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    Backpackers by the Bay

    12 Hermitage Dr, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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    • Excellent46%
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    • Average14%
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    • Terrible5%
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    1 - 5 of 371 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Peter is a great guy and is so welcoming, friendly and helpful. We loved the beds and that they had convenient shelves for each bed and sliding doors to let air in. The hostel isn't a party hostel which we personally enjoy but at the...More

    Thank hlmtravels90
    Response from peter u, Manager at Backpackers by the BayResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for all the good words, we couldn't describe our hostel more accurate. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and happy that you liked our hostel and its chilled vibe. Safe travels and many many more good experiences here in Australia :)

    Reviewed 3 July 2017

    This hostel is old fashioned but the beds were comfortable, the toilets and showers were clean, Jo and Lorenzo at reception were lovely and helped us feed the cockatoos and book what turned out to be an awesome Thundercat tour, the atmosphere was relaxed and...More

    Thank Veina8
    Response from peter u, Owner at Backpackers by the BayResponded 5 July 2017

    thanks for taking the time to make a comment - it means a lot to the staff who really are quite fantastic- travel safe and call your folks to tell them you miss them - you never know when it may come in handy

    Reviewed 18 June 2017

    I feel harsh leaving a 3 star review because the staff were super helpful and I don't feel the negatives are their fault but I think management need to see truthful feedback. Pros: Jo was fabulous on reception - she have us tonnes of advice,...More

    Thank Jess B
    Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

    I stayed here for a week in a shared room with 4 beds. I was gone most of the days, but when I got back the people here were friendly. Cool little bar to meet other people.The staff were helpful and great to be around....More

    Thank itravelhike2016
    Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for two nights prior to our whitsundays trip. We booked a private room which was nicely decorated although did smell a bit like an old ladies house! The hostel itself is a steep walk up from the greyhound bus stop and a...More

    Thank Rachelv93
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    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Free Parking
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    • US$38 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Airlie Beach
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    AmyyyFord
    27 August 2015|
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    Response from peter u | Property representative |
    Hi! Yes, people under 18 can stay, that's fine. We are the closest hostel to Port of Airlie, less than a 5 minute walk away, and we offer regular runs down there in our courtesy bus throughout the day as that it also where... More
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    "our double on the girls bathroom side had great views"
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    "You can opt for female only dorms in this hostel"
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    "Avoid Dormitory Room 3 - the fan has a noisy click."
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    "Book directly for free wifi!"
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