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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Larrikin Lodge was our place from 2000 til 2003 when Bob and Wanda bought it from us. Wayne was Jungle Jonno of Platypus Safari fame and I was the "Granny" house mother. Today I learned the Larrikin Lodge is no more- just a bare block. I was pleased to see that whoever razed the building left the 100 year old... More 

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Emerald Qld
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2010

The owners are great.Thanks for being you Wanda and Bob. I first met my fiancee in the Larrikin Lodge, it holds great memories Lots of Love Dee and Lee X

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Port Austin, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2010

Backpacking? have yourself a stay at the Larrikin....and while your there book an Eco Tour with Uncle Bob! My daughter and I were looking for a getaway on our extended vacation in Queensland. We picked Mackay and the LL we spent Friday nite dorm style at the Lodge then Uncle Bob whisked us away up into the mountains for some... More 

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London
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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2008

Larrikin Lodge will live long in the memory for the unstinting friendliness of the owner – he was great! The hostel itself wasn’t amazing, but clean and functional. The majority of the rooms are dorms and occupied by longer-term travellers who are working in Mackay. We stayed in a double, which was fine, although we did have to walk through... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2008

Larrikin Lodge is quite a small but a very cosy and friendly place to stay. The main guy who works there Bob was so helpful and friendly it made quite a change! Theres a small kitchen facility, fridges and also a no-alcohol policy which was nice cos it results in a really nice chilled out, family-esque environment. Theres satellite TV... More 

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Address: 32 Peel St, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
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