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Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA

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Reviewed July 27, 2016

I was pretty pleased with this hostel, although I only stayed for the night in order to catch my plane to Sydney from OOL Airport the following day. I'm not a surfer and I wasn't really that excited to hit the Gold Coast (which is why I flew to Sydney so quickly, haha), but I must admit the hostel was...

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Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Hated it. Didnt sleep as everyone outside was way too loud all night! The kitchen was dirty and the room didnt look like the pictures. Super over priced and the worst place i have ever stayed. And the house keepers walked in twice before check out! Disgusting

Thank zjoshz
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed July 2, 2016

This is a very well located hostel. Just a quick walk out of the airport, with public buses going by, and a courtesy shuttle bus. The place itself is clean and comfortable enough. For the cold nights mid-year (yes, it does get cold here) I think that closing the louvred windows would be an idea. It does feel like a...

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Reviewed June 16, 2016

My primary aim for choosing Coolangatta YHA was because of its close proximity to the Coolangatta airport from which I had a morning flight the next day. (I have this irrational fear of being at the mercy of unscrupulous cabbies should I not have other alternatives in place!) The fact that the airport was a mere 500m walk away sealed...

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Fraser Coast, Australia
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Stayed 2 nights in Double room with wife while on business trip. Found this YHA to be very comfortable and friendly establishment. Double bed was good, room was ample for short stay about 3 metres by 3 metres with small table, power outlet and shelf for storage.Staff were friendly, shared amenities were clean and showers hot. Lounge area was reasonably...

Thank Laurie W
Reviewed January 3, 2016

We had an early morning flight to Cairns and hence chose this hostel. It is walking distance from the airport which was the biggest advantage. It is across the road from Kirra Beach and Coolangatta Beach. The management runs a free shuttle bus to predetermined stops at regular intervals as it is away from the centre. They had a party...

Thank mamma50
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

One night here before my flight to NZ. A perfectly good place to use as your base in the southern Gold Coast. Just a short walk to an amazing long beach and the airport. I was given a very small room that probably should be used as a broom closet but it was fine for one night and I'm sure...

Thank Clinton K
Windham, Maine
Reviewed December 15, 2015

As hostels go, this one meet all my needs. On relatively short notice I was able to secure a private room. Conveniently located on the end of the building and adjacent to the pool, it couldn't be better. The room was well appointed and very clean. Bed was comfortable although small for two people. Traveling solo, this did not present...

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Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Worst YHA - in fact, hostel - ever. No house rules apply. TV blaring at midnight. Common area lights on all night. People laughing & chatting till 2 am. Doors slamming all night ! Grubby and poky. Rated - .5. First and last time for me - don't waste your money.

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Niteroi, RJ
Reviewed December 4, 2015

If you want to stay at a fair budget place with friends, I think this is the place. Big rooms with lots of showers and cool outside environment with pool, tennis table, and others. Only just one bus to Snapper Rocks and Kirra if you are there to surf.

Thank Lucas M
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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: $24 - $89 (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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