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Backpackers by the Bay

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“the kitchen”(66 reviews)
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

I stayed here for four nights. Room was clean, comfy and aircon was excellent. Loved the quiz that they hold every night, great for meeting people and ended up travelling with people I met here for the rest of my trip. Pool is nice, staff...More

Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Had a really enjoyable stay at this hostel, Dave and Phil on reception were very helpful and polite. Phil's playlist was rocking most of the time which I loved! Alex on the bar was great , serving me cold beer at reasonable prices, Loved the...More

Thank RN94
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Great rooms, great stuff, great chill area, even entertainment for guests.. Such a nice hostel Especially Philipp (?), the Swedish guy from the reception was extremely awesome and helpful. We would totally recommend it.

Thank MadSchmax
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Short walking distance to the town, very relaxed and friendly atmosphere and much quieter compared to some other hostels in Airlie. Nice kitchen with complimentary tea / coffee, very helpful staff. Cheap bike rental.

Thank nonradioactive
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Great location, very clean and comfortable. Kitchen is very clean. Owner and staff very friendly and helpful. Beautiful view from pool and hammocks overlooking the marina. Trivia nights at the bar fun and friendly atmosphere, great place to make friends. 10/10 would stay again!

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Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$38 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$38 - US$63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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AmyyyFord
27 August 2015|
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Response from peter u | Property representative |
Hi! Yes, people under 18 can stay, that's fine. We are the closest hostel to Port of Airlie, less than a 5 minute walk away, and we offer regular runs down there in our courtesy bus throughout the day as that it also where... More
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"Don't stay - go to another backpackers in town that is cleaner and well maintained."
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"friendly, quiet, clean,"
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"our double on the girls bathroom side had great views"
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"You can opt for female only dorms in this hostel"
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