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2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   182 Torquay Road | Scarness, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Friendly Hostel
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Norwich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a week in November and had a great stay. The double rooms are a decent size and very comfy. It genuinely was the first hostel we stayed in that felt like a home and had a great kitchen and facilities. The hostel was in a great location and the hostel offers free cycle rental which was... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived very late and had to leave very early on a trip to Fraser Island. Gary gave us a call earlier that day to make sure we knew about where we could find the key. The room, kitchen and bathroom were all very clean, we slept good, so basically everything we needed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

It really is a Friendly Hostel! Nice beds, a living room with a tv and a very clean and neat kitchen! Also Ashleigh was very helpful with everything, i.e. giving information about Fraser Island tours. And the free bike hire is very cool! Hostel is also near a supermarket, restaurants and the beach. My favourite hostel so far!

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Brisbane, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Friendly Hostel is located two streets south from the beach - Torquay Terrace. You can find another three backpackers on the same street within a distance of 100m. Main reason I stayed at The Friendly Hostel was due to its reviews here on tripadvisor. Secondly The Friendly Hostel has a small car park behind the building off the street.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

A hostel that is just what is says on the tin...friendly! My friend and I were booked to stay three nights, but ended up staying 6. The staff are so friendly, arranging pickups/dropoffs to the greyhound bus station. The owner was more than happy to help us arrange our trip to Fraser Island, which is a must! The hostel is... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Stayed here just over a week and was excellent. Go picked up from the Transit centre at late notice. Stayed in room 11 and it was excellent, very clean. Had sweets on the pillow and a cuddly dog! Toilet & shower were very clean. It was like an apartment, 3 rooms. 2 were double and 1 was a mixed 4... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Stayed here for two night, one before and one after our trip to Fraser Island and it was exactly what we needed. The owner was really helpful, and I hunk he's done a great job with the place. It's set in little units so there's three rooms sharing one kitchen and one bathroom which means the place I smell mantained... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We were a group of 5 girls staying in the awful hostel next door to Friendly Hostel, before leaving on our fraser trip we asked if we could check in on our return, the staff were very accommodating allowing us to store luggage etc. The hostel itself is lovely, plenty of space broken down into units. The little touches count... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Rooms clean, beds comfortable and staff super friendly. One of the most homely hostels you'll find in Australia all within a few minutes walk from the beach, shops and bars. Look no further for Hervey Bay accommodation

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Vantaa, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We were picked up from Greyhound stop early in the morning and got room after only a short wait time. Room and the other areas were very clean and in great condition. Manager Gary was also very friendly and helped with everything. There's also free pushbikes that you can borrow until 5 pm. They were also in great condition and... More 

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Address: 182 Torquay Road | Scarness, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Friendly Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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