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Adventurers Backpackers Reviews

79 Palmer St, Townsville, Australia

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78%

Rating
166 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 72%Security
  • 76%Location
  • 81%Staff
  • 72%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 77%Facilities

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80%

Great staff and value for money. If anything, the hostel manager needs to upgrade security for rooms.

  • 27th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


57%

Basically a block of flats. Felt very strange and empty. Common area is basically in the car park. Plus side is the kitchen is massive and the hostel is generally very clean.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your feed back, we really hope you enjoyed you stay at adventurers. We do have a pool table just outside reception however the communal area is the games room which is located next to the kitchen. If you are ever in Townsville again please come in and our staff will do all they can to help make you stay comfy. :)

51%

We found this hostel to be very noisy especially in the evening. Reception closed at 7:30pm which we weren't aware of. The bathrooms weren't particularly clean and were quite a walk to get to, worse at night as there are no lights to find your way. We only stayed here one night before departing for Magnetic Island, in future we'd just go straight to the island as there is no need to stay on Townsville.

Owner Comment (Hide)
We are very sorry to hear this but we do hope you enjoyed your travels. If there is ever any problems or queries we would really appreciate if guests popped into reception so that we can help rectify them. Although reception closes at half 7 we do have an after hours helpline for any queries or problems which is displayed on the reception door and staff will be more than happy to help. :)

51%

This place is literally dead. Tons of rooms but you don't see many people. The breakfast in the morning is a joke and you're only allowed to take three slices of low budget toast with a little bit of jam. The receptionist didn't even say sorry when we mentioned that the sheet for the beds in our rooms where missing and even wanted us to pay again (since he thought we hadn't paid yet). Really rude. I def can't recommend it.


100%

It was a great t place, and very clean and staff extra nice. Excellent value, only 5 minute walk to Magnetic Island ferry. value and easy walk into town and The Strand. Fabulous views from roof top pool.Nice touch with free coffee tea and toast for breakfast and during lunch.

  • 5th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your lovely comments! we are so glad you enjoyed your stay here at adventurers and we hope you enjoy the rest of your travels! :)

74%

The hostel had a nice big kitchen open 24/7. Computers were free to use. Bedrooms were relatively spacious nothing overly fancy though. Bathrooms and kitchen were always clean plus there was free coffee and tea all day and breakfast in the morning. Hostel was a little far from the city and Coles/woolworths but definitely walking distance. Karly was especially helpful when extending our stay and assisting us in finding cash in hand work. Much appreciated!

  • 3rd Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your comments and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay here at adventurers. If you are ever in the area again we hope you pop in. :)

80%

We stayed in a double room which was really good! It's a bit annoying that you have to get all your kitchen stuff from the reception which closes at 7pm. But it does stay clean this way!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your feed back, We really appreciate hearing any comments that you may have so that we can rectify them for the future. We hope you enjoyed your stay here at adventurers and hope you enjoy your travels. :)

71%

Wouldn't really call it a backpackers hostel, it's more of an old motel where they have people staying long term. Staff were mainly very friendly, although the older lady was quite rude and didnt seem too interested in the backpackers. Facilities are all fine though so it's alright for a one night stay before or after Magnetic Island.

Owner Comment (Hide)
We are sorry to hear about this. But we hope you did enjoy your stay here at adventurers. If you are ever in the area in the future please pop in and our staff will do all they can to help make it a comfy stay for you. :)

86%

It was a great place to stay and staff welcoming. It was great to have clean facilities in shared bathroom. I liked the human touch of a light breakfast available next day. I would go again. Meg

  • 22nd May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you so much for your lovely comments. I'm glad you had a comfortable stay :) Tell your friends to visit us in Townsville.

94%

Great hostel. Loved the layout. Room was tidy and beds were clean! Each room had its own fridge but no lockers. Huge kitchen and plenty of equipment! Really helpful and friendly staff and Townsville itself is beautiful! Definitely visiting again!!

  • 14th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and we hope you enjoyed your travels. If you are ever in Townsville in the future we would love to have you stay at adventurers again. :)

80%

hostel was average showers were cold when we got there, was a problem with the solar heating apart from that basic standard hostel, kitchen One of the best so far!!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi , we are very Sorry for the cold showers, unfortunately our hot water system died and were waiting for a part to arrive and had to rely solely on the Solar. If you are ever in the area again, give us a call and we will be sure to give you a discount on your next stay! Kind Regards The team @ Adventurers

71%

The pool is awesome. Just don't go there hungry because there's a restaurant below it... ;) Rooms were ok, it was quiet at night, close to the ferry. Kitchen smelled really really weird, like a stable almost. No idea why. oO Also, top grades for having Vanilla Coke in a vending machine!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you, for your lovely comments, not too sure why the kitchen smelt either as it is cleaned everyday, but we definitely will look into it! Hope you enjoyed your stay!

66%

Decent place to stay. as soon as we arrived the staff pointed out a free sailing trip which we absolutely loved! breakfast is alright, but the gym is not realy a gym

Owner Comment (Hide)
So glad you enjoyed the sailing trip! Yes it is only a light gym, so people can have a bit of a workout on the commercial treadmill and with hand weights for when it is too hot to be outside in the Townsville heat. It is a new addition to adventurers so it will grow in time. Thanks for staying with us!

94%

Very nice staff, clean facilities. One of the rare large hostels that can maintain a social layout. You won't regret staying here!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey there, We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for picking adventurers resort whilst visiting Townsville and we hope you enjoy the rest of your travels

94%

Very friendly staff, they were very accommodating of my inconvenient travel schedule. Normally I don't like large hostels, but I really liked Adventurers. The large layout didn't detract from socializing. I would stay here again quite happily.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for staying at adventurers. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels.:)

46%

Tiny beds, absolutely dead, rooms smealt, poor kitchen facilities and equipment

  • 23rd Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
We are so sorry to hear that. If there are ever any issues we would really appreciate if guests could pop into reception so that any of our staff can help resolve them as without any information there isn't much we can do. We hope you enjoyed your travels and any future travels.

97%

The receptionist was so helpfut she knows the place so good, it's clean nice and quiet the pool is amazing not so socialistic place but still beautiful i enjoy my stay.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for staying at adventurers resort! we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and we hope you come again. We also hope you enjoy any more travels you may have. :)

57%

The rooms were very warm despite aircon and very dodgy fan. The place seemed a tad seedy and there was not much an atmosphere. Poor location.

Owner Comment (Hide)
hey, We are so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay as much as you could have. Any problems that pop up we would really appreciate it if guests could let us know so that we can help to resolve them. We do hope you enjoy the rest of your travels.

94%

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)




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