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Beaches Backpackers

356 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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San Jose, California
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took them over an hour to get me checked in - with all their incremental requirements and luggage storage timings et at .Not to mention impolite obstinate people at the reception who have no idea how to treat weary travelers. To top it off the kitchen table is sticky - wasn't cleaned in weeks. The lounge has musty and moldy... More 

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been a long time since my last visit to Beaches so we decided to go there for a quiet drink. On walking in not much had changed and it looked like the place needed some major TLC. When standing at the bar ordering a drink, all I could smell was stale alcohol. We then sat down and the... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beaches is one of the nicer hostels I have stayed in. The staff are really friendly and helpful The rooms are clean spacious It's in a good location There is secure luggage storage for trips The kitchen facilities are good just a bit dirty I would stay here again

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms were dirty, the mattress was so bad and sunken in you could feel the bed underneath. The pillow was so lumpy it as horrible, couldn't actually sleep on it. The rooms spelt strange and the bathroom was dirty and outdated. It was so noisy as the bar area is right next to the dorm rooms, they were playing... More 

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Swindon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel is below standards and is probably one of the worst hostels I've stayed in, in my 5 months travelling now including Asia! The receptionist was miserable to say the least and not friendly. We checked into an 8 bed mixed dorm and the beds were awful. The sheets made me feel physically sick as they seemed dirty. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is not luxery by any means but perfect for a stop over ahead of a Whitsunday's tour trip. My 3 friends and I stayed here for 1 night in a private room before our trip. Staff were very friendly, the room was large and towels were provided. The bathroom was very clean. The cost was really cheap and would... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The beaches backpackers was a nice backpackers to spend some time in. The beds were actually pretty comfortable, the pub food was excellent and half price for tenants. The staff were helpful and friendly and the location is great. I would stay again

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

very nice receptionest helpful and friendly which was nice when we check in, my self and my partner shared a 6 bed dorm with another couple so it was nice and quiet beds were good to sleep in but the sheets were like a dream they were the softed cosiest bedding iv ever slept in such a good night sleep... More 

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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Great price and location. Rooms are spacious and clean. Meal deal at bar next door- steak and beer $7! Only bad thing was the mattress was rubbish and you sink straight to the metal bed frame. Very uncomfortable.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Overall the hostel is very nice especially for the rates provided. Its located on the main street so you have everything you need quite nearby. The room that i had was spacious and the air con was working great. The bar has the excellent food and if you are staying here you get a 50% off food voucher. The rooms... More 

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