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Blacksmiths Beach House

Hostel | 6 Mitti Street, Blacksmiths Beach, Newcastle, Australia 2281

88.8% Overall Rating

26 out of 27 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (12/03/2012)

"Nice place to stay if you're not looking for partying, it's very quiet and located in small town. But just for relaxing and charging your batteries it's a great place to stay. Kitchen facilities are great, you can cook…"

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 13:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Newcastle?

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Blacksmiths Beach House has a unique history, originally built as a Baptist church was later used as a Lapidary Club where rocks were cut, polished and transformed into precious gems and crystals. As soon as our guests walk through our doors they instantly feel comfortable and relaxed with its high ceiling and past history, certainly left their impression.Our unique lodge style accommodation is great for travellers, workers or groups, sleeping up to 29 people, in shared or private room. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)


5 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)


4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Budget Triple (Private bathroom)


Budget Double (Shared bathroom)


Budget Family Room (Private bathroom)


Budget 4 Bedroom Cabin (Private bathroom)


Budget 1 Bedroom Cabin (Shared bathroom)


About Blacksmiths Beach House

Blacksmiths Beach House is the perfect “Thongs & Sarongs”, getaway…..

Our unique Beach House is open, fresh & casual, allowing you the freedom to relax & enjoy, however you choose….

Blacksmiths Beach House is the only backpackers in the Lake Macquarie region; a little quiet coastal village 25 mins S of Newcastle at Blacksmiths. The unique & intimate accommodation sleeps 29 people in 6 rooms with a large common area and self catering kitchen. It's like a home away from home.

Our facilities also include indoor/outdoor entertaining area with BBQ and a cosy garden. Wide screen TV with FOXTEL, cards, assorted other games & book exchange. We also have a comfy lounge area for relaxing and writing out those postcards or sending e-mails on the wireless internet.

Come & relax in the village atmosphere of Blacksmiths, meet the locals at the pubs.

We are a short walk to Blacksmiths Beach which is a surf beach and fully patrolled. We have an abundance of activities on offer in the area including learn to surf, scuba diving (introductory or certified), swimming (lake or beach), fishing (deep sea or lake), bike riding, bushwalking, whale/dolphin watching, golf by the beach, wine tasting in the Hunter Valley vineyards and much more.

We are approx 25 min South of Newcastle CBD & 90 min North of Sydney on Pacific Hwy, Blacksmiths, Lake Macquarie...

Our nearest train stations are Wyee, Cardiff and Broadmeadow or If you're travelling by greyhound , get off at Belmont.
Pick up can be arrange by calling us at time of accommodation booking prior to your arrival.

Public Buses 349, 350 & 351 to Blacksmiths.

Accommodation Information

We offer clean comfortable beds with fresh linen & towels provided.

There is a fully equipped laundry, disabled access and bathroom, spacious common room with fully equipped self catering kitchen, indoor & outdoor dining and living areas, covered deck with BBQ, gas heaters, Wireless Internet, Wide Screen TV, Foxtel & in house movies.

Room Configuration:

Family Room Sleeps 6 with ensuite & TV – 2xD + 2xS
Double Room Sleeps 3 with ensuite & TV - 1xD + 1xS
Family Room Sleeps 5 – 1xD + 3xS
Double Room Sleeps 3 with TV – 1xD + 1xS
Dorm Room Sleeps 8 – 8xS
Dorm Room Sleeps 4 – 4xS

Location Information

Beach House is located in Blacksmiths CBD, which has a Post Office, grocery store, bakery, butcher, pub and Pizza Place.

We are on the Pacific Hwy 25 minutes South of Newcastle CBD (approx 55 min by bus)
right at the base of the Hunter Valley, 90 min north of Sydney, you'll find one of Australia's best kept secrets. The beautiful Lake Macquarie Shire.


Your doorway to some of the worlds best activities:

-Learn to Surf
-Scuba Diving – Certified and Introductory (for first timers)
-Bike Riding – many tracks to take and all flat
-Bush Walking or just walking around the lake and all flat
-Vineyards Tours & Hunter Valley Gardens
-Blackbutt Nature Reserve
-Boat Hire , Cruises & Yachting
-Whale Watching (seasonal)
-Fishing Charters – Lake fishing and deep sea fishing
-Windsurfing & Jet boating
-International Links Golf course
-Learn Kite Surfing
-National Parks
-Many Great Local Beaches

BBH is positioned in an ideal location to fully appreciate what our wonderful sea & lake side community has to offer, as well as being right on the door step to the great hunter valley vineyards & wineries. You have just found paradise, great people & a great place to stay!