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Aquarius Backpackers

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   44 Queen Street, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good location with shops and Australia Fair mall down the road, great pool and clean bathrooms and kitchen. Rooms are small and the road the hostel is on is a little noisy. Otherwise friendly staff and comfortable place.

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Mercer Island, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were superb. I see one comment about noisy location. That is true, but nothing that earplugs can't fix when you're ready to pass out! I had a room all to myself, for a three day stint, at a great price. It was just what I was looking for: A bed, a place to store my stuff, and privacy.... More

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

HI Evie, thanks for taking the time to leave us some great feedback. It was a pleasure having you here and we hope to see you again if you are ever on the Gold Coast More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you;re looking for a place to come and get away from it all for a day or two, this is the place to go. Far enough away from the beach and the club, Aquarius suffers from not having lots of people passing by and dropping in. Good to recharge the batteries, though.

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

HI Andrew, Thanks for taking the time to leave us feedback. We wish you well on your travels. More

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights for a conference. The staff is quite friendly and consists of young enthusiastic people. They offer decent wifi for free. The rooms and bathrooms were reasonably clean. I've haven't slept in bunk beds before, so it was a little uncomfortable and the room felt a bit cramped ( I was sharing with 3 others) I... More

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

HI Jinal. Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us some feedback and we are delighted that you would recommend our hostel to others. More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have no words to describe this amazing hostel and all the incredible people I met over there,the staff was excelent,always ready to help when you need,all the rooms were clean and tidy,easy access to a shopping centre and bus stop and if you are looking for fun,that's the ideal place to stay.

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Felipe, Thank you for leaving a review, we really miss having you here. You are one of the success stories for learning and being fluent in English within a small space of time. We miss your smiling face and warm heart. We wish you all the success and happiness and can only hope we meet again. Hugs and Kisses... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The staff were very friendly and helpful, and the other guests were polite. The whole place was kept quite clean and the atmosphere is good. Unfortunately, the noise of the traffic and music from the bar are quite loud most of the night.

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. We close our bar at midnight to try and ensure other guests are not kept awake all night. Thanks for leaving a review, Aquarius Team More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

There is all you need but unfortunately there are only two toilets and two showers per level. So it can get a little bit crowdy sometimes. The hostel is a 20min-walk away from Surfers Paradise. There is also a comfortable but expensive tram which brings you to the center in 5mins.

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Tobias, Thanks for leaving a review, we really enjoyed having you at the hostel. Aquarius Staff More

Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The kitchen is great, the service and the bathroom too. Room cleaning is not so good and felt lack of good information about nearby restaurants and services. The reception attendants are great and extremely helpful.

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Isis, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We make sure our staff have a good knowledge of the area and they are more than happy to help you find anything you need. I hope you think of us if you are in the area again. More

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

General it is comfortable and clean. The shower is hot. Kitchen is big. The hostel organises activities in the evenings. It is not far away from the central and it is just next to a big shopping area 'Australia Fair'. Free car parking is a good plus. I will recommend it to my friends. It will be better if the... More

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. We make a big effort to ensure the evening activities are fun. I'm sorry you felt the sheets were not up to standard however we wash the sheets between each guest and the cleanliness of the hostel is one of our top priorities. Thanks for leaving a review. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Awsome place with friendly staff, really clean and great facilities from pool to BBQ and has fantastic beds unlike some places you stay! highly recommended working walking distance to amenities like Kmart and Coles and runs a free shuttle right into surfers and back again if you want to explore or need anything else

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey James, It was awesome to have you guys here, the Big Night Out won't be the same without you. I hope you come back to stay with us soon. Thanks for leaving us a review, Aquarius Staff More

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Address: 44 Queen Street, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
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Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Aquarius Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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