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Nomads Airlie Beach Backpackers

354 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location and a good price for backpackers. Had a pool and a bar which was nice, the lagoon is really close to the resort. The rooms were really nice, clean and spacious. The air conditioning was good in the rooms too.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We unfortunately only got to stay here 1 night but would highly recommend this place. As you walk through it looks like a mini holiday resort with separate bungalows. Inside the buildings isn't too shabby either although they look better on the outside. The beds were very squeaky and the sheets weren't that clean. One negative that we experienced was... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've had a good start with the Nomads Hostel in Cairns so i thought I stick to what I know and I wasnt wrong. The check in took a little longer than normal but got greeted by a real nice lad after and he was very apologetic about the wait. It was fairly busy anyways as the bus dropped everyone... More 

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Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Nomads Airlie Beach. Was the best Nomads hostel i have stayed in. The room was clean and had working air conditioning! There was a lot of room for everyone to put their bags and suitcases and it didn't feel crowded at all. The beds were quite old though and creaked really loudly whenever someone sat... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is like a resort. Loved the place and the rooms are separate houses so you have your own bathroom and showers there too. Only a few minute walk to the lagoon. Recommend this hostel to everyone!!

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Erin K, Manager at Nomads Airlie Beach Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello - Thanks for your awesome review. Stocked that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we will see you back in Airlie Beach very soon :) More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 1 night either side of our Whitsundays trip with my boyfriend in March 2015. We had a private ensuite room which was huge and had a TV. The hostel was perfectly located on the main road and across the road from the lagoon. It was a 15 minute walk to the port and a $9 taxi... More 

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Erin K, Manager at Nomads Airlie Beach Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your lovely review. Really glad that you enjoyed your stay. We do have free wifi in reception which is great for simple browsing and you can upgrade to high speed wifi which worked all over the property for just $4 per day or $12 for the week. We hope to see you again in Airlie soon... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant hostel. Large area of land. Close to everything!! Very good aircon. Wifi could be better and the kitchen seriously needs cleaning!!! My bag of cereal was full of ants the next day!! All in all I would stay here again though. Amazing location.

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Erin K, Manager at Nomads Airlie Beach Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello - Thanks for your lovely review and your feedback. Our kitchen gets cleaned regularly throughout the day but I will look the possibility of increasing this on busy days. With regards to our wifi we have free wifi in the reception area and high speed internet available for $4 per day or $12 per. We hope to see you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I had our own room here. It was massive, we had a massive bathroom, really big kitchen unit, walk in wardrobe and bathroom. We stayed there before and after our boat trip. In the first room the air con was only ok but the second time it was brilliant. It is in the town which is great... More 

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Erin K, Manager at Nomads Airlie Beach Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello - Thanks for your lovely review. Glad to hear that your air con was awesome, you certainly need it to be in this tropical weather. We are looking into the idea of getting a bus for pick up's so thank you for your feedback on this, Enjoy the rest of your travels and we hope to see you again... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Accomodation was good! Decent dorms with two showers per dorm which was a nice change! Tough to sleep there as people are getting up at all hours but that's to be expected. Some of the staff working behind the desk were very ignorant! In particular a blonde girl who questioned everything even though she would end up being wrong! And... More 

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Erin K, Manager at Nomads Airlie Beach Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello - Thanks for your review. Great to hear that you enjoyed the rooms. I am very surprised to hear that you did not find out staff to be helpful I will definitely be looking into this and providing more customer service training where need. Enjoy the rest of your travels. More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at 1 in the morning and were let in by the night security who showed us to our room. The dorms were a good size and had two showers and a toilet with a large sink area. The on site bar is very cheap and the reception area did have some free wifi you could use. The location... More 

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Hello - Thank your for your lovely review. We are stocked to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Enjoy the rest of your travels and we hope to see you again soon More 

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