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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This is a very well located hostel. Just a quick walk out of the airport, with public buses going by, and a courtesy shuttle bus. The place itself is clean and comfortable enough. For the cold nights mid-year (yes, it does get cold here) I think that closing the louvred windows would be an idea. It does feel like a... More 

Thank BUNYIP58
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

My primary aim for choosing Coolangatta YHA was because of its close proximity to the Coolangatta airport from which I had a morning flight the next day. (I have this irrational fear of being at the mercy of unscrupulous cabbies should I not have other alternatives in place!) The fact that the airport was a mere 500m walk away sealed... More 

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gold coast
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Stayed 2 nights in Double room with wife while on business trip. Found this YHA to be very comfortable and friendly establishment. Double bed was good, room was ample for short stay about 3 metres by 3 metres with small table, power outlet and shelf for storage.Staff were friendly, shared amenities were clean and showers hot. Lounge area was reasonably... More 

Thank Laurie W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We had an early morning flight to Cairns and hence chose this hostel. It is walking distance from the airport which was the biggest advantage. It is across the road from Kirra Beach and Coolangatta Beach. The management runs a free shuttle bus to predetermined stops at regular intervals as it is away from the centre. They had a party... More 

Thank mamma50
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

One night here before my flight to NZ. A perfectly good place to use as your base in the southern Gold Coast. Just a short walk to an amazing long beach and the airport. I was given a very small room that probably should be used as a broom closet but it was fine for one night and I'm sure... More 

Thank Clinton K
Windham, Maine
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

As hostels go, this one meet all my needs. On relatively short notice I was able to secure a private room. Conveniently located on the end of the building and adjacent to the pool, it couldn't be better. The room was well appointed and very clean. Bed was comfortable although small for two people. Traveling solo, this did not present... More 

Thank uhaul2015
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Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

Worst YHA - in fact, hostel - ever. No house rules apply. TV blaring at midnight. Common area lights on all night. People laughing & chatting till 2 am. Doors slamming all night ! Grubby and poky. Rated - .5. First and last time for me - don't waste your money.

Thank Xena H

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Niteroi, RJ
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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 December 2015

If you want to stay at a fair budget place with friends, I think this is the place. Big rooms with lots of showers and cool outside environment with pool, tennis table, and others. Only just one bus to Snapper Rocks and Kirra if you are there to surf.

Thank Lucas M
1 review
Reviewed 11 November 2015

They have cleaned up their act in regard to local riff-raff have been staying there for over a week and all guests have been very pleasant. The operator in charge does have a chip on shoulder so bypass him and talk to the lovely girls at reception. New hot water system, great little pool, plenty of couches to watch tv... More 

Thank Mike H
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

I should have read the reviews on TripAdvisor before booking. I have completed the hostels on-line survey so this review should be no surprise to them. This is not a place for families. It is a place for young people to party and they need to turn away families. We were kept awake by yelling and swearing while drinking games... More 

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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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“.The upstairs room I stayed in seemed quiet.”
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“You can do laundry here easily for it is sunny and breezy.”
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“The double room for a couple was good! Would do it again. We didn't have an ensuit, which as ok.”
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