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    Beaches Backpackers

    356 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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    • Excellent12%
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    “big meal” (5 reviews)
    “huge bar” (2 reviews)
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    21 - 25 of 163 reviews

    Reviewed 6 November 2016

    With a stunning view of the beach from our room balcony, the central location in Airlie Beach, & nevertheless the great food at the bar below (meals for only $7.50 with the discount); Beaches lived up to every expectation myself & 5 other friends had...More

    Thank Stewy L
    Response from KIM D, General Manager at Beaches BackpackersResponded 7 November 2016

    Hello Stewy L, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so pleased to here that you enjoyed your stay at Beaches, and we loved having you guys here. Come back and stay again soon!

    Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

    This is a top place, awesome spot, staff are fantastic, food is amazing, It has pool tables, cheep meals and lots of events. The drinks are really well priced and I would defiantly recommend going here and just hanging out.More

    Thank William L
    Response from KIM D, General Manager at Beaches BackpackersResponded 4 November 2016

    Hello William, Thank you for your awesome review, and I will pass your feedback on to our bar & grill! The staff work really hard to ensure that all of our customers have a great time, and its great to hear you would recommend us....More

    Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

    Great location, right in the centre of the strip and a 2 minute walk from the lagoon. It is a little bit noisy as its attached to beaches bar but nothing that was unexpected. The bedroom was clean but the bathroom was a bit grim...More

    Thank Courtney K
    Response from KIM D, General Manager at Beaches BackpackersResponded 31 October 2016

    Hey Courtney, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and providing the feedback to help us improve. We agree with you - we have a great location and I’m glad you could take advantage of our 50% off meal deal. I will...More

    Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here for the worst three nights of my life the staff are so rude the rooms are above a bar and the music plays loud throughout the hostel all night every night the staff just moan and are so unhelpful the kitchen has a...More

    Thank Stephen O
    Response from BeachesBackpackersAB, Front Office Manager at Beaches BackpackersResponded 25 October 2016

    Hello Stephen, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. It is disappointing to us that you feel you had a ‘holiday from hell’ in our hostel that has the best location in the Whitsundays. We are a party hostel as advertised. Our...More

    Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

    Even though it's cheap, it is not worth it. My dorm was right by the "bar/pub" so it was so loud ! Even with the balcony door closed. The room was clean but it was first hostel so far on my 8 month journey that...More

    Thank Jessica D
    Response from KIM D, General Manager at Beaches BackpackersResponded 27 October 2016

    Hello Jessica L, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate the positive comments regarding cleanliness and I am glad you to hear enjoyed our meal deal, all of our guests love this! As you have acknowledged these good points,...More

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    • US$81 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 38
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