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1770 Southern Cross Backpackers

Hostel | 2694 Roundhill Rd, (P.O Box 197), Agnes Water, Australia 4677

74.9% Overall Rating

41 out of 51 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (18/06/2014)

"The owners really put an effort into the presentation of the hostel and there were good entertainment facilities such as table tennis, pool and tablet football."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 3.60
  • Towel USD 1.44

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

No check-outs or check-ins available on Christmas day (25th December) or New years day (1st January). 3 night minimum stay, and bookings must carry through these dates. GUESTS MUST CONTACT OUR OFFICE BY PHONE OR EMAIL 24HRS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL TO CONFIRM YOUR ARRIVAL TIME AND FORM OF TRANSPORT. IF NO CONTACT IS MADE, AND NO PHONE NUMBER IS SUPPLIED OR YOU ARE UNREACHABLE, BOOKINGS WILL BE DIS-REGARDED!

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 8:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Agnes Water?

Contact us directly

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Come experience Southern Cross! We are raising the standards of hostel accommodation without raising the price. Now a fully licensed venue - we also welcome to you the Karma Bar! Read more

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About 1770 Southern Cross Backpackers

Come and experience a hostel with a difference for yourself! Get comfy in our shared or ensuite dorms that wont break your budget, or pamper yourself in our private deluxe double rooms! Huge common area with Ping pong, Fuseball, Pool table. Computer and Movie rooms; fully equipped kitchen; gas B.B.Q.'s and Motel Quality Linen. Free WiFi, Free breakfast, Free tea and coffee and Free shuttle service to town.

We have a Resort style pool perfect for sunbathing, reading a good book or just chilling out. We are set on 16 acres of land with an abundance of trees and beautiful gardens and a pretty little lake. You may be lucky enough to spot a kangaroo or two !

Our on site bar 'Karma bar' and beer garden surrounds the pool area and is perfect for the afternoon drink to quench you thirst after a long day of participating in any of the wide variety of tours in Agnes Water and the Town of 1770.

The famous Scooter Roo Tours (One of the TOP 5 things to do on the East coast of Queensland) is located on the property of Southern Cross. The perfect combination of an Award winning tour at an Award winning hostel.

We believe as does Lonely Planet (2010 and 2009 'Our Pick and Highly Recommended') and TripAdvisor (Certificate of Excellence 2013 and 2014) that we have something pretty special here at Southern Cross Backpackers and we want to share it with you! Expect the best in service. Our Motto is 'Live in the dream!'

Guests must reconfirm at least 24hrs prior to arrival. If no contact is made, and no phone number is supplied or you are unreachable, bookings will be disregarded!

Accommodation Information

FREE : wifi; breakfast; motel quality linen; tea and coffee; DVD's; shuttle to town every 2 hours

Location Information

Go hit the surf with the cheapest surf school on the East Coast - only $17- 3hr minimum!
Plus the famous Scooter Roo chopper tour, surf kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, fishing, snorkeling and diving at the best part of the Great Barrier Reef, plus so much more!