We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
6/8/2017 7/8/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Base Backpackers Airlie Beach

    336 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    6/8/2017 7/8/2017
    Savings alert: 47% below average rate

    The price you found is 47% lower than this hotel's average rate of US$ 66/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$ 35US$ 75
    View Deal
    Traveller (89)
    Room & Suite (26)
    Dining (10)
    Mantra Club Croc
    116 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Cannonvale
     
    Colonial Palms Motor Inn
    355 reviews
    #3 of 10 hotels in Airlie Beach
     
    at Marina Shores
    400 reviews
    #6 of 10 hotels in Airlie Beach
     
    The Islands Inn Motel
    3 reviews
    #10 of 10 hotels in Airlie Beach
     
    Overview
    • Excellent23%
    • Very good28%
    • Average23%
    • Poor14%
    • Terrible12%
    Travellers talk about
    “bar next door” (19 reviews)
    “travel desk” (17 reviews)
    “own bathroom” (9 reviews)
    Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Mantra Club Croc
    116 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Cannonvale
     
    Colonial Palms Motor Inn
    355 reviews
    #3 of 10 hotels in Airlie Beach
     
    at Marina Shores
    400 reviews
    #6 of 10 hotels in Airlie Beach
     
    The Islands Inn Motel
    3 reviews
    #10 of 10 hotels in Airlie Beach
     
    Rooms
    6 Aug7 Aug
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 35.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Airlie Beach hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "cc2037f755934a0588341717aa53ffd7", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":2196300,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"cc2037f755934a0588341717aa53ffd7","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":75,"lowestMetaPrice":35,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":75,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":75,"lowestMetaPrice":35,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":75,"hotelName":"Base Backpackers Airlie Beach","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImNjMjAzN2Y3NTU5MzRhMDU4ODM0MTcxN2FhNTNmZmQ3IiwiQUlLIjoiZWFhMjJkYjIxMWRhNDlhNWJkZTRiOWI5NjFlODgwNGYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "06/08/2017", "checkOut": "07/08/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 35", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    Reviews (528)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 462 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    When I went to check in they said they had no record of my booking despite me having email confirmation. It was lucky they had a room left for me. The room was clean and tidy and I had no other issues but I think...More

    Thank Chelle089
    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, Assistant Manager at Base Backpackers Airlie BeachResponded 3 days ago

    Hi Chelle089, Thanks for your review. We appreciate your feedback and are glad you enjoyed our location and facilities. I do apologise for the mix up with your booking and really hope we see you again next time you visit Airlie Beach so you can...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Basic and clean - not the place you go for luxury. Lighting to and from rooms could be improved to help in the dark when the majority of residents are drunk and in need of help. Not the place for families or those that have...More

    Thank 890happyshopper
    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, Assistant Manager at Base Backpackers Airlie BeachResponded 3 days ago

    Hi 890happyshopper, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review, we value your feedback so we can address any issues that our guests may experience so they don't continue in the future. We are very strict with noise levels and the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We were impressed with our 6 bed dorm room. It seemed mostly clean and was quiet. The beds were comfy too. The hostel is very central and is a very short walk from the Main Street and marinas. We also really enjoyed going to the...More

    1  Thank McZoe96
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    One of the best hostels I've stayed in so far! Stayed in a 4 bed ensuite for 3 nights. It's on the main road close to all the bars and shops. They have their own bar which is very cozy and they had awesome live...More

    Thank Sofigus
    Response from BASEBackpackerscrew, Assistant Manager at Base Backpackers Airlie BeachResponded 3 days ago

    Hi Sofigus, Thanks for your review! Im so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We love that it is a proper tropical setting on our property with all the palm trees and wildlife. The live music at our bar is so popular...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This is the main hostel in Arlie beach... the cabins are ok, the bar is good fun, however the kitchen is not clean and very basic. Laundry amenities were nearly all out of order. The reception staff seem disinterested and lack customer service, the queue's...More

    Thank bacpacer
    Mantra Club Croc
    116 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Cannonvale
     
    Colonial Palms Motor Inn
    355 reviews
    #3 of 10 hotels in Airlie Beach
     
    at Marina Shores
    400 reviews
    #6 of 10 hotels in Airlie Beach
     
    The Islands Inn Motel
    3 reviews
    #10 of 10 hotels in Airlie Beach
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 36 - US$ 76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 72
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, HostelWorld, TripOnline SA, Travelocity, Hotwire, Cheap Tickets, Cancelon, HotelQuickly and Evoline ltd so you can book your Base Backpackers Airlie Beach reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Australia >
    • Queensland >
    • Airlie Beach
    • Also Known As
    • Base Backpackers Airlie Beach Whitsunday Islands
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (89)
    Room & Suite (26)
    Dining (10)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Hotel & Grounds (70)
    Bathroom (5)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Nearby
    at Marina Shores
    400 reviews
    1.05 km away
     
    Colonial Palms Motor Inn
    355 reviews
    1.04 km away
     
    Mantra Club Croc
    116 reviews
    1.54 km away
     
    The Islands Inn Motel
    3 reviews
    3.03 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Cafe One 3
    224 reviews
    .21 km away
    mr bones
    1,002 reviews
    .10 km away
    Cool LaLa Modern Chinese & Asian Cuisine
    286 reviews
    .09 km away
    Village Cafe Restaurant & Bar
    717 reviews
    .27 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Airlie Beach Lagoon
    1,683 reviews
    .16 km away
    Bicentennial Walkway
    336 reviews
    .30 km away
    Shute Harbour
    243 reviews
    .27 km away
    Red Cat Adventures
    709 reviews
    .30 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Kelly P
    1 November 2015|
    Answer Show all 2 answers
    Response from Base Airlie Bea... R | Property representative |
    Hello, We have secure lockers in our tv room or you are welcome to leave any valuables at reception.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "The rooms by the base pool are nice!!"
    Read review
    "Rooms from other hostels and hotels are better."
    Read review
    "Try to ensure you get what you pay for"
    Read review
    "ALWAYS book in advance! even if in a camper van"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing