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We wanted to stay just one stay but finally we extended our stay because of that nice place. Close to the marina, the airport and the center. Nice atmosphere and lovely staff !
The rooms are clean and the bathrooms as well. Kitchen shared for...More
Just 5 minutes walking off the center of Airlie Beach and you find this lovely place where you can relax with a good view over the marina. The accomodation is decent and you don't have to do your bed. Good value for money!
I stay here for two nights during my trip to airlie beach. Besides the man who check me in the rest of the staff wasn't too friendly. Also they give you a certain amount of free wifi when you check in but it barely gets...More
Peter is a great guy and is so welcoming, friendly and helpful. We loved the beds and that they had convenient shelves for each bed and sliding doors to let air in. The hostel isn't a party hostel which we personally enjoy but at the...More
Response from peter u, Manager at Backpackers by the BayResponded 3 August 2017
Thank you for all the good words, we couldn't describe our hostel more accurate. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and happy that you liked our hostel and its chilled vibe. Safe travels and many many more good experiences here in Australia :)
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 6 July 2017
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
US$ 39 - US$ 67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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"