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Cool Bananas Backpackers Lodge

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  • Excellent61%
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“crepes”(12 reviews)
“the east coast”(33 reviews)
“the kitchen”(60 reviews)
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All reviewscrepesthe east coastthe kitchensurf lessonsfree tea and coffeefree wificommon roomnice guygreat atmospherecommunal areasspacious roomscomfy couchesgreat place to chilllate busgreyhound bus stopchilled hostelbed dorm
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well managed, owner operated place. Front desk were more than helpful. Attracts a quiet, friendly, and respectful clientele. Perfect location just near the beach. Nice common areas. Security seemed vigilant; I was approached several times (in a good way) during the course of my stay....More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

agnes water is the hidden gem of the east coast. i ended up staying here long than most places & cool bananas was one of the main reasons. a lovely vibe full of friendly people. a great big kitchen or you can simply bbq fresh...More

Thank rumandsunshine
Response from Linda K, Owner at Cool Bananas Backpackers LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Charlie, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at our little hostel. I hope you enjoy the rest of your travels and maybe one day you could come back and visit us again. Thanks again.

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Very nice hostel in a lovely town. There was a bus shuttle to get me from the overnight bus and I could check in straight away! The staff members are very nice and included everyone. Unfortunately when I departed early in the morning the kitchen...More

Thank Saskia B
Response from Linda K, Owner at Cool Bananas Backpackers LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Saskia, thank you for your lovely review. It was unfortunate you were leaving here the morning of our 1 day off that we have per year! Bummer! I hope you are enjoying the rest of your holiday. Safe and happy travels.

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We arrived here at about 6.30am and there was a shuttle and some people waiting to greet us and take us to the hostel, then when we got there they let everyone check in straight away! Was so greatful for that, especially after being on...More

Thank Jade M
Response from Linda K, Owner at Cool Bananas Backpackers LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jade, we really appreciate you taking the time to write us a lovely review and for noticing the 'little things' like the shuttle, early check-in and the free stuff. Sorry about the washing, some days it is done by 11am and when there are...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

The loveliest hostel I've stayed in. Very welcoming staff, one on the cleanest hostels, great in-house surf lessons with gnarly tours and always a good vibe amongst the guests. Also the hostel is very close to the beach and the cute shopping-centre. Definitely recommended :-)More

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Response from Linda K, Owner at Cool Bananas Backpackers LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

Awesome review! You are absolutely wonderful for taking the time. Thank you for noticing how wonderful our staff are and Lorenzo is delighted that you enjoyed his surf lesson. Location is certainly a bonus here, being so close to beaches and shops. Hope you are...More

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Free Internet
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$43 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$43 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (42)
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"stay more than one night! room 10 has a view :D"
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"All rooms are nice!!"
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"I've stayed here several times, all the rooms are pretty spot on!"
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"Eu fiquei no alojamento e estava perfeito para mim. Não sei se têm quartos privados"
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