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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe a bit worn out but still nice and cosy hostel. Location is good so you can easily go shopping by foot and cook your meals in the kitchen. There are bikes for you to use and you can find kangaroos in the backyard! Tim has a dog.

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5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Feels a bit worn and utilitarian when you first walk in - but give it an hour and it suddenly feels very cosy and homely! Nice little kitchen, free tea and coffee always a bonus! Good wifi. Great location - would definitely recommend.

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Quebec, Canada
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24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Staying at Tim's Place was definitely one of the highlights of my seven months journey in Australia. The rooms are clean and tidy, the mountains are just a few minutes away for those who like hiking and Tim is really an amazing host. There are roos in the backyard EVERYNIGHT, seriously! And the place is surrounded by cockatoos and kookaburras.... More 

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Tim W, Owner at Tim's Place, responded to this review

Hi Magalie, Thanks for your kind words. It was a pleasure having you stay at the hostel. I enjoyed our chats over coffee and biscuits whilst you were at Tim's Place. I am happy that you have such fond memories of your stay here. I look forward to hearing from you should you have time to email. I hope all... More 

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34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Tim's place is a great budget place to stay. And close to all the walks and attractions. We stayed in a private dorm with ensuite bathroom which was perfect for what we needed. Beds were clean and comfy. Tim is very helpful and knows a lot about the surrounding area. On an evening the kangaroos come very close to the... More 

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14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

It was a perfect stay in Tim's place!We really felt ourselves as at home in countryside. Location is fantastic, just in the Halls gap's center. There is 25 min ride to Balconies view point. Gas station, shops and ATM just in 5 min walk.Also there are lots of kangaroos around!! Tim is a friendly and hospitable person! Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 15 May 2016

Did a solo trip through Melbourne and Victoria in 2009 and was a newbie to the 'hostel' experience. Took a single room at Tim;s Place and loved the warmth shown by Tim, the comfort and community of the people there, and the beauty of the surrounding natural walks and hikes. And Tim was a pal when he recommended another great... More 

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place best hostel iv stayed at to date!! will be highly recommending to my travelling friends and family!! Tim is a great guy friendly and very welcoming his place is spotlessly clean.. can see why my partner booked in for a second visit.

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Reviewed 30 March 2016

I can't speak highly enough of this place; I've stayed here three times (always on the easter weekend) and it's always lovely. The staff are friendly, including Tim the owner. I like how environmentally friendly it is - they even have a compost bin in the communal kitchen.

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Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

One of the most beautiful hostels that I've been to in Australia. It's located in the middle of the National Park, a perfect location to discover the Grampians. We slept in a 5 bed dorm in a hut with own shower and toilet and even a double bed. Room and kitchen were clean. Tim was very friendly and helpful. There... More 

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Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

We had a great few days at Tim's Place, he is a very welcoming and friendly guy, he went out of his way to accommodate us and to make sure we enjoyed our stay. It was nice that he got to know everyone by name. You can tell he is really proud of his place and that is the reason... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tim's Place is a Hostel and Apartment venue situated in Halls Gap in the Grampians National Park. Tim's Place has one very comfortable Apartment and 6 rooms in the Hostel section. The Hostel caters for people in shared rooms, single rooms, double and twin rooms, triple rooms, family rooms. One room with an ensuite is available. All rates include free WiFi, free plunger coffee / tea, free bikes and beds made up with linen and doonas, towels supplied. Tim's Place is centrally located for all the walking trails in the Wonderland Area and only 600 metres from the cafes and restaurants in Halls Gap. There is a V Line bus stop is in front of Tim's Place. It is a great palce to stay in the Grampians National Park. ... more   less 

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Address: 44 Grampians Rd, Halls Gap, Victoria 3381, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Grampians > Halls Gap
Number of rooms: 7
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Tim's Place Halls Gap, Grampians, Australia
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“Hold out for a bed that doesn't squeak.”
 of 5 bubbles BrianS815, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The configuration of the rooms changes. Call forward and enquire about the availability for personal considerations.”
 of 5 bubbles Paramorpheus, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are good but as with any backpackers accommodation a room with ensuite just adds that extra privacy”
 of 5 bubbles Traveller540, 3 May 2015 | Read review
“Self-contained studio out the back was great.”
 of 5 bubbles BecstarAbroad, 20 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Our double was great, thanks.”
 of 5 bubbles AlanSue, 17 Nov 2013 | Read review
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