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Backpackers by the Bay

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“free wifi”(40 reviews)
“the kitchen”(66 reviews)
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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 7 April 2015

Great Staff, Clean bedrooms and Bathrooms, close to the Airlie Beach port and Greyhound Bus Stop. Everything you need for a couple of days! Only bad point : you just have 1 hour of free wifi and it's bloody slow. Anyway still highly recommend this...More

Thank Lambert S
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

We originally booked two night but loved the chilled and social atmosphere we booked for another two. Great layout, friendly staff, clean rooms. Excellent beds with very effective air con. No problems and they even had a pub quiz every night which was lovely for...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 16 March 2015

I read carefully through both Tripadvisors and their own page and it clearly stated a free wifi was included, but no. Not only did the wifi cost, it's one of the east coast slowest wifi's swell. And when you finally did pay for this "one...More

2  Thank Carl-Johan D
Reviewed 16 February 2015

3 of us (mid-late 20's) stayed here for 4 nights during Feb 2015. Greeted by friendly staff at the reception that gave us everything we needed, bed linen, keys, wifi password and trip advice. The rooms were bunked and had a lock box for each...More

Thank Jordan G
Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

This hostel is the only one in Airlie beach to collect you/drop you off at the greyhound station. This was great. I arrived at 7am in the morning and was checked in straight away and told I could go to my room. Throughout my stay...More

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US$41 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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"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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