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Aussie Woolshed Backpackers Hervey Bay, Fraser Island

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   181 Torquay Road, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not the type of person who ever feels strongly enough to write a review on something, but I felt like they definitely deserved it 100 %! It was spotless, comfortable, relaxing and most of all they were very friendly and helpful with everything. It is by far the best hostel I've ever stated at!

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Gavleborg County, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed one night in this affordable hostels. We got a large room with a king bed and two twin beds for the price of a private room, private bath which was very nice. location is ok, but a bit off. the rooms and especially the large kitchen has a look of the wild west. perfect place to stay for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a good hostel. They share a shuttle bus facility with the backpackers opposite so if you arrive by greyhound bus you can get picked up and dropped off! Luckily our room was upgraded to a double room with a tv and free DVD rental which was brilliant. The room was clean and comfortable. The bathrooms were in each... More

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Saltash, Cornwall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it was clean, fun and friendly. i liked hervey bay but it was a fair walk from the hostel to the bus stop and beach. only bad thing to say was i was supposed to be picked up at the bus stop by trhe neighbouring hostel and they didnt turn up so i had to get a taxi. but all... More

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I've stayed in the Woolsheds for four nights in a basic room (shared bathroom). The place was really spacious and clean. The beach is quite close and you can also relax in the garden. The staff was very helpful and recommended me a great tour to Fraser Island. I really enjoyed my stay. Thanks!

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Gersthofen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I've stayed in the Woolsheds for three nights and it's been the best hostel I've been in Australia. It was very clean, very comfi and quiet. They really have a look for details and the staff is more than friendly and helplul! A really lovely place, which I would definately recommend!

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Hervey Bay, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Stayed here for three nights, as a friend and I booked a Fraser Island tour through the hostel. Upon arrival we found the owners Meg and Brent to be very friendly, welcoming and helpful. We stayed in the 6-bed mixed dorm, which was clean and well presented with plenty of space for storage (lockable cupboards and lockers available.) The communal... More

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Shiraz, Fars, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My wife and I stayed in this hostel for 2 weeks. We were in a basic room with no TV, and shared bathroom. The room had enough space, was clean and tidy. The showers, bathroom and kitchen were also clean and neat; no problem with hot water. We also did enjoy the garden, especially at breakfast and lunch time! Although... More

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woolshedHerveyBay, Owner at Aussie Woolshed Backpackers Hervey Bay, Fraser Island, responded to this review

Glad we could be of assistance, helping you settle into your new life in Australia. Best of luck for the future! There is a Woolworths south of us app 2km away. But the one to the north by the Pialba Shopping Cent is only about 1km. More

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights so that we could tour Fraser Island. I had stayed here 11 years ago and it was pretty much what I expected still. The accommodation was great value and their service was excellent. Recommending the right tour to go on (small group) and booking it for me in advance of my stay too. Overall it... More

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woolshedHerveyBay, Owner at Aussie Woolshed Backpackers Hervey Bay, Fraser Island, responded to this review

So great to have repeat visitors, especially after a 11 year gap! Also fantastic to know we are still providing a quality experience to our guests after all these years... Yes, our knowledge of Fraser Island and it's tours are 2nd to none. We're not sitting in an office 100's or 1000's of kilometres away basing our opinions on how... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights in a private room. Room was clean and cosy. Kitchen and lounge area was huge and really quirky! Toilets and showers kept spotless. Slept well but was woken up a few times by something scratching on the floorboards....think it may have been the resident possum. Wouldn't have liked to stay here... More

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woolshedHerveyBay, Owner at Aussie Woolshed Backpackers Hervey Bay, Fraser Island, responded to this review

One of our resident possum's, 'bushy', is a bit active at the moment. She has another mouth to feed! We would like to take this opportunity to welcome the newest member of the Woolshed Team, 'little bushy'. Mum is doing well and coping with the sleep deprived days, while dad, we believe it's 'Graeme' is sadly nowhere to be seen...... More

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Address: 181 Torquay Road, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Aussie Woolshed Backpackers Hervey Bay, Fraser Island 3*
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The Aussie Woolshed Backpackers is a small, family run hostel, that offers a wide range of very comfortable, cosy country style accommodation. All buildings are designed around an Australiana theme and set on a large property with tropical gardens. The hostel is right in the center of town, only 5 min. from the beach, supermarket, shops, restaurants & pubs. We offer ensuite doubles & twins, standard doubles & twins (aircondition optional), triple rooms & dorms. ... more   less 
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