Hostel in Stanley, Australia

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Get to know Stanley (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Stanley. To help you make friends with Stanley before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Stanley is a small town, situated in the north of the Australian island, Tasmania. There are no bus or train services that operate to Stanley, so the only way to reach the town is by car. The nearest major city is Burnie, which is about three hours by car. The drive is along the Great Nature Trail, along Tasmania’s north coast, which is a beautiful coastline, with great beaches, amazing surf, and great hiking opportunities. This area is also off the tourist trail, so you will experience beaches all to yourself.

In Stanley, there is the Nut, which is a flat-top volcanic plug; if visiting the town, it is definitely worth a visit. There is a chairlift, which goes to the top, and offers great views over Tasmania and the Bass Strait. If you are in the area, then the town is well worth a stop and visit.

There are only a handful of accommodations, including options for motels, hotels, and hostels in Stanley. Camping can also be done in or around the area. Accommodation is basic, but nice, with all the usual amenities found in Australian accommodation. There are some markets, restaurants, cafes, and roadhouses in the town, and prices are reasonable for Australian standards. Accommodation staff can usually help recommend places to eat, visit, and activities to do in the area. Most places also provide parking; sometimes this may be charged as an additional fee. The town has some amazing sunset views, so if you are in the area, buy some locally brewed beers and enjoy the evening sunset.

Written by local enthusiast for Stanley hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Stanley hostels Kelly Sheldrick

FAQ about Stanley Hostels

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Your Packing List for Stanley

Your Packing List for Stanley

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

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Stanley Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Stanley, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
8.1 Average rating of all hostels

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Zeehan (125 Km / 78 mi.)
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King Island (148 Km / 92 mi.)
Launceston (172 Km / 107 mi.)

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