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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you wanna break up your trip north or south on the east coast , Gladstone backpackers is the place to stopover! One of the friendliest hostels we've stayed at, felt like home the moment we walked in! Lovely staff, great atmosphere, lots of activities on offer and a great pool and bar to relax by! Oh and Michelle has...

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Luke M, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thankyou for the review we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and your haircut:)

Reviewed 17 October 2016

Gladstone is not really for tourists,but People whomay want a Job, and does not cater very much for the Tourist.Gladstone backpackers is also more a backpackers who are working. it is a very friendly clean hostel,the owners are friendly and helpful,and i do recommend it

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Wakeboarding, kitesurfing, beach 4wd access and beach camping, islands of white sand surrounded by reef and marine wildlife, secluded fresh water rivers and lakes. There is definitely plenty to do here, make sure you leave time to book a tour next time you stay:) Glad you enjoyed the hostel though and thankyou for taking the time to leave a review!

Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2016

best place to stay in Gladstone ,very friendly staff ,special pizza nights ,affordable no noise after 10 :30 pm ,so you can guarantee a peaceful sleep experience ,you will enjoy turtle view in main living room

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thankyou for the review and glad you enjoyed our pizzas!

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Had one night here and was chuffed when I got a room to myself! Great kitchen facilities and free wifi, plus some great outdoor areas.. The place is clearly being renovated, but it didn't affect me! Would deffo recommend to friends.. Gladstone was a cute little town too.

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for the response! Sorry about the renos but we are nearly done, new paint, flooring, beds, mattresses! Hope to see you again so you see how good it turns out!:)

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The pick up was a really quick and helpful transfer from the airport, which was close by. The staff were friendly and easy going. A very laid back vibe with clean rooms and almost everything was eco-friendly! Would definitely recommend this place for anyone staying in Gladstone.

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Luke M, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments so glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope to see you again! Regards Luke

Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Only got to stay one night here unfortunately. Staff went out of their way to make me feel at home. Fantastic set up out the back with couches, fire pit, pool, pool table, and loads more. The kitchen was well equipped with it and the whole building being clean with a very friendly atmosphere.

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to respond! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Cheers Luke

Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Super chilled out hostel. Couple that ran it were very friendly n helpful. Had heaps of fun. Good location right in town. The little things that make the difference between a good hostel or just a hostel were definitely taken care of. Enjoyed the stay guys. Will Def be back next time I'm in glady. Thanks again :)

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks heaps for taking the time to respond! Really glad you noticed the effort we put in and will be great to have a return visit! Cheers! Luke

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I stayed at the Gladstone Backpackers for a total of three weeks during Nov-Dec 2015 and had a great experience. The staff (and everybody else!) was always friendly and willing to help-I was very impressed that they worked to find room for me when the hostel was booked out! The dorms and the hostel itself were always clean and I...

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thankyou for the response and recommendation! We love having return visitors, as we are always making changes and improving the hostel. Its great to see how happy people are with all the improvements! Cheers Luke

Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Amazing hostel!! I accidentally came here for the night, I was supposed to sleep in Rockhampton. The reception was very friendly and showed me all the facilities. There is free thee and coffee in the morning. You can buy cereal and coffee for 1 dollar if you like. They give you a towel to shower (I loved this the most!)....

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thankyou for the review! We are glad you found us and enjoyed your stay! We also have free breakfast now aswell:) Cheers Luke

Reviewed 16 September 2015

Stayed here again and enjoyed every minute. There's always interesting people to have an intelligent conversation with. Clean beyond belief, quiet and always a GOOD vibe. If you're looking for somewhere without a loud party atmosphere, this is your spot.

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GladstoneBackpackers, Owner at Gladstone Backpackers, responded to this review

Thankyou for the great review! Its always great when people appreciate how hard we work at keeping everything clean! Cheers Luke

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
2011 Capricorn Tourism Award winning Gladstone Backpackers is a family owned and operated backpackers located within the CBD of Gladstone, which is midway between Rainbow Beach and Airlie Beach. The hostel has a mix of accommodation available including doubles, twins and 4 bed dorms. A great place to take a break and rewind. Take a stroll around the marina, ride the free bikes around to Spinnaker Park or climb the 111 steps to the lookout. Alternatively, relax by the pool with a great book or just sit on the deck and watch the world go by. Free kayak and fishing gear hire for 2 nights stay or more. Wakeboarding, camping and 4wd trips also available. pool side bar with wood fired pizza oven, pool table and fuse ball table. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gladstone Backpackers

Address: 12 Rollo Street, Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gladstone
Price Range: ₹ 1,173 - ₹ 3,176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Gladstone Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The rooms sleep four people, so bringing friends is a good idea.”
u5812122, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ask if they offer weekly rates”
_fady3dell, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This is a hostel NOT a hotel”
juliea893, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
“rooms upstairs are fresher”
daniloz166, 12 Dec 2014 | Read review
“The double room totally worth it!”
Barbaranuic, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
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