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    Aquarius Backpackers

    44 Queen St, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4215, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent40%
    • Very good31%
    • Average13%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible9%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
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    Reviewed 23 December 2015

    Good service need someone on desk all the time waited ages to check out rang bell 4 times. Bathroom was also smelly smelt like off milk. Beds were good. They suited my need of having to check in early in the morning due to workMore

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    Response from Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius BackpackersResponded 19 January 2016

    HI Lyndsey Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us some feedback. My apologies for the delay in checking out. We do have a doorbell but sometimes it doesn't connect and I was out the back cleaning the pool. I assure you...More

    Reviewed 22 December 2015

    I stayed 3 night. I was so comfortable. room, bed, restroom, ect kinda nice. later, I could stay at there again. staff is good. but I thought they are more smile. anything else is good. I think not bad. good.

    Thank tytyty123
    Response from Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius BackpackersResponded 19 January 2016

    HI Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. From all the staff at Aquarius we would like to wish you happy travels. :-)

    Reviewed 19 December 2015

    The staff is very friendly and definitely make your stay better! The whole place is very clean, the pool is great, the wifi was good, nothing but positives! Overall definitely one of the best places I've stayed! (:More

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    Response from Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius BackpackersResponded 4 April 2016

    Hi From all the staff at Aquarius we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, it was a pleasure having you here. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback as it helps us to better our services. Happy travels...More

    Reviewed 17 December 2015

    Kind staff Activities Close to beach, tram, bus stop ect Room is clean(every day staff clean the room, bath ..good!!) there are many people come around the world If i come to Aus i reserve this backpackMore

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    Response from Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius BackpackersResponded 4 April 2016

    Hi From all the staff at Aquarius we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, it was a pleasure having you here. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback as it helps us to better our services. Happy travels...More

    Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

    Great place to stay with a helpful staff. Very clean as well. It is quite calm, eapecially evenings, but they do organize an activity every evening. It is next to a tram stop, so easy to reach by public transport, though it is about 15...More

    Thank Bandwana
    Response from Backpackinggoldcoast, Manager at Aquarius BackpackersResponded 4 April 2016

    Hi From all the staff at Aquarius we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, it was a pleasure having you here. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback as it helps us to better our services. Happy travels...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 24 - US$ 112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Surfers Paradise
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    Hey, sorry we are strictly over 18 years of age, due to us being a licensed establishment . Sorry for any inconvenience.
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