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Adventurers Backpackers Reviews

79 Palmer St, Townsville, Australia

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140 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 71%Security
  • 73%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 69%Facilities

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Very friendly staff and Perfect location! Close to all restaurants and pubs/bars, and a short walk to the grocery! Lovely rooftop pool with views of the harbour. Most defiantly will be returning !

  • 18th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Staff where so friendly and helpful! I met so many funny people there to spend my time with! Awesome pool on the roof over looking the harbour and walking distance to me main town. Will definitely be coming here again! :)

  • 29th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The kitchen facilities are barely equipped. You need to get all utensils from reception which closes at 7 pm. The bed wasn't comfy at all and no one seems to be checking on the soap dispensers in the bathroom as all of them had been empty during my entire stay (3 nights). The managers seem nice but could definitely make more of the facilities!


absolutely NO equipment at all in the kitchen. You have to pay 6 Dollars per HOUR for WIFI (or use the free computers) reception is more closed than open absolt irritating atmosphere in the hostel rooms are looking like prison cells pool is verry ugly u better pay a few dollars more and go to a real hostel


We had a very friendly and sincere receptionist, who checked us in within 10 minutes. Car park was spacious, which we loved as we were a little bit worried where to park our car. Travelling with a car it is essential for us to have a parking space at the hostel.

  • 25th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Estonia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The beds were not very comfortable but for one night it was okay. stuff was very friendly. Unfortunately the hostel is a little bit far from the (greyhound) bus/ferry station and there is only one shuttle bus going at 10am.

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