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Backpackers In Paradise

3.5 of 5 Hostel   |   40 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Rating summary
  • 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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Main Beach, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights on our way up the coast, it was one of our favourites! its close to the main town which is a nice plus! The only option left was the big 14 bed dorm when we checked in, so the girl upgraded us to a double for the same price as a 4 bed dorm,... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in this hostel first alone and then with my partner. After staying at some bad hostels this has been a breath of fresh air, the place is run very professionally and looks stunning. They have been flexible to my needs, my girlfriend is extremely picky when it comes to rooms and hostels but she loved this place too.... More

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Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was traveling the east coast from South to North and "Backpackers in Paradise" the best hostel I stayed in Australia. It's only an appr. 5 min walk from the Surfers Paradise coach station down the road. The staff is really friendly. I talked to the manager Marcus and he is living in Surfers for a long time, so he... More

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Ko Samui, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was in Surfers Paradise for a week and wanted somewhere close to the beach/nightlife/town centre and Backpackers In Paradise was perfect for that! Room was basic but clean and tidy and bed was comfy! Found the atmosphere at the hostel very sociable and staff very efficient and friendly! Only negative I can think of was that the shower drain was... More

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the worst hostel experience for my friends and I! To start with, they had stuffed up my booking so my friends and I were all separated in rooms all over the place. The guy on reception was the RUDEST person I have EVER met. He was walking around with no shoes and didnt give a crap that we... More

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

Hi there Amelia, firstly we would like to thank you for leaving a review, its always great to hear feedback as it helps to better our hostel. Just to clear up your complaints, we do deeply apologize for not being able to put you all in the same room, that was a mistake on our part & we are sorry... More

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The positives: *we arrived way too early for check in however they got the cleaning staff to clean the flat and let us in *the pool was nice area to relax *the corner shop was part of the backpackers and staff by nice people *the movie area was great as it has a massive screen *the female staff member was... More

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

Hi there, thanks for leaving us a review,we appreciate your feedback as it helps us to better our hostel. We're very happy to hear you enjoyed our facilities & found our staff friendly, we do apologize for the internet being down, Global Gossip our provider couldn't send us a technician for a few days as they were under staffed in... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Came over for a holiday and with a small budget for accommodation we came across the backpackers and had read amazing reviews about the backpackers but I thought it was average because the bed was so uncomfortable, the shower and toilet were a bit dirty as well I just thought it was a bit over priced for what it was.... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Had a great stay, over last weekend. We came up as a group for a birthday & had a ball, it's like 2 mins walk from cavill ave . The room was air-conditioned which was great & also had en-suite!! I've done a fair bit of travelling and this was a pleasant surprise. The staff were great aswell, the girls... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights whilst traveling the east coast and it was one of the worst hostels I stayed in. Very dirty our bathroom made you feel dirtier after you had used it, doors that wouldn't lock or unlock. The whole place is in need of a big revamp. We also didn't enjoy the loud dance music played... More

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Munich, Germany
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12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We stayed here during main season for 2 night in a double with connected ensuite. Over the last 2 years we stayed in about 50 different backpackers/hostels in New Zealand and Australia, this one was the lowest value for money of all of these. Furthermore I have stayed at 6 different places in Surfer's over the last year and this... More

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

Hi there Josef S, Firstly I would like to thank you for leaving a response, we take all reviews very seriously as this feedback enables us to better our product & the experiences of our valuable guests. We have a bar at the hostel so we have to adhere to liquor licencing regulations set by the government, this prevents us... More

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Additional Information about Backpackers In Paradise

Also Known As:
Backpackers In Paradise Hotel
Backpackers In Paradise Hotel Surfers Paradise
Backpackers In Paradise Gold Coast/Surfers Paradise
Address: 40 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #43 of 90 Specialty lodging in Surfers Paradise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Backpackers In Paradise 3.5*
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