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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved everything from the beginning to the end! I stayed in a three bed dorm and I have to say, this was one of the cutest dorms I've ever stayed in. The bar has good pizzas and garlic bread with a good cider or beer which where at a reasonable price. The sanctuary and wild animals at the hostel are...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought that these rooms were really cool and very clean. The kitchen was also very clean and well equipped. The koala sanctuary was a big plus, I thought this was awesome. Good location - close to the beach where you can swim in a stinger net. Only problem was some of the staff were a bit rude - bit...

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Darmstadt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a private room with a little fridge and a fan (no air-con). For us that was all we were looking for staying overnight in a hostel. The girls amenities were clean, but the men's were not. BYO was not allowed ( even at the campsite) however the whole set up has been very nice.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for four nights in November. This place is quite cool since it has its own koala habitat on the premises. But that's not the only animals you can see since each day at four dozens of colorful birds are fed (you may feed them) and I even saw two wallabies on the camping ground. Our double room...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms were big and clean with a room for a shower, a separate toilet and a sink between 8. Heaps of sockets in the rooms by the beds which was good. Have to rent cutlery and crockery from the bar to use the kitchen which seemed a bit bizzare and meant you had to keep it with you. Nice pool,...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been living in Townsville now for several years, and have been getting around to visiting this park for a while on the back of word of mouth. I finally took the tour this morning with my 2 year old son, and was so impressed with every aspect, I felt compelled to leave a review based on gratitude. The tour...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, lets start with the good. You can spot some great wildlife at Bungalow Bay Koala Village. Kookaburra, Lorikeet, Possums and Wallaby are common. Its said that even Koalas are visiting the campsite. Bad things are the powered camp sites. Its quite impossible to find a leveled patch of soil. Unless you park on the concrete slabs, which are usually...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was the most promising stay of our trip but quickly became the most disappointing experience of our two-week trip to Australia. It left a black mark where wonderful memories could have been. At check-in, our group of ten was told that our 10-bungalow reservation had been reduced to ONE bungalow. The reservation had been confirmed multiple times prior to...

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Ayr, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My cousin and I had booked the koala express tour through a travel agent which included your return ferry tickets, entry to the koala park and a photo as well as 2 nights accommodation at bungalow bay YHA. All seemed well and good and was highly recommended this tour. We first got there and it took ages to check us...

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BrettBungalow, Manager at Bungalow Bay Koala Village, responded to this review

Dear Yazzysadri, Thank you for your review. We were very sorry to hear about the behaviour from one of the guests in your dorm room. Unfortunately we do not have any control of what the guests do when in a shared dorm; we only hope that they have some common decency when around other guests! As it was after midnight...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I paid online before arrival but staff on duty wouldn't accept my receipt. Took a long time arguing until they agreed to check their system and found the payment. Apart from this the location is fantastic.

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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The stunning landscape of this island on the Great Barrier Reef makes this destination truly distinctive & attractive to the eco conscious traveller. Bungalow Bay focuses on delivering a Australian Experience complete with boutique wildlife sanctuary ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bungalow Bay Koala Village

Address: 40 Horseshoe Bay Rd, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia (Formerly Geoff's Place)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Magnetic Island
Price Range: $70 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bungalow Bay Koala Village 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Bungalow for sure!”
 of 5 bubbles Vickie_Biku, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“do the Koala experience!”
 of 5 bubbles jgooger, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“En-suite accommodation is most suitable for older people.”
 of 5 bubbles 991cassmass, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for air con and private showers and room on the bungalow”
 of 5 bubbles Megadile, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Upgrade to a private bungalow! So nice!”
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