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3.7 out of 5

Hotel Description

At Apollo Bay Backpackers you'll be within just a 10-minute stroll of Great Ocean Road Waterfront and Great Ocean Road Visitor Information Centre.

You can enjoy WiFi, featured in all 10 rooms.

This pet-friendly hostel offers barbecues, tour/ticket assistance, and luggage storage. Other amenities include WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute drive of this Apollo Bay hostel include Apollo Bay Harbour and Great Otway National Park.

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Double share facilities 2)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Double Room Share Fac.)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Shared Dormitory, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (5Bed Dorm Share)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Twin share facilities 2)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (Twin Share Facilities)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Shared Dormitory, Non Smoking, Shared Bathroom (5Bed Dorm 2)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Apollo Bay Backpackers ratings based on 29 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.7 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Apollo Bay Backpackers

Everyone (9) Couples (16) Family (4)
4 out of 5
Pros: Very cheap for those budget conscious. it was clean and had everything you need and included breakfast
Cons: Not ideal if you want a quiet relaxing weekend away as with any shared accommodation.
Location: Close to everything
Facilities: Basic; Value: Bargain; Service: Polite; Cleanliness: Clean;

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Ballarat on 3 Mar. 2015

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3 out of 5
Pros: Easy to find.
Cons: Dirty
Location: Accessible
Facilities: Old; Value: Low-priced; Service: Below average; Cleanliness: Grubby;

Posted by , from Australia - TAS - Hobart on 27 Nov. 2014

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4 out of 5
Pros: Location - easy walking distance from the start of the Great Ocean Walk track and town centre.
Cons: Our welcome was lacking some welcome.
Location: Easy and quick to find
Facilities: Nice ; Value: Affordable; Service: Below average, Where was the smile?; Cleanliness: Tidy, Clean; Great value all round, especially with brekkie included.

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 20 Oct. 2014

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4 out of 5
Pros: Had a house to ourselves for only $40 a night
Cons: Not very central
Location: Accessible, Reasonable access
Facilities: Tired, Nothing special, Old; Value: Great deal, Bargain, Fantastic; Service: Respectful, Friendly; Cleanliness: Pleasant;

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 21 May 2014

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3 out of 5
Pros: Cheap
Cons: Worms on the walls and in the shower...
Location: Reasonable access
Facilities: Shabby, Run-down; Value: Cheap; Service: Below average, Lacking; Cleanliness: Filthy;

Posted by , from Canada on 28 Apr. 2014

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3 out of 5
Pros: Price
Cons: Dodgy room, greasy floor in shared bathroom and toilet, doors that don't close properly
Budget price and you can tell

Posted by on 15 Apr. 2014

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3 out of 5
Pros: You only needed to book for a night
Cons: It smelt highly of mould
Facilities: Tired, average; Value: Uneconomical, not great; Service: ordinary; Cleanliness: Smelly; the double room we had stunk. I went to Supermarket and spent $13 on air freshener

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 1 Apr. 2014

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3 out of 5
Pros: Price
Cons: Cleanliness
Location: Accessible
Facilities: Basic, Unpretentious; Value: Acceptable price; Service: Amateur; Cleanliness: Filthy, Grubby;

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 20 Mar. 2014

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3 out of 5
Pros: Good for just a night's stay
Cons: Very old bed foam mattress
Location: Accessible
Facilities: Old; Value: Fantastic; Service: Polite; Cleanliness: Lacking;

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 12 Mar. 2014

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3 out of 5
Pros: Price, free breakfast
Location: Reasonable access
Facilities: Basic; Value: Average price; Service: Basic; Cleanliness: old building;

Posted by , from Switzerland on 5 Mar. 2014

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Property Features

Apollo Bay Backpackers offers its guests tour or ticket assistance, a BBQ, and laundry facilities. WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. Free self parking is available. This Apollo Bay hostel is smoke free.

  • 10 guestrooms or units
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine) (207.1 km / 128.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Apollo Bay Backpackers offers 10 forms of accommodation. This Apollo Bay hostel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available

Hotel Names

  • Apollo Bay Backpackers Hostel
  • Apollo Bay Backpackers
  • Apollo Bay Backpackers Lodge Great Ocean Road