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Samurai Beach Bungalows & YHA

Location: 2 Robert Connell Cl Anna Bay Australia ( Cnr Frost & Robert Connell)

SAMURAI Bungalows are set around a resort pool amongst 3 acres of native gardens. An relaxed alternative place to stay in Port Stephens. A touch of Asia in Australia.

4 Bungalows spaciously set out amongst the trees makes for a peaceful and calm stay.

With great facilities including a bush kitchen, campfire for those cold winter nights, bike hire, FREE wireless hotspot and "the shed".

This is a great spot to stay while visiting Port Stephens and enjoying everything this amazing area has to offer.

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Feels like you are staying in an wildlife park, a real oasis! We offer a variety of styles of accommodation from Deluxe doubles , Double, Family rooms and bunk rooms. A small and personal place accommodating up to a maximium 31 people. A great place for those who need a relaxing break at Port Stephens unique eco-accommodation. A pleasant experience for the free independant traveller who has never stayed in a backpackers to see how great they really are.

A chance to get away and enjoy the nature at the multi award winning facility, SAMURAI. Features include, resort saltwater pool, FREE Hotspot internet, bush kitchen, campfire, "shed" with pool table, tv, books and mags. FREE use of Sandboards and boogie boards. Bikes available for hire. Voted Best Backpackers at the North Coast Tourism Award 2007, 2008 & 2009. YHA members receive a discount with direct bookings.


  • Balcony
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Communal Bathroom
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Cooking Facilities
  • DVD Player Hire
  • Groups Welcome
  • Internet Access
  • Linen hire Available
  • Native Bush
  • Office Services
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Television
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Shop / Kiosk
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Tour Desk
  • Verandah
  • Barbeque
  • Bicycles Available
  • Clock Radio
  • Communal Fridge
  • Communal TV
  • DVD Player
  • Games Room
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Library
  • Linen Provided
  • No Pets
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Private Fridge
  • Retreat
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Swimming Pool
  • Television
  • TV Lounge Area


Winner of the following Hunter Valley Tourism Awards for Excellence for 1995,96,97,99 & 2000 North Coast Tourism Award 2003, 2007,2008

Finalist in NSW Tourism Awards 1996 & 2003,2007, 2008 Voted Best YHA in NSW 2008




Half way between NELSON BAY & ANNA BAY. Situated approx 1.5km back from SAMURAI & ONE MILE BEACHES.

Follow Nelson Bay road heading to Nelson Bay, do not turn right at the Roundabout leading to Anna Bay shops, continue straight on for about 3km a large sign on the left of the road indicates a turning lane into Frost Rd to your right. Continue for 400m another sign indicates turn right into Robert Connell close. Carpark entrance is directly on right.

Rooms & Policies


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Bunk Bed


In Bunk rooms you book each bed individually and the remaining can be booked by other people. Each bed is booked separately in traditional backpacker style.

These spacious rooms consist of 2 sets of solid wooden bunks and a single bed with polished wooden floors. All linen except for towels are included. A fridge and kettle is provide along with a heater/fan. Each room has a balcony with table and chairs. The room is on a bungalow with another room at the other end of the bungalow with a share bathroom between the 2 rooms. Children under the age of 17 are not able to book into these rooms unless a group is taking all 5 beds in the same room.

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 5
No infants permitted.
No children permitted.

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Deluxe Double

These rooms are specifically for couples featuring a double bed on beautifully polished floors. The room is half a bungalow with full private access and private balcony over looking the garden, with tables and chairs . Ensuite, Mini kitchenette with microwave, cutlery, crockery, bar fridge, kettle and tea and coffee. LCD TV/DVD and clock radio. All linen is provided.

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 2
No infants permitted.
No children permitted.

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These rooms can also be booked as triples, or family rooms. Sharing a bungalow, the room is private with a balcony area with tables and chairs and bench seats overlooking native garden. A share bathroom with the room on the other end of the bungalow is located in between the 2 rooms. The rooms feature a double bed and a set of solid wooden bunks. Double bed is made up and sheets are provided for bunk beds. All linen except for towels are provided. Towels can be hired. LCD TV, fridge, kettle, tea & coffee. Bedside tables and lamps, clock radio

Room Configuration: 1 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 4

Arrival Time: 13:00
Departure Time: 10:00
Hours: 8-30am till 9pm


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Ranking

Ranked #4 of 8 Specialty lodging in Anna Bay

TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews

"A resort at the price of a YHA - Live in the middle of nature - clean and green"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 8 days ago

"one of the best experiences i have ever had. Sandy and Mark are a wonderful couple who gives you a ressort style stay in a YHA. You cant beat that anywhere. The grounds are an amazing feast for the..." more »



3/5 Average Reviewed 14 days ago

"The staff was very nice and friendly, and the rooms were nice and clean. BUT this place was in the middle of nowhere, just off the side of the road. It was in the woods and kind of spooky. I am glad..." more »


"Friendly, comfortable, clean and green YHA"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 17 days ago

"Coming from New Castle with Port Stephen Coaches(bus) I arrived in Samurai through the help of google map. Samurai is just a 1 minute walk from the bus stop. Mr. Mark and Ms. sandy are approachable..." more »

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