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    Magnums Backpackers

    366 Shute Harbour Rd | (PO Box 313), Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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          US$ 43
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          • Excellent20%
          • Very good30%
          • Average22%
          • Poor9%
          • Terrible17%
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          “free wifi” (52 reviews)
          “air con” (52 reviews)
          “big bar” (7 reviews)
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          Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

          This place is massive, it's a small village. It's got a lot of wooden cabins. I was there for 3 nights, 1 before my Whitsunday Islands tour, and 2 after. Stayed in 2 different dorm rooms. Both were clean and tidy and had private bathrooms,...More

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          Response from Magnums A, Manager at Magnums Backpackers

          Thank you for your review, it is a large property for sure! We are glad you recognised and enjoyed the village atmosphere and thank-you for your comments on how clean everything was, our Housekeeping team work so hard and we appreciate them too! A very...More

          Reviewed 18 December 2015

          Magnums is located in a good location, very close to everything on the main street. Connected to nightclub and bar. Stayed in the dorms which are directly across from Woolworths, convenient for getting groceries. Really enjoyed the enjoyed the amount of space in the dorm...More

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          Response from Magnums A, Manager at Magnums Backpackers

          Thank you for your review, we genuinely get excited each time someone “shares the love” – So glad you enjoyed your stay, we wish you safe and happy onward travels.

          Reviewed 9 December 2015

          It took us a short while to find the check-in area but the bar was very busy with people watching the UFC fight so that's probably why we couldn't see the desk through all the people. The room its self was Ok, quite small and...More

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          Response from Magnums A, Manager at Magnums Backpackers

          Thank you for taking the time to send us your review, happy you loved Airlie as much as we do!

          Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

          Great hostel, competitive price, friendly staff. Shared mixed dorm with private bathroom, air con and shelf space for your bits. Great location with lots of shops, bars on the doorstep. Had live entertainment and pool tables. 2 kitchens and plenty of benches/ tables to sit....More

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          Response from Magnums A, Manager at Magnums Backpackers

          Thank you for your great review, we try really hard to get it right so it is always lovely to hear from happy travellers! You commented hammocks or couches would be good, we have them! Our most recent addition is new recreation area, sorry you...More

          Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

          I stayed here for 3 nights. When checking in and during my stay I have to say the staff were very abrupt and a not friendly but other workers such as the luggage staff were very friendly and nice. The location of the hostel is...More

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          Response from Magnums A, Manager at Magnums Backpackers

          Thank you for taking the time to offer us some feedback, this is the first time we have received a comment on the pillows and mattresses, they are standard thicknesses but I will pass your comment on to our Housekeeping and Maintenance teams. There is...More

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          • Free Internet
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          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • US$ 18 - US$ 42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 34
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          • Airlie Beach
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          • Magnums Backpackers Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands
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          65travelbug
          what's the best, low-cost way to get to your hostel from the airport?
          20 December 2016|
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          Response from Magnums A | Property representative |
          Hello, Whitsunday transit and Whitsunday to Everywhere meet all flights at the Proserpine Airport. The cost is $20 one-way OR $36 return. You can arrange this once you arrive at the airport - no need to pre-book. Hope... More
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          Danielledomenqiue
          Hi there just wondering if each bed in the dorm style room has an area where people can lock belongings up or is it only in luggage storage?
          4 November 2016|
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          Response from Magnums A | Property representative |
          Hello, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes the rooms are big enough for your luggage. There is space you put your belongings. While you are off sailing the Whitsundays we offer luggage storage - $2 for 1 day / $5 for any... More
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          "Ask for new sheets upon arrival."
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          "I cannot get over that a double room for us both was less than most 8 bed dorms!"
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          "The free parking is actually in a parking lot behind the complex; 3 minutes walk away."
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          "Great Value"
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