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Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge

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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

i was here in the jun... so it was winter. i booked a 8 bed girls dorm.. but when i arrived i was in a 8 bed mixed dorm...i didn't want to complain because it was the end of my trip.. and it was just for a few nights. i wasn't really in the hostel anyway i was walking to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would like to tell all the things I liked but there are way too much to makes real sentences, I will just make a list: very nice place (beautiful and peaceful), nice people, very kind and helpful staff, very clean kitchen (cleaned 3 times a day). Did I say the staff was kind and helpful ? This place is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful and peaceful backpacker, very clean too, friendly and helpful staff. Not crowded but not dead either, the perfect balance. Also, best wi-fi I've found on the entire East Coast. Definitely worth the price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good atmosphere, really nice staff (I had left behind a towel at the last place, and they gave me an old one that someone had left behind). Good kitchen and decently sized dorms too. Stayed here before my 1770 Castaways trip (which I would highly recommend), and they were very chilled about it me coming and hanging around after to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The hostel was actually okay for what i needed but the male manager - Well i think he was the manager - Was literally the rudest man i have ever met. I will never recommend this hostel, If i could have canceled my stay and moved i would have, as 1770 backpackers and beachside were much more accomidating to my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Laid back, friendly hostel with great staff (except the owner). In good location close to beach. Good sized rooms -not cramped and free WiFi. Great facilities and probably the best nights sleep I've had in a hostel so far. Hammocks, cheap homemade meals and surfboards to hire - couldn't fault it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

At first glance this hostel appears to be a home, as it is situated in a residential area. I walked in the door and was greeted by Greg the house manager, this guy is the best. Full of energy and optimism, he bounced in his step to show me around this colorful hostel. Perks of this hostel *Free wifi *Down... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Stayed here overnight in an 8 bed dorm. The staff are very friendly and introduced themselves and their dogs to us on arrival. The kitchen is spacious and well equipped. The bathrooms are clean. They also offer a meal and pancakes at a reasonable price - the pancakes are pretty good! Would recommend.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The hostel itself is great, clean and really chilled. However the stay was ruined by the crazy owner. I accidentally smashed a bowl that was an ashtray because there were only 2 chairs outside so I perched on the little side table. I hit it with my butt getting up when I had finished calling my mum and the owner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Definitely the best Australian hostel I have stayed in so far! All off the staff I met were friendly and helpful Very clean! The cleanest hostel kitchen I have seen Bunk beds that don't squeak Safe luggage storage for trips Chilled out Just a great hostel

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