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Fredrikstad, Norway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Fraser Island-tour alone was awesome! The hostel? Not so much. Claiming to recently have had a total make-over, it didn't seem like that. It was cockroaches (six in total) coming out of the drain in the bathroom, and when we told this to the guy in the reception, he just looked at us like we were aliens... The kitchen...

1Thank Maren-Sofie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only reason I stayed here was the tour to Fraser, which was the best experience in Australie for me. The people were great and driving with a 4wd on the beach is just amazing. The only thing that was not that good, was that you have to make your own food, and the missing showers. The hostel is not...

1Thank Felix S
Ripon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Firstly we booked this trip with indie travel in Byron bay, and walked out thinking what have we just been conned into? Got told that all other trips don't have everything covered and insurance etc etc. Got told it was basically glamping and you just put in $10 for food and everything else is included. Baring in mind this trip...

Thank BeckyStacey
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Frazer Island was an amazing trip. Best camping I've done in Australia. But the thing that really made it was the tour guide Chris. He had incredible knowledge and was genuinely interesting. It shocked us how in depth his knowledge was and his honest approach to the history of Frazer Island was refreshing. Also his personal interest in individual campers...

1Thank JefferyLauren
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Don't let the travel agents talk you into this package. I presume they are owned my Greyhound as it was obvious this was the only Frazer Island tour they can sell. We heard a whole load of rubbish from our rep Dom (Cairns) that Palace are the only company allowed to camp on the Island...well I don't know where Dom...

2Thank Bossman88
Nuremberg, Germany
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The tour might be expensive but it's absolutely worth the money! You get so see a lot of different things which would be impossible without a tour guide like for example the amazing Chris. He knows basically everything about the Island, the animals and the Natives and you can ask him anything you want. He's also very chilled, and you...

Thank EstherGse
Trollhattan, Sweden
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Booked this Fraser Island tour with Greyhound wicked travel in Brisbane. We were first told everything is included and we get 2 nights for free in the hostel in Hervey Bay so we could also leave our luggage there. We turn up and find out we have to pay to keep our luggage in the hostel during our Fraser Island...

1Thank elian461
Braunschweig, Germany
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Did the Fraser Island 4wd Tour here. What an amazing place to be. The tour guide i had and other ones i came across were a bit weird, but you definetly see as much as possible. There were alot of drinking games in the evening, which the guide had a lot of fun with, pushing people to drink more. That...

Thank Lionheart92
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Hostel - AMAZING Cars - AMAZING Tour guide - AMAZING Ferry - AMAZING (SAW WHALES!) A lot of tours go from Rainbow beach - everyone we met had a nightmare due to the tides restricting the cars being able to drive up the beach as from Rainbow beach you enter to the south of the Island quite a long way...

Thank Barry B
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived late and saw they had rooms online. Could park outside. We were given a 10bed dorm but only 4 of us had it to ourselves with ensuite. The bathroom was clean with a hot shower. Kitchen facilities awesome, loads of plates pans etc! Air con in room! In the morning the staff couldn't have been more helpful with...

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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
Region: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay > Scarness
Price Range: $26 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Get a room at the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles felixs107, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Smaller rooms better”
 of 5 bubbles ArchieCamb, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Private room was really nice”
 of 5 bubbles alinam230, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here - that's my advice!”
 of 5 bubbles 986nicholac, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for smaller room if possible, large ones had 2 plugs between 10”
 of 5 bubbles verityt2013, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
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