Welcome to Reef Lodge in Townsville

Reef Lodge Backpackers Townsville is possibly one of the most affordable and cheapest accommodation options in the city. With it's funky building style and little nooks where you can escape to, this property is a home away from home, for the layed back Adventure Backpackers...... Reef Lodge was reviewed as being “like a little village in the heart of the city."  We are the most centrally located budget accommodation with only a short 500m walk  to the award winning “Stand” beach front, as well the closest to the “Magnetic Island” ferry, Greyhound and Premier bus terminal are less than 500m walk. Reef Lodge has again been awarded "Certificate of Excellance" from Trip Advisor.

So if you are looking for quiet, relaxed accommodation, then this may be the place for you. Catering to the budget travelers and backpackers who  want a clean tidy no-fuse place to stay in Townsville. Only 500 meters from what the city has to offer, Reef Lodge is situated close to everything you need for a great stay in the Capitol of North Queensland. The CBD, Greyhound, Oz Experience, Magnetic Island ferry terminal, Reef HQ, Museum and Cultural Centre are within a few minutes of Reef Lodge, as well the nightclub street is just around the corner. You will find our 2.5 km beautiful beach front called "The Strand" only five minutes away. Best at sunset and sunrise. Reef Lodge is not a party hostel and we have built a reputation on being a quiet, laid back place where you can chillout,relax and recharge...................

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Reef Lodge is a beautifully maintained hostel with a laid back atmosphere right in the heart of the city centre. The dorms are air-conditioned, comfortable and clean; bathrooms are spotless with new fittings and hairdryers and the kitchen is well equipped. There is a games room/gym and with a pool table plus a couple of cosy TV lounges. Internet access is available in the courtyard ($5 per hour) and there are laundry facilities. Security is very good and the reception staff are wonderfully kind and helpful

BUG Review Rated @ four stars ****

“Fantastic Hostel”
 My friend and I stayed one night in this great hostel and I can't say a bad word about it! It is ideally located, close to the
  ferry terminal to Magnetic Island, the Greyhound bus stop and the airport shuttle! The hostel itself is very clean we stayed
 in an eight bed dorm which was very clean and comfortable! The woman on the front desk was also lovely. Overall I would
 definitely recommend this hostel to anyone!

Cara - 5 of 5 stars Trip Advisor

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.

Lonely planet

Reef Lodge Guest book
I definitely recommend this hostel! It's in a great location, close to everything. The rooms and the kitchen were clean. You
 can relax in two common areas and it really feels like the second home. I stayed there for 3 months or so, I didn't really
 count my days, but i could never complained about anything. And Dean and his family are very friendly, just to let you know.
 Thank you!

Stefanie from Germany