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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Flashpackers Hostel in Hervey Bay is definitely number one of all the hostels I've visited during my backpacker life in Australia! The kitchen is equipped with everything you would need for cooking meals and is pretty clean aswell. They've got a nice pool area, a cinema room and a big common room. And they've got special events like free...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff!!! Clean rooms and kitchen!!! Amazing pool and cinema room!!! Best hostel I have ever stayed!!! Excellent bus shuttle service!!! Free breakfast!!! Free Wi-Fi!!! Close to the beach!!! Good price!!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Flashpackers Hervey Bay is definitely the best hostel I've stayed at during my so far 6 months in Australia. I've been there twice and will definitely choose it again when traveling through Hervey Bay. Both the dorms and the private rooms are really clean and comfortable and they have amazing ceiling showers. The common area is really nice and clean,...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

+ Kitchen + Pool (even if it was pretty dirty) - No Wifi in the rooms - No lockers !!! - No aircon in the whole complex - luggage storage costs extra - fan was so loud that we didn't hear our alarm clocks in the morning - beds were dirty (sand everywhere)

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1Thank Caro I
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic friendly staff with excellent facilities and a very nice pool. Our only downfall with this place was no aircon in the heat of summer, there are fans but only if your lucky like us do you get a big giant fan :) Great free breakfast in the morning, the walk in fridge is also fantastic (also great for if...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I camped there for five days and it is $15 for the first and $12 for each next person per day. The breakfast in the morning is really nice as well as the cinema! The pool was great! The hostel could use some renovation though. All in all I could have stayed there longer!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for five nights, an awesome atmosphere, friendly and super generous staff and management, & plenty of things to entertain from BBQ nights to wine & cheese or a movie, or a quick swim. Comfy bunks (most DON'T squeek!) & Everything's clean. Would recommend anytime to anyone, a great place to meet others & have good relax & recoup :)

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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here before my Fraser island tour. Really nice hostel. Rooms are spacious. The shower is amazing! Clean and well kept. The Common areas -large and clean. Somewhere you actually want to cook. Lots of movies to watch too. Swimming pool area is lovely! They also do a shuttle run to the bus stop and pick you up off your...

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I don't expect much from hostels, but they should be clean and from staying in excess of 15 hostels around Australia they more often than not are. This is also the first time I've given less than 4 stars to a hostel or motel on TripAdvisor. At Hervey Bay Flashpackers the communal areas were clean, but our private room was...

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flashhb, Owner at Flashpackers Hervey Bay, responded to this review

Thanks Ryan! You write under the name honest review which you should be. However you leave out the fact that you have already left a similar review on the 24th November in your partners name. It seems you didn't appreciate our reply and have written again. Interestingly you answer all your issues/problems/questions and even throw in a few nice points...

Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Really great clean hostel with fast wifi and a fully equipped kitchen! I thought the location was good and the staff are so friendly and helpful! Comfortable sofa lounge room too which was so nice as not many hostels have this!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Flashpackers Hervey Bay

Address: 195 Torquay Tce, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Hervey Bay
Price Range: $35 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Check out the cinema at the back of the chill out area”
 of 5 bubbles Max_Muehlenhaupt, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Female dorms were great”
 of 5 bubbles bdesh, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“4 bedroom en suite!”
 of 5 bubbles harritheginge, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Girls - pay the extra for the 'luxury' room”
 of 5 bubbles sarah14387, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you love fishing, ask the reception for fishing rods. you can fish very good on the peer!”
 of 5 bubbles MikeT8000, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
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