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Pippies Beachhouse

22 Spectrum Street, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Pippies Beach House for two nights before and one night after my Fraser Island trip, and the staff (Aaron, Lisa etc) were incredibly good company from the get-go. The free Wi-Fi was hit and miss, and the kitchen wasn't anything to write home about. The rooms are small but adequate, and everything is about average or just... More 

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pippies, Front Office Manager at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your response, in order to improve the wifi at the hostel we actually have two logins available to guests in order to ensure access to wifi for all guests. Are you able to provide more specific details as to what parts of the hostel were mediocre? It is through these more specific details that we are able... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The friendliest hostel I've been to so far on my East Coast trip of australia! Clean rooms, nice showers and a well equipped kitchen, great social area outside to meet fellow backpackers. Could not have had a more amazing Fraser Island tour! Our tour leader Gas quickly became a friend and went our of his way to make sure everyone... More 

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pippies, Front Office Manager at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us along with your Fraser Island tour. We take pride in ensuring our Fraser Island tour is one unlike any others and do our best to enjoy your stay at our hostel is enjoyable. More 

Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly welcome at Pippies. Free wifi everywhere with codes available in the kitchen. Rooms are very small (8 people in like 15m²), very few bathrooms and toilets for the amount of people being accommodated.

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pippies, Front Office Manager at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, we appreciate your review. More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is one of three in backpacker central in rainbow beach and the main reason to come here is for the Fraser Island tours. My girlfriend and I were pleased with the hostel, what you pay is what you get, a very basic hostel and free wifi is always awesome. I would say the best thing about this place... More 

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pippies, Front Office Manager at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Thankyou for your response, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at the hostel and met some great people. Are you able to provide more information in regards to your thoughts on the 'basic' features of the hostel, it is through this information we are able to improve so it is greatly appreciated. More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms were clean and the air-condition worked really well. The kitchen was fully equipped and i liked the free breakfast. The hostel is not really clean as there is a lot of sand in the rooms and especially the bathrooms but nothing is really bad or disgusting. There is a nice pool area and a pool table, or you... More 

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pippies, Front Office Manager at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, I do understand that sand is definitely an issue at the hostel but so pleased that you were able to appreciate the fact that we constantly have people returning from Fraser Island (largest sand island in the world) and also we are only 5 minutes from Rainbow Beach meaning guests are constantly... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly my parter and I were very disappointed after a long bus journey we arrived at 7:30pm to be told there was a shop up the road to get our food supply for the Fraser Island trip the next day and we only had 30minutes to do this as the shop shut at 8:00pm. It was a mad rush and... More 

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pippies, Front Office Manager at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to write such a detailed review, I am disappointed to hear that the staff member you greeted you upon your arrival was not up to your expectations. It is important to us at Pippies to ensure that everyone is made to feel welcome upon arrival and this is something that has been addressed. In regards... More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a really good time staying there before and after my frazer trip. Staff is so friendly and helpful. Room was clean and convenient. As an big great extra, you can pet a snake! I learned a lot about snakes from zippy (guess this is his nickname :;)) and totally changed my mind about them. that was one of... More 

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pippies, Front Office Manager at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and your tour. Pippies is a small family owned business and we take a lot of pride in ensuring your tour and experiences with us are unique and special. Although the snakes are not a regular appearance at the hostel we do try to offer small things like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

The hostel was great, the rooms were basic but were all very clean which was great. We also did the tour of fraser island with Gas which was great. He was so knowledgeable about the island and made sure everyone was having a good time. I also liked that by the second day he knew everyones names off by heart... More 

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pippies, Front Office Manager at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review both on the hostel and tour, Gas is one of our fantastic guides who has so much knowledge on the island and a fantastic relationship with all of those who he has on his tours. Our tour numbers are kept small to ensure that all travellers receive a more personal experience. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

I've just spent two nights at this hostel and the staff are great! I can't pick out any faults with the hostel. I also went on the 2 night tag along tour on Fraser Island with Gas as our tour leader. He's an amazing tour guide and has become a true friend. He has made the whole experience incredible! Would... More 

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pippies, Front Office Manager at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review, being a small hostel we try to ensure guests stay with us at our hostel or on tour is more personal, with staff going that bit further to ensure your stay or tour is enjoyed. More 

Lampeland, Norway
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This hostel is good! 5 dollar barbeque, towels for free and plenty wifi! The tour we did on Fraser Island was amazing!! Our tour guide Gas was so funny! We did a lot of cool stuff and he made sure we had a great time!! Some rooms have air condition some have not. Every new tour comes a guy with... More 

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