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Good hostel in centre of town
3 January 2007
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I don't think there was anyone else staying there when I did, hence the low atmosphere score. The place is also above a pub but, even on a Saturday night, I didn't notice much noise filtering up. I only stayed for one night and it did the job - would stay here again in the unlikely event I'm in Rockhampton again.

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OK hostel but too far from the town centre
29 December 2006
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The hostel itself is OK, and the owners extremely friendly, but it's a 20-25 minute walk from the town centre, which is plain inconvenient. There's a fair amount of road noise at night so light sleepers might not find it appealing. I was also a little irritated by the constant plugs for tours run by Capricorn Dave. I wouldn't stay here again simply because of the location (and stayed at Downtown Backpackers at the Oxford Hotel the second time I was in Rockhampton).

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Excellent hostel with extremely helpful owners
29 December 2006
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I hate the heat, so my quibble about the lack of aircon probably isn't one that most people would make. The owners were extremely helpful and gave me the lowdown on all the various Fraser Island tours running from Hervey Bay. The dorms had proper beds and plenty of space, and the kitchen was in good condition. I found the place to be quiet, which might not be everyone's cup of tea but there are party hostels that cater for that type of crowd. I would stay here again (in cooler weather).

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