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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 22 April 2015

This backpackers is just across from the bus stop so very convenient location and close to the beach and shops. Reception closes in the middle of the day for a few hours so be aware. You can use bikes for free and sign up for free stand up paddle board lessons. That was awesome! The first night I was there...

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Thank GreenTravelGirl
Mooloolaba, Australia
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

Great people, cleaning staff does a good job, good accommodations. No complaints. If your young and looking for a good time this is definitely a spot to hit up while in the sunshine coast. It beats the other hostels in the surrounding area

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Thank Beretta905
Sweden
Reviewed 9 February 2015

It's a good stay, and the staff at reception are beyond great. The kitchen that is provided on each floor is too small for the amount of people it has to hold, and that goes with the fridges as well. It's overall a quite dirty place, even though you see staff clean it. The staff who cleans and works for...

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Thank Stephanie4567
Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 29 January 2015

The apartments could be filthy and you can't move around easily when you have to think about staying clean all the time. There's no free wifi that me and a friend thought were included. The wifi was very expensive. But, you can rent a bike and surf board for free which is good. Free breakfast. the check out is at...

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Thank KimberlyBjoerklund
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

Barry and Linda are the new managers of this place, and they are turning the place around! Great clean beds, safe at night and convenient free breakfast. Also heaps to do there including a pool, pool table, tv, board games and communal kitchens. Overall a super pleasant stay!

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1Thank RenaePhillips95
England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2014

My third trip to Mooloolaba Backpackers great to see it still has the friendly & sociable atmosphere it has always had. Barry and Linda the managers are doing a superb job in making sure all guests have a fun and joyful stay any issues or questions you have you can ask them for advise or the walk up to reception...

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Thank TrippinBen87
Scotland
Reviewed 28 November 2014

At the moment my favourite hostel in Queensland. Could use a few improvements but very worthwhile for a short term stay. The beds are comfortable, there is a great common area, the staff are knowledgable and very willing to help you, and there's a kitchen/common room on every floor so it doesn't get too busy. The pool is also well...

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Thank DMon13
Reviewed 20 November 2014

I had an amazing time here! The facilities here are outstanding, free surfboards, bodyboards bikes and the best thing the FREE STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING! The instructor was outstanding! A company over the river charges $25 per hr. Mooloolaba is a little hidden gem that a lot of people miss out on. The backpackers is situated about 700 meters from...

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2Thank Matty1221
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Short walk (700m) to the beach and shops (Boutique shops and restaurants and other accommodation and even car hire). Lots of restaurants 100m away. Lots of activities happening on the beach. Nice beach with lifeguard. Can watch beginner surfers doing their thing in the morning or have a dip in the Pacific Ocean yourself. Good covered places to seat and...

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Thank Ming T
Reviewed 24 October 2014 via mobile

The hostel is decent enough, the room I was in was clean and bright. The free breakfast was a bonus as I didn't know about this before booking. Mooloolaba is a gorgeous little town with a stunning beach and is definitely worth a visit. The only downside to the hostel, in my experience was the tiny kitchen (I think there...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Mooloolaba Beach Backpackers

Address: 75 Brisbane Rd, Mooloolaba, Queensland 4557, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Mooloolaba
Price Range: ₹ 1,426 - ₹ 4,149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mooloolaba Beach Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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1010worldtraveller, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ensuite and double rooms are both awesome! Pool views and balcony and kitchens on each floor”
SofiaZ547, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the other block looked much nicer, from the outside. No experience of what they were like inside.”
NZTraveller666, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“balcony rooms are handy as its nice to get outside in the beautiful weather as much as you can.”
lukewilson1985, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“$34 for an ensuite room, worth it. Pay for 6 nights and get one free!!”
tomcape16, 8 Sep 2015 | Read review
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