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Coolangatta Sands Hostel

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Cnr Griffith & McLean St, Coolangatta, Queensland 4225, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014
Goldunicorn Newquay, United Kingdom
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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Newquay, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Channel Islands
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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53 reviews 53 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

The Hostel is cheap and cheerful in an excellent location with friendly and very helpful staff. The rooms need a bit of sprucing up but it is a backpackers hostel and "you gets what you pay for". The guests are not noisy but unfortunately some of the roof-based equipment is quite obtrusive when you want a quiet early night.

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Melbourne, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

This hostel was great, had no problems at all. Rooms were fine, had lockers with power points inside which was great for charging valuables securely. Airport pickup was also a plus! Would definitely stay again!

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Brisbane, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I stayed in this hostel in Sept 2012 during a university break with friends. Although we only stayed here overnight, I thought the concept was really cool. The rooms opened out onto the balcony where people could easily chill and was a good way to meet people. The bar downstairs appeared more like a local watering hole, so it didn't... More

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vic, australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

3 middle aged Aussie women enjoyed staying at the Sands,cheap with air con in all rooms with clean fresh linen clean kitchen clean showers and toilets. Friendly staff.Two complaints there was dust on the floor in our room and there wasnt a battery in the smoke alarm.I the pub down stairs top $10 meals .Very close to the excellent beach... More

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South Coast
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

Unlike previous comments, we found staff & fellow stayers friendly. You get what you pay for...a bed, a shower , toilet and shared kitchen..!!! On the down side for us, was a fire alarm without a battery.. Was going to be fixed but wasnt. A bit rowdy, but it was the Cooly weekend. Unfortunately, there was a horrible smell in... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Started with rude staff, young lady on the desk doesnt speak, just rolls her eyes when I had to see her about room keys that didnt work, cleaners left our door open etc. I would have been quite happy to have an uneventful stay and not have to bother her but what can you do when locked out of your... More

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Address: Cnr Griffith & McLean St, Coolangatta, Queensland 4225, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Coolangatta
Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 26 Specialty lodging in Coolangatta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Coolangatta Sands Hostel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
It is the closest hostel on the Gold Coast to the beach. Our new hostel boasts beautiful new facilities, a backpacker's night club, lounge bar, top quality restaurant and sports bar. It is a perfect hostel for anyone keen to chill out, surf, take on the beautiful beaches of Coolangatta, Wine & Dine in some of the leading restaurants on the Gold Coast or just enjoy the great view of Kirra Point whilst relaxing on the day beds upstairs on the hostel balcony. Don't wait!! Book now!! ... more   less 
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