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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Compared to yha and other chains this place offers a unique experience and the staff are all very welcoming, looking to make you enjoy your stay at every opportunity. I really enjoyed my stay here, the rooms are all cleaned regularly and there is constantly a great atmosphere around the hostel whether it is at the bar in the evening...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Booked an all female dorm room for 3 nights stayed 2! rules were not laid out well as females bought several male partners into room on several occasions during night for one night stands. Told by staff it was our fault as we should have gone to them sooner. Walked into the office as soon as it opened at 7am...

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kelo_11, General Manager at Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi. Your review is a bit unfair and not quite the true.You came into reception to tell us that a girl in your room brought home a boy in the middle of the night two days prior.We explained that you should of told us when it happened.Like we explained there is not much we can do late at night if...

Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

I spent 4 nights at this hostel and had a brilliant time, the staff are very friendly and constantly organise new evening activities. It was really easy to meet new people which made my stay here, everyone came to get her in the evening to play drinking games and hang out which created a great atmosphere, it also helped that...

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kelo_11, General Manager at Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. That's what we are all about, meeting people and having fun , the true backpacker experience. Thanks

Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Had a nice time at this hostel and met some cool people to go on a club crawl with. It was easy to get to the beach and city centre and there was also a bus stop nearby that took me directly to the theme parks Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet'n'Wild for a very cheap price! Cool place to...

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kelo_11, General Manager at Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Most important I am glad you get us and what we are all about which is a Fun place and meeting fellow backpackers. Thanks

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I enjoyed my 2 night stay at the hostel however, I didn't enjoy Surfers Paradise itself so couldn't wait to leave. With only a 30 second walk away from the beach, I found the hostel to be clean, as were the rooms, kitchen and pool area. The free tea and coffee is perfect for a tea addict like myself and...

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

Whatever you do, do not stay here. My husband and I booked 6 nights and left after the first. We had an absolutely awful experience in our room of two different couples drunkenly having one-night-stands in the bathroom, on the bed, and on the bunk bed both at the same time. I listened to this for two hours and was...

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kelo_11, General Manager at Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers, responded to this review

The Gold Coast City Council inspects us very regularly and we work closely with them to provide our guests a great backpacker experience. Our Hostel License is current and our business has been operating for over 25 years. You are correct in stating there is a six person limit in all of our rooms, signs display that and that is...

Getafe, Spain
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

I was there for two nights and when I arrive to sleep the second one, my sheets had been taken out, my pyjamas and sleeping mask, that were under the pillow, weren't there and another girl was sleeping in the bed. When I spoke to the encharged people they just told me that other gests take out my sheets, that's...

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kelo_11, General Manager at Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi. We are sorry to hear that you had a problem with another guest in your room.But like we said to you this was not our fault that another girl came home and slept in your bed by mistake.You simply had to sleep in another free bed in your room that night.But you then complained to us and demanded a...

Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

I was meant to stay for 3 nights but I cut it short and only stayed for 2. The rooms weren't great. Very small but with an ensuing which was nice. The bar had good prices but I didn't like the atmosphere of the place. The staff didn't really interact with anyone other than themselves. They also act as reps...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Surfers Paradise is Australia's answer to Magaluf. There's little to do there other than sunbath on the beach or go out clubbing in the evening. This hostel was a 10 minute walk from the centre which was probably a lot better than staying in the centre of town to be fair. The staff are all travellers who also act as...

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kelo_11, General Manager at Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi,We are little confused on your review.You seem to like our hostel but not surfers paradise.This is only supposed to be a place to review the hostel .But we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us even though you did not like the gold coast.

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Stayed here for two nights in October 2015 with my two friends. When we booked we were given the option to be picked up from the bus station which we said yes to, unfortunately when we arrived we had to wait an hour for the driver. They did apologise though when they finally arrived. The hostel itself is nice enough,...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
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: RM165 - RM229 (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.”
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“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.....”
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