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Palace Backpackers Hervey Bay

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 26 June 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...

Thank Rachel S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 June 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...

Thank ArchieCamb
Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 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!

Thank Olivia0312
Airlie Beach, Australia
Reviewed 21 April 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 !!

Thank MilouJpw
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Did the Palace tour from the hostel, which was one of the best things I did in Australia. The campsite was basic but was a good environment for everyone to make friends. Throughout the day, everyone with a valid driving license got the opportunity to drive the 4WD around the island. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and good fun. Fraser...

Thank Gemma S
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Had such a great time on Fraser Island with Palace! Was so worried after reading the reviews that it would be terrible, but seriously - you have nothing to worry about!! Palace hostel is pretty decent, with a good communal area and a good kitchen, although slightly on the small side. Accommodation on Fraser itself is basic: a tent to...

Thank The Travel S
Reviewed 13 April 2016

amazing tour with a great group!! best thing ever and wished it would've lasted longer!! Chris, our tourguide was great! He made the trip an even greater experience! If I have the chance to do it again, I would without a doubt!

Thank kdescamps
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Had a Fantastic time in Fraser Island. Loved every minute. The hostel before and after is perfectly fine. Our tour guide was Chris. He is a great laugh and brought everyone together in the evening. Also very knowledgeable and learnt so much about the Island. Helped the less experienced drivers and all im all made everything a fantastic fun experience....

Thank Jake S
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Had the absolute time of my life on Fraser Island last month! Stayed in Palace the night before and the night after my trip. The hostel was a standard hostel, beautifully close to the beach! The staff were friendly (shoutout to Sharmaine). The tour was great, camping so close to the beach is amazing! Loved it.

Thank Josh S
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Arriving at the Palace Hostel in Hervey bay, the staff was super friendly, the rooms clean and organisation good as well. We had a super funny Tourguide who told us loads of interesting stuff about Fraser Island and he was always up for a laugh. Amazing Island and i really enjoyed camping on the beach!

Thank Alina M

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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
Region: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay > Scarness
Price Range: $25 - $55 (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”
felixs107, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Smaller rooms better”
ArchieCamb, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Private room was really nice”
alinam230, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here - that's my advice!”
986nicholac, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for smaller room if possible, large ones had 2 plugs between 10”
verityt2013, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
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