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  • Average11%
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“po boy”(3 reviews)
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All reviewspool and bar areapo boybeautiful hostelmagnetic islanddorm roomcar parkgreyhound busthe east coastcommon areaslovely poolrecommend staying hereairlie beachstayed here for two nightsrooms were very cleanbackpackersyhaluxury
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostel is modern and is above normal standards of a hostel. But the rooms are around the bar. You have to walk through the bar to get to the rooms. Then you might as well have your bed in the bar, it's that loud....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went yesterday night for a cold one and check for the first time the location. Location amazing, the Calamari I took where oily please next time dry them out! I will enjoy the possibility to use the pool while having a drink, a thought management...More

Thank Devid83
Response from Chris H, General Manager at RambutanResponded 1 week ago

Hi Devid83, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent experience at Rambutan Townsville. I have passed your comments onto the Venue Manager to follow up with kitchen. All guests are able to take advantage of the pool while at Rambutan....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best hostel I have ever stayed at when it comes to cleanliness and luxury. It has a spa feeling and a nice bar/restaurant right by the pool. There is not much party or activities going on which is a little boring. Location is...More

Thank Sarah I
Response from Chris H, General Manager at RambutanResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sarah I, Thank you for taking the time to provide a review of your recent stay at Rambutan. It is always great to receive such positive feedback. We hope we have the pleasure of you returning in the future! Kind regards, Chris Hanson

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not know what to expect when I stayed here but I was amazed it cost $25.50 for a night here! The pool is great, restaurant serves delicious food and cocktails! Linen and a towel provided on arrival. Absolute luxury!

Thank Helie1992
Response from Chris H, General Manager at RambutanResponded 1 week ago

Dear Helie1992, Again thank you for your fantastic review. Here at Rambutan, we pride ourselves on our facilities. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Chris Hanson

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this hostel. It has a nice pool with shaded sofa areas to relax. Rooms are clean, beds comfy. Bathroom clean and modern. Receptionists are very welcoming and friendly. Laundry room has a number of machines so faster. Great location as very central to restaurants,...More

Thank graceryan21
Response from Chris H, General Manager at RambutanResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear graceryan21, Thank you for sharing your fantastic review with the wider Trip Advisor community. I am thrilled that you enjoyed the service and facilities here at Rambutan. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Chris Hanson

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Bar/Lounge
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Air Conditioning
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US$ 22 - US$ 122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 22 - US$ 122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"There a no good rooms, if you want to sleep at night."
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"the upgrade rooms upper level to the sides are best - the ones in the mid section tend to get the pool pump..."
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"If you are a light sleeper you may like to consider bringing some earplugs."
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"just go somewhere else"
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