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Backpackers In Paradise Reviews

40 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise, Australia

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80%

Rating
196 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 76%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 71%Cleanliness
  • 77%Facilities

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77%

The room was a bit old and though most of it was clean it didn't look very inviting.


100%

Nice place. stayed in the 20 bed dorm and ended up staying 4 nights great party vibe.

  • 14th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Great place! Came down from brisbane for the night and stayed at this gem.Great staff great hostel ill be back for sure.

  • 13th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


69%

I think the staffs are really nice and they gave me the deposit first because I will leave ealy in the morning. However, I think it's really a mess in the room. I hope the staffs can manage it better.


54%

There isn't hot water sometimes in the night.

  • 2nd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Singapore
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

Nice place with friendly people and close to the town centre

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Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a comment, we are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope this means you will return to us in the near future! Safe travels from all our team here at Backpackers in Paradise

69%

I stayed at the end of June, in winter. At 2nd floor, no hot water at night, because 1st floor is kitchen, so I could not use shower, because it was too cold. It was very noisy in the hostel. Loudly music the whole day, even at night. Many drunk backpackers in the hostel, I need to take care of myself and my bag carefully. Location is good, staff is helpful enough, cheap price to stay.

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Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a comment, we are sorry to hear you weren't satisfied with your stay but appreciate all your comments and will take them into consideration. We hope we can change your mind in the near future and hope to see you again! Again apologies for any inconvenience. From all our team here at Backpackers in Paradise.

97%

I loved backpackers in paradise! Everybody was so welcoming straight away and the atmosphere in the hostel is just amazing. I even booked some extra nights because I really didn't want to leave again

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Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a comment, we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope this means you will be returning to us in the near future! Safe travels from all our team here at the Backpackers in Paradise.

77%

Nice hostel. They have a great outdoor sitting area. I was there in the winter though, but I'm sure that in the summer there are loads of people there having fun. Still a nice place and good people and staff.

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Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a comment, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate all your comments. We hope you can come and stay with us in the near future. From all our team here at the Backpackers in Paradise.

86%

Good atmosphere and location with lots of fun things to do

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Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a comment, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope this means you will be returning in the near future! From all our team here at Backpackers in Paradise.

80%

Decent hostel in a very good location. Met some very nice people. I would say one of the better hostels in the Gold Coast

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Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a comment, we are very happy to hear you were pleased with your stay with us and hope you will choose us again in the near future! From all our team here at Backpackers in Paradise.

74%

The place to go if you wanna party and have a good time at Surfers. The hostel organizes something every night, and it's easy to meet fellow backpackers. Most of the lockers are broken though and the door to the 20 bed dorm is constanstly open. It also really looked like a war zone, but that was the fault of a few guests and the cleaning staff did try to do what they can to clean up the mess a bit. But if you're there to have a good time, you probably won't mind :)

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Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a comment, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and take all of your comments on board! We hope to see you again in the near future! From all our team here at the Backpackers in Paradise

100%

Love this place! Can't wait to go back when summer arrives!!

  • 7th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment, we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay and are delighted that you are already planning your next trip to us! We will be sure to make it just as fun as last time! See you soon from our team here at the Backpackers in Paradise.

100%

enjoyed my time here was close to town and beach. only negative no byo drinks but they had $3 beers so all good ;)

  • 24th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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We appreciate the time you have taken to leave a comment, we are pleased you enjoyed your time with us and hope you can come and stay with us again in the near future. all the best from our team here at the backpackers in paradise.

100%

Next stop byron bay big thanks to the crew at the hostel for making me feel welcome i loved staying here

  • 31st Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment, we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you will return in the near future. Enjoy the rest of your trip from all our team at the backpackers in paradise.

97%

Only stayed here one night. Great location

  • 19th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay here with us and hope you return in the near future! happy travels from our team here at the backpackers in paradise : )

100%

First hostel on the east coast and loved it. Booked 1 night meet some awesome people and ended up staying 6 nights. Hostel was clean, good bunk and en suite. I had booked a 20 bed dorm but was upgraded to a 4 bed (thanks Alex)

  • 19th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Thank you for taking the time to write a comment, we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you will be coming back sometime in the near future. from all the team here at backpackers in paradise.

69%

They close the kitchen and laundry at 9 pm ant it's too early

  • 19th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment, we apologize for any inconvenience and hope you will come to stay with us again in the near future. from all the team here at backpackers in paradise

51%

The only good thing about this hostel is the location. I was only in Surfers for one night and stayed here because it was cheap but you get what you pay for. There were cockroaches crawling on the wall beside my bed, the paint in bathrooms and dorms was peeling off and you could tell it was old and not cleaned often. The hostel needs updating. On pub crawl nights the hostel gets very rowdy and staff do little to keep it safe: guys were fighting in the courtyard and no one did anything to stop it

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Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment, we are very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your time at the hostel, but the hostel appreciates the feed back and will take everything you have said into account. Sorry for any inconvenience. from our team at the backpackers in paradise.

86%

Had a amazing time rooms basic but sure its only for sleepin so was nt worried ,friendly staff and made a point on tryin to get every1 stayin involved each nite activites, lively place most nights which u want as a backpacker and pool well maintained! Will def be back !

  • 7th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Northern Ireland
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Thank you for taking the time to leave us a comment, we are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and great to know you will be returning! all the best from our team here at the backpackers in paradise.



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