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Colonial Village YHA
820 Boat Harbour Drive
Hervey Bay 4655
Phone: (+617) 4125 1844 or 1800 818 280 (within Australia)
Fax: (+617) 4125 3161
Manager: Karen Inglis
Reception Hours: 7:00am to 8:00pm.
Arrival Time: Contact hostel if late / early check in required.
The hostel is located 7 km to terminal.
The hostel is located 30 km to station. Local bus from door, for backpackers convenience.
The hostel is located 3 km to airport.
Local bus from terminal/station to door and marina terminal to Fraser Island for backpackers convenience.
In the shared dorms are ensuite bathrooms (not Always handy). There is a bistro and parking is free.
Eric V. (January 2015)
YHA was the best place to stay with the family! We got good help with all our bookings and questions!
Daniel S. (January 2015)
Great hostel!! Great experience!! Will definitely be back. The air con and spacious cabins are perfect! Loved this place:)
Yvonne A. (January 2015)
Amazing facilities. Gorgeus accomodation. Really nice staff. 10/10.
kerry l. (December 2014)
Great place to stay - wish we could stay longer!!
Becky O. (November 2014)
Located in a relaxing peaceful area within walking distance to the sea & the Boat Club. Good value for money place to stay. Comfortable spacious room.
Ken C. (November 2014)
Had a very nice relaxing week with very friendly staff
The private rooms en-suite are very nice and good value for money
The private shared bathrooms are ok - bathrooms could do with being updated / maintained better - especially the men's (graffit...
Bernice D. (November 2014)
I like the friendly atmosphere of this YHA hostel. I very much like the dining room area which is excellent for sitting at a table with a laptop computer. I found that the staff were friendly and not critical – I did not pick up any undertones of cri...
Ian G. (November 2014)
The hostel is quite pretty but rooms are small and can be noisy when the other guests make noise due to glass doors. The kitchen is far too small and only two people can really cook simultaneously. Almost no cutlery available! Only 3 fridges. TV ro...
Helen B. (October 2014)
This multi-award winning hostel in the seaside town of
Hervey Bay is conveniently located within an easy walk of nearby beaches. The YHA
boasts all the facilities and services of a resort in a relaxing environment
suited to backpackers and travellers of all kinds. The hostel is surrounded by
tropical gardens and provides first-class accommodation, large pool and spa,
bistro, bar, internet lounge, tennis & basketball courts and tour booking
Hervey Bay backpacker
hostel is the closest point to the most sought after locations on Fraser
Island. Other highlights include world renowned whale watching (July-Nov), the beautiful
esplanade and stunning beaches.
Hostel features bar and eatery on site. Other nightlife in town located close by, for backpackers convenience.
800 metres to the nearest food store
from my discussions with other backpackers, it seems that you gain a day on your Fraser Island tour going from and returning to Hervey Bay, as apparently when you go from Rainbow beach it is so far from the best spots on Fraser you waste a day travelling.
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Ph: 07 4946 6848
Ph: 07 4044 9944
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)