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Check in was really unorganised, people double booked and no sympathy from any staff even though it was their fault. If you book in hostel world you MUST ring to reconfirm because they don't even have an IT system. I don't understand why they are on here if they don't have an online check in system. The owner is very temperamental, and often rude to guests. Bedrooms were basic and bedding worn out. Also, no security. Only saving grace was the meal deal and the toilet and bathroom facilities.
Lucky if you can't speak english because that owner is rude as f*ck.
Everything was really good! There is only one little downside and thats the owner. He's very outspoken and can be kinda rude. But that didnt affect my stay at all! Great hostel! Go there if you're in agnes!
The owner is an absolute ASS!!! i would defiantly not recommend staying here. He abused us and i also witness him abusing other people!!! Hostel is clean thats about it! No security the rooms do not lock. I would not trust leaving anything valueable there. I would defiantly no recommend cool bananas......
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
The rooms weren't locked as nobody locks the sliding doors plus there were no lockers. The biggest problem about the atmosphere was the boss always speaks harsh and loud. So even if you're at the other end of the room you hear what he says (or complains about).
The best backpacker i stayed in! The yard is amazing to chill and the free Internet is great. The staff is really helpful and nice and everything is clean. Plus the 6$ meal is good.
Owners made us feel unwelcome as though we were intruders in their personal space. Very particular about how things are kept. We arrived at 7pm and had booked a female dorm. Upon arrival, we were told that our room wasn't ready yet. When we finally checked in, it was not a female dorm as we had requested. When bought this to the owners attention, we were rudely told that there was nothing they could do because they were fully booked. There must be better hostels in 1770. Wouldn't recommend.
At cool bananas, they don't need a security guard as Greg the owner knows when someone isn't living there and he is also the cleanest person in the worlds and so is the hostel!! The staff are all lovely and wild! Location could not be better if they tried. Supermarket, gas station, tattoo & piercing studio and info centre and main beach are literally 5 minutes away. Kitchen has everything you need and spacious. Can't fault this hostel.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 18-24
- (1 review)