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Surf N Sun Beachside Backpackers

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  • Excellent43%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
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Poolside Bar
Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 27 April 2015

It definitely meets party hostel standards (Old, Dirty, Loud) which I expected, but its perfect if you want to party, and its also in the perfect location. The beach is a 2 minute walk from the hostel, around 10-15 minute walk to the main Surfers...More

Thank CanadianKenz
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

The hostel is pretty crappy and the facilities are all quiet old and kind of dirty. The worst thing is that you will not find any sleep at all because there are allway some guests sitting infront of your door taking and plaing loud music...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend booked a private room while here. It was vile! Very dirty, dust, cobwebs, dead bugs, grime, mould, cockroaches! Couldnt walk on the floor without shoes on it felt gross. Dissapointing as it was like a little house with a lounge and...More

2  Thank Kelly O
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Make no mistake, this is a party hostel. There is a frat house environment, everyone was very nice and respectful, but night time is party time. I had a great time, it was literally a minute walk to a beautiful spot on the beach, only...More

Thank hauntas
Reviewed 1 April 2015 via mobile

I stayed in Surf'N Sun for two nights with my boyfriend, we are two 27-year-old backpackers travelling up the East Coast with a Peter Pan package, and we both have stayed in numerous hostels in Europe, Australia and the USA. This is so you know...More

1  Thank bunny_deluxe
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"Rooms on the top floor are quieter"
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"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 !"
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"Best Location - Opposite to Gold Coast Beach....."
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