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Aussie Woolshed Backpackers Hervey Bay, Fraser Island

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, Hervey Bay is not really a place you want to stay for longer if you aren't visiting Fraser Island. Anyway, the hostel is very nice, relaxing garden, welcoming, and helpful staff. Book your tours at the hostel, the owners will highly appreciate it. Good atmosphere. Takes some time to get to the beach and shops though.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 1 night after returning from Fraser Island 2 days tour. I booked a private room which had everything you need. Also common areas were very cozy ans clean. What I liked the most was the fact that it is a small and quiet hostel, so you can enjoy and relax in peace. Hostel also offers free drop offs...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

•Room full of insects and had a cockroach run across my face when trying to sleep •Reception staff weren't very helpful when we wanted to store our luggage there when we went on our Fraser Island tour • Kitchen and chill out room was clean • Washing machine didn't work • Free wifi - although slow • Overall an average...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a lovely oasis. Beautiful garden hang out/bbq area. Big kitchen with lots of utensils. Good wifi, clean rooms and bathrooms. Walking ditance to the beach and shops. They run a pick from the greyhound bus stop which is a great help. Keep up the good work ; )

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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

The hostel has a great and relaxed atmosphere with hammocks in the beautiful garden. The kitchen is super clean and open 24 hours a day. The BBQ area is the cleanest we saw in a hostel so far! Rooms are cozy and really clean, can't complain about anything. WIFI could be faster, but at least it is for free.

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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

A cosy place and a good kitchen/common area. Cockroaches in the room and you have to pay extra for the air condition. The reception is closed in the middle of the day and we didn't get any information about that. Nice staff.

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Megan S, Owner at Aussie Woolshed Backpackers Hervey Bay, Fraser Island, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. The Woolshed is set on 1 acre of lush tropical vegetation which is home to many native insects including the flying Australian bush cockroach. Our rooms are cleaned to a very high standard and all rooms have insect screens on the windows however if you leave your door open insects may come in for a visit....

Risskov, Arhus, Denmark
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing and cozy stay! Many friendly people and super helpful staff! Hervey Bay wasn't our favourite place in Australia, but this lovely hostel made it worthwhile. Nice rooms, good kitchen and drop off at the greyhound busses available. Only thing missing is a small pool. Thank u for a lovely stay!

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Megan S, Owner at Aussie Woolshed Backpackers Hervey Bay, Fraser Island, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback and were working on funding the swimming pool. Guests can help this dream become a reality by booking direct through our website. Until then the beach is a five minute walk and very safe for swimming. Happy travels!

Belfast
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I did not actually stay in this hostel but I stayed across the road! When I came back off a trip I realised that I had lost my towel and with my reception closed it meant I did not have a towel to have a shower with. Thankfully the guy on reception here was really friendly and let me hire...

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Megan S, Owner at Aussie Woolshed Backpackers Hervey Bay, Fraser Island, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback and we're glad we made your experience in Hervey Bay a friendly one! Happy travels

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Although this hostel is not near a lot it is only a few minutes walk to the lovely Hervey Bay beach! This hostel makes you feel like you're in the outback with all the little shacks! It's by far the most chilled hostel we've been to so far and it also has free wifi which up the east coast doesn't...

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Megan S, Owner at Aussie Woolshed Backpackers Hervey Bay, Fraser Island, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback! When Brent has the time he loves to have a chat and Xena the dog loves a pat and belly rub!! Hervey Bay is the Gateway to all Fraser Island highlights and the Woolshed offer some great money saving accommodation/tour packages when booking direct. Everything is hot in this heatwave however we do offer rooms with...

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights while going to Fraser Island and loved the atmosphere that was here. Free parking for cars. Free 1gb of wifi. Reception was shut when we arrived but they left a key in a safe for us so we could check in when they reopened and was nice to let us chill by the beach...

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Megan S, Owner at Aussie Woolshed Backpackers Hervey Bay, Fraser Island, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. Clean facilities and rooms is what you pay for and we're glad we meet your expectations! I agree it can be uncomfortable in some of the rooms during a heatwave however we do provide dorms and privates with aircon for a few extra dollars. We have a small supermarket 5 minute walk and the Woolworthes is...

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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Aussie Woolshed Backpackers is a small, family run hostel, that offers a wide range of very comfortable, cosy country style accommodation. All buildings are designed around an Australiana theme and set on a large property with tropical gardens. The hostel is right in the center of town, only 5 min. from the beach, supermarket, shops, restaurants & pubs. We offer ensuite doubles & twins, standard doubles & twins (aircondition optional), triple rooms & dorms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aussie Woolshed Backpackers Hervey Bay, Fraser Island

Address: 181 Torquay Rd, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay
Price Range: $48 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Aussie Woolshed Backpackers Hervey Bay, Fraser Island 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Remember to book the shuttle from the bus stop!”
MarielaCoach, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not next to the toilet!”
Primone2125, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem good but room 10 gets a lovely breeze and is nice and quiet.”
Adampop, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“SQ, "Super Quiet" was a cool 8 bed dorm”
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“rooms near the reception might get wifi but not ours”
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