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Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The first thing I liked about this YHA was the location of it. Very close to the Main Beach and Mariners Cove this is the best budget place you want to stay at. Most of the whale watching cruises start from just beside YHA. The famous Sea World attraction is also close by. The hostel provides free shuttles to/from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

first time to try backpackers hotel and had a great experience. very accomodating staff, clean rooms, near the beach, near restaurants, it was great for budget travellers. they have shared amenities, i.e showers and toilets but it is clean. laundry amenities ok. good parking area too.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

I stayed here for 3 nights and enjoyed my stay. It was one of my first YHA experiences. Overall I was happy with my stay, the room was pleasant, the washrooms were cleaned daily and they had something going on each day. The staff were also very helpful. The kitchen had all I needed to make the meals I had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

I stayed this YHA for 3nights and I think it's good place to stay for it's price. Good) *clean: Compare to other hostels and backpackers in Australia, this place was relatively clean while I stayed. *Not too noisy: I personally prefer quiet place. There were some travellers who enjoyed eating and chatting together with others in the dining room but... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is in a top spot; right next to a busy bar and club and, loads of restaurants for night time fun. But also just across from a beautiful beach and actually inside the marina! Great if you like looking at big boats and pretending to be rich :) The hostel has comfy beds and good bathrooms, a great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Overall it was a nice, clean and friendly hostel. Kitchen and TV room is a great place to chill and to use the free wifi. The bedrooms are a good-ish size, very hot but they do have fans which helped a little. Toilets and bathrooms were very clean too, would stay here again if I went to the Gold Coast... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Stayed overnight there recently when visiting the Gold Coast. I took a private room with a double bed. It was very small but clean. I had to walk through the common room and kitchen to get to the male showers and toilets. The kitchen was small but had all the equipment. It was satisfactory for an overnight stay, but I... More 

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

The girl at reception was very welcoming and friendly. The YHA is situated upstairs and there is no lift so not accessible for anyone with mobility issues. There are also some heavy metal doors which are locked to access the stairs, I guess to prevent non guest from entering which is fine but the doors are difficult to manage when... More 

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YHA_Hostels, Guest Relations Manager at Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for your review! People always love relaxing on the balcony and watching the sun set or the world go by in our little slice of paradise. Our rooms are basic, but clean and functional, this allows us to keep costs down. Please let us know if you have difficulties carrying your bags to you room next time and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

Don't go here when in surfers especially not if u here for a short time! This hostel are in a pointless part of surfers.. Booked this hostel for good experience in other yha ask staff for transfer from busstop = (4 times a day?) This is their "free shuttle bus" it's sync with 20% off the greyhound buses/premier... this means... More 

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Passau, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

Hostel was ok. Okey kitchen, okey bathrooms. The rooms were nice but very hot because there was no aircon. Nice view of the harbour. Good location to go to the beach. But very far away from the city! The hostel provides a shuttle but I wouldn't stay there a second time. It's boring there and the hostel was just ok.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There is something for every backpacker at Surfers Paradise YHA hostel; white sandy beaches, 24 hour shopping, theme parks (Seaworld down the road) and national parks, adrenalin kicks on the ground, in the air and underwater, city sights and rainforest hinterland. Surfers Paradise is all about action, excitement and adventure! The YHA Travel desk at reception offers a wide range of activities and tours. There is also a free Wifi Hot Spot (Wifi Plus also available). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach

Address: Mariners Cove, 70 Seaworld Drive, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range: $25 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Surfers Paradise YHA at Main Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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