Overview of Hostel
Backpackers by the Beach is all about location, location, location, great facilities and a personal touch. We are located in the city centre just opposite Newcastle beach and close to public transport, restaurants, pubs, cafes and shops. Backpackers by the Beach is the perfect place to stay for clea
Bus: 150m to bus stop (Greyhound, Premier)
Train: 150m to train station (Cityrail) with connection to Broadmeadow Station (country link)
Plane: 15km to the airport Williamtown.
We are located on the corner of Hunter and Pacific Street right near Newcastle Beach. Guest who arrive by train or bus, turn left into Scott Street and on the next corner right into Pacific Street. We are located on the next corner. On street parking is available but you will have to pay within business hours. Backpackers by the Beach is just a short stroll away From 2 fantastic surf beaches. From pubs and clubs. From bands and live music. From the swimming pool and historic rock pools
Conditions & Policy
All credit card transactions will incur a $1 surcharge. Any declined credit cards will have their booking cancelled. Every guest must present valid Passport (for international guests) or Drivers License (Australians) upon check-in. Failure to present valid documents will result in denied check-in with no refund. A $20 key deposit is required from every guest and will be refunded on check-out. Cancellations made 24 hours prior to the booking date will be charged the first night. Cancellations with-in 24 hours of the booking date or no-shows will be charged the full amount of the booking. Cancellations for special event periods will be charged the full amount. There is a strict no refund policy for all guests that are already checked in. We have an age restriction of 18 - 35 years only for a stay in dormitory rooms. For private rooms we accept bookings for anyone over the age of 18. All guests must check-in by 10.30pm.