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Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay

184 Torquay Road, Scarness, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Emily H Newcastle, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Firstly, I have no idea why Palace only has 54% - we had an amazing stay here! The staff were the most friendly and enthusiastic people possible, they could not do enough to help you with absolutely anything, nothing was too much trouble. The apartment blocks or 'units' are made up of 6 rooms, so it makes a friendly atmosphere... More

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hi guys, We booked our Fraser Island tour through this company and it is the best thing we could've done. We went to Fraser with our tour guide, Dusty, and I wouldn't bother going unless he is your guide. He is originally from the island and his passion is unbeatable. The stories and locations Dusty takes you to are amazing.... More

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Palace_Backpackers, Manager at Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay, responded to this review

Thanks Ash B, We are glad you enjoyed you time here and we have passed on you kind words to Dusty More

Perth, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Hervey Bay is a usual jumping on and off point for Fraser Island Tours. Palace Backpackers is a great place to stay when passing through. The staff are really friendly and do their best to make your stay a great one. There is a free shuttle into town and pick up/drop off for travellers arriving on the Greyhound. The rooms... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My friend and I booked a 3 day 2 night Fraser Island package and got 2free nights at palace backpackers. We were picked up by the hostel and the coach terminal. Each Fraser group had it's own unit where the facilities were shared but not by an overwhelming amount of people so it felt spacious. The rooms and facilities were... More

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Palace_Backpackers, Manager at Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay, responded to this review

Hi Sally, We were so happy to hear you had a great stay with us. We try our best from cleaning to reception to tour guides to make your experience the best possible. Getting feedback like this give us all a smile. Travel safe and enjoy! More

Hervey Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

So pleased with this hostel. Our trip to Fraser included a night stay before and after the tour. First night we were in a 4bed which has enough space for us all. The shower room was big and both it and toilet room were the cleanest i have seen yet! The kitchen was great although some other girls left it... More

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Palace_Backpackers, Manager at Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review! We're glad to see you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you back again one day. Safe travels from The Team at Palace. More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Me and my four girlfriends stayed at Palace Backbackers before our trip to Fraser Island. We got a room on the first floor, and since there were no lockers in the room (which there usually is in a hostel) we had to keep our valuable stuff next to our bed. When we woke up the next morning at six o'clock,... More

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Palace_Backpackers, Manager at Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay, responded to this review

We're very sorry to know that your trip was impacted by theives Iphigenia H. As we know our guests often are travelling with valuables we have certain security measures in place to prevent you from any harm. Lockers are not available in your rooms, but there are secure lockers in a designated locker room available at all times - which... More

Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I stayed in this hostel the night before and after my trip to Fraser Island - it was included in the package. the first room where I slept was small and too hot but the second one was good, with a big window and fan. there is a lot of space to chill out in each unit's common area, which... More

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Palace_Backpackers, Manager at Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Matilde P! We're glad you loved the island - it's a magical place. More

London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Too much to say and not enough time to say it. Great staff, spacious rooms, nice communal areas , clean bathrooms and kitchens and of course a great location. We stayed here for a few days after our Fraser Is trip and was a great way to unwind

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Palace_Backpackers, Manager at Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Mary, we are glad that you enjoyed you stay with us More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I did my Fraser Island trip with palace and stayed there the night before and after the tour. I loved every minute, the staff was helpful and the facilities where good and clean. The tour itself was amazing. The camp has everything you need and is right on the beach. The tour guide was amazing, and he knew everything there... More

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Palace_Backpackers, Manager at Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay, responded to this review

Thanks Mannie, we are pleased that you enjoyed our hostel and Fraser Island tour. More

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for in february 2014. Palace was extremely clean and the facilities were great. The reception and management team were always happy to help and couldnt do enough for us throughout our stay. Loved the layout of the hostel and its in a great location being 2mintutes away from the beach, bars and resturants. We went to fraser island... More

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Palace_Backpackers, Manager at Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review Emily, we do have a great team here at Palace and we are proud of the customer service they provide. We do hope you can make it back at some stage. More

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Address: 184 Torquay Road, Scarness, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay > Scarness
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Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay is located a short 3 minute walk from the beach, offering self contained units for a little extra comfort with our guests. Each unit contains a private kitchen, lounge and dining area, as well as two bathrooms and two toilets for guests to use. Your apartment houses a range of dorms (ranging from 3, 4 or 6 share) plus a private room allowing you to interact and meet other like-minded travellers! The property also boasts a refreshing outdoor swimming pool, sun hammocks, FREE BBQ facilities, 24-hour television access, secure lockers, communal laundry and entertaining areas, and a FREE courtesy bus to and from the Hervey Bay Transit Centre! At Palace, we like to ensure you feel right at home during your stay. So why not check out one of our dorm, twin or double rooms and stay a night! ... more   less 
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