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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“the bus”(21 reviews)
“the owner”(27 reviews)
“the kitchen”(25 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness centre
2 Star accommodation
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All reviewsthe busthe ownerthe kitchenfraser islandhervey bayfree shuttlebed rooman enjoyable stayperfect place to stayoffice hourscouldn't faultstayed here for one nightgaryaustraliabackpackersvibesdorm
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

A lovely place, feels like staying in a house and the host was friendly too but an item of my clothes has been stolen from the washing line and as I reported it, it was taken very casually and no much attention was given, there...More

Thank mokopny
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the friendly hostle for 3 nights and really enjoyed it. Gary is such a great person - helpful, kind and caring The place is clean and you feel like home. You can Rent bikes for free. The Beach is 10 min walkingdistance...More

Thank Elo S
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I read some good and bad reviews, with some people saying the manager was rude. I now realise why some people didn't like the manager. He is not rude - just very direct, blunt, and to the point. He definitely lacks people skills and really...More

Thank Travellerlgb
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Our stay here would best be described as indifferent. We arrived late, but the guy on reception advised us it was only a short walk or to take a cab - the walk was easy enough. All arrangements were left in the safe. The owner/...More

Thank Shannon K
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This Hostel is one of the best Hostels I stayed in. I booked a 3 bed room and I actually got put in a 2 bed room. I've never had that before in a hostel. I really enjoyed the stay there - it didn't feel...More

Thank Kathi P
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Details
Price range
USD 15 - USD 20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Budget Hotel in Scarness
#3 Quaint Hotel in Scarness
#5 Family Hotel in Scarness
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 15 - USD 20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Budget Hotel in Scarness
#3 Quaint Hotel in Scarness
#5 Family Hotel in Scarness
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (22)
Room & Suite (9)
Dining (2)
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"Rooms at the back of the hostel are quieter as there is a bus pick up out the front every morning around 7am."
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"This is a hostel"
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"Take the bikes out!"
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"No pool but could not remove this from the rating once I clicked on it :)"
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