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 clean, safe and fun budget accommodation. Stay in a place with history; built in the 1920s Backpackers by the Beach hostel opened its doors on November 6th 1998. Since then we have looked after travellers from all over the world and are looking forward to meeting you. Choose between our 8 or 4 bed dorms or enjoy a more private stay in one of our twin or double rooms. Our facilities include a fully equipped self-catered kitchen with a common area and TV, free WiFi and Pacific Park is our front yard.