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Nomads Airlie Beach Backpackers

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   354 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rooms were probably the best we have stayed in. Air con was excellent and the room was really big even though it was an 8 bed dorm! Rooms also had 2 large showers and toilet facilities and full length mirror!! Really nice pool too. Only giving this place 3 stars as we found the staff really unfriendly and rude!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Although there is no pick up from where the bus drops you the hostel is reasonably priced and in a superb location, right in the centre of Airlie Beach. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The cabins that you are in are clean and spacious enough and centred around a good pool and bar area. I enjoyed my stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here simply because it was cheap for a powered site and literally in the middle of the town. We didn't expect much. It is definitely more suited to the single travellers (especially on the weekend as they party into the early hours down at the bar) The set out is lovely. Cabin style rooms on the edge of... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never rated Nomads hostels all that much, they always lacked love and character and did everything on the cheap. But these "cabins" are unreal!! Beautiful private dorms all built separate from one another with huge ensuite with two sinks, separate toilet and two separate showers! The rooms are huge, cold (a rarity to have fully functioning AC) and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved Nomads in Airlie Beach, we were a little apprehensive after staying at Nomads in Melbourne and having a horrific experience. We also booked the beds as part of package, and after finding out we were in an 8-bed-dorm we were dreading our stay! But to be perfectly honest our three days here were amazing. All the dorms... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed here before in a 4 bed dorm and had no problems so booked this thinking the same. We stayed here first night arriving in Airlie Beach. The room was ok, bearable, then the cracks started to show. There was a rip in one of the windows in the bathroom, therefore bugs getting into the room. Squashed bugs over... More 

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

Hello - Firstly let me thank you for bring this to our attention as any feedback like this gives us the opportunity to improve our facilities and guests over all stay with us. Since I received your review we have actually closed that room off for maintenance and I will be talking to the cleaning crew about the issues you... More 

Vernon, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in January and was very happy with it. I stayed in Bungalow 17 which was a 8 bed share and even though it was next to the outdoor bar it was still pretty quite. Was concerned it would be a bit of a party backpackers but it wasn't! Great bathroom set up for a backpackers, one of the... More 

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

Hello - Thanks for your lovely review and for the feedback you have given. We take great pride in our rooms and the cleanliness of them so stoked that you enjoyed these. As part of our check in procedure all guest will now be told about the side gate entrance and we have also increased signage about this as well.... More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in a double room. First of all it was just 2 single beds cobbled together. There was a bit of an ant infestation in the room and a large spider crawled in overnight under a large gap in the front door. The kitchen was also a bit minging with dead flies everywhere. Had to pay for WiFi and... More 

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

Hello - Thanks for your feedback on your stay. Anything like this helps to us improve and to give every guest a great stay with us. Firstly I am sorry to hear that you had issues with your Wifi as this does normally work in all the rooms. There are a few hot spots around the hostel but in general... More 

Munich, Germany
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there in the dorm for 3 nights. The attached bathroom was clean and the beds compfy. The kitchen is well equipped and closed for cleaning every evening after 10 pm with good results :) The place is made more the younger party generation, offers a bar and pool in the center. It is a bit noisy until 12... More 

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

Hello - Thanks for your review. We are stoked to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We do also have rooms a little further away from the bar in there in any noise but, as you mentioned our bar does close at 12pm so should be any noise after that. Hope to see you again and enjoy the rest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a really good place, for me was the best backpackers hostel that I was in Australia till now. The bedrooms are big, well organized, and have a camping area. The crew also is really nice. For sure I will recommend.

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

Hello - Thanks for taking the time to write us this lovely review. Glad to enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again in Airlie soon. Enjoy your travels More 

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Address: 354 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Airlie Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Nomads Airlie Beach Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 35
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Nomads Airlie Beach Backpackers Whitsunday Islands

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