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Aquarius Backpackers

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44 Queen Street, Surfers Paradise, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The hostel overall was clean. Front desk staff was friendly and very helpful. Did not use pool but area was clean and well maintained. The rooms are a bit noisy with windows open at night due to closeness to busy street. The plus side of this was tram stop and bus stop very close by. Easy to get to Surfers... More 

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We wish you a safe and fun travel around Australia. Hope to see you again one day. Thanks Management. More 

New Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

good clean place and enjoyable, nice people around you, nice connectivity to surrounding place of gold coast, we stayed dere for 4 days and enjoyed the whole experience and like all abt backpackers living.

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. Its great to see you enjoying our hostel and its great facilities. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels and may see you again. Thanks Management. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

I was trying to check in at 8pm after a horribly exhausting day and the staff at reception was unsure of letting me in because i didnt have a key. I asked if I can still check in and with a big sigh shes like,do you have a booking?? I said no,so there was a bed and only one other... More 

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Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback. It gives us the opportunity to better our customer service skills and the way we run the hostel. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay here and can only apologise if any of the staff have come across as cranky of rude. We understand what... More 

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