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Bendigo Backpackers

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly could not contact them when I arrived and spent over half an hour on the doorstep even though my booking stated I was coming early to drop my bag. got confirmation 2 days late, Extremely cold though told was heating in room and my light bulb blew and was left in the dark for nearly an hour. Was also...

1Thank ericaviolet1
Michelle L, Owner at Bendigo Backpackers, responded to this review

There are no early check-ins, as stated in our policies. This is so Bendigo Backpackers is clean for quests on arrival. Check out is 10.30 am, with Check in at 2.00 pm. This is the window we use for cleaning and maintenance. As owner operators, we do not tell guests about our family or parenting status, as this information has...

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

As far as hostels go this is definitely one of the better ones I have stayed in. I ended up staying an extra night and was bumped to a bigger private room to save changing in the morning. Michelle was lovely to deal with and the place is very well looked after. The only suggestion I could make is an...

Thank Niccannon6056
Michelle L, Owner at Bendigo Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you :)

San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I wish every hostel was like this one. Very clean, big rooms, plenty of bathrooms, cozy living room, and cute patio. The kitchen is big and very well stocked. There were all walks of life and everyone was clean and quite. It's absolutely not a party hostel. It's the type of place where you feel like you're coming home after...

Thank taace1i1a
Michelle L, Owner at Bendigo Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you. We hope to see you some time again soon. Safe Travels.

Reviewed 25 September 2016

I stay here fairly frequently, it has a nice atmosphere, I have never had a bad experience of any kind, the owners are lovely and extremely professional, the place is so clean (as many guests have remarked to me). It does have a holiday home feeling, home away from home feeling. I've met many interesting and lovely people staying there....

1Thank EM J
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This place was very pleasant, clean, well set-up and equipped (it had everything but one thing - soap dispensers in the loos!). Well-heated and excellent showers. 15 m walk from town centre. As an adapted domestic home, it was cosy. Very pleasant courtyard with tables etc.

2Thank Vivienne P
Michelle L, Owner at Bendigo Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you Vivienne. We hope to see you again soon.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We spent almost 4 weeks at Bendigo Backpackers and felt right at home from the first day. It was amazing to be able to stay in a private room on a backpacker budget, a luxury! Michelle is a great and very nice as well as very professional manager - we felt like we could discuss anything with her and she...

1Thank VMarleenV
Albury, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2016

So clean, warm, friendly and central. I didn't get there in time for reception but it was all too easy. Text message with door code, inside to a lovely warm clean home away from home. I was lucky enough to have paid for a share room but had it all to myself.

Thank 795katie
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I have been here within a month and it is a really nice clean friendly place to go. Good facilities very close to town centre about a 5min walk. Why stay in a motel and meet no one stay at the backpackers and meet new people from all walks of life

Thank Darren T
Michelle L, Manager at Bendigo Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Darren, Thank you for your review. I look forward to your visit again soon. Thank you. Regards Michelle Owner/Manager Bendigo Backpackers

Wodonga, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 2016

What a awesome place to stay, clean, comfortable, had everything we needed in the kitchen, was able to walk to pictures and also the city centre. Was also able to walk to one of the basketball venues without driving. Met some wonderful families that where staying there as well, car was safe. Totally recommend this place to stay.

Thank dianne r
Prato, Italy
Reviewed 2 October 2015

How to travel around the world but feel at home at the same time..very clean place..very nice people..very close to the town centre. Actually the best hostel I have ever seen here in Australia in my long experience!!!

1Thank StefanoLaro
Michelle L, Manager at Bendigo Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bendigo Backpackers has family, Double, single and male and female Dorms. It has a capacity of 26 beds and is suitable for school and sporting groups, who can book the whole hostel for their own EXCLUSIVE USE! Bendigo Cinemas, Golden Dragon Museum, Central Deborah Gold Mine, Discovery Centre, cafes, restaurants, Art Gallery, is a few minutes walk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bendigo Backpackers

Address: 33 Creek St South, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia (Formerly Comfort Backpackers Australia)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Bendigo > Bendigo
Price Range: €23 - €67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“twin and double rooms are a real treat and bargain!”
156emj, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“call ahead, the guys are very helpful”
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“Outside was nice to relax in the fresh air and talk to others”
fuzzyfizz, 28 May 2014 | Read review
“Don't bother.”
TravelStamp, 20 Nov 2013 | Read review
“No tips - do not go there,”
300TeresaM, 7 Nov 2011 | Read review
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