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Tyagarah
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From the warm smiles and lovely demeanour of the vibrant owner, and his welcoming party (Bella the black Lab), to the crisp clean sheets and comfy leather couches, this place is a comfortable stay and value for $s. Will be back for sure!

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Sean K, Owner at Bells Beach Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you Georgie for your review. Bella and i always love reading that guests have had a relaxing and enjoyable time while here at Bells. It is my goal to ensure everybody has a great night sleep and a fun time while with us. Take care and look forward to seeing you again down here.

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Really liked this place. Lovely and clean, good facilities and a lovey Labrador, she is very friendly and well behaved! The beds were really comfy and the rooms were nice. The owner was really lovely and super helpful with advice for our trip on the Great Ocean Road (he used to be a tour guide so he knows his stuff!)....

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Sean K, Owner at Bells Beach Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Bella and i both appreciate you taking the time to write it. If i may can i also ask you to go over to our link on Facebook for our involvement in the Golden Backpacker Award for best accommodation Victoria. Thank you once again and have a great holiday.

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favourite hostels in Australia. Feels so homely, small friendly group of guests, really helpful owner and even the adorable black lab Bella! Everything is clean, tidy and it really is a pleasure to stay at! Please visit!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Why do I love this place? It has everything you could ever want! It's in a great location in the town of Torquay, at this start of the great ocean road, close to the beach, cafes and restaurants, the pub and surf shops. The hostel is clean and well run, warm and friendly. It's super chilled and feels like a...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I had a great time while I stayed in the hostel. I was impressed with the clean facilities, had loads of fun with the dog, and enjoyed the interaction with other backpackers. Great place to spend the night, or nights before or after the great ocean road trip!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Bells Beach Backpackers is a nice place to rest on the east end of your Great Ocean Road journey. I stopped here for the night before heading west. It's a short distance to the beach. The beds are really comfy, and it gets bonus points for free WiFi!!!

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Sean K, Owner at Bells Beach Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you francesca for you review. I always appreciate you taking the time to put something out there for Bella and myself about our little hostel.

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I have past a very good night in this backpacker I'm a french guy who come for one night and the staff the room are very good. If you are in Torquay sleep here it's very nice and the dog are very lovely.

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Sean K, Owner at Bells Beach Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. we do appreciate it.

Wrexham
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I spent 5 nights here whilst exploring near by beaches and GOR. Really relaxing and homely atmosphere right from the kick off, made so by Sean and his affectionate canine assistant Bella. Met people during my stay who were repeat visitors..and I don't blame them!

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Sean K, Owner at Bells Beach Backpackers, responded to this review

Bella the assistant!! I think you got that the wrong way round. Thank you for writing the review. We do appreciate it. As you know i try and keep the hostel clean, tidy and welcoming. Like a home. And it wouldn't be a home without bella around.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I stayed at the Bells Beach Backpackers for an extended weekend trip. On my arrival I was greeted by the owner and his loving dog. The hostel (kitchen, rooms etc.) were really clean, tidy and made me feel like at home. The hostel is only a short walking-distance away from SurfCity and supermarkets are close by. I really enjoyed my...

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Sean K, Owner at Bells Beach Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for writing the review. Bella and i both really appreciate it. You naturally touched on the point that i keep a clean place. Having been a tour guide and staying in alot of hostels i think it is very important. Plus naturally the bed as that is the core point by you staying. So once again thank you.

Reviewed 29 June 2016

Possibly the best backpackers i've ever stayed in. The place was clean and well equipped, the owner was super friendly and his dog was adorable. The place also has awesome wifi and is really conveniently located. Highly recommended

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Additional Information about Bells Beach Backpackers

Address: 51-53 Surfcoast Highway, Torquay, Victoria 3228, Australia (Formerly Bells Beach Backpackers)
Region: Australia > Victoria > Torquay
Price Range: €42 - €67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“The owner keeps all rooms in a very good condition! just the matter if you wish to stay in the room with less people and enjoy accompany with others.”
 of 5 bubbles clement_t1979, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“have a lock for the locker. travel size lock.”
 of 5 bubbles Y1034KCnicolek, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend new pillows in the rooms as they were a bit deflated. The bathrooms could do with a refresh and update. Although overall, the essentials were provided.”
 of 5 bubbles Sean_Slade, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“1/8 domitry room ”
 of 5 bubbles hisanobus, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Downstairs rooms can be noisy as close to lounge. ”
 of 5 bubbles lgig, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
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