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1770 Southern Cross Backpackers

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2694 Roundhill Rd, Agnes Water, Queensland 4677, Australia (Formerly 1770 Southern Cross Tourist Retreat)
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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I got in from the Premier bus at 3am and the shuttle was quick and we went straight into an overnight room. The bathrooms were clean but the toilets need some serious bleach. The $5 day stay is really good if you're leaving on a late bus as well. It gives you complete access to all the facilities there. Even... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. Manager was very rude. I think they need a younger, cooler person who can inject a bit of life into the place. Bar close's early, and the atmosphere was a bit dull. Otherwise a great place place and all the other staff where nice, friendly, and helpful.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although there isn't much going on in the town of 1770, I came here and stayed at Southern Cross Backpackers for 2 nights. I've stayed at many hostels in Australia and this by far was my favourite so far on my tour up the east coast. I wouldn't even call it a hostel, it's like glamping. You stay in dorm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic little place to stay!! We arrived late and night and asked to be in the same room as some girls we had met along the coast and they let us go in the same room! Nothing was to much trouble, the shuttle runs often down to the shops and where the bus picks you up. The pool... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a family of 4 and rented a room with a bathroom. The room wasn't that great but it was a good place to sleep, fans were in the room to keep you cooler, outside was clean and there seem to be activities atmosphere seemed friendly. didn't get to try breakfast. seems laid back maybe more then some would... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was only at the hostel for a few nights but the staff were incredibly friendly, the chef will cook his daily special meal very cheaply for the standard, and there is a pool table, table tennis, table football as well as DVD rental and free computer and WiFi access. If you are looking at Scooter Roo then this hostel... More 

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1770southerncross, Manager at 1770 Southern Cross Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you Jarrod for taking the time to submit your kind review. We are always happy to hear that customers enjoyed their stay. We wish you the best in your travels in our beautiful country, and perhaps we might see you again one day. . More 

Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This backpackers has a lovely setting but it was pretty disappointing that the staff were smoking in the office. The pool area is nicely set up. The condition of the bathrooms was also a bit below par.

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Mattress were terrible, they were so worn in the middle you sank into a hole when you lay on them, the shower was filthy and the dust and hair behind the door was disgusting! Pool was lovely and kitchen was well stocked and clean! It is far from 1770 village so you have to get the shuttle bus which goes... More 

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1770southerncross, Manager at 1770 Southern Cross Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback about the hostel.I am glad you enjoyed our pool ( We are the only hostel in agnes to have a pool) and used our convenient shuttle buses to get in and out of town. We are aware that some mattresses are due for replacement and have a program in place to make that happen as... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

We arrived late with the Premier bus so we didn't got our double room with bathroom which we paid for just a dormitory. When we asked at the reception for a refund for this night we just got an arrogant answer that it was all our agents fault and that we can't get a refund. In the end that wasn't... More 

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1770southerncross, Manager at 1770 Southern Cross Backpackers, responded to this review

I am sorry you were disapointed in not going immediately into a double room on your arrival on the 2.15 bus. Regretfully, we still occassionally welcome guests who have not been made aware that the first night for Premier arrivals ( who arrive after midnight ) is routinely spent in a temporary and shared room. This allows guests to get... More 

Reigate, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

When I did it I hadn't had a driving license, so was a bit suspect at how quickly I would feel comfortable riding one of the scooters. Turned out it was pretty much right away due to the very helpful staff. The route was excellent and I had a great time. Highly recommend.

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