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Backpackers by the Bay

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  • Excellent48%
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All reviewsfree wifigreyhound stationthe kitchenchain hostelsquiz nightminute walkcommon areaswhitsundays triprelaxed vibeair conbunk bedsenjoyed my staythe east coasthome from homeshuttle busdouble roomstayed here for two nights
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

free shuttle to and from the greyhound/premier bus station free wifi in the common room if you book directly with them nice facilities (Bathrooms+ kitchen+ swimming pool+bar) quite clean and quiet really nice staff, good knowledge/advice on what to do and what to avoid

1  Thank Lea_F187147
Reviewed 27 August 2015

The staff are really friendly and accommodating. There's a nice atmosphere here. It's got all you need from a hostel. I've seen people complain it's hot. Yup, that happens in Australia. All the rooms I saw have a sliding door you can open to help...More

Thank Ozbatt
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Backpackers by the bay make a real effort to create a social, friendly atmosphere without forcing it upon you. Every night they host a quiz with prizes and have excellent food and drink deals (you can also drink your own). The rooms are brightly painted...More

1  Thank James G
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I stayed in a 4 person Mixed Dorm. The facilities were great incl. Kitchen/Dining area, outside Lounge area and second Lounge space with hammocks/BBQ. The staff and service was really good and I found the place overall very well maintained and clean (it was my...More

1  Thank PhilThee
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed here either side of our Whitsundays trip. Pros: -staff were very friendly and helpful -very close to greyhound stop -had 4 bed dorm to ourselves -quiz every night and champagne for winners (we won so very happy) -great showers, bathrooms very clean -free night...More

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US$41 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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"Don't stay - go to another backpackers in town that is cleaner and well maintained."
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"friendly, quiet, clean,"
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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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