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I have been living and working in Airlie Beach for about six months and have been to every hostel there is a few times. But now that I have found Backpackers by the Bay I haven't been back to any others. The hostel is always...More
This hostel was a great hostel to stay in. It had a better community vibe then other hostels i had stayed in in airlie beach and the staff were lovely and always friendly. They also had differnet activities on most nights which was great, they...More
Response from peter u, Owner at Backpackers by the BayResponded 16 March 2018
Awesome Backpacker Hostel, one of the best i ever been.
I put 4 stars only cuz the walls are really thin and during a busy night.. it takes a long to sleep ><
I really loved my time here, I stayed for 1month.
Thank Hugo P
Response from peter u, Manager at Backpackers by the BayResponded 6 March 2018
Thank you for your review Hugo!
We really appreciate that. We love to have you around, guests like you give our hostel this amazing vibe.
We wish you all the best and many more amazing adventures!
Even for a backpackers this place was absolutely filthy, run down and in urgent need of either demolition or a complete re-furb. The owners should be ashamed of themselves. The drinking and behaviour is out of control, the walls paper thin and the rubbish left...More
I love this hostel for many reasons. One being that is less than 10 mins from town meaning quiet at night. It is obviously cleaned multiple times a day as I often go in the kitchen during the day to see it spotless, same with...More
Thank Heather A
Response from peter u, Owner at Backpackers by the BayResponded 6 March 2018
Thank you Heather for your amazing review!
You are such a great guest and thanks to guests like you our hostel has this beautiful vibe.
We are really glad that you stayed at By The Bay again.
We wish we had more welcome-backs like yours....More
Yes, people under 18 can stay, that's fine. We are the closest hostel to Port of Airlie, less than a 5 minute walk away, and we offer regular runs down there in our courtesy bus throughout the day as that it also where... More
Yes, people under 18 can stay, that's fine. We are the closest hostel to Port of Airlie, less than a 5 minute walk away, and we offer regular runs down there in our courtesy bus throughout the day as that it also where the Greyhound and Premier bus terminal is situated.
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"Don't stay - go to another backpackers in town that is cleaner and well maintained."