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Windsor, United Kingdom
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400 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2014

This is clean and tidy accommodation. It's just off the beachfront on the main street. There is only room for three cars though, but there is free parking round the corner if you have a car and don't find a space. It's an OK place to stay if you're at Airlie Beach.

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Gavleborg County, Sweden
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

we got there in the evening, checked into our private rooms. we shared a toilet with the room next door. parking places are limited, because YHA only have 3 parking spaces .. the night was quiet and comfortable and we dident heard any noise from outside. restaurant across the street that also had sports betting had excellent pasta. really good... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 July 2014

Airlie Beach YHA sits at the end of the main street of the small tiny town. It's next to domino pizza restaurant and 'The Phoenix bar & nightclub', 2 minutes' walk from the supermarket' woolworth'. The staff there are very attentive and they will help you plan and advise your trips. The kitchen is clean and well-equipped and I could... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Great hostel. Nice and chilled. Near the nightlife but not in the thick of it. Staff great that helped me book my YHA in Mission Beach, Greyhound and a sailing trip. Cheap too! I really enjoyed my stay here. I'll be back.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2014

We stayed here for one night prior to heading out to Hook island to camp. We were not expected much.. just a place to sleep and organise ourselves - but i did not even want to sleep in the room due to the amount of mould on the ceiling (we stayed in a private double room). I know hostels aren't... More 

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YHA_Hostels, Public Relations Manager at Airlie Beach YHA, responded to this review

Dear Sydneyannak3, We are really sorry that you didn't enjoy your recent stay with Airlie Beach YHA. We take all comments, good and bad, very seriously and I have passed your feedback onto the hostel manager so that we can take action. Since your stay this room has been de-moulded thoroughly. Airlie Beach is sometimes humid during summer months, which... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We stayed for 2 nights here and the hostel is very well located, it is right on the main street but just far enough from the noisy bars. The rooms have balconies and the rooms and bathrooms are very clean. There is free parking in the hostel too. The kitchen was well equipped and kept clean too. The staff were... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

May not look like much on first glance, a little bit run down and the place could do with a bit of TLC, but for budget accommodation this place has everything you need and is clean. Good sized kitchen, dorm rooms were well air-conditioned, each had its own bathroom and lockers. I just wish they would provide soap!! Backpackers need... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
47 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 April 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for four nights in room 8 private double facing the restaurants. Small but clean room. Had good size balcony. Great location right on the high street. Brilliant kitchen- very well equipped and plenty of space and utensils. Lounge area was good if you wanted to watch a film or watch some tv. We were luckily came across English... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

This is hostel is alright... but nothing more. It was not particularly clean, there was also a distinct lack of sockets in my room. Whilst in a good location, staff were not particularly helpful, and actually quite surly. I stayed in Backpackers by the Bay the following night, and although the accommodation was actually worse, I had a better experience..

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AnoukVDV, Operations Assistant at Airlie Beach YHA, responded to this review

Dear Bjcox, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Airlie Beach YHA. We take all customer feedback very seriously and appreciate you taking the time to write to us. First of all I am disappointed to hear about the expereince you had while staying at Airlie Beach YHA, as it is not the usual feedback we receive. Since... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Stayed at Airlie for 3 nights in March in a private room. We had a ground floor room and our balcony wasn't usable as it looked out onto lots of trees and bushes to shield it from the road. It didn't get any sun at all. The room was very basic, literally just a double bed which is annoying, a... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Airlie Beach YHA backpackers hostel is located in the centre of Airlie Beach close to the swimming lagoon, restaurants, cafes and nightlife that Airlie has to offer. The hostel offers multi-share, double and twin rooms with private balconies. All hostel rooms are air-conditioned and the twin and double rooms have shared bathroom facilities with only one other room. Backpackers facilities include swimming pool, tour desk, free Wi-Fi Hot Spot (Wi-Fi Plus also available), kitchen, laundry, dining and TV room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Airlie Beach YHA

Address: 394 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Airlie Beach
Price Range: RM195 - RM317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Airlie Beach YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Airlie Beach YHA Whitsunday Islands
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“I could see the ocean from room 7 (private room)”
 of 5 bubbles powellmark, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Check air-conditioning before reception closes for the night”
 of 5 bubbles CourtenayG_12, 8 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I will recommend you to stay on the top floor to have a better view of the yard from your own balcony, if you don't have many luggages to take upstairs ...:)”
 of 5 bubbles dearmeng, 10 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Dorms are great. They all have balconies which was a nice surprise.”
 of 5 bubbles UK_all_the_way1984, 22 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Do NOT stay in a double room! We were in room 1 (i think)”
 of 5 bubbles sydneyannak3, 19 Jun 2014 | Read review
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