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Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

After walking into our room there was barely any space to put our bags onto the floor- due to so many belongings thrown around the place- seemingly not belonging to anyone and not thrown out by the staff. Our room backed onto the balcony social area- which was nice. However in the evening we had shut the door to go... More 

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Reviewed 31 May 2015

near the beach, great beds and matresses, each room has a door to the huge terrace, where you are prohibited to drink alcohol or smoke. Below there i a noisy bar open til late and each night there is a party til past 2am on the terrace with people getting very drunk and loud. Sleeping here is an issue! Because... More 

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 April 2015

Me and my friends stopped at coolangatta inbetween byron bay and surfers paradise. This hostel was exactly what we needed!!! completely chilled!! they have and huge decking area, 5 minute walk from the beach and free breakfast!!!

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Reviewed 22 March 2015

Stayed here for 4nights while in coolangatta...only a 5min walk from greyhound bus stop,easy to find...I found hostel to be clean and tidy,free wifi only works near reception,free breakfast of tea/coffee,toast and cereals...TV room with DVDs and X box,and a nice veranda to chill out on....would stay again..

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Thank Marksambo
Italy
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Reviewed 14 March 2015

The hostel is OK but the staff reception is very unfriendly!!! The housekeeper took my stuff in the room,I asked information about it at the reception and they told me that is not their problem and really rude!!! And then you can t have a good sleep because of the aloud music downstairs.Not recommended at all!

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Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

Absolutely terrible customer service. I booked the only room available on a Saturday night, which was a private room. Very dirty floor. Toilets had no toilet paper. Next day booked 2 nights in an 8 share dorm room there as a bed had opened. Stains on the sheets. Went to the beach for a couple of hours and came back,... More 

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Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Ive been travelling for 5 weeks and never cared enough to write a good review for a hostel as much as i do now, my hat goes out to the staff they are so sweet and friendly and the vibe is really special great atmosphere at night outside and facitilties were amazing, even the small things like providing washing powder... More 

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Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

We had a great stay here for a few nights. The atmosphere in the hostel is contagious and the other people there including the live I staff are what makes it. Location to good surf beaches is also ideal. Beds are clean and comfortable and facilities are generally pretty good. There are also discount deals for food and drink in... More 

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Thank Will A
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Reviewed 30 November 2014

Me and my three friends had a great time at sands hostel, amazing people, really good and helpful staff. Good location and you can borrow a surfboard for free! The rooms, common-areas and the breakfast has all you need, with a big + for the balcony!

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Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

This is a good hostel, very lively with a bar downstairs and very close to beach and bars. Lovely veranda to sit and chill out in and bed was massive. Bathrooms clean. Found a HUGE cockroach in our room and was kept awake all night by very loud people coming back from their nights out.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It is the closest hostel on the Gold Coast to the beach. Our new hostel boasts beautiful new facilities, a backpacker's night club, lounge bar, top quality restaurant and sports bar. It is a perfect hostel for anyone keen to chill out, surf, take on the beautiful beaches of Coolangatta, Wine & Dine in some of the leading restaurants on the Gold Coast or just enjoy the great view of Kirra Point whilst relaxing on the day beds upstairs on the hostel balcony. Don't wait!! Book now!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coolangatta Sands Backpackers

Address: Cnr Griffith & McLean St, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia (Formerly Coolangatta Sands Hostel)
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Coolangatta
Price Range: ₹ 1,500 - ₹ 5,114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Coolangatta Sands Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Room 4 is used to get from the balcony to the bathroom regardless if it is occupied or not.”
 of 5 bubbles , 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Keep the distances specially if you're a clean person. Mentally and fisically.”
 of 5 bubbles 308elm, 8 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Also backpackers residences plus their restaurant / dining facilities”
 of 5 bubbles BabsGoldCoast, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Better check for the other hostels or think about airBnB there ;)”
 of 5 bubbles PatD017, 5 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Good food , backpackers accommodation”
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