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Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge

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Pool & Beach (9)
Dining (3)
Certificate of Excellence
Overview
2 Springs Rd 1770, north of Bundaberg, Agnes Water, Queensland 4677 Australia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
Pool
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All reviews the east coast the kitchen surf lessons free tea and coffee common room great atmosphere communal areas spacious rooms great place to chill outside area sunset tour laid back greyhound bus stop airlie beach bed dorm main beach fire pit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in the hostel during Christmas and it was the best experience so far! The hostel is owned by a lovely couple who really put all there love and effort in it. The atmosphere is super good, everybody is very open and welcoming. I...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

I really loved the venue of this beautiful small hostel! Stayed here with my van for 12.50 a night on an awesome parking space inside the hostel area. Felt very welcome and loved the staff! Super friendly and helpful! Just the people there were a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank NoraM1
Response from Pinny K, Owner at Cool Bananas Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Nora, Thank you for your valuable feedback. We are so delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again one day. Safe and happy travels. Linda

Reviewed December 4, 2018

I didn't like it, unfriendly owner and wont be staying there again, I would not recommend this place to anyone. They also wear stupid banana costumes, very embarrassing for everyone involved. Cringe worthyMore

Date of stay: November 2018
3  Thank happy T
Response from Pinny K, Owner at Cool Bananas Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so sorry you found your stay distasteful? We like to know when our guests feel we can improve, whilst they are staying with us, so we can make adjustments and ensure they do enjoy their stay. We hope you enjoy the remainder of...More

Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

I have traveled all over the world and in 10years of backpacking I have never felt so welcomed and included from the moment I got picked up by the dancing banana at the bus stop! They play a great game with the WiFi password (created...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank Excursion619809
Response from Pinny K, Owner at Cool Bananas Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Once a banana, always a banana! A truly valued member of our team and a wonderful energy to have in the hostel. You will be sorely missed and we cannot wait for the day you walk through the hostel doors again and surprise us! From...More

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

I spent 6 weeks in Cool Bananas and I hardly recommend it to everyone. The staffs are very friendly and the owners are really lovely. It just takes 10 minutes walk to the beach or to the shops. So Everything is really close. You get...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank TanjaS2669
Response from Pinny K, Owner at Cool Bananas Backpackers LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Tanja, you're a legend. Thank you for the amazing feedback and review. We hope Austria is looking after you and that we get to see you at Cool bananas again in 2019. Linda and Cary xxx

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About
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
76
Price range
US$18 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Agnes Water
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
76
Price range
US$18 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Australia > Queensland > Agnes Water
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Traveller (62)
Pool & Beach (9)
Dining (3)
Room & Suite (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"book somewhere else"
667happyt
Dec. 4, 2018
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"stay more than one night! room 10 has a view :D"
lozenga2014
Nov. 18, 2016
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"All rooms are nice!!"
Alanaw359
Mar. 3, 2015
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"I've stayed here several times, all the rooms are pretty spot on!"
chrisobyrne5
Jan. 4, 2015
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