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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 a bit of a clean,but I have stayed at much worse hostels and the island...

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4Thank Zara H
Stafford, United Kingdom
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.

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3Thank maddieimogenp
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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 was far from Paradise. Barefoot lodge was run down, filthy and a health hazard! Our...

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5Thank Photo-a-day
Mermaid Beach, Australia
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, but thai salad and anything more complex definitely not as described. Would be our favourite...

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1Thank RellieRabbit
London, United Kingdom
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 the restaurants and cafes at the resort. The kitchen was filthy and the bathrooms weren't...

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1Thank Elaine K
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed June 18, 2011

Arrived at Barefoot lodge, Long Island in Dec as part of a 6 wk holiday. Was very excited but that feeling soon left when we saw accommodation. We booked it as part of a package with Peter Pan so hadn't done our research. It's basically a hostel which would be fine but... This was terrible - rooms were so basic...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 23, 2010

stayed here for 2 nights as part of a 3 day trip we had booked going to the great barrier reef and love it! Arrived late on the 1st night, and werent warned that they stopped severing food at 8pm so we couldnt get anything to eat and had to grab food from the vending machines. As we werent warned...

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Address: Long Island | Whitsunday Passage, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4082, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Airlie Beach
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Barefoot Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 43
Also Known As:
Barefoot Lodge Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands
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“Ask if there's an empty dorm and don't pay for the fancy rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 194zarah, Aug 7, 2014 | Read review
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