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Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge

2 Springs Road | 1770, north of Bundaberg, Agnes Water, Queensland 4677 , Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights it was great. Staff & people were friendly & helpful. Rooms & bathrooms were clean & spacious. Easy to walk to beach etc. Good atmosphere at nights without being noisy. Great place to chill.

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Hamburg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel is just phenomenal. The kitchen and bathrooms offer a lot of space and are very practical. The atmosphere is very laid back and the owner, Greg is just a really great guy. He's full of energy and always ready to help. When I got stung by a Stingray, he applied a compress and called the ambulance. The Internet... More

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Cape May, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I only stayed here one night on my trip around Australia. Very relaxed and enjoyable environment. Pretty sure they had free wifi. Would stay here again if I ever went back. Walking distance to the beach and you can easily hitch a ride to the Town of Seventeen Seventy (I opted to walk)

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Agnes Water, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A great hostel in the quiet town of Agnes Water in Eastern Australia. The friendly staff can and will help you out with almost anything from getting the best local deals on trips to just hanging around the campfire. The overall mentality truely is 'No Worries' with plenty of hammocks and a chill clean common room. The kitchen and bedrooms... More

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Melbourne, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I stayed here for only one night (breaking up the journey from Rainbow Beach to Airlie Beach) in an 8 bed dorm. The whole place is kept very clean and has everything you'd want from a hostel. I had very little interaction with the staff so can't really comment on the service here. The cheap dinners on an evening were... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

travelled australia and this was the one place i will never forget! great atmosphere, very friendly owner that let me stay longer for free (doing a couple hours chores for him) and amazing location right on the great barrier reef! check out the scooter roos tour!!!

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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Strange, strange place. The cleanest and best facilities of any hostel up the east coast, but this is because the owner is OCD and a clean freak. The kitchen is closed four times a day, whenever he decides he fancies a clean and the common room is also closed in the middle of the day, even if it's pouring with... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Had a lovely stay at cool bananas, the staff were friendly and helpful and made you feel very welcome when arrived. Even though other reviews talk about Greg the manager being crazy, I don't think this place would be quite the same without him! What a character. Lovely and clean, clean the kitchen 3 times a day and have staff... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

A group of us (4) stayed here for 2 nights an I was sad I leave. It's the nicest hostel I stayed in during my 2 years in Australia. I stayed in an 8 bed dorm. The place is laid back, we weren't even given a key for the bedroom but I felt pretty safe and it was super super... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Cool bananas was one of the nicest hostels I stayed in during my Australia trip. I stayed for a total of 4 nights in a female dorm. The dorm room was spacious and beds comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped and all common areas were kept exceptionally clean. There was a large indoor lounge area and outside common area which... More

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Address: 2 Springs Road | 1770, north of Bundaberg, Agnes Water, Queensland 4677 , Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Agnes Water
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