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1770 Southern Cross Backpackers

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2694 Round Hill Rd, Agnes Water, Queensland 4677 Australia See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Shuttle Bus Service
Air Conditioning
3 Star accommodation
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Come and experience for yourself, a resort style hostel with a Club Med feel! Get comfy in our large 4-6 share ensuite dorms that wont break your budget, or pamper yourself in our private deluxe double rooms ...More or Family room with ensuite, TV, DVD & fridge. Dorms & doubles with shared facilities also available. Huge common area with Digital TV, Ping pong, Fuseball, Pool table and cozy fireplace for the Winter. We have a swimming pool with elephant fountains perfect for cooling off after a hot day at the beach. Hammocks to chill out with a good book and lots of under-cover areas to get out of the sun or rain. The resort is set on 15 acres of land with a pretty little lake that has a jetty a free paddle boat, horses grazing in the paddocks and loads of tropical gardens to stroll through, perfect for nature lovers. Lots of areas for a bit of meditation or yoga as the sun is rising or setting or a game of football, volley ball or cricket. During your stay why not treat yourself to a relaxing massage or beauty treatment in our "Healing Hut". (extra special prices for our guests)Our on site bar "Karma bar" with super cheap drinks and beer garden surrounds the pool area and is perfect for the afternoon drink to quench your thirst after you arrive home from any of the amazing tours Agnes / 1770 has to offer. Free Breakfast Free Tea & Coffee all day every day!Free Motel Quality Linen.Free DVD hire.Free Courtesy Shuttle to beach + shops (3 minute drive)Free pickup for the Greyhound bus service* FREE 24 hour WIFI, and a cinema room. We believe that we have something pretty special here at Southern Cross and we want to share it with YOU! Our Motto LIVE IN THE DREAM! Get up to date with life at the hostel on our Facebook page Southern Cross Backpackers. Less
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Free Internet
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Breakfast included
Outdoor pool
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USD 16 - USD 58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
1770 Southern Cross Tourist Retreat
Also Known As
1770 Southern Cross Backpackers Agnes Water, Queensland
Australia > Queensland > Agnes Water
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Southern Cross Backpackers 1770 is a very chilled hostel located in Bush land just outside of agnes water. They offer a free shuttle bus service to and from the Greyhound bus stop, which was very much appreciated at 10pm at night when we arrived! We...More

Thank Bethany S
Response from Lisa C, Owner at 1770 Southern Cross BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and pointing out the problem with the mattresses in the room you stayed in. It is that time of year again where we are replacing mattresses where needed. Yes we are in drought at the moment and we are having...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Southern Cross with our Campervan in the backyard, which was nice. Staff was friendly and the common areas are really nice. The only downside would be the location, but they do have free shuttle buses to town so it’s not really a...More

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Response from Lisa C, Owner at 1770 Southern Cross BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your nice review. Our hostel sits on 15 acres of land only a 3 minute drive from town. We have around 8 acres at the back of the hostel which, on the upside, gives us tons of space for our campers. You would...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018

A fabulous place to stay very clean well kept, the gardens and surrounds were beautiful and peaceful. The owner was lovely very friendly and welcoming. The have a great place, with Great prices and includes breakfast. Looking forward to stay there again in the future....More

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Thank Lori M
Response from Lisa C, Owner at 1770 Southern Cross BackpackersResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review Lori M. We are so glad that you loved your stay with us and enjoyed our beautiful gardens. Hopefully we will see you again soon. All the Best !

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We spent here 5 nights and it was one of the best hostels on my trip in Australia. Very friendly staff, it was clean everywhere and I loved those huts we were living in! And of course those dogs, gonna miss them! I will definitely...More

Thank Marja K
Response from Lisa C, Owner at 1770 Southern Cross BackpackersResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you Marja K ! We are so proud to be on your list as one of the best hostels on your trip around our amazing country. Hopefully we will see you again. We will give the dogs a big hug for you ! All...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

The hostel is in the middle of forest about 2km from the centre of Agnes Water. And it's beautiful! So nice place to chill out and just relax. And the scooteroo tour starts there and it's an absolute must do. There is a shuttle bus...More

Thank eezu_12
Response from Lisa C, Owner at 1770 Southern Cross BackpackersResponded 18 July 2018

Thanks you for your lovely review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us in our little piece of paradise. Spread the love ! Cheers from all the Southern Cross crew.

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"Maybe take your own pillow as only one supplied. Some bunks were a bit hard."
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"England and Thailand"
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"Not really suitable for families needs some maintenance to make it safe for them to play as kids do!!!!"
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