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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We arrived very late at about 10pm one evening before one of our other friends arrived to join us, after collecting them and being there for just over an hour we decided we'd go somewhere else as we weren't happy with the hostel. It's expensive...More

Thank Harry N
Response from Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius BackpackersResponded 3 April 2016

Thankyou for taking the time to write a review. The choice for you to stay was your own decision. We have a fair market price and nowhere do we market we have air-conditioning. In all our profiles it only talks about fans. You can have...More

Reviewed 30 March 2016

Rooms v clean & organized, with comfortable non-squeeky beds. Only missing lockable lockers (tho staff said they'd keep my computer for me safely in rec'n room.) They prefer cash. Parking space for car at back. They are upfront about their rules. Free fast wifi, but...More

Thank ian W
Response from Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius BackpackersResponded 3 April 2016

Hi Ian, From all the staff at Aquarius we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, it was a pleasure having you here. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback as it helps us to better our services. Happy...More

Reviewed 28 March 2016

Was pretty poor hostel tbh. Rooms were tiny, no lockers in the room, so warm on a night and the fan was poor. Area outside where the bar is just stinks of cigs, full of flys and if you want to be cheap and drink...More

Thank George W
Response from Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius BackpackersResponded 3 April 2016

Hi George, We are not a hostel that promotes or even seeks to have our guests drink Goon. We are fully licensed which is promoted on all platforms. Yes granted there was an issue with the electronic keys and the staff did everything in their...More

Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff! Out of the way but close to a nice recreational area with a beach and local pool at Broadwater Park and supermarkets at Australia Fair Shopping Center so don't despair! Free shuttle to Surfers Paradise Transit Center. Basic, clean and tidy :)More

Thank NickyAUinNZ
Response from Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius BackpackersResponded 3 April 2016

HI Nicky, From all the staff at Aquarius we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, it was a pleasure having you here. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback as it helps us to better our services. Happy...More

Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Clean and nice place ! :) You've got wifi, pool, swimming pool, clean bathroom, clean bedroom and movies! People are kind :) You can get a free shuttle to surfer, and you can get discount on bus ticket for one day. Shops are very close...More

Thank Pierre C
Response from Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius BackpackersResponded 3 April 2016

Hi Pierre, From all the staff at Aquarius we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, it was a pleasure having you here. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback as it helps us to better our services. Happy...More

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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
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US$29 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$29 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Ravidass
17 December 2014|
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Response from Backpackinggoldcoast | Property representative |
Hey, sorry we are strictly over 18 years of age, due to us being a licensed establishment . Sorry for any inconvenience.
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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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"Beautiful people"
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"ask them not to give any room near the street"
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