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Dolphins Beach House

14 Duke Street | Sunshine Beach, Noosa, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #86 of 130 Specialty lodging in Noosa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

i am currently writing this review whilst i am in bed in the hostel. it is 8:10am and the cleaners and banging around outside in the kitchen and have woken everyone up (they do this every morning) dolphin prides itself on being 'eco freindly' which is a bunch of balls. the hot water gets turned off inbetween 10am and 5pm... More

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Byron Bay, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This is a very chilled out place (signs up saying no drinking after 8pm and no noise after 10pm), free wifi which works well and a lot of other useful things available. However, i got woken up throughout the night quite a lot. There was a lot of noise coming from the area outside, which i assume was a load... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I stayed in a private double room with my girlfriend. The room (with own shower, tv, toilet and airco) was really cute and clean. Great balcony in the front. Nice cooking area, that's seperated from the dorms. A bit far from the centre (Noosa Heads), but the hostel runs a shuttle bus a few times a day.

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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

I love this place. After a 16-hour bus journey, it's the perfect place to chill. The free shuttle from the coach drop-off makes it all so much easier, the staff are friendly and have good local knowledge, and there is plenty of garden furnature to sit out in the sun - making it far too easy not to leave the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

After coming from the city all we wanted was a calm noiseless place to stay to catch up on sleep! This hostel sold itself on being a relaxed environment where noice was kept to a minimum after 10pm. This was NOT the case. This is the worst hostel I've States at, the people here were inconsiderate to there neighbours! There... More

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Address: 14 Duke Street | Sunshine Beach, Noosa, Queensland, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Noosa
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Chill out and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of Dolphins Beach House at beautiful Sunshine Beach, Noosa.This secluded, hippy-style haven is the closest hostel to the beach in Noosa, situated next to Noosa National Park with a boutique shopping village just one minute away.The ambience of this family-run hostel is quirky and unique - definitely not part of a franchise backpackers business. The owners are experienced travelers themselves, and Dolphins Beach House reflects their love of travel, with many exotic artifacts from India to Burma and Thailand. Once you slip past the gardens, the trees, the funky pink walls and the Guatemalan architecture, you'll realize that you have found a restful retreat.It's no wonder that Dolphins Beach House is Lonely Planet's best pick for Noosa for 2010 / 2011. Relax, unwind, enjoy.Our friendly staff are always happy to recommend where to go and what to see next. Office hours are 8:00 am to 7:00 pm ... more   less 
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