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Exmouth, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thanks Everyone for an awesome stay. They are a welcoming, kind, friendly crew with the perfectly chilled atmosphere, I can't stay away. Backpackers 1770 has become my regular get away retreat. Love the hammock, circle around the fire and outdoor shower under the stars. They are interested in their guests and are helpful in making your stay pleasant, whether its...

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Backpackers1770, Manager at Backpackers @ 1770, responded to this review

Hi Tania, Thank you for the great review! We are pleased you enjoy staying with us. We always try our best to make sure all guests feel welcome and well informed about the great things to do here in Agnes Water. See you next time, Backpackers @ 1770

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at Backpackers @ 1770 for 3 weeks during christmas and new years working for accomodation and I had the best time! The hostel is like a little family and everyone is welcome to join in on activities like fourwheeldriving in one of the beautiful nationalparks, going for a surf or having a beer at the shared meal every...

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Backpackers1770, Manager at Backpackers @ 1770, responded to this review

Hi Ida, Cheers for the review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Your welcome back any time, enjoy your travels. Thanks, Backpackers @ 1770

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Great hostel. Really welcoming staff. Good location in Agnes water and there is a few different ways to get to see 1770 from here. Lovely evening meals for only $5! You can't go wrong with that! I'd recommend this hostel.

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Backpackers1770, Manager at Backpackers @ 1770, responded to this review

Hey Becky, Thank you for the review! We loved having you here and are glad you enjoyed your stay. We all definitely enjoy Ales amazing Italian cooking too! Hope to see you again soon, enjoy the rest of your trip. Backpackers@1770

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this property in January of this year. It is wonderful to read so many positive remarks about Oscar, Lewis and the team on site. You will not meet a nicer bunch of people. They really take the time to show you around and make you feel welcome. I have rated this property as very good for two reasons....

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Backpackers1770, Manager at Backpackers @ 1770, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the positive review! We are glad you think highly of our management and staff team, we aim to make people feel welcome and comfortable while staying in our beautiful town Agnes Water and 1770. Thank you for your suggestions regarding the double rooms, we will keep those in mind. As you mentioned they are a work...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights and would definitely do it again. The doorms had plenty of space for suitcases etc. and the kitchen was very well equipped. In the evenings there was always something planned so it was very easy to meet people and they had a $5 meal every day. The atmosphere was really nice, the location good...

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Backpackers1770, Manager at Backpackers @ 1770, responded to this review

Hi Hannah, Thanks for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your stay! Thanks for the kind words, spread the word and hopefully we will see you back here soon!! Cheers

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Backpackers @1770 was the best hostel I've been to so far. The rooms and the kitchen get cleaned every day and the kitchen has everything in it, including a mixer and a sandwich maker. The bathrooms are really modern but there is no need to use the indoor showers because the outdoor shower is amazing. It's really close to the...

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Backpackers1770, Manager at Backpackers @ 1770, responded to this review

Hi Jana, Thanks for your review, glad to hear you thought our facilities were top notch and clean! We try hard to ensure everything is up to our customers standards! Glad you had a good time and look forward to hopefully having you back in the future! Cheers

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were excited to stay at this hostel as it was rated a 9 on hostel word, the highest rated hostel we had stayed in so far. If I'm honest I'm unsure how it is so highly rated! Apart from the chilled atmosphere and great staff the hostel itself is very dirty and lacks facilities! We stayed in a 10...

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Backpackers1770, Manager at Backpackers @ 1770, responded to this review

Hi Zoe, Thanks for your review, I'm glad you thought we (the staff) were up to scratch but I'm sorry that you didn't rate our facilities. Our ensuite showers: You cannot see into the shower unit itself so I'm unsure how you think they lack privacy? In regards to finding space to get ready I'm shocked as our dorms are...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here during November '16 and had trouble leaving. Originally planned to stay just a few nights and ended up staying two weeks! The staff are lovely (a place for travellers run by travellers), great connections for the cheapest surfing in Australia with comfortable spacious dorms and clean everything! A few nights a week there is a meal cooked for...

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Backpackers1770, Manager at Backpackers @ 1770, responded to this review

Hi Liz, Thanks for your review! Was great having you here, you'll be pleased to hear the meals are every night now! Duke misses you, feel free to stay again if you're ever back in the area!! Cheers Lewis

Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By far the best hostel experience I've ever had! My wife and I showed up at their door last minute with no reservation and they we're so accommodating. The place is teaming with good vibes from the moment you enter. The entire staff is so friendly and we felt welcomed into the family right away. Kitchen is fully equipped and...

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Backpackers1770, Manager at Backpackers @ 1770, responded to this review

Hi Guys, Thanks for the review! We're psyched you had a good time and happy to give you somewhere to run to! Thanks for the good times, you're welcome back whenever! You will be missed! Cheers

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice hostel with a good atmosphere and helpful staff, kitchen was good and they allowed you to stay in the hostel after checkout and use the facilities until your bus arrives, thats very appreciated!

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Backpackers1770, Manager at Backpackers @ 1770, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for the review! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay, allowing guests to stay after checkout is something we've never thought twice about and we're glad it's appreciated! Cheers

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Backpackers at 1770 we cater to all of your home away from home needs including spacious dorms with the privacy of your own lockers and an ensuite per dorm room. All guests have access to free Wi-FI, BBQ and use of laundry! Socialise! Meet and greet in our outdoor living area and make the most of our beautiful climate. Friendly on site staff to assist with booking all of your Agnes Water/1770 & East Coast travel activities 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Full kitchen and cooking facilities, washing machine, book-swap, on-site van parking on request. We offer both mixed and single sex dorms, and provide work for accommodation opportunities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers @ 1770

Address: 22 Grahame Colyer Drive, Agnes Water, Queensland 4677, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Agnes Water
Price Range: RM85 - RM625 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Backpackers @ 1770 3*
Number of rooms: 63
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“The private rooms have open ceilings to share the air conditioning”
 of 5 bubbles lizhingley1991, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Make sure to book a private double room if you want A/C. There are only 3 and they fill up fast!”
 of 5 bubbles Persi_W, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are pretty much the same, didn't see the all but they are roomy and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles ponntuss, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“quieter and large rooms”
 of 5 bubbles D6967EXandrear, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all the rooms are great and im sure you can get wifi in the doubles!!”
 of 5 bubbles bene865, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
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