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Dolphins Beach House

14 Duke Street | Sunshine Beach, Noosa, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #90 of 130 Specialty Lodging in Noosa
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I loved staying at dolphins. I am travelling around the world and dolphins is one of the best hostels I have stayed in so far. We had a double room and had booked shared bathroom but as it was off season we got upgraded to an en suite. It looked like it had been recently refurbished and was incredibly spacious... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've written a review for this hostel 6 times without it being published for some reason! I'm that passionate about how bad a hostel experience this was that I'm gunna try one more time. Summary, massively overrated hostel, not tranquil and peaceful when you're put in a room with longer termer and when its only you and them in a... More

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Dolphinsbackpackers, Manager at Dolphins Beach House, responded to this review

Firstly, thank you so much for taking the time to bring your concerns to our attention. We apologise for the fact that you had a less than enjoyable experience at our hostel. We no longer allow long-term guests to stay here, as we recognise that it does have a negative affect on the overall atmosphere. We are unable to pinpoint... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Very nice and helpfull staff, they wont let you sleep at outside :) Quiet location. Near controlled the Sunshine Beach. Room and kitchen were ok, five persons including me in same room. You share the kitchen with 9 other people. This is not a party hostel! :) Pros: close to the Noosa National park, free wifi access, free courtesy bus,... More

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Dolphinsbackpackers, Manager at Dolphins Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with Dolphins Beach House and taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate the feedback and do our best to take them into consideration when making changes around the hostel. You are right in saying that we are not a party hostel. Because we are located in a residential area of Noosa, we have to... More

Karlsruhe
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Our group had two double bed rooms in the private area of the hostel, which were absolutely functional and clean. Same goes for the other facilities. No complaints about the bath room and the kitchen was spotless and well equipped (even with two pizza makers!). The atmosphere in the common area of the hostel was very relaxed and sociable and... More

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Dolphinsbackpackers, Manager at Dolphins Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Come back and visit again! - Dolphins Beach House Management More

Pickering, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Free pick up from the greyhound bus, by friendly staff playing good music from their ipod made for a pretty good first impression once arriving in Noosa. I felt really comfortable at Dolphins, as it was very clean, very quiet, and had helpful staff living in one of the rooms nearby. The hostel was divided into these smaller 'apartments' and... More

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Dolphinsbackpackers, Manager at Dolphins Beach House, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that this was one of your favourite hostels during your stay in Australia. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We hope you come back and visit us again if you are ever in Noosa! - Dolphins Beach House Staff More

Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is the best hostel in Australia I stayed at so far. Really friendly people, free surf boards. BYO alcohol. ;) And its only 4 or 5 bed dorms. Its the cheapest hostel in Noosa but still the best one after visiting three of them.

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Dolphinsbackpackers, Manager at Dolphins Beach House, responded to this review

Hey Emil! It was an absolute pleasure having you and Mia stay with us during your visit to Noosa. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We hope you come back and see us again! - Dolphins Beach House Staff More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Awesome stay here with everyone getting along really well thanks to the staff getting involved with everyone there. Really social place without the tacky party scene and a great place to stay with chilled out people. Location is great as it's so close to the beach where you can hire a surfboard for free and head into the wave's, its... More

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Dolphinsbackpackers, Manager at Dolphins Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review on our page. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hostel so much. Please come back and see us next time you're in Noosa! - Dolphins Beach House More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This place was my second stop on my adventure and I honestly loved it here, I only stayed for one night as I was moving on the next day, the staff were so friendly and welcoming from the second we walked in, the accommodation is set into little apartments with 2 rooms and 5 beds in each room, our apartment... More

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Dolphinsbackpackers, Manager at Dolphins Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We pride ourselves on having a more chill and laid-back vibe and it is always nice to hear that guests are able to recognise and relish in it. If you are ever back in Noosa, we... More

Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Kept telling yourself you're an eco friendly chilled out place by sticking up notices everywhere and you might believe what you're saying. This place thinks it is so cool and supposedly prides itself on not being a party hostel. Not true, none of the rules are adhered to or enforced, so people stay up late drinking and making so much... More

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Dolphinsbackpackers, Manager at Dolphins Beach House, responded to this review

Firstly, thank you so much for taking the time to bring your concerns to our attention. We apologise for the fact that you had a less than enjoyable experience at our hostel. We can assure you that none of the staff that were working here during your stay are here any longer. Loud noise and heave drinking is not tolerated... More

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The reason we thought it would be great: 1. Right by sunshine beach and yet still near enough to the rest of Noosa to be accessible. 2. Labelled itself as a "relaxed" place to stay, as opposed to the more party hostels. This was reinforced by the rules on noise and drinking. 3. The layout looked great; a nice communal... More

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Dolphinsbackpackers, Manager at Dolphins Beach House, responded to this review

Firstly, thank you so much for taking the time to bring your concerns to our attention. We apologise for the fact that you had a less than enjoyable experience at our hostel. As for the cleaning at 7:30 am, reception doesn't open until 8 am so that was probably more likely the time you heard noise in the kitchens. We... More

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Address: 14 Duke Street | Sunshine Beach, Noosa, Queensland, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Noosa
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