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The Friendly Hostel

182 Torquay Road, Scarness, Hervey Bay, QLD 4655, Australia
+61 741 244 107


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Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
Based on 270 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 9.3
  • 9.0
  • 8.8

Good to know

  • Comfortable beds
  • Good kitchenette
  • Good outdoor sports facilities
  • Pleasant hotel grounds


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    In the heart of Scarness, The Friendly Hostel is close to Hervey Bay Historical Village Museum and WetSide Water Education Park. This hostel is within close proximity of Hervey Bay Golf and Country Club and Hervey Bay Botanic Garden.


    Make yourself at home in one of the 11 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include ceiling fans, and housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.


    Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional amenities at this hostel include an arcade/game room, a television in a common area, and tour/ticket assistance. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the complimentary area shuttle.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a library. Free self parking is available onsite.

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    • Parking
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Pets not allowed
    • Designated smoking area
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 267 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent amenities."
    • 9.3 "Excellent value."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
    • 8.8 "Generally very clean."
    • 8.4 "Location is great."

    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 112 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent amenities."
      9.5 "95% found the grounds to be nice."
      9.5 "95% loved the outdoor sports facilities."
    • 9.2 "Excellent value."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
    • 8.1 "Vibe was good."
    • 7.0 "Nice rooms."

    Overall rating

    7.4 Good
    Based on 8 reviews
    • 9.1 "Excellent value."
    • 6.9 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 146 reviews
    • 9.6 "Excellent amenities."
      9.7 "97% found the grounds to be nice."
      9.7 "97% loved the outdoor sports facilities."
      9.5 "95% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 9.4 "Excellent value."
      10.0 "100% thought it was a great value."
    • 9.0 "Perfectly clean."
      8.5 "85% said rooms were clean."
      10.0 "100% thought it was clean."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      8.5 "85% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.2 "Location is great."
    • 6.9 "Rooms are ok."
    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Comfortable beds"
    "Good kitchenette"
    "Good outdoor sports facilities"
    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
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