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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the best time at Cool Bananas. The atmosphere is amazing and I have never seen such a clean hostel. The staff is always friendly and helpful. I just couldn't stop extending my stay and in the end it was really hard to leave but I'm definitely gonna come back.

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Thank Anne L
Bribie Island, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Congratulations to Greg and your staff for making Cool Bananas a truly great experience.I arrived feeling very unwell with a bout of the flue after a 7 hour drive and I felt at home instantly.Thanks Greg the Lemsip done wonders.Thank you Richard for the amazing $7-00 meals and the Crepes which I still miss.I have tried to make them however... More 

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Thank estellerash43
Morlaix, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayes with a group of french teen last August. Was great, cool, nice, fun and lush place to stay. I recommend it, relaxed atmosphere. You can cook in a large common kitchen. Dormitories, hammocks, garden and so on..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can I say about this place, my title says it all! Cool Bananas is without a doubt the best hostel on the East Coast. This is due to the great, upbeat and homely atmosphere; the cleanliness; the abundance and quality of facilities; the friendly and helpful staff; and the amazing food. I really wish every hostel throughout my travels... More 

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Thank Harriet H
Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Amazing environment, atmosphere, staff, food and really clean! Couldn't fault anything about the hostel- not a lot to do in the area if there for a few days (surf lessons, beach, 1770 and bikes). The hostel is so good you are more than happy to stay for a few days and can truly enjoy your experience!!

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Thank ladiesthatlunch122
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Cool bananas felt like home to me. The dorms are basic, but nice. The common area is amazing. Plenty of couches and sockets to chill, really inviting atmosphere to talk with fellow backpackers. Would stay in Agnes Water just for this hostel! Every night they offer meal deals and crepes for $4! (Def recommend those!). If you want to learn... More 

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Thank Angelique H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I don't usually write reviews but Cool Bananas seems to be an undiscovered gem on the East coast. It is by far the cleanest hostel I've ever stayed in, excellently equipped, spacious rooms, beautiful eating and chill out areas. FREE tea & coffee, body boards, games, movies and wifi. You really get the feeling the people here really care and... More 

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Thank Siobhan B
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend stayed here for two weeks and it really Is the best hostel we have ever stayed at, we have stayed in over 25 hostels and this Is by far the cleanest hands down and offers so much like free tea and coffee, surf lessons for $20 which are very professional or If You wanted really good... More 

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Thank jakeythesnakey21
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

I loved there.... If possible I really want to go back there. Staff is kind. Owner is always...always always help me!!! Ok now write down for Japanese!! 本当に最高でした。結構バッパーは回ってきたので分かるのですが、とにかくキッチンがきれい!!このポイントは大きいですよ!夜は広いリラックスルームでみんな一緒に映画鑑賞。アジア人が全くいないので海外を感じられると思います。サーファーの人なんか特に、そうでない方にも有料ですがレッスンがあります。ぜひローカルならではの雰囲気があるバッパーで休日を。。

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Thank mnippy0825
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Such a lovely hostel, a real family atmosphere. You feel completely comfortable with leaving the room door open because everyone is so chilled and friendly! Although there is a safe if you need. The kitchen is really spacious and there's a meal and crepes cooked every night which are amazing!! Within walking distance of everything you need, and there's a... More 

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Additional Information about Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge

Address: 2 Springs Rd | 1770, north of Bundaberg, Agnes Water, Queensland 4677, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Agnes Water
Price Range: $20 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 76
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