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Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach

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Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

Two steps away from the beach, this place is great to relax after the city (in my case Brisbane). It's off season yet the weather is fantastic, the hostel is half empty, I have a 4 bed dorm to myself, what else can I ask for? The rooms are quite outdated but roomy. They have massive windows which is weird...

Thank Sarah K
Rio de Janeiro
Reviewed 13 April 2015

The room was spacious, but had a weird smell. The common areas were ok. Smoking was not allowed in the hostels area, only outside, what is very good. Although it's located only a few steps from the beach, the location is not very good because it's quite far from the center, if you don't have a car.

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

Dear Felipe, Thanks very much for reviewing your recent stay with us at YHA. We are sorry to hear the hostel did not meet some of your expectations. We do pride ourselves on providing clean, quality budget accommodation and I apologise sincerely that your room was not up to standard. I can assure you that we do have strict cleaning...

North Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 February 2015

I had such a good time in this hostel! it was defiantly the staff that made it most enjoyable, the accommodation was basic but had everything we needed. it was clean tidy and close to everything I wanted to do. all up im glad I chose to stay at YHA :)

Thank samantha j
Greater Perth, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2015

Just stayed 3 nights at Surfers paradise yha, can highly recommended. Location was great, right across from the beach at Main Beach. In was a bit worried about booking and being right near all the noisy night clubs and traffic but I was pleasantly surprised. The staff were so great, super friendly, full of local knowledge and couldn't do enough...

Thank alice h
Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

Rooms were standard and beds were mostly comfortable. Generally clean but the kitchen needs to have more space for the number of guests that are using it. Communal areas and balcony are spacious and nice. It's a shame the hostel is so far out from the main town at that cheap evening transport is hard to come by. As weer,...

Thank Will A
Houston, TX
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Booked a private room for 2 at this YHA and based on the pictures and real life - there's a big difference! As a previous post said, it felt like a jail. There is one small window to let the air, mosquitoes, flys and bugs in/out. 2 fans in the room. The double was 2 separate twin beds and located...

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

Hi Seetraveler, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We do appreciate all feedback as it helps us to continuously improve our guest experience. I am disappointed to read that you were unhappy with your stay and apologise sincerely if we did not meet your expectations on this instance. This is not...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Stayed for 3 nights before heading up north although it's located just outside surfers metropolis this was ideal if you wanted bars n clubs just had to jump on a 705 bus ,this was just across from the fantastic beach and right on the wharf and marina where you had plenty of bars n restaurants , The room I stayed...

Thank Jon S
United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

You get what you pay for with this one. Average hostel, clean rooms and bathrooms, kitchen facilities and tv. Staff were great, couldn't fault them, and always helped with any queries. Overall the hostel just needs a bit of an upgrade because it's a bit out dated, but fine for the young backpacker. However, the one negative is that the...

Thank rachel-singleton
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Offered what a hostel could offer, and was priced accordingly. Cannot say that the rooms, the bedsheets, etc. was the cleanest I have ever seen, but you get what you pay for. We had a car and the place had good options for parking. But if you need public transport to carry you around, you have to arrange for that...

Thank Aydin S
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 4 June 2014

I had such a good time on this hostel. There is all you need there: Nice place, nice people, private or share rooms, kitchen and good staff! The kitchen wasn`t clean all the time, but that bad! One of the best thing, is the bottle shop in the next door. :) It`s possible to go to city center walking about...

Thank Joel A

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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: $30 - $84 (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.”
AydinS_11, 16 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Bring you own lock if you take a share room!”
joela56, 4 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Choose a private room... avoid the noise.”
Boersch, 21 Aug 2012 | Read review
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