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    Reef Lodge Backpackers

    4 Wickham St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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    USD 43*
    Traveller (34)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good26%
    • Average13%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible6%
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    Public Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 170 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I fled in this hostel from the Rambutan aside (from where I was expelled by the unbearable noise and the obligation, to take my meals in storage-rooms inside their parkdeck!). I was wellcomed and took a single room. No partys, a nice, quiet court with...More

    Thank Brigitte R
    Response from DeanNixonHarding, Manager at Reef Lodge BackpackersResponded 3 days ago

    Hi Brigitte, thank you for leaving us a review and the nice things you have stated about your stay at the Reef Lodge in Townsville. Sorry to hear about the noise problem at the other hostel however it does cater to a more party atmosphere....More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The location of this hotel is spot on. It's about a 10 minute walk to the Greyhound bus stop, and on the corner of the strand (beautiful beach walk and the 1 thing to do in Townsville) and founders street with all the bars and...More

    Thank Angela S
    Response from DeanNixonHarding, Manager at Reef Lodge BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Angela, Thank you for the feedback and the nice things you have stated... it is a shame you didn't tell us about the a/c prior to leaving, then we would know which room to look at... Hope your travels all go well and you...More

    Reviewed 9 December 2017

    Stayed here for two nights before heading to Magnetic Island. The hostel was very quiet and had less of a friendly atmosphere than I have experienced elsewhere but the location is excellent! Right in the centre of Townsville near Reef HQ and the Museum and...More

    Thank Kara B
    Response from DeanNixonHarding, Manager at Reef Lodge BackpackersResponded 10 December 2017

    Hi Kara and thank you for taking the time to leave your thoughts on the Reef Lodge. We always appreciate peoples opinions. We do advertise as quiet hostel and drunken parties are not encourage. The day you were here was a little on the quiet...More

    Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

    This was my worst backpackers experience ever. I booked the $21 room just looking for a place to sleep I didn't need luxury but this was just mean. Maybe you should state that this room is no aircon and no fan because the fan that...More

    Thank Paige M
    Response from DeanNixonHarding, Manager at Reef Lodge BackpackersResponded 8 December 2017

    Hello again Paige, Wow! your first review on booking.com was well noted but it seems your looking to maximize your displeasure all over the internet. Thank you again Paige, but since I went to considerable attention to your previous review, apart from the first paragraph...More

    Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

    Reef Lodge has great facilities, hang out areas, a gym room, washing machines etc and is run by extremely helpful locals. One of the really good things about staying here (I have been here about 10 times) is that they don't tolerate really stupid or...More

    Thank Scott P
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Price range
    • USD 16 - USD 43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • Queensland >
    • Townsville
    • Also Known As
    • Reef Lodge Backpackers Townsville
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    Traveller (34)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Dining (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (48)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    "Do not stay here"
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    "Always choose the backpackers special sometimes you are lucky and get a 4 six bed dorm for the same money as..."
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    "The rooms that face towards the Strand are quieter as they don't face th Irish Pub and Nighclubs"
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