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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here back in January, and guess what? Guess who's back, back again! I'm back tell a friend! I stayed in a 5 star hotel in Dubai, this only just compares to that. Brilliant cleaning staff. All the staff are friendly and welcoming. The hostel has a range of different events/ nights out every day of the week. The...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The place Is great!! Clean and comfy!! Has an awesome vibe and atmosphere! Great location!! Had the 4 bed dorm on a Saturday night in surfers!! Was brilliant! Has a pool which is perfect in this bloody heat and possibly the cheapest drinks on the coast!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the perfect hostel if you're travelling solo! I made so many friends here, staff are so friendly and helpful with anything you want! Great atmosphere, so many different facilities, bar is decent priced, cafe does good, cheap food and the pool is a great place to socialise. Room have everything you need and staying in a 14 bed...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down one of the worst accommodations. The rooms are crawling and the bathrooms stink. The kitchen is a nightmare and the fridge smells dead. TERRIBLE staff and facilities hardly work. No rules followed either.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chilled out place with cheap drinks and food. Recommend the bar. Has a nice pool and area to eat and drink with friends. Also very close to the beach and other nice places in the Gold Coast. Had a great time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has everything you need in a hostel. Has great spots to meet new people and chill in the heat. Good music playing all day and attracts cool people. would reccomend to people aged between 18-30. Great place, will visit again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was part of a group staying here for a few night in Feb 2017. The hostel is lively and has a great atmosphere for backpackers unfortunately during the heat wave we were in the 20 bed dorm the only room markets and sold as an aircon room but it in fact has one small unit in the bottom corner...

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Adam_BIP, Manager at Backpackers In Paradise, responded to this review

Dear Courtney, thankyou for your review of Backpackers in Paradise. Our night manager was off duty when the incident occurred and was requested to speak to you by other guests complaining you had taken your mattress off the bed and put in on the floor blocking a fire escape. Also wedging a door open that clearly states 'Fire Door', '...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were friendly once you got to know them a bit. But that's the best thing I can say about this hostel. The rooms were hot, smelly, and generally disgusting. Stayed in a 20bed dorm with just one a/c unit at the other end of the room so we all sweated through our sheets during the night. The whole...

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Adam_BIP, Manager at Backpackers In Paradise, responded to this review

Hi Jeanie, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm sorry you did not enjoy your stay with us. The Gold Coast is currently going through an extreme heatwave, staying in the 20 bed dorm can get a little warmer than smaller dorms. Our rep organizes events on a nightly basis, combined with our communal courtyard, happy...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is not bad but the kitchen is really dirty and quite disgusting for cooking there. The rooms are ok but the floor looks like no one has ever cleaned it since it's sandy. The bathroom is dirty and wet all around all the time and I think no one cleans it. Cold water is not working in the...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really fun hostel in a prime location, 5 minute walk into the heart of surfers paradise where you can find all of the clubs. Big pool area to chill in on the hot days with a ping pong table to play on whilst having some cheap beers from the hostel bar. Would definitely recommend for travellers of the east coast...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Backpackers in Paradise is located in the heart of Surfers Paradise close to the beaches, night life, shopping and only 100 metres walk from the Bus Terminal. We offer travellers a fun and inviting place to stay in the perfect location to see and do everything the Gold Coast has to offer ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers In Paradise

Address: 40 Peninsular Dr, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Surfers Paradise
Price Range: ₹ 1,275 - ₹ 4,361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Backpackers In Paradise 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Backpackers In Paradise Hotel Surfers Paradise
Backpackers In Paradise Gold Coast/Surfers Paradise
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“Don't do it”
 of 5 bubbles ciadaes, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“depending on how much you want to pay you can get 20 dorms or 4 dorms”
 of 5 bubbles carlosmT9696FL, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“As long as you have a locker, you have nothing to worry about, no matter how many people your sharing with.”
 of 5 bubbles 16aydenl, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the neighbourhood buildings (away from attrium) is more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles ngungchias, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Whatever you can afford, just to forget a towel”
 of 5 bubbles jackwT8340ZC, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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