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Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to stay, we had a fantastic time. Really handy, the greyhound bus dropped off and picked us up directly across the road from hostel, with beach directly across from hostel as well. Everything was nice and clean! Staff was friendly and organized. Had a briefing with the guide, so we knew exactly what to take on the island... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our car broke on Fraser Island and we were left stranded. Palace offered us a free ride off the island and even let us use the shower before heading on our way. Some of the most genuinely nice people I've ever met

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

100% would recommend this tour! It's very well organised and it simply amazing. We got to see all of the sites on Fraser Island including a plane ride over the whole island for a largely reduced price of $60. My friend and I were on the trip with a great group of people. Fraser Island is the most beautiful place... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Came here with a friend as part of the 2 day/night trip to Fraser + 2 days stay in Hervey package. The hostel is great, all the areas are clean and the staff are friendly. There are 4 free computers to use as well as WiFi and a cinema room. The kitchen isn't massive but it seems the hostel is... More 

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Thank OJCohen
Reading, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Booked two nights with this hostel using Base Jump cards. Told them we'd be arriving on the bus at about 12am ish; "all good". Rang the day before to confirm and no check in permitted after 7pm. We were going to have to sit outside the hostel from our arrival time until the hostel opened in the morning! Cancelled our... More 

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Thank DollyRose13
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We booked the tour through wicked travel in Byron Bay with Lena and got all the information that some other reviewers didn't get at the time (You have to pay 50$/Person bond for the cars, 10$ keybond for the hostelroom, 5$ to get a sleeping bag for Fraser island and I don't remember how much to lock your stuff while... More 

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Thank Ken W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this hostel as two nights were included with our 3d/2n Fraser Island tour. As we stayed for free I can't really make any complaints; we could use the kitchen, use the cinema (great when you come back knackered from the tour) and shower. The tour was amazing! It's such a privelidge to get to go to Fraser... More 

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Thank Rachel S
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

The amount of bad reviews this trip has is completely unwarranted - don't listen to them, everyone I did my trip with absolutely loved it so go and do it! The 4x4 driving is one of the funnest things I've done in Australia. The cars are absolute beasts and it was so much fun driving on the off road terrain... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Palace the night before Fraser island and the night after. The hostel has great facilities, clean toilets and kitchen (although the kitchen is small) and clean rooms. The hostel is very social and right next to the beach! There are plenty of supermarkets and food places nearby although expensive. Would highly reccomend staying here!

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Thank Olivia0312
Airlie Beach, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Don't pay to much attention on the reviews, that tour is just awesome I had a blast ! That's definitely one of my best memory in Australia. So many incredible spots, good peoples, great tour guide and driving on the beach was just so gooood. Do it !!

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay is located a 50m from the beach and across the road of the Greyhound Bus stop! We offer dorm (4 beds to 10 beds) and private rooms. We are also happy to provide you 24-hour television access, secure lockers, communal laundry and entertaining areas. At Palace, we like to ensure you feel right at home during your stay. So why not check out one of our dorm, twin or double rooms and stay a night! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay

Address: 184 Torquay Rd, Scarness, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay > Scarness
Price Range: $19 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay 3*
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay Australia - Scarness
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