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Backpackers In Paradise

3.5 of 5 40 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place was ok. It's a backpackers, it's what you'd expect for the money. I asked reception staff twice about checking out and told them that I was leaving early (5am) as I had a plane to catch. They told me this would be no problem. However when I checked out I was told that I couldnt get my key... More

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Bussum, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed here for 4 nights and I really had a good time. The hostel is very close to the centre so that's perfect considering the millions of pubcrawlls in surfers paradise; u can roll into bed afterwards. The kitchen was clean and i really liked the yard with the hammocks. The staff was very friendly. I would recommend this... More

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26 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Writing this review ON the greyhound after leaving this place as it was this bad!!! Please do not stay here. There are flies absolutely everywhere - in the kitchen, on the tables outside where people eat, all around the pool. Birds wander around the complete eating people's breakfast. The whole place is a rundown mess, nothing is cleaned properly. Parts... More

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Markus_bip, Manager at Backpackers In Paradise, responded to this review

Hi RobynHelen5, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and please be assured all comments made will be taken on board. I'm sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay with us here at Backpackers in Paradise but I would like to address some of the points you have made. Firstly I would like to... More

Cork, Ireland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This hostel for us was perfect..we stayed in a double room which was very spacious and clean..the bed was a kingsize and very comfortable. The location is great not even a 5 minute walk to the main central area. We would definately stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

When we arrived we were hesitant, everyone seemed to be in groups and because the tables are quite spread out we thought it might be tough meeting people... However, the staff were so friendly and welcoming (even the cleaners) we had no trouble meeting people. Waterpong was a highlight- lots of fun!! The pool is nice and the sofa area... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We stayed in this hostel just one night but we really did enjoy our stay here. As we wanted privacy we booked double room just for me and my partner. Room was little bit smaller but had everything what you need. We shared bathroom with another 2 rooms what isn't too bad. Everything was clean and staff was friendly. I... More

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Markus_bip, Manager at Backpackers In Paradise, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you so much for your awesome review. This feedback really helps us strengthen our hostel in regards to customer service and all of our facilities. It's great to hear you enjoyed your time with us & i will pass on all feedback to the staff you mentioned in your review :). Thanks again & enjoy your travels.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Great place to stay in surfers paradise while backpacking, specially if travelling solo, this place offers great deals at night clubs and day trips and there is lots of fun people to hang out with. Rooms are very clean and there are a lot of bedroom options, you can stay at your own room or share with up to 20... More

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Markus_bip, Manager at Backpackers In Paradise, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you so much for your awesome review. This feedback really helps us strengthen our hostel in regards to customer service and all of our facilities. It's great to hear you enjoyed your time with us & i will pass on all feedback to the staff you mentioned in your review :). Thanks again & enjoy your travels.... More

Roma, Queensland, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I had such a great time here I thought I would share it with everyone I first arrived here on my own late at night after a long flight I was greeted by alex behind the desk he was really helpful and helped me to come out of my shell and get involved more. they have great facilities here and... More

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Markus_bip, Manager at Backpackers In Paradise, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you so much for your awesome review. This feedback really helps us strengthen our hostel in regards to customer service and all of our facilities. It's great to hear you enjoyed your time with us & i will pass on all feedback to the staff you mentioned in your review :). Thanks again & enjoy your travels.... More

London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

travelling alone can be daunting but having made it to surfers paradise, im happy that i came to this hostel, where the staff and all the guests are very welcoming and friendly, they have good facilities; swimming pool, cinema sized screen, convenient shop and bar (although slightly overpriced and could do with more choice, but woolworths is just down the... More

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Markus_bip, Manager at Backpackers In Paradise, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you so much for your awesome review. This feedback really helps us strengthen our hostel in regards to customer service and all of our facilities. It's great to hear you enjoyed your time with us & i will pass on all feedback to the staff you mentioned in your review :). Thanks again & enjoy your travels.... More

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Creates opportunities to meet long term friends from all over the world. Everything from day time beach pleasure to night time club action is within just a few steps away. Alex at the front desk, is an absolute legend! He will go out of his way to make sure you have a solid stay not only at the hostel but... More

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Markus_bip, Manager at Backpackers In Paradise, responded to this review

Hi Sean, Firstly thank you for taking the time to write us a fantastic review about the Hostel. It is great to hear that you had a great time at Backpackers in Paradise. We will pass on the comment to Alex. It''s great to hear that you found a 4-bed the right room for yourself to stay in. Thanks again... More

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Address: 40 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Backpackers In Paradise 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Backpackers In Paradise Hotel Surfers Paradise
Backpackers In Paradise Gold Coast/Surfers Paradise

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