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Backpackers by the Bay

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

I booked 2 nights in a private room and ended up with 4 bunk beds in a small room for $89/ night. The room was filthy, with cobwebs near the ceilings, and the fan and air con were covered in dust, so much that my...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Book this hostel the night before and after a Whitsundays trip, you will need it. Hostel are more than happy to store bag even if you aren't staying when you return. Basic, clean hostel with good kitchen and staff. This is a super chilled hostel...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here after our whitsundays and was very impressed. Lovely staff, nice rooms, clean bathrooms, nice kitchen and social area! Close to town but not in the centre which is nice, about a 4 minute walk if that! Would highly recommend this hostel to other...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2016

I spend there few nights few months ago and was a really nice stay. Staff is very nice and friendly and involve you in activities. Nice common area outside with hammocks where to chill out. Free coffee get an extra point. Only thing, lockers too...More

Thank _Markusss_3
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This was the best hostel I stayed in during my 3 week trip in oz. The staff were friendly and helpful and the hostel was really sociable. They have a really nice bar area where they hold a nightly quiz putting everyone into teams with...More

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Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
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US$38 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$38 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AmyyyFord
27 August 2015|
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Response from peter u | Property representative |
Hi! 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
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"Don't stay - go to another backpackers in town that is cleaner and well maintained."
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"friendly, quiet, clean,"
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"our double on the girls bathroom side had great views"
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"You can opt for female only dorms in this hostel"
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