Reef Lodge Backpackers
This is what the Lonely Planet Townsville’s best hostel! The cruisy atmosphere at Townsvilles best hostel extends from Buddhist sculptures and hammocks strewn through the gardens to an outdoor cinema with swinging lounges and more than 1200 DVD's. There is a games room with bench presses free weights and a retro video game machine (space invaders Frogger Paceman ... very cool) The sizable kitchen. dorms and private rooms are all spotless."
Reef Lodge is not a party hostel, we pride ourselves in being a quiet and clean property were you can chill out and relax. We cater to international tourist as well as the domestic travelers At 10-30pm we ask people to settle down, respect the other travelers
• Reception hours are from 8am till 8pm
• Arrivals after 8pm must be organised before 6pm on the day of arrival.
• Check out time is 10am; Check in time is from 2pm
Payment options: Cash, EFT-POS / Debit Card, Visa, Master Card (Surcharge applies on all cards)
Cancellations can be made by contacting the hostel directly on 07 47 211 112.
The following conditions apply to cancellations received by the hostel:
* Cancellation prior to 48 hours in advance of arrival day: No charge
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Age Restriction
- Air Conditioning
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Ceiling fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Fax Service
- Free City Maps
- Free Wifi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Jobs Board
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Office hours: 8am till 8pm Arrivals out of these hours must be organized prior to 6pm on your day of arrival. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us. You be given details on hop to enter the hostel outside normal office hours.
Check out time is 10am your bags need to be out of your room. Your sheets, towels and key brought to the office.
You and your bags need to leave the hostel no later than 12-30 pm. Any bags left in the hostel after 12-30 pm will be locked away and you will incur a charge of $20-00. Please use the lockers in front reception provided which cost from $2 a locker.
For the comfort and consideration of all the guests staying at the Reef Lodge please read the following.
At 10:30 PM we ask that people turn off stereos and to keep voices down. There are many people trying to sleep!
There are no visitors allowed into the hostel at any time of the day or night. You and your guests will be asked to leave the hostel! You will not receive a refund and you will also lose your security deposit.
No Smoking in the kitchen, rooms, dorms, back TV area or bathrooms. Please use the many ashtrays around the hostel and remember to consider other people around you and ask if they mind you smoking!
You will lose your $20-00 Security deposit!
If you don’t clean up! The kitchen is cleaned twice a day for your convenience. We ask that you wash, dry and put away anything you use!
After you check out the only storage we have are the electronic lockers in the front reception area. Please do not use the hostel, rooms and dorms as a storage area.
You cannot drink alcohol after 10:30 PM. If you feel you need to keep drinking then please go to one of the many pubs or clubs!
Drunks and people making excessive noise will not be tolerated and they will be asked to leave the hostel without refund.
Regardless of being drunk or under the influence of any substance, you promise ANY clean- up due to vomiting, urinating etc. and / or broken windows / broken furniture / urinating on mattress or any other damages caused by you, will be paid for prior to leaving the Reef Lodge.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
Greyhound or Premier Coach and Ferry Terminal to Reef Lodge 500m
Walk out of the terminal onto Sir Lesley Theis Drive and walk approx 150m and turn right. Follow the road around follow the signs into the city and you will walk past Reef HQ.approx 200m and past The Museum of Tropical Queensland approx 100m to the round about you will see Reef Lodge Backpacker diagonally across the road approx 50m. W are situated across the road from "Molly Malone's Irish Pub" and "Flynn's Irish Bar."
Staying at the Reef Lodge you will find yourself in the most centrally located hostel in Townsville. With only a 500m walk from the ferry terminal, Greyhound / premier buses. The beach starts only a short walk again about 500m away. The Reef HQ Aquarium, Cultural center and Museum of Tropical Queensland are just over the road about 100m away. The night life starts 20m from the front door at Finders street.