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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nighta my friend and I, the hostel and rooms it's self were what I expect of a backpackers hostel, fairly clean, definitely well used but nothing to bad, its a party hostel of course so it's not going to be dead clean! The problem is the staff, it seemed like they didn't really... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and a friend stayed here in August 2016. We had chosen the hostel as it advertised free parking and was a reasonable price. Upon arrival we were greeted by two drunk members of staff, one of which could barely speak, which was amusing but also made the place seem a bit of a riot. We soon found out that... More 

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Thank Emb00018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hostel is in walking distance to everything important like the beach and the main shopping street, they have a shuttle to the greyhound station, very clean kitchen and bathrooms and good free WiFi. The staff is really nice and include everyone when going out in the evenings and there is free laundry for guest that book through hostelworld!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms were ok; there is showers and toilets in the rooms. Hostel staff were ok but they did't act like they were working, they were just pounch of friends who were hanging out around the hostel.. There was douple booking also: we were at the beach and when we came back someone had taken my bed (not nice!!!).. Fridges smelled... More 

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Thank Hanna H
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Finally something else. Very chill atmosphere. Everybody doing his thing. Comfortable rooms and bathrooms. Tv room is suupeerr nice and huge. Everything fine except the bar. Bringing your own alcohol is forbidden but they don't have everything they propose on their card..

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Thank Louise B
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

After a month of travelling this was the worst hostel we stayed in!! The rooms were disgusting, dirty and un kept! The 'unused' bed sheets had stains all over them and there were also crumbs in the sheets. The toilet and shower room were like something from a horror movie. The tiles were stained and there was a dirty shower... More 

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Thank Maegan B
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

It's a really great place for backpacker's to stay. The location is very near to the Surfer's paradise beach. The hostel offers a common kitchen where you can cook for your self, along with a common fridge which you can use to stock up your stuff. Their common room/lounge is a nice place to relax/hang out with fellow hostelers. The... More 

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Thank Siddharth K
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Honestly had a blast such good vibes here at surf n sun. Met so many great people would definitely recommend for those solo travellers as you meet a lot of people and have a great time. Beach is thirty seconds away however ten minute walk to main centre. Beautiful coastal walk but. Cheap beers, staff were very friendly and had... More 

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Reviewed 3 May 2016

The hostel is in a very good location, just in front of the train station and 5 minutes walking to surfers paradise main place. The atmosphere is great and the Saturday's night out is amazing ! The rooms are OK, the staff really takes care of housekeeping and the bathrooms are clean. Only issue is that there is no air... More 

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Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

The fact they have a pool is amazing, it is kept very very clean & there are lots of balls provided with a volleyball & basketball net. There are movies playing all the time if you want to chill. Good location near the beach. Nice staff, give you a tour on arrival. Would recommend to any traveller staying in surfers... More 

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
LOVE THE BEACH! GOT THE LOCATION! Come Home to the best Hostel On the Gold Goast.All Dorms and En suites have been fully renovated.FREE UNLIMITED WIFI AND FREE INTERNET COMPUTERS.Surf n Sun is the only hostel in Surfers Paradise with a fabulous 'beachside' location.If you love the beach well we have the location.Just 30 seconds walk from our hostel to the golden sands of surfers Paradise Beach Voted No 4 Hostel in Australia Hoscar Awards 2012If you want the true backpacking experience that is friendly and fun then come home to* Free WiFi* Free Washing* Free Body Boards* Free Movies* Free Tea and Sugar* Play the wii* Free linen* Free Blankets* Free Towels* Free Nights out and Free Drinks* No Deposits for the kitcken!! all plates, cups, bowls etc are free . * Free bag storage* Free use of the B.B.Q* Surfboard Hire* Free pick up and drop off* Cheap Drink at the Hostel Bar 'The Surf Shack'Free WiFi and Free Laundry to hostelworld Guests.(Please ask at reception,conditions apply)Lonely Planet - 'The Epitome of Surfers Paradise wrapped up in one big bundle of backpacker heaven.With an emphasis on fun and frivolity and staff that love to party, it's no wonder that rooms here get booked up well in advance'.Backpackers have traditionally voted with their feet. That's why this family owned and operated hostel, has been the No 1 hostel for travellers from all over the world, for over 20 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers

Address: 3323 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range: RM92 - RM195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Rooms on the top floor are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Social rooms by the pool. Quiet rooms closer to the kitchen. Upstairs is sunnier.”
 of 5 bubbles 382joyb, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Max 6 people per room. Ignore 3rd party advertising websites there wrong !”
 of 5 bubbles alwynbirch, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Best Location - Opposite to Gold Coast Beach.....”
 of 5 bubbles sonik918, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
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