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Surfers Paradise Backpackers Resort

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2837 Gold Coast Highway, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217 , Australia
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights, rooms were clean and tidy and spacious. Staff were very accommodating and friendly (ben,ben,malmo) good atmosphere and pool area was really nice deffinaltey recommend, only bad point was them turning the wifi of at 10pm every night 👎🏻

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Groenlo, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed in this hostel for 4 nights in July. Even though it was raining my whole stay, I had a great time! This hostel organizes lots of activities to get everyone involved: Volleyball, trivia, Pubcrawl and more, which made it easy to get to know other people. Everyone is really friendly Unfortunately it is not in walking distance... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostel is relatively clean, with great facilities such as a pool, sauna, hammocks, volleyball/tennis/basketball court and a well sized clean kitchen with plenty of pots and pans. The staff were brilliant and friendly, especially Lee, who helped book our trips and also was incredibly helpful at sorting some issues. We stayed in both the private room (which was more... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros The apartment private rooms are good for couples/ people who aren't there for a party. They come with their own bathroom, dinning/ lounge area and kitchen. We also stayed in a dorm - these too have their own bathrooms Good atmosphere - bar area was always completely full and the big night out was fun too The sports court... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice in house bar, where travellers and like can meet and chat. I do recommend this place for traveller/s on a budget because of social opportunities such as weekly BBQ's, organised volleyball and the pool area set up. Can't speak of the dorms and communal bathroom-shower facilities since i was in the 4 person apartment. Barman is an absolute legend... More 

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Thank Jack B
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we stayed here for 3 nights over NYE, free courtesy bus from the coach station which is great although greeted from a very rude and uninterested member of staff who clearly didnt want to be there, who over the rest of the days really let our stay down. the other staff were friendly, welcoming and helpful but he was only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thankfully, this hostel doesn't admit schoolies (Australian high school kids on their version of spring break), so it retains a backpacker vibe even when much of the city is overrun with teenagers. Located close to the beach, free shuttle is helpful, facilities clean, and really good common areas and activities make it really easy to meet people. Downsides are the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Had a very pleasant stay for 5 nights at backpackers resort Surfers. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the bar is cheap and despite closing early at 10 allows you to purchase a 6 pack before close and carry on drinking them. There is also free wifi which is always a nice bonus in Australia, and there was free on-site... More 

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Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Very pleased with our stay here! The room was a little small, but with the multiple chill out areas, the only time we spent in the room was to sleep! The room was clean and had a fan, the toilet/shower was also clean and worked fine. The kitchen area was good. There was a bar that had reasonably priced drinks... More 

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Thank Beasley8701
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

This hostel doesn't look like much from the outside, but it's the inside that counts right? Because behind these walls is one of the best hostels I've had the chance to stay at during my travels along the coast. The rooms are clean, and the bathrooms as well, and the people living and working there are amazing. So friendly and... More 

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