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    Reef Lodge Backpackers

    4 Wickham St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
    • Very good26%
    • Average14%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “air con” (20 reviews)
    “magnetic island” (33 reviews)
    “nice chill” (2 reviews)
    Public Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 166 reviews

    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
    Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

    This was my first time staying in a backpackers hostel and the experience couldn’t have been better. The man on reception was lovely and liked to have a laugh! Everyone was respectful and it was lovely and quiet. Really nice seating areas and bathroom facilities...More

    Thank Chloë E
    Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

    I stayed here one night before my ferry ride to magnetic island. I absolutely loved it. Cleaniest kitchen I've seen in a hostel. Has all the cultery for you. Even has free seasoning for anyone to use. Free coffee and tea. wifi is amazing! Even...More

    Thank Gabby Z
    Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

    Having travelled all over the world 🌎 from UK, Asia, NZ & Australia...we find the Reef Lodge is the best, cleanest & most value for money compared to others. We had an excellent time staying in this clean, tidy & comfortable accommodation on our July/August,...More

    Thank Marissa L
    Response from DeanNixonHarding, Manager at Reef Lodge BackpackersResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to leave such a nice review and all the nice things you have said about us and our backpackers hostel. We do try to accommodate people as best we can but as the saying goes... "You can please most...More

    Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

    I'll start by saying that this hostel is clean and tidy, and was nice and quiet which was ideal for us (dont stay here if you want a party hostel) as we had to get up early in the morning. However, the atmosphere was a...More

    Thank Eve E
    Response from DeanNixonHarding, Manager at Reef Lodge BackpackersResponded 7 August 2017

    Thanks Eve for taking the time to leave your review. There are no signs anywhere in this hostel that states anything about being thrown out in the middle of the night. There is a line in our information sheets that states "drunks or people causing...More

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    About
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    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • USD 16 - USD 41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family 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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