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Coolangatta Sands Backpackers

Cnr Griffith & McLean St, Coolangatta, Queensland 4225, Australia (Formerly Coolangatta Sands Hostel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 4nights while in coolangatta...only a 5min walk from greyhound bus stop,easy to find...I found hostel to be clean and tidy,free wifi only works near reception,free breakfast of tea/coffee,toast and cereals...TV room with DVDs and X box,and a nice veranda to chill out on....would stay again..

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Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is OK but the staff reception is very unfriendly!!! The housekeeper took my stuff in the room,I asked information about it at the reception and they told me that is not their problem and really rude!!! And then you can t have a good sleep because of the aloud music downstairs.Not recommended at all!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely terrible customer service. I booked the only room available on a Saturday night, which was a private room. Very dirty floor. Toilets had no toilet paper. Next day booked 2 nights in an 8 share dorm room there as a bed had opened. Stains on the sheets. Went to the beach for a couple of hours and came back,... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ive been travelling for 5 weeks and never cared enough to write a good review for a hostel as much as i do now, my hat goes out to the staff they are so sweet and friendly and the vibe is really special great atmosphere at night outside and facitilties were amazing, even the small things like providing washing powder... More 

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Paris
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88 reviews 88 reviews
40 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We had a great stay here for a few nights. The atmosphere in the hostel is contagious and the other people there including the live I staff are what makes it. Location to good surf beaches is also ideal. Beds are clean and comfortable and facilities are generally pretty good. There are also discount deals for food and drink in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Me and my three friends had a great time at sands hostel, amazing people, really good and helpful staff. Good location and you can borrow a surfboard for free! The rooms, common-areas and the breakfast has all you need, with a big + for the balcony!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a good hostel, very lively with a bar downstairs and very close to beach and bars. Lovely veranda to sit and chill out in and bed was massive. Bathrooms clean. Found a HUGE cockroach in our room and was kept awake all night by very loud people coming back from their nights out.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Hostel is in a great location and the Main Street, the bedroom was of a decent size and it has lockers with power charging points inside which is a fantastic idea. However, it wasn't very clean. The common room areas were all up to a decent standard however the room itself was pretty filthy. My room wasn't cleaned at all... More 

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Gold Coast
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125 reviews 125 reviews
16 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Whilst Recently staying in a Coolangatta we went looking one night for a meal. Staying nearby the Coolangatta Hostel we wandered in. Cosy interior with open fire for a coolish Gold Coast night. Comfortable seating , well priced meals / special board tempted us. This hostel is really a backpackers accommodation so I can't review that , however no complaints... More 

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The room we had was clean, sheets were clean, beds were comfy, lots of room, 3 out of the 4 lockers we're broken though. Was sometimes noisy but not too bad. The kitchen was tiny and the fridges were kind of gross. Staff were lovely and bathrooms were pretty clean. (Not the best I've seen, but definitely not the worst)... More 

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