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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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been back here a few times since my first stay...and it's still my favourite place. Staff are so lovely and friendly, make you feel welcome from the moment you arrive. It's so easy to get involved in the fun. The pool is great to chill out by and the bar is always fun from early evening with great nights out.... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived at Backpackers in Paradise at the end of September and stayed for 4 months. I've been to a few Hostels in Australia and I have to say that Backpackers In Paradise is my favourite! When I first arrived there I found it easy to make friends as the staff was very friendly and outgoing. It's one of the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here over new years eve with friends and enjoyed my stay we got to know a few staff only after a few days and they where awesome. Place is great and room was ok we had a 4 bed dorm with bathroom. We will be coming back in feb for anther stay.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is the worst place i ever been in my entire life. After i traveled 15 hours to get to surfer i was just dreaming to sleep and get some nice rest, i end up awake all night. i have no word to describe how i felt.the place was too dirty,the pictures that they have they are an hallucination.... More 

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

Dear sami Firstly thank you for you review. We take all comments on board and make sure we sort out all of the problems that have been brought to our attention. All of our cleaners are trained to the standard of cleaning our rooms properly and we do spot checks on all rooms to insure that we keep a high... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is discusting it is so dirty and smelly!!!My dorm was absolutely vile there was bugs dirt and god knows what in there!!! I found a COCKROACH!!! On my bed!!! The bathroom was just terrible it looks as if the whole place has never been cleaned!!!! The girl on reception was also very rude.!!!

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

Dear jade Firstly thank you for you review. We take all comments on board and make sure we sort out all of the problems that have been brought to our attention. All of our cleaners are trained to the standard of cleaning our rooms properly and I do regular spot checks on all rooms to insure we keep a high... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is actually the worst hostel i have ever stayed at. We had booked 5 nights but we ended up leaving after the first night. I couldn't sleep well because the heat was overwhelming and the fan did not help a lot. Also,it is a very noisy place because there is a bar there. Moreover, everything looked very dirty, the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been backpacking around Australia for a year and I had the worst experience in this place. If you get the most"famous" big dorm room,be ready to find backpackers that they never lived with other people and they've been always served by mum and they don't have any respect of people that they don't want to hear their stupid music... More 

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

Hello There, The 20 bed dorm we have here in the Hostel is one of our most popular dorms and we have many guests who love the room. We are very sorry to hear about the other noisy guests, this is not what you want when you are trying to sleep. Thank you for your time to write a review,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location close to the centre of surfers.The courtyard area has a really chilled atmosphere and is a great place to relax. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Overall the place is very well run.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me & my partner stayed here and we really enjoyed our time, we booked a double room, which was quite basic but the bed was un-real & it had a small bathroom. The thing we liked best about this joint was the general pace of the place. Very chilled out environment which for us was perfect having picked the coast... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for a night on my way to Byron Bay. it was sweet.I was put in a 4 bed dormitory which was just a standard room. The place was just really friendly, everyone was hanging out by the bar and it made it really easy to meet people. The place itself is real close to the town center... 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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