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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I accidentally booked to stay with Dingos (neighbouring hostel&tour) when I booked onto the Pippies tour. However, unlike Dingo's, Pippies were very welcoming and friendly towards me despite my mistake and allowed me to stay at the hostel on my return trip from Pippies Fraser Island tour...which was fantastic!! The guide was superb-fun&knowledgeable. The tour was fun and visited many... More 

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Thank Amy-Rose96
pippies, Front Office Manager at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for taking the time to write your review, it is greatly appreciated and so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and your tour. Enjoy the rest of your travels! Regards Pippies More 

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30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostel is near to the bus stop which was a positive. We booked into the double room of the 'unit' which was a little walk from the main hostel. This was good as it was quiet (we are not the party types), but the whole place had a weird smell and the bathroom was damp, mouldy and with a... More 

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Colorado
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454 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was traveling with my adult daughter and we decided to stay here and it turned out to be very pleasant. There are lots of great things about it, including: it's right across the bus station, conveniently located to town and stores, the staff is very friendly, it's not a party place, it's a nice place to hang out during... More 

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Thank ColoTravellers
Pippies22, Manager at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Thanks for your review :) I will check out the heaters in the rooms and see if they maybe need servicing. I will definitely replace the pillows and the go through what is needed in the kitchen, as occasionally things get borrowed from the Kitchen and never returned, Thankyou again for your feedback and for staying with Pippies. More 

Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hostel before our Fraser Island tour and it was amazing. Wifi was excellent which is hard to come by, and showers and toilets were clean. The staff were super friendly. As for our tour... We had a blast! We went last week with Brett and he was an incredible guide. We had so much fun with... More 

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Thank Courtney F
Pippies22, Manager at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Hi Courtney, Thanks very much for your review :) Its great hearing the positive feedback! I will let Brett know about your comments too :) Safe Travels on the rest of your adventure. More 

Cairo, Egypt
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248 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in the moonbeam, room was ok, ac was good. Tv and bedside light were not working. Bathroom was shared but clean,busy most of the times. You can hear any movement, talking, ... happening in the hotel in general . Didn't try the breakfast. Very expensive compared to what you actually get. Reception always busy, staff good, but please remember... More 

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Thank Mohamed N
Pippies22, Manager at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Hello, Thankyou for your review, unfortunately someone decided to borrow the tv cables and not return them :( we have since purchased new cables. Our Double Rooms are $65 per night, I think that is pretty reasonable, and the cheapest available in Rainbow Beach as well as most other hostels in Australia. We also offer this price for 1 night... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rainbow beach has it all and the people at pippies strive to give every customer the full package. From going on tour to working in the hostel and helping with tours I had the privilege of staying in this magnificent place for a 6 month period. Every tour guide has a different personality and no matter the age they relate... More 

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Pippies22, Manager at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Thanks Paul, that's awesome! Well written :) Glad you had an amazing time in Rainbow Beach, safe travels Mate. More 

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7 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I made a booking here at the last minute so we ended up changing rooms every night for three nights, fair enough not the hostel's fault. The hostel itself really needs a facelift. I've travelled all through Australia and this one is one of the bad ones. You can see it's old (or if not God help... More 

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55 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights before and after our Fraser Island trip. (We didn't book the tour with pippies). The hostel was good value for money we had a double room with a balcony that you looked into the swimming pool. The kitchen was in reasonable condition but mostly because everyone ends up cooking at the same time. They... More 

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Thank Leigh-Anne M
Pippies22, Owner at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Hi Leigh-Anne, Thanks so much for the lovely review, its really encouraging to read and I'm glad you had an great time at Pippies, safe travels on the rest of your Adventures :) More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Straight from the start these guys were legends. Shout out to Jamie for all the recommendations around Rainbow beach. Clean rooms, very relaxed with hammocks everywhere and free sandboards!! BYO hostel so super social for everyone going out on tours

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Pippies22, Owner at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, glad you had a great stay and will pass on the massage to Jamie :) Safe Travels on the rest of your adventure's! More 

Montgomery, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for my Fraser Island tour lovely little hostel clean rooms and bathrooms. Great little chill out area with tv and loads of films if you've just done an over night bus or has a long day traveling. Only bad thing the BBQ ran out of food before we had chance to get get which was annoying but they... More 

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pippies, Manager at Pippies Beachhouse, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks so much for your review, so sorry we ran out of food at the BBQ and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, hopefully we will see you again next time your on the east coast :) More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pippies Beachhouse Backpackers is centrally located in the Heart of Rainbow beach just 200m walk to the beach, opposite the bus stop. We are the smallest hostel in Rainbow Beach with no bar, so have a relaxed atmosphere where you can swim in the pool, or relax in a hammock with your own glass of wine if you like. We have a variety of adventure activities for you in Rainbow Beach as well as our Famous 3 Day 2 Night Guided Tag-Along Tour to Fraser Island where you can drive your own 4wd or hop in with one of our experienced guides to show you a camping adventure of a life-time!! We have our base camp at Cathedrals with hot showers & toilet facilities, camp fire each night and best of all a permanent camping area, so it is ready for you when you arrive!! No setting up and packing up! Now with FREE WIFI & Breakfast for every guest! We also offer boomerang workshops, with lessons :) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pippies Beachhouse

Address: 22 Spectrum Ave, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Fraser Coast > Gympie Region > Rainbow Beach
Price Range: $36 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pippies Beachhouse 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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