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Reviews of The Friendly Hostel

Hostel | 182 Torquay Rd, Hervey Bay, Australia 4655

89.5% Overall Rating

248 out of 256 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (13/03/2014)

Harriet Partington thinks…

"Friendly staff, comfy beds, good facilities, tv and wifi were good. Very helpful and knowledgable about Fraser Island trips."

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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 4.66

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

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89.5%

Overall Rating

248 out of 256 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'The Friendly Hostel'

Atmosphere
89.6%
Location
85.6%
Facilities
88.0%
Cleanliness
89.6%
Staff
92.8%
Value
92.0%
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97.1%
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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.

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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%
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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%
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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%
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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.

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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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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.

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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%
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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%
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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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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.

100.0%
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Sarah Heppel

14 December 2007 Sarah would recommend this property

Liked: Appartment-style rooms (about 3 rooms per kitchen / toilet / shower / tv) offered clean and uncrowded facilities. Air-conditioning through a fan, although a/c facility was installed whicg could not be connected to electricity.

Disliked: Sarah left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

07 December 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked that the Hostel is divided into units. You feel like you live in a little flat, which is very comfortable. Three rooms share bathroom, kitchen and own tv room. The staff was really friendly and helpful. Great place.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Sedat Kilic

01 December 2007 Sedat would recommend this property

Liked: Great Hostel with great stuff, always friendly and helpful. My girlfriend and me felt ourselfs like at home ... super atmosphere.

Disliked: Sedat left no negative feedback.