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This hostel is old fashioned but the beds were comfortable, the toilets and showers were clean, Jo and Lorenzo at reception were lovely and helped us feed the cockatoos and book what turned out to be an awesome Thundercat tour, the atmosphere was relaxed and...More
Response from peter u, Owner at Backpackers by the BayResponded 2 weeks ago
thanks for taking the time to make a comment - it means a lot to the staff who really are quite fantastic- travel safe and call your folks to tell them you miss them - you never know when it may come in handy
I feel harsh leaving a 3 star review because the staff were super helpful and I don't feel the negatives are their fault but I think management need to see truthful feedback.
Jo was fabulous on reception - she have us tonnes of advice,...More
I stayed here for a week in a shared room with 4 beds. I was gone most of the days, but when I got back the people here were friendly. Cool little bar to meet other people.The staff were helpful and great to be around....More
We stayed here for two nights prior to our whitsundays trip.
We booked a private room which was nicely decorated although did smell a bit like an old ladies house!
The hostel itself is a steep walk up from the greyhound bus stop and a...More
This hostel has a nice little vibe going on, especially when compared to the more party focused hostels in Airlie beach. It has good facilities (a pool, hammocks etc) and is extremely well placed for this getting the greyhound bus. Town is only a 5...More
US$ 36 - US$ 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Also Known As
Backpackers By The Bay Hotel Airlie Beach ,
Backpackers By The Bay Airlie Beach/Whitsunday Islands
Yes, people under 18 can stay, that's fine. We are the closest hostel to Port of Airlie, less than a 5 minute walk away, and we offer regular runs down there in our courtesy bus throughout the day as that it also where... More
Yes, people under 18 can stay, that's fine. We are the closest hostel to Port of Airlie, less than a 5 minute walk away, and we offer regular runs down there in our courtesy bus throughout the day as that it also where the Greyhound and Premier bus terminal is situated.
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"our double on the girls bathroom side had great views"