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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love planes so the view of the airport was cool. Unfortunately, I am also a light sleeper, so they woke me up a bit. That aside, it's a small, homely hostel, with a cute dining area and plenty of different spaces to chill in. It's pretty clean too. I even noticed a staff member wiping window sills as part...

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Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a shame that I can only give the hostel three stars, the staff were all lovely and really made me feel welcome, they are very friendly and always helpful. the good things were - lounge room area with a big tv with lots of channels and movies, couches to chill on and socialise - dining area and big kitchen...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great staff,close to all transport, free shuttle, clean and tidy. New lounge is great.... Organised BBQ's, all events celebrated, pizza night is good. Premium wifi is cheap and fast........Value, location, convenience is really good. Great backpackers overall.

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

This hostel is pretty well run. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. It's usually pretty clean as well. At night, the rooms are quiet. They also have a very good deal for the Currumbin Animal Sanctuary that I would highly recommend. My greatest complaint regarding this hostel is its location. If you don't have a car, it is approximately...

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Cooly Y, Manager at Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA, responded to this review

Hi Brandon, Thank you so much for you review. We appreciate all feedback and will use it to better our establishment and services. I just thought I'd let you know that someone else staying here had actually just brought to our attention about the cigarette smoke wafting through the dining room, we have since made this a non-smoking area. Thanks...

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed January 7, 2017

The hostel itself it a bit out of the way from the city center, but they have their own shuttle bus schedule downtown. You can catch those to get into the center. The hostel was right in front of the airport, so if you need to fly in or fly out, very convenient. What I liked about this place the...

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Singapore
Reviewed December 10, 2016

We were a family of four with 2 tweens, It was a pleasant experience; check-in was very quick. Our room was large enough and clean. However, an additional fan would have been nice as it was the start of summer. The bathrooms were clean and we certainly did not have any issue with them. The kitchen had all we needed...

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Port Orange, Florida
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

An awful place to stay. We booked 2 nights here at the last minute due to a change of plans. We had a private room, meaning it had one gross bed, curtains that covered half the windows, and the windows didn't close. This is right next to the airport, you can see the planes next to you out the window....

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Cooly Y, Front Office Manager at Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA, responded to this review

Hi Blair, Thank you so much for taking the time to rate us and give us your feedback. I remember you guys! The room you were in has a nice new bed, plenty of space and new sheets and covers that are literally only a few weeks old. We're not a fancy place, we are a backpackers hostel and though...

Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

While the place was lovely and Rooms and amenities were clean; the noise from the airport was insane! So if you don't like sleeping (or need it) stay here. Being close to the beach and airport may be the initial draw point but it is super loud - especially first in am and last at night

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Reviewed October 23, 2016

They'd a dinner for some extra money on the Friday night which was quite good & the only fault was the bathroom was despite my efforts to keep it clean,water went everywhere when I used it! Also,unlike other backpackers-I was in the biggest share room(10 dorm)& paid the same rate as I'd paid elsewhere for it.It was quite well set-up...

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Caloundra, Australia
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Stayed here on the 2nd of October have stayed several times before and was happy. This time though the management has recruited a cleaning staff of alcoholics that run amok at the hostel. Stayed here for one night cancelled the second due to the bad behavior not a party atmosphere at all more a bunch of aggressive drunks. Witnessed a...

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Cooly Y, Front Office Manager at Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA, responded to this review

Hi Peter, Thank you so much for taking the time to rate us and sending your feedback. We are so disappointed that you won't be returning as you have been coming back to stay with us for years and I'm gathering have always had a good experience up until now. The actions of the person staying here on this particular...

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Sunshine, endless golden beaches, a breathtaking hinterland right at your door step and home to some of the best surf breaks in the world. We are located in Coolangatta, just a 5 minute walk from the Gold Coast airport and right across the road from Bilinga Beach. With a fun and laid back atmosphere, regular BBQ nights and very friendly staff, you'll feel right at home during your stay here with us at Cooly YHA. Our hostel is the ideal springboard for all the activities and adventures the Gold Coast has on offer! Free breakfast & shuttle bus! YHA/HI members receive a 10% discount on all accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA

Address: 230 Coolangatta Rd, Bilinga, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Bilinga
Price Range: $26 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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