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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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Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

We only stayed for one night, but I wish we could've stayed for longer! Really welcoming and friendly. Picked us up from the bus stop and gave us a short tour. Incredibly clean and well kept with open communal areas and spacious dorms. 100% recommended!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Only thing is there's no air con but it's one of the best hostels I've been too!! Getting picked up from the greyhound drop off even though it's just a 2 minute walk away. The owner is a legend and everyone is so friendly and knows how to have a laugh. The Kitchen is cleaned 3-4 times a day and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This hostel is amazing apart from one thing, the rooms are so hot to sleep in at night. If they had air con I think this would be the best hostel I've stayed at so far. $7 for a nice home cooked dinner, clean showers and dorm rooms. Relaxed chilled out atmosphere with a really good comfortable communal area. Please... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

For the sleepy town of Agnes Water, Cool Bananas fits in perfectly! Relaxed atmosphere, pleasant, large rooms, a big kitchen and clean facilities! The free wifi in the comfortable communal space is some of the best wifi we've had in Australia even when there's 10s of people using it! There's no rush to do anything, the staff are there to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Then hostel is great. Really nice vibe and lots of place to chill with some beerzies and chat to people. Free wifi and free shuttle BONUS! However I would NEVER stay there again. The owners are VILE!! I have never in my experience of staying in hotels or hostels encountered such aggressive and rude people. He is constantly have a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The person who came and picked us up was helpful showing us all the little (basically nothing) that there is to do in Agnes Water! Our room was good (however our dormmates were not) If you find yourself in a room with frosty and Sally ask for an immediate room change! Because it rains so often here just having a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The main guy who runs the place, Greg, is a legend. He is full of energy all the time, is very helpful and gives the place a great vibe. However, perhaps the best part about our stay was the dinners provided for 7 bucks. They are different every night, great value and are made lovingly by a nice chap named... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is a hostel for 18ers. The whole hostel is very relaxed,no lockers in the rooms and the room doors are never locked - which is a good thing! The rooms were hot,the fan helped a bit but it still was hard to fall asleep. The rooms and toilets are clean everyday. The first night we were there the manager... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

They pick you up and the introduction is amazing. It's a very relaxed place. With a beautiful garden., kitchen the rooms are very spacious and the showers a very nice and clean. The people are working there are so nice and friendly. A special the locals. Its well worth it to check it out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Stayed at Cool Bananas for three nights, staff were very friendly and the rooms were nice. The hostel overall has a laid back hippy vibe and there is FREE wifi which works in the comunal areas which are very nice with bean bags and sofas. There are hammocks and its located only 5 mins from anywhere you would need to... More 

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