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Aquarius Backpackers

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44 Queen Street, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not too bad. Very clean room, kitchen and stuff. I didn't use other facilities but seemed ok. Good point is near to a team station, not really near the main beach and surfers paradise. Free wi-if wasn't thatt bad either.

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Roma, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good, clean, cheap accommodation. Not too noisy. I fell asleep with ease on a Friday and Saturday night ready for 2 days of intense study. I would have thought a Hostel full of young people may have been fairly noisy but it wasn't.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aquarius is a great place whether or stay is long or short. The venue is at a good location, the people running it are friendly and the people I met there were fun and a great bunch to hang out with.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This hostel is by far the most homely and welcoming place I've stayed in so far on a 3 month trip. The beds were comfy, the whole hostel is clean, in an excellent locality and more importantly the people are great!

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Richard From all the staff at Aquarius we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, it was a pleasure having you here. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback as it helps us to better our services. Happy travels :-) More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Great stop over for the proximity to Marathon start line. I loved the location of the venue and how so many guests in town were there for the race. I was surprised that no one was on the front desk in the morning to assist checking out so that we didn't have to return again once the marathon had begun,... More 

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Hilary From all the staff at Aquarius we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I would like to apologise to you for the miscommunication as we had allowed all of the guests to come back, freshen up and check out after they had completed the marathon. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Nice small hostel, very quiet and cosy, located 5 min walk from the tram/bus stop. The shopping centres are near the hostel, as well as restaurants, pubs and cafes. Access to the wifi very enjoyable and staff very friendly

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi From all the staff at Aquarius we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback as it helps us to better our services. Happy travels :-) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I've been in Aquarius Backpackers for 2 nights last week and it's been a pleasure staying there. The staff is friendly, the living room and kitchen are really clean and big. The rooms and the toilet are cleaned and nice. I will suggest to everyone this hostel

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Alessia From all the staff at Aquarius we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback as it helps us to better our services. Happy travels :-) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Came here before jet setting back off to NZ! We were lucky we paid for a dorm but it was just My friend and I so we got the room to ourselves which was nice! Very clean hostel with lovely staff!! They had a pool and it's close to one of the big shopping centres! Nice location

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Angelique From all the staff at Aquarius we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback as it helps us to better our services. Happy travels :-) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Aquarius backpackers is a very homly place. Great people, staff and facilities make an enjoyable stay. It is also close to public transport which is very helpful. They will even pick you up when required.

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Evan From all the staff at Aquarius we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us as we enjoyed your company. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback as it helps us to better our services. Happy travels :-) More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I booked online during the Easter holidays, just one day before my trip and it was smooth. I had to knock on the door and call the reception from outside once I arrived. Check in was simple and as usual. The room, toilets, shower and common areas were extremely clean. One little problem was the noise made by two wall-mounted... More 

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Hi From all the staff at Aquarius we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback as it helps us to better our services. Happy travels :-) More 

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