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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Great Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Woolshed is a small, truly unique, multi-award winning Backpackers built along the theme of an Aussie Woolshed. Clean, friendly, quiet, family run hostel. The perfect escape from the hostel party circuit. Our rooms are spread out over 4 buildings situated on 1 acre of lush tropical gardens and a large lawn! We are located right in the center of Hervey Bay and only a 400m walk to the beach, shops, supermarket, restaurants and a couple of good pubs.
We have FREE WiFi which is available throughout the Woolshed and in all rooms. And now offer FREE bike hire to all guests, which is a great way to explore the beautiful beachfront of Hervey Bay and even discover wild Kangaroos!

Here at the Woolshed Backpackers we like to do our best to make all of our guests feel very welcome and at home. Which is not hard as we live here too! We are well aware that travelers have different expectations, budgets and tastes which is why we have set up a wide variety of rooms to suit all budgets.

We have won Cleanliness awards, Best Atmosphere awards, voted top 10 Hostel in Australia, been Lonely Planets Our Choice for budget accommodation in Hervey Bay in multiple editions and are mentioned in more travel guides than we knew existed.

There is a great range of Fraser Island tours departing from the Woolshed every day as well as whale watching cruises during the whale watch season and can be booked through the hostel at no extra charge. Talk to us... we offer independent advice based on local knowledge and experience and always have deals/packages available to save you money!

Relax and unwind in our tranquil surroundings. Our tropical gardens, surrounded by ponds, palms and gum trees attract a lot of wildlife, there is daily parrot feeding, possums like to drop in for a visit and Hervey Bays famous fruit bats can be spotted most evenings as they fly in their thousands over the Woolshed on their way to Fraser Island.

If you would like to meet the guests, find new friends, have a quiet drink and a chat, why not drop in at our common room. It resembles an Aussie Woolshed, is entirely built of wood, oozes character and has a surreal atmosphere that needs to be experienced. There is a well equipped kitchen within this building with gas cookers, microwave, fridge, freezer and lots of cooking gear.

Our office hours are 7am - 2pm then 4pm - 7pm Mon-Fri. 7am - 11am then 4pm - 7pm Sat & Sun. Late or after hours check ins can be arranged (24 hours!) Please phone or email to arrange. For all dorm room bookings a valid international passport must be presented at check in. If you do not present a valid international passport/identification upon check in, you will not be staying in a dorm room. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 8.7

  • Location 7.9

  • Staff 8.8

  • Atmosphere 8.1

  • Cleanliness 8.9

  • Facilities 8.4


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    22 May 2019
    Everything was perfect, thank you.
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    19 May 2019
    Camp-like feels. Very pleasant staff. Cute vibes. Enjoyed everything about it. Not so much like a hotel, but more like a home-like camp. Would highly recommend to others.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Apr 2019
    Lovely chilled hostel. Only a few minutes walk to the beach and cafes/restaurants. Very clean and nice areas to hang around in e.g. hammocks, garden, BBQ area, indoor lounge. WiFi changed whilst we were there and the new WiFi seems to be super. (Quick tip: check there is hot water before you take your clothes off for a shower,if there isn't tell reception and they will quickly swap the gas for you)
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    02 Jun 2019
    The atmosphere was great, especially in the common room, kitchen was very well equipped, plenty of hot water in the showers and overall a really clean place. The staff is also really friendly and helpful.
    Bulgaria, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    17 Apr 2019
    Wish I could of stayed longer!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    25 May 2019
    Lovely little hostel, has a nice atmosphere to it. Was good for our 1 night stay before visiting Fraser Island. The rooms were clean and comfy. Only thing is there weren’t many people when we went so not the best place to socialise. Definitely would recommend though
    England, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    23 May 2019
    100% recommend! Staff were great and the hostel had a really nice vibe to it. Family run and offer a lot of free extras during your stay - would definitely come back here! It was also cleaned top to bottom every morning!
    Scotland, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    16 May 2019
    Cute little place, not super lively though.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    31 May 2019
    Pretty boring and quiet hostel that is fine for a night before or after a Fraser Island tour. The room and most facilities were clean but the washrooms could definitely be cleaner.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    11 May 2019
    A good stopover to access a day trip to Fraser island, some great volunteer workers (Joseph and Daphne were fantastic!!), one staff member seemed condescending and patronising rather than putting in any extra effort. Good wifi, hot water, pretty quiet common area but has everything you would need, walls are paper thin.
    England, Couple, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • DVD's


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