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Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA

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Port Orange, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An awful place to stay. We booked 2 nights here at the last minute due to a change of plans. We had a private room, meaning it had one gross bed, curtains that covered half the windows, and the windows didn't close. This is right next to the airport, you can see the planes next to you out the window....

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Cooly Y, Front Office Manager at Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA, responded to this review

Hi Blair, Thank you so much for taking the time to rate us and give us your feedback. I remember you guys! The room you were in has a nice new bed, plenty of space and new sheets and covers that are literally only a few weeks old. We're not a fancy place, we are a backpackers hostel and though...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While the place was lovely and Rooms and amenities were clean; the noise from the airport was insane! So if you don't like sleeping (or need it) stay here. Being close to the beach and airport may be the initial draw point but it is super loud - especially first in am and last at night

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

They'd a dinner for some extra money on the Friday night which was quite good & the only fault was the bathroom was despite my efforts to keep it clean,water went everywhere when I used it! Also,unlike other backpackers-I was in the biggest share room(10 dorm)& paid the same rate as I'd paid elsewhere for it.It was quite well set-up...

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Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Stayed here on the 2nd of October have stayed several times before and was happy. This time though the management has recruited a cleaning staff of alcoholics that run amok at the hostel. Stayed here for one night cancelled the second due to the bad behavior not a party atmosphere at all more a bunch of aggressive drunks. Witnessed a...

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Cooly Y, Front Office Manager at Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA, responded to this review

Hi Peter, Thank you so much for taking the time to rate us and sending your feedback. We are so disappointed that you won't be returning as you have been coming back to stay with us for years and I'm gathering have always had a good experience up until now. The actions of the person staying here on this particular...

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with a group of young adults and another lady; we were both tour supervisors. It was abysmal, aside from the very approachable staff members Ebony and Jordan who did their best with what they had. The room was extremely basic, the bed was acceptable, the toilet/shower rooms were unpleasant. There was constant noise during the night including...

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Cooly Y, Front Office Manager at Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA, responded to this review

Hi Selina, Thank you so much for taking the time to rate us and for your feedback. We are so disappointed that you didn't enjoy your stay here. Backpackers hostels in general have quite basic facilities, that's why they're the cheaper option, this is something we're working on every day with what we have, and little by little our rooms...

Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Coolangatta YHA was a great experience for my friends and I. In very close proximity to the airport, we could easily just walk to the airport. Once we got there, the receptionist was very friendly and the check in procedure was very smooth! We checked into a double room for 5 nights. The rooms were in great condition, very clean,...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We just stayed here one night but enjoyed our stay. The beds were comfy and everything was clean and well maintained. The kitchen was also good, with a massive fridge so plenty of storage ! Only complaint would be that it was quite noisy as there was a school group staying and our room was next to a communal courtyard.

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at coolangatta Yha for one night. I found the staff were awesome very friendly and helpful.Its right beside an airport so obviously there is going to be plane noise, we slept with radio on and it blocked it out 😉 overall very fairly priced, the beach was beautiful . I would def stay here again 😊

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Reviewed 28 July 2016

I was pretty pleased with this hostel, although I only stayed for the night in order to catch my plane to Sydney from OOL Airport the following day. I'm not a surfer and I wasn't really that excited to hit the Gold Coast (which is why I flew to Sydney so quickly, haha), but I must admit the hostel was...

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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Hated it. Didnt sleep as everyone outside was way too loud all night! The kitchen was dirty and the room didnt look like the pictures. Super over priced and the worst place i have ever stayed. And the house keepers walked in twice before check out! Disgusting

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sunshine, endless golden beaches, a breathtaking hinterland right at your door step and home to some of the best surf breaks in the world. We are located in Coolangatta, just a 5 minute walk from the Gold Coast airport and right across the road from Bilinga Beach. With a fun and laid back atmosphere, regular BBQ nights and very friendly staff, you'll feel right at home during your stay here with us at Cooly YHA. Our hostel is the ideal springboard for all the activities and adventures the Gold Coast has on offer! Free breakfast & shuttle bus! YHA/HI members receive a 10% discount on all accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA

Address: 230 Coolangatta Rd, Bilinga, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Bilinga
Price Range: $34 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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