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Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach

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Reviewed 21 March 2016

Overall it was a nice, clean and friendly hostel. Kitchen and TV room is a great place to chill and to use the free wifi. The bedrooms are a good-ish size, very hot but they do have fans which helped a little. Toilets and bathrooms were very clean too, would stay here again if I went to the Gold Coast...

Thank Molly H
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Stayed overnight there recently when visiting the Gold Coast. I took a private room with a double bed. It was very small but clean. I had to walk through the common room and kitchen to get to the male showers and toilets. The kitchen was small but had all the equipment. It was satisfactory for an overnight stay, but I...

Thank David H
Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2016

The girl at reception was very welcoming and friendly. The YHA is situated upstairs and there is no lift so not accessible for anyone with mobility issues. There are also some heavy metal doors which are locked to access the stairs, I guess to prevent non guest from entering which is fine but the doors are difficult to manage when...

Thank didgit74
YHA_Hostels, Guest Relations Manager at Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for your review! People always love relaxing on the balcony and watching the sun set or the world go by in our little slice of paradise. Our rooms are basic, but clean and functional, this allows us to keep costs down. Please let us know if you have difficulties carrying your bags to you room next time and...

Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Don't go here when in surfers especially not if u here for a short time! This hostel are in a pointless part of surfers.. Booked this hostel for good experience in other yha ask staff for transfer from busstop = (4 times a day?) This is their "free shuttle bus" it's sync with 20% off the greyhound buses/premier... this means...

Thank Tobbe E
Passau, Germany
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Hostel was ok. Okey kitchen, okey bathrooms. The rooms were nice but very hot because there was no aircon. Nice view of the harbour. Good location to go to the beach. But very far away from the city! The hostel provides a shuttle but I wouldn't stay there a second time. It's boring there and the hostel was just ok.

1Thank Carolin O
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

We arrived and climbed into the shuttle. No attempt was made to greet us at all. We were handed forms to fill out and then silence. On arrival we were greeted by the most unprofessional check in process I've ever encountered. The staff were giggling uncontrollably and paid no attention to us. I enquired about activities and was given little...

Thank Jandy3108
YHA_Hostels, Public Relations Manager at Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach, responded to this review

Dear Jandy, Thank you very much for reviewing your visit to Surfers Paradise YHA. We do appreciate your feedback as this helps us to improve our hostel. I would like to apologise sincerely for the customer service you received from our check in staff. This is not indicative of the usual level of service and we aim to greet every...

Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

I visit this host in the start of October.. I will start from our arrival. We call to the hostel to check when the shuttle will came and take us from the bus station. The answer was" we don't wait for the greyhound bus u just miss it..sorry, u will need to wait two hours for the next shuttle or...

Thank גיא מ
YHA_Hostels, Guest Relations Manager at Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for reviewing your previous stay at Surfers Paradise YHA. I sincerely apologise that your visit was less than satisfactory and can assure you this is not the usual feedback we receive and not the standard experience we wish our customers to have. I understand your frustration at having missed the free shuttle bus to the hostel. We...

Poitiers, France
Reviewed 4 October 2015

The hostel was quiet and well run. It is close to Sea world but to get to the main part of town requires you to to take the hostel shuttle. Staff were friendly and helpful, giving lots of info on the area.

Thank Benw9898
Reviewed 2 October 2015

I stayed here for a night on my way down the coast. As others have mentioned , it is NOT in Surfer's but several miles away . To me , this wasn't a problem at all as I already knew it was some distance ( homework ! ) .The hostel provides regular shuttles , also there is an easy to...

Thank JohnnyThundersDTK
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 1 September 2015

+ Walking distance to sea world and fantastic beach + Friendly staff + Spacious refrigerators for storing food, decent cooking facilities + Nice lounge/rec and eating area + Plenty of terrace space for nice evenings + Bus stop just outside - No aircon - No filtered water - Noisy staff duties at late hours Pickup/drop off in town/at grey hound...

Thank tigermorran_swe

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There is something for every backpacker at Surfers Paradise YHA hostel; white sandy beaches, 24 hour shopping, theme parks (Seaworld down the road) and national parks, adrenalin kicks on the ground, in the air and underwater, city sights and rainforest hinterland. Surfers Paradise is all about action, excitement and adventure! The YHA Travel desk at reception offers a wide range of activities and tours. There is also a free Wifi Hot Spot (Wifi Plus also available). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach

Address: Mariners Cove, 70 Seaworld Drive, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range: $33 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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“Rooms towards the mariners cove are the best”
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“As far away from the common area as possible.”
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“Try to get a room with as few people as possible.”
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“Bring you own lock if you take a share room!”
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“Choose a private room... avoid the noise.”
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