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Backpackers @ 1770

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best hostel I've stayed in in Australia! Really nice chilled out vibe and friendly atmosphere. Room, bathroom and kitchen all very clean, ended up staying here much longer than I'd planned to! You have to stay here!

Thank Hester G
Port Douglas, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was only here for one night but we had a ball. Awesome vibe. Oscar has made the place amazing. Great friendly staff and really clean n tidy and so close to the beach and shops. Would recommend to anyone visiting the area. Will be back for sure!

Thank intheknowuphere
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We found the accommodation and staff fantastic. Comfortable bed and beautiful, clean kitchen. The crew are friendly and helpful with local knowledge. Will stay here again and would recommend to anyone. Thanks Oscar and crew.

Thank Zaphod05
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2017

That's definitely the best hostel I've been in Australia (from Melbourne to Cairns)! Unfortunately, I had to shorten my stay but my first plan was to extend it. It's close from the shops, 4 minutes walking to the surfing beach and dorms, bathrooms and kitchen are clean. The nice and friendly staff gives a great atmosphere to this lovely place...

Thank Cédrine C
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The facilities of this hostel are amazing. Very large rooms with good en-suite showers. Awesome atmosphere since all people is sitting at one large table in the evenings. Since there is nothing to do in Agnes Water except the beach, we highly appreciated this. You can get a freshly cooked and pretty good meal for a cheap price every evening....

Thank arlo_carlo
Backpackers1770, Manager at Backpackers @ 1770, responded to this review

Hi, I'm glad you enjoyed your time at our hostel and thought that the facilities were top notch. You're right the beach is exceptional here in Agnes but it's most certainly not the only thing to do, we have tours to the Great Barrier Reef, national park tours, Kayak tours, some of the best waters for SUP on the east...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Reception staff friendly, cheap place to stay - but get what you pay for. Booked a double room - these are NOT PRIVATE - more like a dorm of double beds with partial dividing walls, can literally hear the breathing of the people in the next double room. Recommend these rooms only if you're after a queen bed space and...

Thank MedicKatherine
Backpackers1770, Manager at Backpackers @ 1770, responded to this review

Hi Katherine, Thanks for your review, we're glad that you enjoyed your time at the hostel but we're sorry you didn't like your room specifically. It is clearly stated on all of our booking sites that the doubles walls do not go to the ceiling, this is because when it was designed (by previous owners) they wanted to share the...

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of my absolute favourite hostels I've been to. Me and my friend stayed for two weeks, lovely staff, Oscar and Louis who owns the place are really nice and helpful. Very clean areas, nice rooms, good wifi and there is just a nice vibe in the hostel. Thank you for an awesome stay!

Thank Tilda H
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed a week, very Chill & nice place, super friendly and helpful staff! :) Hostel location is Excellent, just couple minutes walk to restaurants, shops, grocerie store and to the beach! You can hire a surfboard here, and book a surf school for only 17dollars or 13dollars if there is deal at bookme... same kind of atmosphere as Byron...

Thank Pasi H
Backpackers1770, Manager at Backpackers @ 1770, responded to this review

Hi Pasi, Thanks for your lovely review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed your surf lesson!!! We really agree with your statement about the likeness to byron bay, people often say Agnes is a bit like Byron bay 30 years ago!! Good luck with the rest of your trip in Australia and if you're ever back...

Exmouth, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Thanks Everyone for an awesome stay. They are a welcoming, kind, friendly crew with the perfectly chilled atmosphere, I can't stay away. Backpackers 1770 has become my regular get away retreat. Love the hammock, circle around the fire and outdoor shower under the stars. They are interested in their guests and are helpful in making your stay pleasant, whether its...

Thank Tania K
Backpackers1770, Manager at Backpackers @ 1770, responded to this review

Hi Tania, Thank you for the great review! We are pleased you enjoy staying with us. We always try our best to make sure all guests feel welcome and well informed about the great things to do here in Agnes Water. See you next time, Backpackers @ 1770

Reviewed 20 February 2017

I stayed at Backpackers @ 1770 for 3 weeks during christmas and new years working for accomodation and I had the best time! The hostel is like a little family and everyone is welcome to join in on activities like fourwheeldriving in one of the beautiful nationalparks, going for a surf or having a beer at the shared meal every...

Thank Ida R
Backpackers1770, Manager at Backpackers @ 1770, responded to this review

Hi Ida, Cheers for the review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Your welcome back any time, enjoy your travels. Thanks, Backpackers @ 1770

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Backpackers at 1770 we cater to all of your home away from home needs including spacious dorms with the privacy of your own lockers and an ensuite per dorm room. All guests have access to free Wi-FI, BBQ and use of laundry! Socialise! Meet and greet in our outdoor living area and make the most of our beautiful climate. Friendly on site staff to assist with booking all of your Agnes Water/1770 & East Coast travel activities 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Full kitchen and cooking facilities, washing machine, book-swap, on-site van parking on request. We offer both mixed and single sex dorms, and provide work for accommodation opportunities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers @ 1770

Address: 22 Grahame Colyer Drive, Agnes Water, Queensland 4677, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Agnes Water
Price Range: $49 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Backpackers @ 1770 3*
Number of rooms: 63
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“The private rooms have open ceilings to share the air conditioning”
lizhingley1991, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure to book a private double room if you want A/C. There are only 3 and they fill up fast!”
Persi_W, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are pretty much the same, didn't see the all but they are roomy and clean.”
ponntuss, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“quieter and large rooms”
D6967EXandrear, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all the rooms are great and im sure you can get wifi in the doubles!!”
bene865, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
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