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    Reviews (664 guests have reviewed this hostel)
    Great location for a budget stay.
    Nancy Y January 2016
    Overall feel of the place and great location overcame some shortcomings.
    Ian s January 2016
    Potentially best hostel in Noosa but let down by lack of cleanliness in kitchen and bathroom. No clean tea towels once in 4 days. Insufficient cutlery. And need lockers in rooms
    Lisa O January 2016
    Our 4th visit to Halse Lodge. Friendly and helpful staff. Lots of working visa volunteers on site apparently not many have the skills and initiatives to know how to do a good job to keep the bathroom and the kitchen clean. However our twin room situated just behind the kitchen appears to be sound proofed, very tidy and clean, very impressed. Very disappointed with the kitchen --facilities provision and maintenance. Not enough cups and cutlery for guests, the wall-mounted electric water heater was removed and one water kettle was not functioning properly. The few tea towels are dirty and not replaced regularly enough to feel safe and clean to use. Is that the reason to push guests to use their restaurant by their ads 'Don't Cook..." painted both inside and outside of the kitchen. Remember most guests are budgeted / international travellers, YHA always has great reputation for the communal kitchen facilities and environment for guests to mingle and socialize. We were still able to meet people and great conversations.
    Yuk (Christine) C January 2016
    Very unhygienic maintenance.. rules are not followed
    Debottam S December 2015
    great location and staff
    Laura J December 2015
    Noosa Heads YHA is a a great hostel for people who like to party and go to the beach. Lots of places to dat and drink in the area.
    Linda D December 2015
    Beat accomodation in Noosa for backpackers!
    Elena N December 2015
    Great location&bar, perfectly located in Noosa. bit too loud when people pass the rooms during the night. Lockers would be great.
    Lena December 2015
    Loved the feel of this hostel. The veranda was lovely to sit out on, the areas around the bar were great as well. Felt like it had loads of space. The 4 bed dorm was very clean and comfy too!
    Louise B December 2015
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