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Shady Willows Holiday Park & Batemans Bay YHA

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night $78 for ensuite cabin But I did not read fine print that a sheet, towel, blanket and pillow case is extra $15 per person $78 plus $30 for 2 people is fairly high price for a caravan cabin I never heard of that before The park is Fairly old A bit run down No Airconditioning Luckily... More 

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Thank Mayayaman
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

It was good for a night, as it was convenient for our stop heading down the coast. Arrived at 1030pm and it was good the key was available and staff were accomodating and friendly. It was disappointing to have no sheet or bedding on a plastic mattress which engulfed you while sleeping. It would be nice to have in the... More 

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60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 558 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Where we joined the YHA - thought it was for yougsters, but no it is for oldies as well. Supersite, shady, wild life everywhere. Nice accomodation (dormitories, rooms, caravans) we had a caravan. Super equipped kitchen, wonderful staff. Guestssuper friendly

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2 Thank john h
beladonnaBatemansBay, Manager at Shady Willows Holiday Park & Batemans Bay YHA, responded to this review

Hi John Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you found our small YHA to your liking. The staff do try to make your stay a happy one. We do have a lot of wildlife here especially the birds and as we are petfriendly we have a few travellers that bring their doggies on holiday. Enjoy the rest... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We were disappointed by the condition of the cabin and it could do with a good clean. It is great to be able to take your pet to the cabin but shouldn't mean you have to compromise on quality or cleanliness. The bed was hard and uncomfortable, the mattress protector was not fresh and the shower water was hot but... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Needs a complete overhaul. Also wasn't very clean. Also, not the type of place you want to hang during the day. Did not like having to go outside to use showers & toilets. Wouldn't recommend. A very basic caravan park at best.

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Thank Bennine M
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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We've just returned from a 2 night stay in one of the 2 pet friendly cabins. The cabin was clean but very dated. Had we not had our dog with us then we would of found somewhere else to stay. We couldn't get any channels on the TV from Saturday evening onwards (after reception had closed). On the positive side... More 

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Thank Sally H
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Worst hostel I've ever been too. The cabins had no heaters, we were freezing during the night and I even got sick. It was smelling cigarette , this was terrible. My clothes smelled cigarettes for the next few days. The people at the reception were rude and unfriendly. I would not recommend you to go there.

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Thank Mathilde H
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Thought I'd have a quick, cheap stop over in Batemans Bay and booked an ensuite cabin. I had trouble just opening the door as it was stuck, walked through cobwebs once I got in, it was so dirty I had to sweep the floor twice, barely any water came out of the shower head, the TV didn't work properly, the... More 

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3 Thank Thrivecanberra
Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 April 2016

The caravan park itself is very well kept and clean, the playground, pool and bbq area were clean and tidy, the staff were friendly and helpful. The cabins are very small like a bed sitter and were not like the picture advertised. There was mould in the bathroom and water damage on the ceiling. There were ants and cockroaches running... More 

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Thank Clydiecross128
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Spent 1 nights (booked for 2 but couldn't stay any longer) there in January in one of the 2 cabins on site that were dog friendly. The cabin itself was very small with no separate sleeping area. The place wasn't very clean, the bed was uncomfortable and looked dirty and we'd rather shower on the beach than use the one... More 

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Additional Information about Shady Willows Holiday Park & Batemans Bay YHA

Address: Old Princes Highway cnr South Street, Batemans Bay, New South Wales 2536, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Batemans Bay
Price Range: £20 - £72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Shady Willows Holiday Park & Batemans Bay YHA 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Give it a miss”
 of 5 bubbles louised730, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Better for campers”
 of 5 bubbles Clydiecross128, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“You may wish to negotiate a private room, or double room, if available. Cabins at the back of the main hostel are quieter, and have their own parking. There is a small open air swimming pool, available for hostel guests.”
 of 5 bubbles H5161RTpaulb, 5 Dec 2014 | Read review
“If you don't know what a Caravan is... look it up. Quite an experience! :-)”
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 of 5 bubbles BuyReallyLow, 21 May 2014 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles HungryMamaNeedsSleep, 8 Dec 2013 | Read review
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