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Coolangatta Sands Hostel

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   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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English first
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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87 reviews 87 reviews
15 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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Canberra, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Newquay, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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60 reviews 60 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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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*
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