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Coolangatta Sands Hostel

3.0 of 5 Cnr Griffith & McLean St, Coolangatta, Queensland 4225, Australia
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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15 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The place is very very nice, but there are many young (and not very respectful) people so it is very likely that you will have to put ears plugs if you wanna sleep. Moreover, when you wake up there is a mess in the terrace: full of bottles and rubbish. However, the terrace is very beautiful to enjoy (although it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

The accommodation was cheap and was right by the beach. A simple breakfast of toast, cereal and tea was also included. However, the room was dingy, the bathrooms were often dirty and the fridges in the kitchen were leaking. The kitchen and the utensils were dirty too, yet this was more the fault of the occupants I think. Our impression... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I came here solo and I loved this hostel! There's a huge balcony area with picnic benches to eat or just hang out and also large outdoor beds which are great to have a nap, read or book or to just socialise with other backpackers! I loved that everyone would always be hanging out there so it was easy to... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Stayed at this hostel as a couple in a four share dorm, we like it e dorms were a little small but we didn't have much stuff but might be a problem if you have loads if bags etc no where really to put a suitcase, beds were comfy :) the kitchen was a little small but had everything you... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

It is a basic hostel in a seaside resort, close to beach, shops and cafes/take away/restaurants. Double room had 4 bunks pushed together and only a centre light. This made reading in bed almost impossible but there was storage and air con. Shared showers and toilets ok sometimes needed cleaning. Kitchen fridge space not enough for full occupancy. Long term... More 

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Address: Cnr Griffith & McLean St, Coolangatta, Queensland 4225, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Coolangatta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Coolangatta Sands Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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