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Aquarius Backpackers

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

as a nervoues silo traveler several things went wrong.only like you would expect in a comedy film. but thanks to the patience and kindness of the staff all worked out great in the end. friendly and clean and a great location.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Approachable, friendly staff who keep the place & room pretty clean. Located just across Southport South tram station. Easily accessible by public transport from GC Airport. Close to F&B outlets, Chinatown & shopping (Australia Fair). Not so positive - my bed was not ready when checking in after 2.30 pm (arrived before 10 am); free WiFi reception only at 2...

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Thank Atay57
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to stay, away from the Surfers Paradise Strip. Super friendly staff and people, more of a residents hostel than a party hostel. Relaxing by the pool and a quiet chill bar area. Close to trams and busses for access to Surfers/Broadbeach. Best Hostel I've ever found on the Gold Coast

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Thank Troy M
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Staff arranged for us to be picked up from the greyhound bus stop which was extremely helpful. All staff members friendly upon arrival and make you feel comfortable from the off. Good facilities in the hostel, plenty of places to relax, including the pool which is an added bonus!

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Thank gspencer329
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Such a good hostel, they picked us up straight off the greyhound and even took our bags to our room. Staff are lovely and welcoming showing us around, the facilities are excellent such a clean kitchen and bathrooms. The pool was a nice touch and it's close to shops and the tram stop.

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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Staff friendly and caring. Secure and clean with full kitchen needs, laundry, pool, recreation area with licensed bar. Short walk to shops and facilities, club, etc. Happy with my stay. Returned again after a very positive experience on my first visit 2 weeks earlier. Met a lot of people from various parts of the world, having fascinating conversations. People of...

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Thank Gip P
Warwick, Australia
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My experience was good, comfortable bed, good clean room, showers and toilets where clean, staff where friendly, early checkout, wifi good and bar and pool room where good! great stay and the communal kitchen had everything you wanted!

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Thank manlybornbredproud
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Single stay for few days.this is one of the best places in Gold Coast with low cost and convenient place for many accesses. Suggestion for improvement: If they can replace linen from silk materials to cotton, it would be much comfortable. Mainly Pillows should be replaced into the soft pillows. Non-AC room has a fan and it hasn’t properly covered...

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Thank rohithkoon
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I didn't stay at the hotel at last. But, we experienced good service when check in. The staffs very friendly and eager to wait after hours. Not really sure about the transportation access but you can easily get a quick uber ride! It is an option when you got no hotel vacancy in the surfers paradise.

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Thank sarrahyasmin
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Wouldn't recommend this hostel for a chilled out stay. Authoritarian/passive aggressive signs, seems as though someone got very excited over the laminator. Constantly reminded that there is CCTV all over the property: doesn't make you feel safe just on edge. Also lots of threats to lose key deposit if you don't check out by 10:01 or clean dishes. Lots of...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surf, sand, nature, adventure, shopping, nightlife, theme parks, FUN... it's here and waiting for you!Aquarius Backpackers is a BaseMates hostel located in Southport Surfers Paradise is a lovely boutique hostel that caters for all those who share a love of travel. Situated on the famous Gold Coast, we offer a very friendly home away from home experience. Here you will find clean, modern, safe and friendly accommodation. We are closely situated to all your needs - shopping centres - banks - post offices - pubs, and above all, our world-famous beaches and lush green Hinterland.We offer dormitory style accommodation with either 4 or 6 share as well as private queens and twins. We also cater for all female & male rooms. With a fully equipped kitchen, you’ll be cooking up a feast in no time. Why not take a dip in our beautiful outdoor pool and spa or sit back in our big comfy leather couches, relax & watch a DVD from our 500+ library. Rates also include linen & FREE wireless internet. Join the crew and meet people from all around the world! Have a drink and a boogie at our licensed bar - Jacks Spot. It’s open seven days/nightly from 7am – midnight. Check out our fantastic hostel today and see for yourself what your missing out on! Recommended by Lonely Planet!“ In an area where backpackers are a dime a dozen there’s always the danger that budget accommodation just won’t make an effort. Not so for this colourful Hostel where cleanliness is as important as having a good time - and that’s considered very important”. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aquarius Backpackers

Address: 44 Queen St, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range: $46 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Aquarius Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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“You can ask to have a room not on the traffic side, as it can be noisy at night from main road.”
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“nothing special generally all good”
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