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Surfers Paradise Backpackers Resort

2837 Gold Coast Highway, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217 , Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights and wish we could have stayed longer! Of all the hostels we have stayed in across the world, this rates at number 1!! There's a definite backpackers vibe and were made to feel welcome by all the guests and staff as soon as we arrived. Rooms are clean, big and comfortable and we were lucky... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay here. Some rooms are connected by a joint lounge which was nice. They had a bbq dinner night. Staff were super friendly and helpful. If I went back to surfers and i was backpacking I'd go there again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stayed for 5 nights, average rooms, beds are decent, we had an ensuite in our room which was clean enough. Our stay was made great by the staff and the atmosphere, there is a basketball hoop and a tennis/volleyball court which is free to use all day. There are benches to the side of this where most people eat... More

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Shuttle picks you up from the bus station. Staff was friendly and helpful. I stayed in a five bed with ensuite bathroom. It was pretty much clean although the girl living there in a work holiday had her stuff everywhere (including beer bong :). I would stay here again. It wasn't too close to major tourist area but it was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Great staff, very helpful and encourage socialising around the hostel. Free hourly city shuttle very useful. Rooms clean, facilities good, and kitchen clean. Bar cheap, good place to meet other backpackers. Three blocks from the beach! Big night out on a Wed/Sat is a must!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed in a 5 bed dorm. Room was a decent size with an En suite bathroom. We got a good deal, where we paid for 3 nights and got 3 free. Tennis court & pool table available. There is also free wifi available but only until 10pm and it only worked if you sat outside. As soon as you... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Can't say I had a bad experience here. We did manage to get a great deal where we booked 3 nights and got 3 for free. This helped a hell of a lot as we were short on money. It's quite quiet throughout the day except for the same music being repeated all day...every day. There doesn't seem to be... More

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Alice Springs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We stayed in the twin room (included bathroom, kitchen and lounge room with TV). The unit was cheap and very clean environment quiet but social in outdoor common areas. The staff we absolutely brilliant helping with transport advise and running a shuttle into the town centre. The location is a bit out of town but close to the beach and... More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Paid a little extra to get a double room because we read that it was a bit of a party hostel. It was nice to have our own space with kitchen and living area. The kitchen was a bit grubby and so was our room but it was grand. When we took our sheets off the bed to check out,... More

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Vantaa, Finland
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11 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

From Surfers Paradise Transit Center it is about 20 minutes walk, but hostel offers a ride with a small bus for free at day time. From backpackers Lounge in Transit center they will make a call for you. This bus also goes once in a hour from hostel to Transit center at daytime. Beach is 3 minutes walk from the... More

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Address: 2837 Gold Coast Highway, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217 , Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
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Surfers Paradise Backpackers Resort Gold Coast

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