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Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers

3323 Gold Coast Highway, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It definitely meets party hostel standards (Old, Dirty, Loud) which I expected, but its perfect if you want to party, and its also in the perfect location. The beach is a 2 minute walk from the hostel, around 10-15 minute walk to the main Surfers Paradise shopping and eating strips, and there's a tram station directly out front if you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hostel is pretty crappy and the facilities are all quiet old and kind of dirty. The worst thing is that you will not find any sleep at all because there are allway some guests sitting infront of your door taking and plaing loud music in the middle of the night! The staff isnt doing anything. I know its a... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my boyfriend booked a private room while here. It was vile! Very dirty, dust, cobwebs, dead bugs, grime, mould, cockroaches! Couldnt walk on the floor without shoes on it felt gross. Dissapointing as it was like a little house with a lounge and kitchen down stairs and bathroom and 2 bedrooms upstairs, so it could be such a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make no mistake, this is a party hostel. There is a frat house environment, everyone was very nice and respectful, but night time is party time. I had a great time, it was literally a minute walk to a beautiful spot on the beach, only a few blocks from the area with all the ships and restaurants. The TRAM stop... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in Surf'N Sun for two nights with my boyfriend, we are two 27-year-old backpackers travelling up the East Coast with a Peter Pan package, and we both have stayed in numerous hostels in Europe, Australia and the USA. This is so you know about the context of our stay. Also keep in mind that I did voice my... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I felt like a party pooper here as everyone wanted to get on it and get fuelled. If I was in the mood or if thats what youre looking for, then this place would be awesome. The rooms were rather aged, but the place is generally chilled out Annoying that you had to pay for WIFI!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very budget and basic. Location was roughly about 15 minute walk from the strip where everything was happening so not too bad. The place was clean wifi was free and good connection too. Only two minutes walk from the beach..surf boards available for free hire too. We initially booked one night here but extended to three...

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

Definitely one of the best hostels in Australia. It has it all - swimming pool, organised nights out, great movie selection and it was clean and everyone, including the staff, were very friendly. It is located right across from the beach and just a short walk into town. Would recommend this hostel highly.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

An old hostel that's 10 minute walk from all the action in town tho 2 min walk to beach. Only fan rooms but shower and toilet in room is always handy. Not for you if you want to be in the centre of it all. Didn't hear great things about hostels in surfers so maybe it's just the way it... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

As said before location is amazing! Rooms very average and not being properly cleaned.. Gets loud,but then they always leave to go out at 10 latest so you can still get sleep. Downstairs rooms are unbearably hot! Lots of english people! Car parking very limited,so best to walk. Also the bar is super cheap so that was good.

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