sunnybank Rugby 7s

Thank Maryanne F
Dan F, General Manager at The Entrance Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Maryanne, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review! I'm glad you guys had a great time and congrats on your win. It was great having you all here and hopefully we can host you again next year! :-) Dan

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Coming off my university mid-semester exams, I was informed by my friends that they had booked The Entrance Backpackers for our spring break accommodation, priced at an incredibly competitive rate of $30/night. I had never stayed in backpacker accommodations prior to this trip, and thus had commensurately low expectations, particularly in light of the very reasonable price. We actually arrived...

1Thank John L
Dan F, General Manager at The Entrance Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi John, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review, and we really appreciate the effort you have gone to to provide feedback, of which you will be happy to know have been addressed. We are still very new in the industry having just had our 3rd birthday, but we are always looking to improve...

Nimbin, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Visiting friend in Gosford on our trip to Sydney from north, stayed off over here, liked it, so stayed again on way back. Surprized the recp'nist had talking parrot, which could do a good laugh too. He was helpful printing out directions for our continuing journey. Coped with our late check-in on way back. Very clean, non-squeaky dorm beds, (but...

Thank ian W
Dan F, General Manager at The Entrance Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Ian, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your first visit so much that you decided to come back again for the return trip too! Wookie the talking parrot has had a cage upgrade since your visit and she's loving the extra room! We are proud of our location too,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At The Entrance Backpackers, you can do as little or as much as you like, the choice is yours! The Backpackers is situated in The Entrance, a picturesque town on the Tuggerah Lakes estuary, and a popular stop on the Central Coast. There are many who choose to spend regular weekends at this serene coastal resort and many others who arrive just for a day trip or an impromptu escape. The Backpackers is brand new and purpose built. The dorm rooms are bright and airy, and the communal lounge is modern and spacious. The Entrance Backpackers is a bright and cheerful spot to spend a few days while exploring this characterful town and its unique estuary environment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Entrance Backpackers

Address: 56 The Entrance Rd, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > The Entrance
Price Range: ₹ 1,496 - ₹ 5,188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Entrance Backpackers 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“I am not sure”
 of 5 bubbles lucjrp, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Come in a group of 6-8 people!”
 of 5 bubbles 76JohnL76, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Buy earplugs @ reception in case of snorers in dorm. Back dorm gets chest-of-drawers too.”
 of 5 bubbles Z9167UWianw, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We just stayed in the main bunk room, safe, dark & comfy”
 of 5 bubbles jenniferdK3236FQ, 7 Aug 2015 | Read review
“It's a small family type hostel so no problems with choice :-)”
 of 5 bubbles johncT7186MH, 31 May 2014 | Read review
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