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Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach

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Greater Perth, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Just stayed 3 nights at Surfers paradise yha, can highly recommended. Location was great, right across from the beach at Main Beach. In was a bit worried about booking and being right near all the noisy night clubs and traffic but I was pleasantly surprised. The staff were so great, super friendly, full of local knowledge and couldn't do enough...

Thank alice h
Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

Rooms were standard and beds were mostly comfortable. Generally clean but the kitchen needs to have more space for the number of guests that are using it. Communal areas and balcony are spacious and nice. It's a shame the hostel is so far out from the main town at that cheap evening transport is hard to come by. As weer,...

Thank Will A
Houston, TX
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Booked a private room for 2 at this YHA and based on the pictures and real life - there's a big difference! As a previous post said, it felt like a jail. There is one small window to let the air, mosquitoes, flys and bugs in/out. 2 fans in the room. The double was 2 separate twin beds and located...

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YHA_Hostels, Guest Relations Manager at Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach, responded to this review

Hi Seetraveler, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We do appreciate all feedback as it helps us to continuously improve our guest experience. I am disappointed to read that you were unhappy with your stay and apologise sincerely if we did not meet your expectations on this instance. This is not...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Stayed for 3 nights before heading up north although it's located just outside surfers metropolis this was ideal if you wanted bars n clubs just had to jump on a 705 bus ,this was just across from the fantastic beach and right on the wharf and marina where you had plenty of bars n restaurants , The room I stayed...

Thank Jon S
United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

You get what you pay for with this one. Average hostel, clean rooms and bathrooms, kitchen facilities and tv. Staff were great, couldn't fault them, and always helped with any queries. Overall the hostel just needs a bit of an upgrade because it's a bit out dated, but fine for the young backpacker. However, the one negative is that the...

Thank rachel-singleton
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Offered what a hostel could offer, and was priced accordingly. Cannot say that the rooms, the bedsheets, etc. was the cleanest I have ever seen, but you get what you pay for. We had a car and the place had good options for parking. But if you need public transport to carry you around, you have to arrange for that...

Thank Aydin S
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 5 June 2014

I had such a good time on this hostel. There is all you need there: Nice place, nice people, private or share rooms, kitchen and good staff! The kitchen wasn`t clean all the time, but that bad! One of the best thing, is the bottle shop in the next door. :) It`s possible to go to city center walking about...

Thank Joel A
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2014 via mobile

My rating of 4 out of 5 is based on the hostel itself, not the location which I thought was a little far from the action in Surfers Paradise. Staff nice, friendly. Rooms are clean and spacious. Communal showers and toilets were kept clean too. Easy to meet people here as I met a lot of solo travellers and everyone...

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Reviewed 3 April 2014

You get what you pay for with this one. Average hostel with friendly staff. It's clean enough and in a decent location - walking distance to Sea World. Our room, a private double was clean but wasn't the best looking of rooms. Also, I would hardly call Surfers a "Paradise".

Thank Greig K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2014

I stayed here thinking it was close to the Surfers Paradise however it is not within walking distance. Paper tickets are expensive on the bus. I however managed to spend around $30 for 9 short trips on the Go Card and went all the way to Brisbane and back for free and used the transport system to my advantage. Waiting...

Thank Jovan88

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There is something for every backpacker at Surfers Paradise YHA hostel; white sandy beaches, 24 hour shopping, theme parks (Seaworld down the road) and national parks, adrenalin kicks on the ground, in the air and underwater, city sights and rainforest hinterland. Surfers Paradise is all about action, excitement and adventure! The YHA Travel desk at reception offers a wide range of activities and tours. There is also a free Wifi Hot Spot (Wifi Plus also available). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach

Address: Mariners Cove, 70 Seaworld Drive, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range: $35 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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