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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a month of travelling this was the worst hostel we stayed in!! The rooms were disgusting, dirty and un kept! The 'unused' bed sheets had stains all over them and there were also crumbs in the sheets. The toilet and shower room were like something from a horror movie. The tiles were stained and there was a dirty shower... More 

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Thank Maegan B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

It's a really great place for backpacker's to stay. The location is very near to the Surfer's paradise beach. The hostel offers a common kitchen where you can cook for your self, along with a common fridge which you can use to stock up your stuff. Their common room/lounge is a nice place to relax/hang out with fellow hostelers. The... More 

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Thank Siddharth K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Honestly had a blast such good vibes here at surf n sun. Met so many great people would definitely recommend for those solo travellers as you meet a lot of people and have a great time. Beach is thirty seconds away however ten minute walk to main centre. Beautiful coastal walk but. Cheap beers, staff were very friendly and had... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The hostel is in a very good location, just in front of the train station and 5 minutes walking to surfers paradise main place. The atmosphere is great and the Saturday's night out is amazing ! The rooms are OK, the staff really takes care of housekeeping and the bathrooms are clean. Only issue is that there is no air... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

The fact they have a pool is amazing, it is kept very very clean & there are lots of balls provided with a volleyball & basketball net. There are movies playing all the time if you want to chill. Good location near the beach. Nice staff, give you a tour on arrival. Would recommend to any traveller staying in surfers... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Disgusting hostel, not clean at all, toilet is not working properly, common areas are very old, no safe in your room (staff takes your laptops etc in their safe but they don't ask for your name or anything and you could just go there and pick whatever you like they would give it to you. Not quiet, party's in the... More 

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Thank nadjaa87
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

This is not the first backpackers that I've stayed in but definitely the most social. The staff are all about the work, work, work. The check in and check out is painless and as a licensed venue having a well stocked bar on site definitely comes in handy. And every night of the week has a different planned night out... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a total of three nights and would never go back. On the third night whilst we were all asleep someone came into our room and stole our phones, wallets, gopro's and passports. The hostel is not secure and there is no lockers to put your belongings in. This is the 4th time this has happened in... More 

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kelo_11, General Manager at Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi It was a terrible thing that had happened to you and i understand your anger but it is not fair then to lie about it. You were angry and rude to us and would not let me talk to you making up all kinds of false claims. Now the facts 1. You left your door open that night 2.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Surf'n Sun backpackers is the Best. Staff so friendly and helpful! We were 6 guys staying and we had the best time. Thumbs up for the purple haired staff member .. Really cool! They got everything you need. I Can definately recommend this hostel to other People!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Compared to yha and other chains this place offers a unique experience and the staff are all very welcoming, looking to make you enjoy your stay at every opportunity. I really enjoyed my stay here, the rooms are all cleaned regularly and there is constantly a great atmosphere around the hostel whether it is at the bar in the evening... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
LOVE THE BEACH! GOT THE LOCATION! Come Home to the best Hostel On the Gold Goast.All Dorms and En suites have been fully renovated.FREE UNLIMITED WIFI AND FREE INTERNET COMPUTERS.Surf n Sun is the only hostel in Surfers Paradise with a fabulous 'beachside' location.If you love the beach well we have the location.Just 30 seconds walk from our hostel to the golden sands of surfers Paradise Beach Voted No 4 Hostel in Australia Hoscar Awards 2012If you want the true backpacking experience that is friendly and fun then come home to* Free WiFi* Free Washing* Free Body Boards* Free Movies* Free Tea and Sugar* Play the wii* Free linen* Free Blankets* Free Towels* Free Nights out and Free Drinks* No Deposits for the kitcken!! all plates, cups, bowls etc are free . * Free bag storage* Free use of the B.B.Q* Surfboard Hire* Free pick up and drop off* Cheap Drink at the Hostel Bar 'The Surf Shack'Free WiFi and Free Laundry to hostelworld Guests.(Please ask at reception,conditions apply)Lonely Planet - 'The Epitome of Surfers Paradise wrapped up in one big bundle of backpacker heaven.With an emphasis on fun and frivolity and staff that love to party, it's no wonder that rooms here get booked up well in advance'.Backpackers have traditionally voted with their feet. That's why this family owned and operated hostel, has been the No 1 hostel for travellers from all over the world, for over 20 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers

Address: 3323 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range: $19 - $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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Surf n Sun Beachside Backpackers Hotel Surfers Paradise
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