We were hosted by a local family, so did not have to pay. The hostel was very basic. No locks on doors, foam mattresses, no bedside tables, one powerpoint in the room, no WiFi, thin walls, so could hear the person snoring in the next room, and people going to the bathroom. Having said that, it was VERY quiet otherwise, so I slept very soundly. View is beautiful, kitchen well equipped and clean, eating areas were spacious and clean. Bedrooms were not so clean with thick dust under the bed and rolls of hair/dust blowing around. Bathrooms were clean. Bedrooms had very little outside light (small windows) and curtains were not blockout. Sunscreen, insect screens and insect repellent provided. I returned covered (approx 80) bush ticks, and my husband had another 20 or so. Still scratching a month later - as though something is lodged in my skin. Wallabies pop in, as do king parrots, magpies and lots of other bird life. A nice place to be after you treck 15 mins UPHILL, but basic.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hillside lodge is nestled over Morning Bay in Ku-ring-gai National Park. This hostel is an easy escape from the busy city life of Sydney and ideal for groups. Attractions include bushwalks to lookouts and Aboriginal engravings, plus from the hostel you can see native birds, wallabies, possums and goannas. Paid Wi-Fi available. ... more less
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