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Plantation Backpackers

88 Grafton St


Located in the heart of Coffs Harbour, just 10 minutes’ drive from Coffs Harbour Beach, Plantation Backpackers features free Wi-Fi, nightly live entertainment and an on-site bar and nightclub.

Plantation Backpackers is a 9-minute drive from The Big Banana and 8 minutes’ drive from the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Coffs Harbour Airport is an 8-minute drive away.

Accommodation options include mixed dormitories and private rooms. Bed linen is provided in all accommodation. Some rooms feature a balcony. There is a fully equipped communal kitchen available to all guests.

The hostel offers a tour desk that books local activities including skydiving, camel riding on the beach, Whitsundays sailing trips, deep-sea fishing and tours to Fraser Island.


  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Microwave
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • Washing machine



Traveler Reviews

“Surprised ”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on January 20, 2020

We’d read some reviews and decided to give it a try. Hotel was relatively empty which can be a concern however there were 10 in our group one ordered from the $10 daily specials and others from...

“Plantation Hotel Coffs Harbour”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on February 01, 2019

We chose a meal from the $10 selection and it was really nice. So, nice meal nice surroundings and pleasant staff


Rating: 3 Reviewed on September 13, 2018

When you see the word “Bistro” expect to be underwhelmed. Good basic fare and good meal size but nothing to get excited about. Reasonably priced.


From Greyhound Bus Stop (Urara Park): Walk North 400 metres along the Pacific Highway (Grafton Street) - we are located in The Plantation Hotel, opposite Coffs Ex-Services Club.

From Railway Station: Head East along Harbour Drive for approximately 2.5km. Turn right on Pacific Highway.


Cancellations within 48 hours - Cancellation fee of 100% of first night's stay charged
No Show - Fee of 100% of the total booking charged

All guests must be 18 years or older. Office closes 10pm, if you are arriving after this time you must contact us beforehand to make other arrangements.