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Gladstone Backpackers

Certificate of Excellence
12 Rollo Street, Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
Gladstone Backpackers
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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116 hotel reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For over three years I am travelling around the world by bicycle. I stay in guesthouses, hostels, hotels, wild camping with my tent, caravan parks with my tent or in a cabin. My need for luxury is quite low. it must be reasonable and clean ! there are 10 rooms, max. 30 people as guests, two showers, three toilets, kitchen,... More 

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GladstoneBackpackers, Manager at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review and the postcard you left. It was truly a very kind and thoughtful gesture. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. I wish you all the very best as you continue on your cycle travels north. Travel safe, Lesley and Pandi More 

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Stayed 1 night. Keryn was very friendly and helpful. I loved the fact that there were very few dos and don't signs placed everywhere like some other hostels. The place was extremely clean even down to food scraps separated from general rubbish. Boutique tea and coffee provided. A nice breazy deck to chill out.You would probably need a car as... More 

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GladstoneBackpackers, Manager at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. I will be sure to pass this positive reciew on to my relief manager, Keryn. I am glad you had a enjoyable stay and we look forward to hosting you again. Safe travels, Lesley Belcham Manager More 

Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Friendly, quiet, clean and a nice breeze because of location on the hill. I enjoyed my one night stay. I would recommend this classic queenslander style backpackers. Staff were very helpful with excellent map of Gladstone. Easy access to main street, foreshore areas.

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GladstoneBackpackers, Manager at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Julie, Thank you for writing such a lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed your time here in Gladstone and found everything so convenient. It would be our pleasure to host you again here at the Gladstone Backpackers in the future. All the best, Lesley More 

Mackay, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Only stayed one night at this hostel, but the staff were excellent and able to offer us plenty of great information about our onward journey to canarvon gorge, even photocopying maps and the like for us. Staff were very friendly and accommodating and even contacted us about important items we had left behind, as well as posting them on to... More 

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GladstoneBackpackers, Manager at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Hannah, Thank you for your lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and hope your time in Carnarvon Gorge and the Whitsundays is as equally enjoyable. All the best & travel safe, Lesley More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Owner and her family couldn't do enough for us - picked us up from the airport for small fee, gave us a tour of the town, drove us to dinner, dropped us off at the marina the next morning so we weren't lugging heavy bags down the road and even a neighbour offered us a lift into town because it... More 

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GladstoneBackpackers, Manager at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for staying at the Gladstone Backpackers and for taking the time to write a lovely review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us inspite of the tropical rain we experienced and hope you had lovely weather for your time out on Heron Island and enjoyed lots of snorkelling. Safe travels, Lesley Manager More 

Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

We got trapped in Gladstone when we were trying to get out to Heron Island, due to bad weather. We has no idea where to stay and not much money. This little backpackers came to the rescue, friendly, welcoming and clean it was good value and quiet, just what we needed! The lovely owner gave us lots of tips of... More 

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GladstoneBackpackers, Manager at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for your great review. I was so glad you could make it out to Heron on the second day inspite of the continuing bad weather! I am happy you enjoyed your time in Gladstone while you were waiting and for trying out the new gelato / espresso shop at the Eastern Shore entrance. It seems quite popular... More 

Bodegraven, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Nice hostel. Very friendly staff who give very good advice about what there is to do. It's a small hostel with 10 rooms. We really enjoyed our stay there, although there's not so much to do in Gladstone.

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write a review as we understand how busy people are today. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting you again. Happy holiday season. Lynda More 

Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

i had a nice stay in gladstone backpackers, everything and everywhere is clean and the hosts are very helpfully. the place is also situate close to the main street...they have a nice kitchen and the bathroom as well, i will come back very soon , highly recommended

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for taking the time to write a review especially since you enjoyed your stay. Each and every guest is important to us. Wishing you all the best for the festive season. Regards Lesley More 

Ouistreham, Basse-Normandie, France
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Nice stay in this hostel. Very friendly staff. All the hostel is clean, swimming pool is very nice for warm days. Just Wifi is a little bit expensive. Any hesitate to booking in this backpackers hostel.

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. This is most important to us as we love doing what we do! We understand about the wifi as we love free wifi too and would nothing more than to be able to supply free. thanks for taking the time for the review. Lesley More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

An incredibly pleasant stay in a nice town. The friendly and helpful owner gave good advice on the local area. Very clean throughout the building. Well equipped kitchen. Nice outside BBQ area. Highly recommend.

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GladstoneBackpackers, Manager at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for staying at the Gladstone Backpackers. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our hostel and your time in Gladstone. While a small town most people enjoy experiencing the new Eastern Shores Precinct and the feel of a small industrial town as you meander down the main street taking in the Art Gallery and new... More 

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