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Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge

2 Springs Rd 1770, 1 hour 15 minutes North of Bundaberg, Agnes Water, Queensland 4677 Australia
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#4 of 25 Speciality lodging in Agnes Water
Travellers' Choice
An 80 Bed hostel located at the southern end of The Great Barrier Reef. Close to beach and shops. Family owned and run in lush green surroundings. Staff are well-known for their warm welcome and providing a family atmosphere for all. There is plenty to do, be sure to ask at Reception for Free and local tours, walks etc.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Shuttle bus service
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Bar / lounge
Aerobics offsite
Bowling offsite
Evening entertainment
Board games / puzzles
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
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Room features
Electric kettle
Walk-in shower
Hair dryer
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Dutch, German


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Grade: 68 out of 100
10Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
3Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Cara M wrote a review Jun 2021
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I stayed at cool bananas as an individual traveler and I had such a good time. The staff make you feel welcome, location is great, it’s really close to shops, and beaches, and a short drive or 20 minute walk from some really nice hiking trails. Highly rate it, I’ll be returning for sure
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
Mat wrote a review Mar 2021
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Stayed for a week longer than we planned because of how well we were looked after. All i wanted to do was surf and not only were we helped, we were taken by the owner in his own car! Super chilled and laid back place but always clean and tidy! Can't recommend the lifestyle here enough! 10/10
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Senthu S wrote a review Dec 2020
24 contributions6 helpful votes
I was there for 2 nights in October and due to restrictions and border closures, there were not many people. So, I got total interaction with staff and mostly got rooms and showers free to access. The place is cool, clean, locations perfect too. Nice place to socialize if you are into that or to have your quiet own time. If I go back to Agnes Water or 1770, this is my only place in the future even if I go with many people :).
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Date of stay: October 2020
Annete Silva wrote a review Dec 2020
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Had the best stay a cool bananas, loved the relax vibe of the hostel, the staff was very friendly and the lovely owners who welcomed me so well really made me feel like part of their family and would take us surfing every day the waves where on at the paradise Springs Beach. Had a blast.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Harriet D wrote a review Dec 2020
Brighton, United Kingdom6 contributions1 helpful vote
The best hostel in Australia!! Super chilled vibe, friendly staff, the owners are very involved and helpful. They took me down to Springs beach for a surf because I didn't have a car! Atmosphere makes it very easy to meet fellow travellers. Perfect location, near national park, beaches, sunset lookouts, shops. Definitely recommend!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
USD 17 - USD 35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaQueenslandAgnes Water
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Discover 1770 Holiday Shop (0.4 km), Agnes Water Main Beach (0.4 km), and Agnes Water Museum (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge?
Top room amenities include a refrigerator, a stovetop, and a walk-in shower.
What food & drink options are available at Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Holidays Cafe, Codie's Place, and Off the Hook Fish and Chips.
Is Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Agnes Water.
Are any cleaning services offered at Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge?
Yes, self serve laundry and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Countess Russell Anchor (6.7 km).