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Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers

3323 Gold Coast Highway, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The place was ok for the price paid but when I arrived to my room to sleep there was somebody sleeping on my bed and the staff was nowhere to be found. My friend got his pillow stolen and when we found a person who worked there the words we got from him were: Too bad for you brother, your... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hostel may be from the outside the worst looking accommodation in the city with its prison like appearance and graffiti yet it is a perfect lesson in why not to judge a hostel by its initial appearance. Just a short walk around from the bus drop off to the reception and you are greeted by the friendly staff who... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We planned to stay here for 3 nights & ended up staying 5 nights. Staff are so friendly & helpful, they go out every night & get everyone involved. Shuttle picks up & drops off very convenient. Rooms good size & clean with own bathroom. toilet/showers were fine but could do with a refurb. Bit of a walk of a... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at surf n sun, they have a good communal area with big tvs and huge dvd collection. Also have (very tiny) tv in the dorm rooms which also play the movies which was a good extra. Only one toilet/shower per dorm which isn't enough seeing as there is only one public toilet in the hostel. Kitchen... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The bed was cranky,making funny noises while turning. Bathroom very very old. Room not clean, very dirty. No wifi in the room. Hotel quite far from surfer's paradise...say around 20 mins. Yhe good thing was that v got a discount as the day rate was reduced n v received 11$ back. The hall seating not very clean either. V asked... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

They have a free pickup-service and a nice small pool. It's very near to the beach but quite far from the centre. They make party every night so it's never boring ;) I slept in a 8-bed-dorm and the bathroom was very little for 8 people, but it was clean.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Spent almost 2 weeks living here and absolutely loved it! I met loads of really nice people and the staff were great. I actually accidentally booked the hostel for the day before I arrived - but the manager gave me a day extra for free to make up for it! As well as this, on my birthday they gave me... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Stayed here 4 nights as part of our travels up the east coast. 3 nights was probably enough. Hostel was basic needed some renovation and clean bed linen that didn't have stains on them. Gemma on reception was the most helpful all other staff were too busy either watching films or chatting sitting outside. The kitchen sitting area/computer area and... More

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Chambery
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Resonably good hostel. Positive points: + Just next to beach + Hostel kept clean and tidy + Events every night + No noise after 10pm Negative points: - Very loud TV and music all day. Some times You can't even talk with someone in the kitchen or skype because it is to loud. - You can't access food or drinks... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Surf N Sun is a bit of walk away from the main park of Surfers, very pleasant walk in the day though along the beach promenade, not so fun when carrying your backpack. Easy to meet people with the arranged nights out and I had lots of fun here but wouldn't be eager to stay more than the few nights... More

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Address: 3323 Gold Coast Highway, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 16
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