1770 Southern Cross Backpackers Reviews
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This is a great wee getaway! The design of this hostel is open air and rustic. A proper authentic ranch feel about the place. The owners have put some thought into the design! There is lots of space and they have a pool out front that is surrounded by Palm trees. It really is a little paradise break to rest the liver beteween Fraser Island and the Whitsundays! It is a couple of km out of town but they have a regular shuttle bus so don't let that out you off. Free wifi in the communal area!!!
Average hostel, nice for a couple of days stay, nice and chilled, nothing much around there but mini bus goes to centre. There is a noise curfew of 10pm but the staff don't even stick to this as they were noisy at night. Nice simple hostel cheap enough if you don't want anything fancy.
Wasn't too concerned about security I've stayed in plenty of hostels in Australia and never felt the need to lock my room but would of liked to be able to lock my room when going off site , no other real concerns I would definitely stay again as the atmosphere was great and the staff was very welcoming and helpful, thanks for a memorable stay southern cross 😊
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
Another hostel that has a pre-occupation with shutting the kitchen at 9.30pm, which was irritating because I didn't arrive until 8:45pm, having driven north to escape tropical cyclone Marcia in Yeppoon. Signs everywhere warn you that unwashed dishes incur a $5 fine but I wasn't allowed to quickly return and wash a dish that I didn't get time to take back, even though staff continued to enter and use the kitchen until gone 10:15pm. Not enough plug sockets in the dorm either. Bit average really.
Amazing resort-style hostel just outside of Agnes Water. The pool area was great to chill out in and the staff were really friendly, regular shuttle buses into agnes water too! The rooms were pretty basic but absolutely fine for a couple of nights. Bathrooms were back in the common area and not very private. Also, the dorms didn't lock and the doors would randomly swing open all the time! Locking wasn't a problem as it felt very safe there but the door was pretty annoying. Overall a good stay!
Loved our stay here beautiful grounds surrounding the hostel. Shuttle bus times could have been abit more frequent. Not much to do in the town itself but reef to surf lesson was fun and walked up to captain cook monument. Scooteroo looks fab but we didnt do it. Rooms are big enough, no curtains though. Great having an ensuite!
A little bit out of the town, but a lovely place to stay. Nice rooms and a helpful stuff. The kitchen could be bigger, and there where not enough pans and pots. I would stay there again.