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Monkey Mia Dolphin Lodge Backpackers

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Sydney, Australia
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45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay here and it was incredible to wake up in a place where dolphins would visit almost every single day. We saw so much wild life, dugongs, sea snakes, turtles, and more dolphins than I could have ever imagines. The resort here is actually very nice. The back packers on the other hand I felt was... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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182 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

First we had a budget room with shared bathroom but when we saw it we immediately asked for an upgrade. For not much money at all we got a garden bungalow and we loved it! A small vacation home away from home, just a few minutes walk from the daily dolphin encounter. The encounter is done very professional and with... More 

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Natalia W, Guest Relations Manager at Monkey Mia Dolphin Lodge Backpackers, responded to this review

It's an absolute pleasure to read your review and to see how much you enjoyed your stay, along with the dolphin experience run by the Department of Environment Protection and Wildlife. Thank you for the recommendation and we hope to welcome you back one day! Natalia, Guest Relations More 

Sydney, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Great location on the beach and loved the dolphin experience. Our room in the Dolphin Lodge was very clean and comfortable all we needed for our short stay. Communal kitchen very clean both breakfast and again at night. In fact the complex was tidy and clean. The housekeeping staff friendly.

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Jena, Germany
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Dolphin Lode is everything: A resort, spa, backpackers, holiday bungalow and caravan park. Depending on your preferred type of travel. The facilities are clean, there is wifi (not the best, which is understandable due to the location) and you can see dolphins swimming by. In the mornings there is even a free guided dolphin feeding session! Staff were friendly and... More 

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Thank thetravelonthebrain
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Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

We only stayed 1 night but lovely place, clean rooms and great facilities you have access to pool and hot tub, tennis courts they have 2 restaurants and a bar and kitchen area and its seconds from the beach where they feed the dolphins in the morning which is great to watch. You can also hire kayaks and paddleboards from... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2014

A mixture of accommodation here from back packer dorms and camping to hotel rooms. The hotel doesnt have any shops or in fact anything nearby which is its charm. Its great to be the only peope on the beach!! There is a small restaurant and bar onsite as well as the ususal ozzie BBQ areas and picnic benches. to get... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2014

I wasn't planning on staying at this hostel, as I had been sleeping in my car, but after arriving too late to see the dolphins and paying the entry fee, it actually worked out cheaper to stay for the night, rather than going back to Denham and returning in the morning. (I couldn't find a good place to camp out... More 

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Monkey Mia, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2014

very nice spot with shaded pool, good beach, well set up bar and restaurant; very helpful and friendly permanent (facility and cleaning) staff. dolphin feeding interesting and well done due to rules and informative personnel. However, also backpackers accomodations are over-priced, we had several bed-bugs (50 % off that night and a free drink was given) and some of the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2014 via mobile

We only spent 3 days at the lodge, on a private dorm. Pretty average room, with old sheets and urgent need for new curtains. Our room was between laundry and barbecue so quite noisy... But overall good experience, nothing differ us from guests from the so called 'resort'. Same facilities: restaurant, shops, dolphin interaction, etc. Tip: make sure you have... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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68 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2013

After having to pay the reserve fee which is not covered by a national park pass I was made happy again by the charming receptionist. With a smile I went to my clean dorm which I had for myself for the night. No stacking in dorms if not necessary. The resort itself was nice bit very typical. The dolphin feeding... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Paid Wifi
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Additional Information about Monkey Mia Dolphin Lodge Backpackers

Address: 1 Monkey Mia Road, Denham, Western Australia 6537, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Denham
Price Range: €38 - €165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 100
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“A great wifi spot are the stairs at the backpackers.”
 of 5 bubbles thetravelonthebrain, 16 Feb 2015 | Read review
“There are lots of options and often 'Hot Deals'. There are two levels for some accomodation and some rooms are more central to the bar and kitchen area than others. Pleanty of camping and motor sites, some in really lovely locations. Probably first in, first served though.”
 of 5 bubbles TreeMonkey, 4 Sep 2012 | Read review
“All dorms are around the outdoor area and will be loud after 11pm when the bar shuts.”
 of 5 bubbles missye100, 9 Aug 2012 | Read review
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