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Fraser Roving Backpacker Hostel

412 The Esplanade, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
Fraser Roving Backpacker Hostel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Good: * Very kind and helpful receptionists * Good service with taking us from the Grayhound bus and back to it. * Nice room and toilet. (We had deluxe room) * We took the tour with the pink cars, do the same, you would not regret it. Less good: * The kitchen, we missed some things in there, for example... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Quiet place but that is what I wanted as need a break from party hostels. Facilities were more than adequate and were clean. Bed was nice and my room was good. I liked the location, but anyway hervay bay is not a big place .

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Heidi and John are very attentive and helpful. We was picked up and dropped off at the greyhound. Our room was large and clean with a spacious ensuite. The pool is nice and also has a jacuzzi. There is a large tv room and pool table. Although Hervey Bay didn't seem like there was a lot to do and much... More 

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Fraser R, Manager at Fraser Roving Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Hey there Annie , thank you for your lovely comments, we do hope you enjoy all your Travels around our Country , we all wish you well and safe Travels, have an Awesome time :) More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed for a night either side of our 2D1N comfort tour which we had booked with Fraser Roving. We were really impressed with both the hostel and the tour. We upgraded to a private ensuite room which was a reasonable price. Sleep quality was good on the night before but we were disturbed by the noise at the bar... More 

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Fraser R, Public Relations Manager at Fraser Roving Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. It is good to hear that you had a fantastic time both at our hostel and on your tour with Fritz. Glad you enjoyed the tour of the hostel when you first arrived - our hostel is quite big and we find it helps our guests to know what we have to offer. We... More 

United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Stayed here one night before and after a Fraser Island trip. I was a bit disappointed by the lack of atmosphere but I might have been unlucky as it was quiet when I stayed. It had the feel of an old hospital...then I found out that's exactly what it was! Reception were helpful and wifi which was included which redeemed... More 

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Fraser R, Public Relations Manager at Fraser Roving Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Good to hear our reception staff were helpful - they do enjoy chatting with guests and answering their questions. Glad you thought the kitchen was okay and made the most of the free WiFi. Some of our guests have loved the quietness after long bus journeys or resting after a busy tour schedule. Enjoy the... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for a night prior to a Fraser Island tour of 2days/1 night and a night when we returned. There were 7 of us in total. The rooms are big and spacious, however beds were very old and mattresses very thin. There was no bin in the rooms or even a drawer to put any belongings. They were cleaned... More 

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Fraser R, Public Relations Manager at Fraser Roving Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad you thought your tour with Fritz was excellent and enjoyed yourself. Thanks for mentioning our clean and spacious rooms. Terrific that you thought our kitchen was well appointed and clean. There are taps around the hostel for getting drinking water after the kitchen and bar have closed. Thanks for letting us know your concerns,... More 

Sitka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Just like the previous reviews stated, truly fascinating and ideally located incredibly, just across the street to the beach. As a very seasoned traveler, upon seeing this hostel, I was awestruck by the huge range of services offered and the cleanliness only to be matched by a Hyatt Regency. Extremely friendly and always helpful staff was a major plus. The... More 

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Fraser R, Manager at Fraser Roving Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so glad you were impressed from the moment you arrived. We try to cater for the interests of our many and varied international guests, nice to know we are succeeding. Enjoy the rest of your travels in Oz. Cheers from the Fraser Roving Team More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

My friend and I really enjoyed staying here. Clean, friendly and decent free wifi! Our only regret is that we didn't do the Fraser Island tour with this hostel. Everyone I met at the hostel had said how the Fraser Island tour was amazing. The staff are so friendly my friend and I were sad to leave. John, Heidi, Bret... More 

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Fraser R, Manager at Fraser Roving Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your awesome review. It is so good to hear travelers enjoy staying with us and find our hostel clean. We are proud of the fact we offer 24hour free fast WiFi to house guests to keep in touch with friends and family overseas. Thanks for telling us others recommended our Fraser tours. We hope the... More 

Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Is Amazing, beautiful place infront on the beach. I spend 3 wonderful month in this hostel :) everything is clean,nice pool,free Wi-Fi, special price Fraser island, kitchen very complete etc.The difference that makes this place is the people who work there...staff super $uper friendly, and helpful. I can recommand absolutely Fraser Roving for everybody. A very special thanks to all... More 

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Fraser R, Public Relations Manager at Fraser Roving Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review. We are so glad you felt like part of the Fraser Roving family as it was such a pleasure having you stay with us. It is great to know that travelers feel at home so much that they want to extend their stay like you did for 3 months. Our staff try very hard... More 

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Stayed here and done the 3 day 2 night tour to Fraser Island with the hostel, couple of free nights accommodation at the hostel included in the price of the Fraser tour which was a great bonus. Tour was well organised and had good balance of craic and Island facts/info, Sid in Dingo 1 done a great job. Staff in... More 

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Fraser R, Manager at Fraser Roving Backpacker Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. So good to hear our tour deals with the added free nights accommodation is a bonus to travelers. Syd was very glad to hear you enjoyed his tour as he loves being a tour guide sharing his knowledge of Fraser Island as well as his jokes. Our hostel staff love their jobs... More 

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