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    Beaches Backpackers

    356 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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    May 14
    May 15
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent11%
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    “big meal” (5 reviews)
    “huge bar” (2 reviews)
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    Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

    it is a party hostel, very very noisy. the bar is just in front of the building. the beds are kind of old and not very comfi anymore. there are air cons in the rooms, thats very positive and the girls at the reception are...More

    Thank iinesaa
    Response from KIM D, General Manager at Beaches Backpackers

    Thank you for your review iinesaa, You are right, Beaches is a party hostel! We have a lively bar with live music and nightly entertainment for our guests. We are, however, very aware that most of our guests are here to enjoy the beautiful Whitsundays...More

    Reviewed 2 February 2017
    Google Translation

    Camera spartana, come tutti i backpackers. Frequentato tantissimo dai giovani che passano molto tempo lì a divertirsi, si dorme poco...More

    Thank UsTraveling_IT
    Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

    The location is good and the staff is nice, but otherwise, the place was awful. Facilities are bad, not cleaned, mold in the bathrooms... Also the rooms are located close to the hostel bar, making it very noisy until late. The people that stayed there...More

    Thank Alexandra U
    Response from KIM D, General Manager at Beaches Backpackers

    Thank you for your review Alexandra. Beaches is first and foremost a party hostel, we have a busy bar that is one of the main draws of our hostel. Having said this, we are very mindful that our guests are here to take advantage of...More

    Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

    As far as a budget hostel goes, you get what you get. The location is really good, close to everything in the town. The rooms were ok, not too dirty although the bathroom could use some cleaning. Common areas were fine. No wifi which really...More

    Thank Stephanie M
    Response from KIM D, General Manager at Beaches Backpackers

    Hey Stephanie, Thank you for your review, we love our central location and that we can offer accommodation at a great price! Our bar is one of the busiest in town, however we close at midnight so guests can be well rested for their travels....More

    Reviewed 17 January 2017
    Google Translation

    Comprei um pacote para Whitsunday Islands, cujo hostel era este. O resto do passeio foi excelente, mas o hostel é...More

    Thank Debora G
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    "Ask for a double"
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    "i recommend chicken parma from the bar!"
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    "If booking an ensuite try and get room P2 then you can log in to Happy Travels wifi for free"
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