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Reviews of The Friendly Hostel

Hostel | 182 Torquay Rd, Hervey Bay, Australia 4655

91.8% Overall Rating

251 out of 259 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (19/08/2014)

leonardo molinari thinks…

"Staff is really helpfull, lockers are really big, really clean, confortable bed, kitchen has everythink (even the hoven!) There are fiew appartaments dhared within just 2 rooms! The best hostel I…"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 4.36

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

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91.8%

Overall Rating

251 out of 259 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'The Friendly Hostel'

Atmosphere
92.0%
Location
88.8%
Facilities
91.2%
Cleanliness
91.2%
Staff
94.4%
Value
93.6%
Safety
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85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

10 February 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great quiet hostel next to a busy one so you can meet people there, but people partying don't keep you all night.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

07 February 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The quiet ands friendly atmosphere

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

02 February 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was clean and spacious, like having your own apartment. Didn't have to share with too many other people either as each unit has its own living room and kitchen. Very homely

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Sandra Kwan

27 January 2009 Sandra would recommend this property

Liked: Really cool place, homely and relaxing. Backpackers make the effort to get to know eachother, good vibe all round. Room was clean and comfy. All enjoyable

Disliked: Sandra left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

13 November 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very clean, quiet and all the stuff is so nice and frendly !!!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

12 November 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Large private rooms, good value for money

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Grainne Conlon

05 November 2008 Grainne would recommend this property

Liked: New owners are lovely, apparently they aim to improve facilities even further. A really chilled, clean and friendly hostel.

Disliked: Grainne left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Terence Legge

29 September 2008 Terence would recommend this property

Liked: Take the opportunity to use the free bikes for the cycle path rides along the beach road.

Disliked: Terence left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

28 September 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: They were very helpful with booking trips to Fraser Island and Lady Elliot Island. They also offer breakfast for $5 each. It would also be good for an extended stay as they have very nice kitchen area with cooking utensils, dishes, and pots and pans.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

18 June 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the home athmosphere

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Jack Cooledge

06 June 2008 Jack would recommend this property

Liked: Smaller rooms ment you could really met and relax with new people.

Disliked: Jack left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Christopher Ellis

22 May 2008 Christopher would recommend this property

Liked: Really clean, close to beach best hostel yet!!

Disliked: Christopher left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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RICKY BLIGHT

18 May 2008 RICKY would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, tidy, quiet, and friendly helpful staff

Disliked: RICKY left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Jeremy Larrumbe

07 May 2008 Jeremy would recommend this property

Liked: Quiet place and very helpful staff

Disliked: Jeremy left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

14 April 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked the different quads; it was nice to have little seperate apartments set up, very nice living area and fully stocked kitchen. THe host was great:)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Rebecca Curry

01 April 2008 Rebecca would recommend this property

Liked: lovely homely feel.

Disliked: Rebecca left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

19 March 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Just a very clean, lovely place to stay. Staff very helpful and friendly. A home from home

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

06 March 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Didn't want a party hostel, this place was perfect

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

mervyn scott

01 March 2008 mervyn would recommend this property

Liked: Cleanliness and attention to detail.Good facilitiesFree coffee and tea

Disliked: mervyn left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Eva Loose

08 February 2008 Eva would recommend this property

Liked: Really good quality of everything (furniture etc) und very clean

Disliked: Eva left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Michelle Breach

05 February 2008 Michelle would recommend this property

Liked: nice cosy apartment style with good social area within units - good location next door to The Palace & across the road from the Woolshed hostel - so easy to meet other people. 5 mins from a really nice beach, with sea you can actually swim in without a stinger stuit! :-)

Disliked: Michelle left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Barry Lewis

09 January 2008 Barry would recommend this property

Disliked: Barry left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Miriam Daus

28 December 2007 Miriam would recommend this property

Liked: I liked a lot that it is a quiet and peaceful place where everyone felt responsible for the cleanliness in their units (shared kitchen? bathroom). That differs a lot to the facilities that I've seen before in backpackers.Not a place for people looking for party - what I liked a lot!

Disliked: Miriam left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Daniel Smith

26 December 2007 Daniel would recommend this property

Liked: Nice owner

Disliked: Daniel left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Dawn O'Hare

16 December 2007 Dawn would recommend this property

Liked: small, everything you needed, staff friendly

Disliked: Dawn left no negative feedback.