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Noosa Backpackers Resort

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9-13 William St | Noosaville, Noosa, Queensland 4566, Australia
Noosa Backpackers Resort
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Ranked #109 of 132 Specialty Lodging in Noosa
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 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 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed in a private room but shared bathroom, walls are very thin could hear people going to the toilet next door! Room was stuffy and breeze block walls so felt a little bit like a prison cell but did the job with a comfortable bed. Shower was good and clean, staff were helpful and left the key available when checking... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at Noosa Backpackers for 2 nights and found it fairly average. It's a proper backpackers hostel! We stayed in a private double room and it was quite small and stuffy! Also there's a shared bathroom so had to wait my turn to get in there! It was also really noisy at night as the walls... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was picked up at the Greyhound/Premier bus stop with the free shuttle. This is advertised as the only hostel on the Noosa River so it's a bit away from the middle of town and the beach. It's about a 10-15 minute walk to the grocery store and there are riverfront restaurants nearby. The dorm rooms have vaulted ceilings with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights with my boyfriend in March 2015. The hostel itself was a little dated but had a decent restaurant attached and free wifi. There was a useful hourly shuttle to town and the beach however as it ended at 5pm we were pretty restricted to the hostel in the evenings, it was a 25 minute... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

have stayed here twice now and both times found the staff friendly and helpfull,rooms and bathrooms clean and tidy,large kitchen and TV room,there is an on site bar and restaurant....they pick you up and drop you off at greyhound bus stop,and every hour there's a free shuttle bus into town and the beach....enjoyed my stays here and if back in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Great place to stay beds were spotless so was our room staff really friendly and helpful only thing I would say room are rooms way to hot the fan in the room does nutting if it would have been cooler we defo would have stayed more than 1 night overall experience was great :-)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Glad to say we only had to stay here for one night. Upon arrival the two women behind reception did not seem fussed we were there at all. It was if we had to prompt them and interrupt there awfully important conversation just to check in. After check in which was about 5:30 we got to our rooms which was... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

A short walk from the promenade and heart of noosa, this hostel is more suited for short term stayers, common area is roomy and spacious with books and games, rooms are a little congested, no aircon breakfast is not too bad... Staff are very good!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

I was surprised to see my top bunk didn't have sides... ?! An old man who was living in the dorm said they are illegal, not sure how true that is. They advertise 4-6 people dorms but we was in an 8 person dorm, they definitely cram you in. The walls aren't finished. Just plaster board and terrible paint work.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Handy shuttle service the hostel throws on, as it's a touch out of the way (though close to a few restaurants and the river). Our double room was comfortable, though the plug socket was weirdly placed half way up the wall. Wifi was a bit of a shambles, fairly weak for most of our stay. The one bathroom and toilet... More 

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