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    Backpackers by the Bay

    12 Hermitage Dr, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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    Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

    I planned on staying for 2 nights, eventually stayed for a week! Great ambiance, because its not a really big hostel I could easily meet new people, and after a few days it felt like a family! Really awesome staff, they're always willing to help...More

    Thank sebastiaan15
    Response from peter u, Owner at Backpackers by the BayResponded 3 February 2017

    thanks Zeb for your comments - very timely under the circumstances - keep travelling safe and well and try to get back this way again in the future.

    Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

    Very friendly staff, the communal events were great fun, and there was an awesome deal with hotdogs every day for €1.50! Generally it wasn't kept very clean though, and this let down the experience for me. My room had an unpleasant smell when I first...More

    Thank spe_eddy
    Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

    Thus hostel is great if you love waiting in lines for 25 minutes just to check in, and if you don't mind your bathing suit being stollen from the clothesline outside your room. Check in was slowest I've ever seen. The woman working there was...More

    Thank mestewart46
    Response from peter u, Owner at Backpackers by the BayResponded 2 February 2017

    I'm so sorry and apologise for the conduct that you experieced with our receptionist at the time (who no longer is employed here). - we had another guest who brought something similar to my attention around the same time and when the issue was discussed...More

    Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

    A great hostel if you're not wanting the nightlife and loud noises! Free WiFi, great showers only problem was the little bugs crawling around everywhere. at first we thought they were bed bugs but then we found them in the kitchen and bathrooms too. Been...More

    Thank Travelaholic2014
    Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

    Good location if you're not wanting to have mad nights out on the strip as this a ten min walk from there. Opposite Marina so easy and quick access to cruise whitsundays tours, day trips etc. Hostel room, room 1 had tiny little fast running...More

    Thank Danni C
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    • US$36 - US$64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 20
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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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