We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 24 Mooloolaba accommodations

Mooloolaba Beach Backpackers

75 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Mooloolaba Beach Backpackers to your Saves list
Mooloolaba Beach Backpackers
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
A recent review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014
Frankie2108 UK
Write a Review

82 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (8)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Melbourne, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I stayed here for 2 nights in a 4 bed dorm. The dorm was filthy with other peoples stuff all over. This obviously meant that nothing could be cleaned/had been cleaned recently. The bed was uncomfortable and creaky. The room lacked A/C and the small fan available did little to ventilate the room. The rest of the hostel was also... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
MooloolabaBackpacker, Manager at Mooloolaba Beach Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Gandalfthepink, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience at Mooloolaba Backpackers. Its unfortunate the experience you had was not pleasant. As you stayed in November 2013 it would be unfair of me to comment too much on the staff or general cleanliness. Since starting with the business at the end of March, I can... More

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I stayed here maybe 2 months while travelling around Australia, and am still in touch with the friends that I made. It's a great location, clean, simple facilities - it's not a luxury place but you really only need somewhere to rest your head and explore from. The social activities were great and easy to get involved with if you... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Byron Bay, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I stayed in a 4 bed mixed dorm, it was clean-ish and had a fan and 2 plug sockets and a cupboard each you could lock (which is more than you get in a good few places). The shared toilets/showers were a bit gross though. The staff were helpful and told us about the area and you could hire surf... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
25 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Upon our arrival at the lobby (for check-in process), we were put off by the noticeboard telling us that the management would not be held responsible for any consequences from the drinking game. This gave impression that binge drinking would take place. Our bedroom is on the second floor with the access by stairs - not that clean either. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

This was my first hostel of my tour around Australia, I was taking part in the Sunshine coast marathon so this was a perfect location for the early start! Staying in a 4 bed dorm the room was spacious although basic with creaky bunk beds! A lot of seasonal workers stay here. Staff were friendly, and the hostel had good... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
25 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The location is great, the beach is so lovely and not far. That's the only thing I liked. There was no vibe at all, seemed to be a lot of long stayers so they would have only outdoor area (a small picnic table) and they didn't seem to want to socialise with the newbies... The staff were okay, abit rude... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Winchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
25 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Start with the positives. The location is amazing. The beach is gorgeous and just a 5-7 minute walk. Its DIRECTLY across the road from the Greyhound bus stop. Coles is just down the road and the fridges have plenty of room. They provided towels for us and we got discount at the zoo. However, when we arrived we had a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

The title is based on the inside of the building, dark corridors with internal doors that bang all night. The room was small with a single blind that was damaged making it beyond ineffective so brace yourself for sunrise at 0610 hrs. I bought food from Coles, went off to see the town and came back to find my food... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I stayed in a 4 person dorm where we got to share a single plug point and apparently the floors only got cleaned once a week. However I would say the rooms were far better than the bathrooms... Where all that separated you and the rest of the bathroom was a flimsy shower curtain. I don't want to walk around... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Yungaburra, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

i stayed in this place for one night in january 2014. i booked a single room. the room was dirty,the shower curtain had black stains on it, so did the floor in the bathroom. the sheets on the bed had multiple black stains as well. the room had not been cleaned in a while, i found dust and cut off... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Mooloolaba Beach Backpackers, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Mooloolaba Beach Backpackers? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Mooloolaba Beach Backpackers

Address: 75 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Mooloolaba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, HostelWorld and HostelBookers so you can book your Mooloolaba Beach Backpackers reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Mooloolaba Beach Backpackers Hotel Mooloolaba
Mooloolaba Beach Backpackers Sunshine Coast

12 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (13)
Room/suite (5)
Pool/beach area (1)
Other (7)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in Mooloolaba with
any amenities