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Aug 7, 2014
“Cheap but cheerful”
Mar 23, 2014
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Reviewed August 7, 2014

I ignored the reviews and went anyway, and had a lovely time. I was travelling alone and due to the fact it was off season I got a whole dorm room to myself. The kitchen is very basic and the place could all do with...More

4  Thank Zara H
Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Ferry ticket price was ridiculously expensive, terrible service by staff out to rip you off, disgusting facilities, room looked like a cabin from a horror film, "luxurious" pool looked like it had never been cleaned. Ruined our stay in Airlie Beach.

3  Thank maddieimogenp
Reviewed August 11, 2013

I purchased a package through STA travel to stay at this island for a couple of days. Looking at the photographs of 'Paradise' I couldn't contain my excitement at being able to put this location on my travel map! However, my experience of Long island...More

6  Thank Photo-a-day
Reviewed May 28, 2013

The island it self is very 'back to nature'. The hostel was clean and basic. The staff were lovely. Cold food buffet was fine. Cocktails at the bar lovely. However, they need to improve the food off the menu, basic burgers and caesar salad ok,...More

1  Thank RellieRabbit
Reviewed June 23, 2012

Where do I begin - this was possibly the worst hostel I've ever stayed at. The resort itself was quite rundown and shabby. In addition, everything was way overpriced and as there were no self catering facilities there was no choice but to eat at...More

1  Thank Elaine K
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Australia > Queensland > Airlie Beach
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Barefoot Lodge Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands
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