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Pippies Beachhouse

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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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Toronto, Canada
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22 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the 3 day 2 night Fraser tour and it was by far the best thing we did in Australia!! (We did the whole east coast and the down the middle stretch from Darwin to Adeliade) Pippies was unreal and Brett was an amazing guide that made the tour that much better!

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pippies, Receptionist at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

We are thrilled you thought our 3 day 2 night tour to Fraser Island was your best experience in Australia and we love Brett too!! Thank you for posting a review and maybe you'll come back to Pippies in the future! :-) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for something super cool and not expensive, a place to park my van for accommodation, and use the facilities for the toiletry and cooking. I was parked in a camp, instead of a parking that it is often the case in other backpackers. Remember, it's a beach house, not a palace, this theme is perfectly applied without... More 

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pippies, Receptionist at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

WOW - What a statement! Thanks for thinking we are the coolest backpackers ever - we are so glad you think so :-) More 

Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Pippies one night before and after my Fraser Island tour and it didn't disappoint. Luckily got the same room both times which was good, although no lockers but these could be purchased near reception so you can put valuables there for during your tour. Free wifi although it is luck of the draw whether it works. Byo alcohol... More 

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pippies, Receptionist at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving a great review and we are so glad you enjoyed your tour with us. We promise to try keep up the good work! :-) More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We slept in one room the first night and another for the second, which showed that there's a difference in the quality (for the same cost), one had AC while the other just had a fan. The kitchen is very small and there's usually piles of dishes around the sink. It's an okay place to sleep at while waiting for... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

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 April 2, 2015

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 March 31, 2015

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

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 

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