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8.8
Fabulous 1051 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.2
  • Security 8.4
  • Location 8.0
  • Staff 9.3
  • Atmosphere 8.6
  • Cleanliness 9.2
  • Facilities 9.0
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8.8
Fabulous 1051 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.2
  • Security 8.4
  • Location 8.0
  • Staff 9.3
  • Atmosphere 8.6
  • Cleanliness 9.2
  • Facilities 9.0

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 18-24
  • Avid Traveller
  • 10 reviews
23rd May 2017
10.0

Firstly, the pick up from the bus was just perfect. The owner was waiting for us already and was extremely welcoming. Short trip to the hostel. Wifi works amazingly!!!!!!! (Although in the common area only) Free coffee, tea and all kitchen equipment. Great staff. Short walk to town and Supermarket. Owner dropped us back into town to get our next bus. Rooms are just what you need. Air con available if too warm. Thank you to Z and her team.

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  • Anonymous
  • Germany, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
21st May 2017
7.1

Little far from the bus station. Only pick up greyhound but not premier so had to walk which was fine but not super convenient. Rooms are alright. Kitchen a little outdated. Lots of rusty pots. Good hostel for $ spend. Easy to get to Castle Hill which is nice

    • 8.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • Finland, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
17th May 2017
9.4

I loved the hostel! Stayed there 3 nights before going to Magnetic Island and 3 nights after. Hostel is really clean and comfy, and the staff is great! Beds and showers are good and kitchen is good, its nice to cook in there. Not a partyhostel, you can just chill and sleep well or sit on the courtyard and have some drinks with the other guests, someone always seems to have a gitar ;) I definitely would recommend this hostel. And do the Castle Hill walk by the goat track, the view is amazing!

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • England, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
3rd May 2017
9.4

Brilliant!! 3 of us arrived, English, Finnish & French Canadian; booked 3 nights, ended up staying just over a week! Will be going back when in Townsville again. Room was perfect with en-suite & value for money was incredible! Shuttle bus service with the friendly staff just made the place! Stay here if you're visiting Townsville! 👌🏻👌🏻

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1st May 2017
8.9

Lovely hostel ran by a lovely owner. Staff are really nice and the whole hostel has a very relaxed vibe. Kitchen is reallllly good and clean with the use of a huge oven which is something you'll appreciate after months of travelling. Highly recommended hostel in a lovely location.

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Couple, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 7 reviews
26th Apr 2017
8.6

Really nice hostel and helpful staff. Very far away from greyhound bus terminal and ferry terminal which is annoying and they do a minibus to and from the ferry terminal but only twice a day which really restricts you. Really nice place though very clean nice staff and good facilities. Just not a great location.

    • 10.0Value For Money
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  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
14th Apr 2017
10.0

Excellent! Staff are so friendly and welcoming. Even took us to the shops on easter sunday to get some food when everywhere else was closed. We were orientated around the place and shown all of the great facilities including free wifi, spaceous kitchen & chill out areas. Our double room was big and very clean. Free shuttles to and from the greyhound bus stand & ferry terminal. Would deffinately recommend.

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  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland, Female, 25-30
  • Globetrotter
  • 22 reviews
3rd Apr 2017
8.0

A bit of a walk, but nice hostel. Friendly staff, very clean and nice rooms. Only downside is therw is no wifi in the rooms, but it is very good in the common room.

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  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
2nd Apr 2017
8.3

Very friendly and helpful staff, a nice welcome to Townsville. Not close to the ferry and bus terminals however a shuttle can be arranged easily (as well as the airport). Had a well equipped kitchen and a genuinely good atmosphere, would stay here again.

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  • Anonymous
  • Germany, Male, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
31st Mar 2017
7.7

Stayed just one night. Clean, friendly and a fridge in the room.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness

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