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Airlie Beach YHA

394 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 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 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 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Airlie Beach YHA sits at the end of the main street of the small tiny town. It's next to domino pizza restaurant and 'The Phoenix bar & nightclub', 2 minutes' walk from the supermarket' woolworth'. The staff there are very attentive and they will help you plan and advise your trips. The kitchen is clean and well-equipped and I could... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Great hostel. Nice and chilled. Near the nightlife but not in the thick of it. Staff great that helped me book my YHA in Mission Beach, Greyhound and a sailing trip. Cheap too! I really enjoyed my stay here. I'll be back.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We stayed here for one night prior to heading out to Hook island to camp. We were not expected much.. just a place to sleep and organise ourselves - but i did not even want to sleep in the room due to the amount of mould on the ceiling (we stayed in a private double room). I know hostels aren't... More

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YHA_Hostels, Public Relations Manager at Airlie Beach YHA, responded to this review

Dear Sydneyannak3, We are really sorry that you didn't enjoy your recent stay with Airlie Beach YHA. We take all comments, good and bad, very seriously and I have passed your feedback onto the hostel manager so that we can take action. Since your stay this room has been de-moulded thoroughly. Airlie Beach is sometimes humid during summer months, which... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights here and the hostel is very well located, it is right on the main street but just far enough from the noisy bars. The rooms have balconies and the rooms and bathrooms are very clean. There is free parking in the hostel too. The kitchen was well equipped and kept clean too. The staff were... More

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

May not look like much on first glance, a little bit run down and the place could do with a bit of TLC, but for budget accommodation this place has everything you need and is clean. Good sized kitchen, dorm rooms were well air-conditioned, each had its own bathroom and lockers. I just wish they would provide soap!! Backpackers need... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Stayed here for four nights in room 8 private double facing the restaurants. Small but clean room. Had good size balcony. Great location right on the high street. Brilliant kitchen- very well equipped and plenty of space and utensils. Lounge area was good if you wanted to watch a film or watch some tv. We were luckily came across English... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This is hostel is alright... but nothing more. It was not particularly clean, there was also a distinct lack of sockets in my room. Whilst in a good location, staff were not particularly helpful, and actually quite surly. I stayed in Backpackers by the Bay the following night, and although the accommodation was actually worse, I had a better experience..

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AnoukVDV, Operations Assistant at Airlie Beach YHA, responded to this review

Dear Bjcox, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Airlie Beach YHA. We take all customer feedback very seriously and appreciate you taking the time to write to us. First of all I am disappointed to hear about the expereince you had while staying at Airlie Beach YHA, as it is not the usual feedback we receive. Since... More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Stayed at Airlie for 3 nights in March in a private room. We had a ground floor room and our balcony wasn't usable as it looked out onto lots of trees and bushes to shield it from the road. It didn't get any sun at all. The room was very basic, literally just a double bed which is annoying, a... More

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stayed here for two nights in a private room with a shared bathroom. Room was small, but had a double/single bunk bed. We had a small balcony area to the front of the street which made the room feel a little more spacious! Only came across staff when we were checking in/out, but they were polite and friendly. The... More

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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Great specious room with individual plug sockets for each bed. Nice bathroom with shower. Very good aircon. Good size communal areas with a nice pool. Extremely central. Very happy with this place after some bad experiences. Only downfall is the extremely poor staircase at the back of the building. How they get away with that is beyond me. Take it... More

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Address: 394 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Airlie Beach
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Also Known As:
Airlie Beach Yha Hotel Airlie Beach
Airlie Beach YHA Whitsunday Islands

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Airlie Beach YHA backpackers hostel is located in the centre of Airlie Beach close to the swimming lagoon, restaurants, cafes and nightlife that Airlie has to offer. The hostel offers multi-share, double and twin rooms with private balconies. All hostel rooms are air-conditioned and the twin and double rooms have shared bathroom facilities with only one other room. Backpackers facilities include swimming pool, tour desk, kitchen, laundry, dining and TV room. ... more   less 
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