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Townsville Hostels- Locals recommendation

Cairns, Australia
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Townsville Hostels- Locals recommendation


I am putting together an itinerary and I am hoping to get townsville lodgings for a small group of 5 (so share a 6 bed dorm). I have had groups through here before and the experience varies. The last place that we used 'Reef Lodge' was overpriced for what they get and the management seem very dodgy.

I was looking for a locals recommendation? The group are all English girls in their early 20's. It needs to be in walking distance of dinner options as well.


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1. Re: Townsville Hostels- Locals recommendation

Well I guess you're not getting any locals recommendations im...??.....

So,my two bobs worth is....We stayed at Adventurers Resort a couple of years ago....AR is a backpackers lodge similar in a way to Reef Lodge....

AR's location is fabulous situated on the south side of Ross river and only a short walk to restaurants and over the bridge and you're in the city....

That's the good part....The not so good part is AR itself....

We stayed in a private room for 2 and it was ok and fairly clean....

To cut a long story short....You can go to my review of AR....Just type in Adventurers Resort reviews in the search box and read away....Very few encouraging reviews but all in all it was an experience....

We stayed at AR for 1 week...Thank goodness no longer so it all depends how long they will need lodgings....Sorry I can't be of more help....

2. Re: Townsville Hostels- Locals recommendation

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