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Gladstone Backpackers

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were a cohort of 12 students and 2 profs from the US on a field trip to Heron Island, we stayed here one night. Luke the owner could not have been a better host. He made all the logistics super easy, and even haggled with local restaurants for decent pizza options. Moving that many people about can prove tough...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service, great facility for the price and customer service was the best. I would highly recommend staying here. Rooms were nice and clean. Walking distance from McDonald's and food store. Would surely visit the gladstone backpackers again.

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Had an awesome stay! The backpackers is a super chill venue, staff were friendly, bar was great, and location was walking distance from the harbour and town centre. The pool was great too, and the downstairs area with a pool table and couches was a great place to socialise with a few bevvies :)

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to respond and were glad you enjoyed all the effort we have put into renovations. Travel safe!

Wageningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I arrived at this hostel on Australian Day, so maybe not the best day to travel. I wanted to visit a smaller place in Australia, but if you don't have a car, there is really nothing to do in Gladstone. However, the hostel was a good place to stay for one day. The rooms are big and the beds are...

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Maike thanks for your review! We were very busy with Australia day celebrations so couldnt do our usual wakeboarding or island tours. If you manage to visit again try and stay a couple of nights to take advantage of our FREE wakeboarding and 4WD beach trips we do a couple of times a week

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Good vibes, one of the nicest backpackers I've stayed at yet. Luke and Charlie are friendly. Pool is a sight for sore eyes after a long drive, beer on tap and off, pool table to pass time and lounge chairs out the back in the cool air. Wish I had 3 hands so I could give 3 thumbs up ;).

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Luke M, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Pete Thanks for taking the time for your great review! Its great you noticed all small things weve done to keep people entertained and relaxed:) Take care!

Reviewed 9 January 2017

The dirtiest place I've stayed at. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone, definitely, a place I will never be back. toilets were not clean, no toilet paper, insects everywhere, rooms are very hot with no ventilation.

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Luke M, Manager at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Anderson, we are spending money on renovations at the moment im sorry if this was an inconvenience. The bathrooms are cleaned everyday, sometimes twice. It is a shared facility remember, no matter how clean it is it only takes one person to change this. Please let staff know if you are unhappy in future. Id be happy to offer...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I needed accommodation for the night on short notice and the staff were a huge help. The rooms are good and the location is highly desirable, being near the marina and a great fish and chip shop. I'll certainly be returning next time I'm in Gladstone.

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Always a pleasure to help and glad you enjoyed the fresh fish, where the boat is unloaded 150m from the hostel and cooked on the spot!

Rostock, Germany
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I stayed there for a period of 3,5 months, sort of a week on a week off. Luke is still in process to set up a few things but all rooms are newly renovated with new beds. The rooms are basic, beds, fans, a wardrope and clean but that's not the place to spent your time in your room anyway....

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review mate! Definitely missed having you around, and it would be pleasure to have you stay again! Otherwise might catch you somewhere else in oz for a bier! Take care!

Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Ended up staying in Gladstone for a night, then found this place and decided to stay 2 more nights! Good vibes! It's a 2 level house that has been converted in a hostel, very clean, expecially the kitchen. A little bar downstairs, a beautiful garden, swimming pool, hammocks, pool table and A WOOD FIRED OVEN!!! Love this hostel! Will remind...

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and im so glad you felt comfortable and at home! Exactly the vibe I'm looking for:) Take care!

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2016

A very comfy hostel with clean rooms, a well equipped kitchen, and a beautiful outdoor area with a cool bar and a nice pool. The hostel offers a welcoming, relaxed, and familiar atmosphere and people are friendly and helpful.

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Luke M, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review which mentions most of the things we are trying to achieve! Enjoy your travels!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
2011 Capricorn Tourism Award winning Gladstone Backpackers is a family owned and operated backpackers located within the CBD of Gladstone, which is midway between Rainbow Beach and Airlie Beach. The hostel has a mix of accommodation available including doubles, twins and 4 bed dorms. A great place to take a break and rewind. Take a stroll around the marina, ride the free bikes around to Spinnaker Park or climb the 111 steps to the lookout. Alternatively, relax by the pool with a great book or just sit on the deck and watch the world go by. Free kayak and fishing gear hire for 2 nights stay or more. Wakeboarding, camping and 4wd trips also available. pool side bar with wood fired pizza oven, pool table and fuse ball table. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gladstone Backpackers

Address: 12 Rollo Street, Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gladstone
Price Range: $24 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Gladstone Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The rooms sleep four people, so bringing friends is a good idea.”
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“The double room totally worth it!”
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