I was only at the hostel for one night, but I really enjoyed my stay there. The first thing I noticed was how clean it was, which is always a big plus in my book. I thought the rooms were very cosy and gave me a homely feeling. I would've liked to have stayed longer.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- "LONLEY PLANET" The cruisy atmosphere at Townsvilles best hostel extends from Buddhist sculptures and hammocks strewn through the gardens to an outdoor cinema with swinging lounges and more than 1200 DVD's. There is a games room with bench presses free weights and a retro video game machine (space invaders Frogger Paceman ... very cool) The sizable kitchen. dorms and private rooms are all spotless.Reef lodge Backpackers and budget accommodation caters to travelers looking for a quiet place to relax and chill out. WE are are in the middle of every, with short 500m walk to the Greyhound, Premier bus terminal, Magnetic Island ferry terminal, beach, city center and the "ReefHQ" "Museum" "Cultural Center" are straight over the road. We have a "no drinking alcohol policy" after 10-30pm and we ask the guest to be respectful of the other guests who are staying at the Reef Lodge. We have a large communal kitchen with all you need to cook up a storm. There are many communal area where people can sit around including hammocks, recreational room with a small gym, pool table and retro video game machine. ... more less