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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was off the hook, there were hot babes everywhere walking around in bikinis. Everybody was dancing and kissing and touching each other. It was the most spiritual experience of my entire life

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Thank Arash1989
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You guys are super cool, I love the place. Very awesome, friendly staff, great deals. Gold Coast is super cool. There's a pool and food and cool stuff all over this awesome location, super duper dope.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guys at the reception had doubled booked my room. I had been out all day and went back to my room to find other peoples things in it. So I went out to reception to ask what was going on to find my bag outside near reception with another one of my bags still open. A staff member had... More 

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Thank Ruth D
Adam_BIP, Manager at Backpackers In Paradise, responded to this review

Hi Ruth, Unfortunately we don't offer rooms for free, as you were told by the receptionist on duty if you wanted to extend another night you would have to pay before you stay. We do not reserve rooms without payment therefore you room was sold to another guest. Backpackers In Paradise More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed one night at this hostel, and we thought it was ok. It was really close to the beach and shopping, which was really good. The staff was nice, and the hostel itself was colourful and cool. We slept in a 4 person mixed dorm, which was ok, with the exception of one of our roommates snoring on inhalation... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel was nice but my room door wouldn't lock and it took them 4 hours to even look at it. The kitchen closes at 9pm so you better make sure you eat before then! and there was no real relaxing tv area. Rooms was clean though, I didn't use the kitchen because birds flew in and out of there... More 

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Thank amycastle2016
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay here - kept extending cos we liked the vibe so much! Great pool and bar, friendly staff - maybe not for you if you don't like to stay in a place where it's loud every night! Plug situation was a bit difficult but thats just part of backpacker life! And not many showers to go round... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Cool vibe, friendly staff. I recommend this place to young travelers (or old travelers, if you like the party atmosphere :). I stayed here because it sounded like it would be a good place to meet people and it definitely was!

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Thank rmrf16
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely hostle with lovely people, but the shrubbery could have been positioned better, I came to Australia to experience a bit of nature but they just but the plants too far away from the rooms, what kind of traveller doesn't want to open the door and see a nice bit of bush first thing in the morning anyways?

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Thank TommyMcGregggor
Adam_BIP, Manager at Backpackers In Paradise, responded to this review

Hey Tommy, bush is so 1980s, we obviously thank you for your amazing horticultural expertise. Next time we want a jungle (every plant pot we own!) on our balcony we'l be sure to call you back. Enjoy the rest of your travels guys! More 

Pitt Meadows, Canada
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The food they make at the hostel is actually okay. The cake that the French Canadian lady makes is the only good part about this hostel. I guess the pool is okay too. Close to the city and the beach. 😁

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Thank Madison R
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I'll say this place is a good location of surfers paradise. Easy walk to beach and cavil mall. Place is relatively clean but found a roach. Good value I had no problems with BIP. The girl bakes stuff every night and it's actually pretty dope for $3. Fun. 🤓🤓😱😱😭😭

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backpackers in Paradise is located in the heart of Surfers Paradise close to the beaches, night life, shopping and only 100 metres walk from the Bus Terminal. We offer travellers a fun and inviting place to stay in the perfect location to see and do everything the Gold Coast has to offer ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers In Paradise

Address: 40 Peninsular Dr, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range: $30 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Backpackers In Paradise 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Backpackers In Paradise Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Australia
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“depending on how much you want to pay you can get 20 dorms or 4 dorms”
 of 5 bubbles carlosmT9696FL, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“As long as you have a locker, you have nothing to worry about, no matter how many people your sharing with.”
 of 5 bubbles 16aydenl, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the neighbourhood buildings (away from attrium) is more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles ngungchias, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Whatever you can afford, just to forget a towel”
 of 5 bubbles jackwT8340ZC, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“the big room have a good space.”
 of 5 bubbles mariaignaciav2016, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
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