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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights at southern cross my highlight was the SCOOTERROO TOUR (*its a must*) we stayed in Italy in a double room what an amazing little place! Set in a Thai garden feel / rainforest with little cabins (this doesn't feel like a hostel) Nice big rooms fridge in bedroom tv lakes bar hammocks kitchen Internet...

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2Thank Rebeccahodgins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No early check in, despite the early pick up from the 6:30 grey hound, although they do offer free luggage storage. The free wifi is the best we have had so far on the east coast. It's really good that they offer $5 cooked meals which are delicious, fresh and change every day. Although not accommodating for veggies. Our rooms...

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2Thank Becca P
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hostel had a truly unique and relaxed atmosphere. It has been a welcomed break from hectic travelling and we have enjoyed the use of the large communal area and the pool. The staff at the hostel are lovely and are more than happy to accommodate your needs. Particular shout out to Dennis who makes amazing pizzas on a Sunday...

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3Thank hayleyweir1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights on route to Rainbow Beach, wish I had longer. Lovely relaxed environment. Met Lisa the owner who was super friendly and helpful. Great reviews of Scooteroo too. Nice pool and communal areas.

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3Thank Anna C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights only but it was very nice and really clean. The staff are all really friendly and helpful, we wished we could of stayed longer. They hold the scooteroo tour which looked really cool to do wish i had done it. The breakfast included is toast with a few different spreads and anyway you have...

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3Thank Kfores
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good hostel and we really enjoyed our two nights here. A few little bits of updating wouldn't go a miss but over all really good. We particularly loved the food made by Dennis on an evening! He does cheap backpacker meals and they're fantastic. There was a pizza night whilst we were there (real wood fired pizza oven) and a...

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2Thank Sophielinley
Lisa C, Owner at 1770 Southern Cross Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review guys and so glad you enjoyed your time here at Southern Cross. As we are a family built and family run hostel, I would really love for you to get in touch with me personally to let me know what needs upgrading as my husband and I work 24/7 here and do our utmost to please...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a nice and cosy hostel to stay a couple of nights. The staff is very friendly. They are able to help you If you have any questions. You can get free wi-fi, free breakfast and free shuttle bus to the town and the beach.

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2Thank Elin S
Lisa C, Owner at 1770 Southern Cross Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review ! So glad you had a couple of cozy nights here at our hostel. I am sure our staff will appreciate your comments! They don't often get complimented for all their good work. I will shout them all a drink for you ! My special Scooteroo Punch which they all love so much !!! Enjoy...

Bronderslev, Denmark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have now been here for 6 nights because our car broke down and it has been amazing! The staff have been so nice and helpfull. The place itself is really wonderfull and relaxing. After spending so many days here we are really gonna miss the place and staff!😄

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Lisa C, Owner at 1770 Southern Cross Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review guys... Hey if your car is going to break down, I cant think of a better place. May be it was the way of the universe !! You got to stay so much longer in our beauitful hostel and experience this amazing town we call home! AND... A Big thanks to our wonderful local mechanics who...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great stay at Southern Cross, a secluded getaway just a few minutes from the town centre with free busses running on a regular basis. The hostel has a log cabins, swimming pool, and a fully licensed bar on site. The atmosphere is relaxed most of the time, but the hostel is known to host events that draw a...

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Lisa C, Owner at 1770 Southern Cross Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey!! Thank you so much for your great review. We are so happy that you loved your stay with us. We are one of the most unique hostels in OZ and as we built it ourselves, from virgin bush to what it is today, we just love watching people enjoying everything that we designed and created. Our chef here (...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The accommodation is great, its the most beautiful looking Hostel we have seen in Australia. The staff are all incredably friendly and helpful. Even when we were stupid enough to get of the Greyhound and into the WRONG shuttle bus to the wrong Hostle. Matt (The scooteroo tour guide) came to rescue us! The Scooteroo tour itself was amazing fun...

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Lisa C, Owner at 1770 Southern Cross Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review guys ! Sorry about the confusion at the bus stop but we often have some very sleepy people getting off the bus who just want to get a bed and then just jump on the nearest shuttle bus. But All Good! thanks to Matt you got here safe and sound. Thanks also for your lovely comment...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and experience for yourself, a resort style hostel with a Club Med feel! Get comfy in our large 4-6 share ensuite dorms that wont break your budget, or pamper yourself in our private deluxe double rooms or Family room with ensuite, TV, DVD & fridge. Dorms & doubles with shared facilities also available. Huge common area with Digital TV, Ping pong, Fuseball, Pool table and cozy fireplace for the Winter. We have a swimming pool with elephant fountains perfect for cooling off after a hot day at the beach. Hammocks to chill out with a good book and lots of under-cover areas to get out of the sun or rain. The resort is set on 15 acres of land with a pretty little lake that has a jetty a free paddle boat, horses grazing in the paddocks and loads of tropical gardens to stroll through, perfect for nature lovers. Lots of areas for a bit of meditation or yoga as the sun is rising or setting or a game of football, volley ball or cricket. During your stay why not treat yourself to a relaxing massage or beauty treatment in our "Healing Hut". (extra special prices for our guests)Our on site bar "Karma bar" with super cheap drinks and beer garden surrounds the pool area and is perfect for the afternoon drink to quench your thirst after you arrive home from any of the amazing tours Agnes / 1770 has to offer. Free Breakfast Free Tea & Coffee all day every day!Free Motel Quality Linen.Free DVD hire.Free Courtesy Shuttle to beach + shops (3 minute drive)Free pickup for the Greyhound bus service* FREE 24 hour WIFI, and a cinema room. We believe that we have something pretty special here at Southern Cross and we want to share it with YOU! Our Motto LIVE IN THE DREAM! Get up to date with life at the hostel on our Facebook page Southern Cross Backpackers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1770 Southern Cross Backpackers

Address: 2694 Round Hill Rd, Agnes Water, Queensland 4677, Australia (Formerly 1770 Southern Cross Tourist Retreat)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Agnes Water
Price Range: $16 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Private doubles are quiet and reasonably priced.”
 of 5 bubbles sadiethecleaninglady, Nov 17, 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay at this hostel”
 of 5 bubbles WeeeeBa, Apr 1, 2015 | Read review
“Free wifi in bar area. I stayed in the Austria room, it was quiet and I had a very comfy nights sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles Annon1800, Feb 5, 2015 | Read review
“Doubles have a nice patio!!! Also at some of the cabins have a barbecue/bonfire place!”
 of 5 bubbles U6590GJgeorgeb, Jan 19, 2015 | Read review
“further from the main barn will be quieter although i was closest and didn't get disturbed”
 of 5 bubbles B4840NQnickc, Jan 16, 2015 | Read review
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