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Maroochydore, Australia
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is one of the hostels you have to know from the inside! The extroverted people living here, the friendly staff, free internet, free stand-up paddle boards, surfboards etc. is wonderful! Not to mention the amazing view over the river mouth!

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

The staff is friendly and is well located but our room (a double) was very small and overpriced, we did like the style very stained and easygoing but the kitchen and common bathrooms weren't clean enough.

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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 14 September 2015

A friend and I accepted jobs from a local farm as strawberry packer (female) and strawberry picker (male). We were told accomodation would be provided and were pretty excited about our first job. However, our excitement over the location was the only positive experience about this hostel. It is situated right next to the Maroochydore River and you only need...

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Thank sinasinasina
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 May 2015

This hostel is right next to the beach & a park with free barbecues etc. It does look a little shabby from the outside but I think this just adds to it's charm really. Rooms are clean & beds are comfortable. Communal ares can get dirty in the evenings, but it is a hostel and you learn to accept things...

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Thank bareskyllz
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Disgustingly filthy dirty. A Health risk. No cleaning products-disinfectants & what little dishwash liquid was available was watered down. No cloths for cleaning. Tea towels disgusting as had to use them as cloth to wipe benches before you cd even make a cup coffee let alone breakfast or any meal. Dishes & pans GROSS left ea day not washed or...

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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Well we should have known it wouldn't be too flash after choosing the cheapest accommodation option, but I have to say this backpackers is one of the most run down old buildings that I've ever seen! BUT in saying that, we had a great stay. The atmosphere is good with a laid back vibe and free BBQ on Saturdays, the...

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Thank allycat03
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

Stayed for a week and didn't want to leave! So close to the beach, staff are fantastic and so helpful and friendly. Very laid back and cruisy. Owner is upgrading the place, it has a beach house vibe Made some amazing friends, definitely want to come back! Hover bro!

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1Thank danih351
Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2014

We were extremely disappointed on arrival at the state of the house. First impressions were not good, the garden is a mess and the inside of the house is not much better. Staff were not that helpful and the only good thing was how close it was to the beach. Wifi is available but you have to pay, which is...

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Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Stayed here five days in summer time. Everyone and everything is very laid back and easy going, sometimes a bit too much. Needs an upgrade when it comes to, well, pretty much everything. All the rooms are basic, kitchen is basic, bathrooms are basic. You just get what you pay for really. They do offer farm work, but you have...

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1Thank Ilse v
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2013

I have been here wile the change over took place and the new owner has amazing plans he has all ready painted and is doing a great job. The people are welcoming kind helpfull and other plenty of work in return all they ask for is respect. Love the place so much I will be back in August. It's new...

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Address: 15 The Esplanade | Cottontree, Maroochydore, Queensland 4558, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Maroochydore
Number of rooms: 12
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