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Backpackers by the Bay

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I had booked 2 nights in this hostel 2 weeks after cyclone debbie only because my Airbnb was destroyed by the storm. Now, I am sympathetic to everyone in Airlie beach post debbie, there is a lot of work to do but I felt this...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed 4 nights in this hostel in a 4 bed dorm. Here's our review: PRO: - The hostel is really quite as it is not too close to the party area (Main Street). - 10 minutes walk to the Main Street - Good and...More

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Response from peter u, Owner at Backpackers by the BayResponded 14 March 2017

Thank you for your comments. The bathrooms/toilets get detail cleaned every morning and spot cleaned on multiple times during the day but obviously the housekeeper is being told to be more attentive and I apologise because that is unacceptable. Travel safe and have a wonderful...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

We have been traveling the east coast for a few weeks now and this is by far the BEST hostel we have stayed at so far! really friendly staff, nice quiet location, the bus stop is nice and close, our tour to the Whitsundays picked...More

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Response from peter u | Property representative |
Hi! 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
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"our double on the girls bathroom side had great views"
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"You can opt for female only dorms in this hostel"
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"Avoid Dormitory Room 3 - the fan has a noisy click."
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"Book directly for free wifi!"
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